Tag Archives: Economy Travel

Relocating from Brisbane to Sydney via Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise)

Written by Brian Karlson We frequently encourage our staff to jump on a relocation deal and experience the journey themselves, from requesting a vehicle to returning it as a driver. In the beginning of March I chose to relocate a 3-berth campervan for Travel Wheels from Brisbane to Sydney. The vehicle was listed on Transfercar’s website, allowing three days to travel the distance. I brought...Read More

Hertz considering a green future

The Hertz Corporation has its eyes set on a greener future for the rental car industry, but has admitted that there is no magic bullet to achieve this. “There is not a single solution to the green issue,” Hertz International president Michel Taride told e-Travel Blackboard. In Sydney for the announcement of Hertz’s acquisition of Ace Rental cars and alliance with Apollo...Read More

Tips on travelling greener with Transfercar

We are all aware that private vehicles are significant contributors to greenhouse gas emissions globally. OK…possibly not quite as high as the agriculture sector (why NZ introduced the FART TAX!), but significant all the same. Since many of us are not yet ready to ditch the wheels and put on a pair of rollerblades, we have to do our part in reducing these emissions while still enjoying...Read More

Tips and tricks on how to save fuel while driving

Often AA has some great little articles about travelling NZ that relocation drivers and budget conscious travellers can benefit from.  Here’s one of those articles I think may be well worth reading. I have given you the main points but read the full article to see why they recommend these...Read More

Fuel consumption of relocation cars and campervans

Often we are asked about the fuel consumption of many of our relocation cars and campervans listed on Transfercar. So I did a little bit of research and put together a quick guide on the average fuel use of commonly listed vehicles. This is not exact data but is an estimate only and will vary depending on the make and model of the vehicle and how you drive it (I’ll write about this...Read More

How to request your free standby relocation car or campervan with Transfercar

For all our new or prospective relocation drivers, here’s a little bit of info on how to request a standby car or campervan on transfercar .co.nz and transfercar.com.au. Step 1: Register as a driver. Remember to sign up for email alerts for specific routes you are looking for or just to hear what new vehicles are being listed daily. Step 2: Log in to transfercar.com.au or transfercar.co.nz...Read More