Australia Car Rental - For a vast and diverse Country tour.Australia car rental is recommended as the country is vast comprising a federation of six states and two territories. The wide open beaches, mountains, deserts and world renowned coral reefs of Australia are but a small selection of attractions that have lured people into visiting this country despite the distance and long hours of travel to get there.Once recovered from jet lag, there is so much to see and do, that car rental is imperative, although it is probably best to use a multiple centre based break where Australia car rental will help you get the most of your visit.
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The Australian Alps -spanning 2 states (Victoria and New South Wales) and covering an area of approximately 5 million hectares. This is an ideal location for those looking for year round outdoor activities and adventure.The Sunshine and Gold Coasts offer good beach holidays. Kakadu (N. Territory) is an area steeped in ancient Aboriginal culture, thriving nature and a variety of landscapes and good fishing. Search with our CarTrawler search facility at Car Hire International for best deals on car hire in Australia.
Sydney Opera House
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Whether you decide to relax on the beaches of the Sunshine or Gold Coast, explore exciting Sidney, Perth or Brisbane, or go off the beaten track, find Australia accommodations securely here.
Australia Car rental locations are to be found throughout the country, but the most convenient is Australia's Airport car hire desks for collecting your advance online bookings.
Whether you are exploring Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park or the vastness of the Outback, Australia's beaches or diving the Barrier Reef, in Australia car rental is essential to enjoy the expanse and variety of this country. With our CarTrawler car rental search at Car Hire International will find the best deal for Australia car rental.
Australia is highly urbanised with most of the population heavily concentrated along the eastern and south-eastern coasts. Most of the inland areas of the country are semi-arid. The most-populous states are Victoria and New South Wales, but by far the largest inland area is Western Australia.
Australia has an area of 7,682,300 square kilometres (2,966,152 sq mi) and the distances between cities and towns is easy to underestimate. Using coach or bus transport can be very tiring and restricting. Car hire in Australia is the best way to cover the vast distances, using rest stops overnight at pre-booked Australia accommodations to break your journey at the convenient intervals and be refreshed.
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Driving in Australia.
Speed and distance in Australia are measured in kilometres and kilometres per hour. Australians drive on the left-hand side of the road.
Most Australians live on the coast. Roads within and between the cities and major towns are generally reliable and in good condition, as are the main highways that join the state and territory capital cities. Although highways between major cities are well-maintained, motorists may still travel for hundreds of kilometres between towns or road houses with limited opportunities to refuel, get water, refreshments, or use toilets. Road conditions can be difficult in remote areas and the large and less populated areas in the middle of Australia (the "outback") where roads may not all be sealed and conditions affected by seasons.When travelling in remote areas, away from sealed roads, where the potential to become stranded for up to a week without seeing another vehicle is very real, it is vital that you carry your own water supply (4 gallons or 7 litres per person per day). Do not be misled by entries on maps such as 'well' or 'spring' or 'tank' (or any entry suggesting that there is a body of water). Nearly all are dry, and most inland lakes are dry salt pans.
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Uluru. (formerly Ayers Rock)
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