Category Archives: Travel

Airbnb in New Zealand: best places to stay under $100

Getting a free rental car is great, but what about accommodation, you wonder? We’ve got you sorted. We partnered with Airbnb in order to enable you to book comfortable but cheap accommodation across New Zealand – and you’ll even get a $25 discount on your first Airbnb booking (read the conditions here). With thousands of listings in New Zealand, Airbnb has become the preferred platform for peer-to-peer accommodation rental. Here’s our selection of some of the best places to stay under...Read More

Drive the Great Southern Touring Route

Grab a free rental car from Melbourne and drive the Great Southern Touring Route. Here’s what we reckon you should do: Melbourne to Torquay Drive past the distinctive humps of The You Yangs, a favourite with mountain bikers and rock climbers, and you’ll know your journey has begun. Make sure to bring a lock like this bike lock. In the pretty port of Geelong, you can set the seaside mood by wandering along the 100-plus painted bollards on the city’s shorefront.  Just beyond the city centre is the...Read More

The Grand Pacific Drive: Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond…

Drive your free rental car south out of Sydney and through the Royal National Park to begin the cliff-hugging Grand Pacific Drive. Stop to swim, surf or picnic at Stanwell Tops, where you can also take in stunning coastal views from the cliff-tops. Drive over the dramatic Sea Cliff Bridge, which spans 455 metres over the ocean, and into the scenic city of Wollongong. The drive boasts many great eateries from a casual lunch of fish n’ chips on the harbour to fine dining or beer tasting overlooking the ocean....Read More

The Future of Car Travel

”Driving a vehicle is too dangerous for humans and will be outlawed when autonomous cars are proven to be safer”, claims Elon Musk, billionaire founder of electric car company Tesla. Despite the hype about driverless vehicles,  experts say that it would take 20 to 30 years before they could co-exist with existing vehicles in cities. However it is predicted that technology will take over from drivers in simpler situations such as traffic jams and parking within the next five years. Yes, in...Read More

Crazy about rugby but gonna be on the road? No panic, we’ve got you sorted!

To the rugby fans out there, we have some real good news: You can be on the road AND follow the Rugby World Cup 2015, so there’s no reason to stop relocating cars 🙂 Here’s our guide to watching the games while on the road,  and the best pubs for some rugby action in the main cities of New Zealand. WATCH THEM ONLINE You have a mobile phone plan with data, and don’t want to leave that comfy campa bed? Great, you can watch the games from anywhere directly on your smartphone screen! All...Read More

Car relocation + one-way flight = great return trip!

Combining a free car relocation with a cheap one-way flight is the way to go if you want to save both time and money! The good news for car relocators is that Jetstar has just announced that it’s now going to fly from Auckland to Napier, Nelson, Palmerston North and New Plymouth! The new competition between Air New Zealand and Jetstar airlines – previously restricted to the destinations of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown – will bring air fares down for a range of...Read More