Tweed River

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

Tucked away between the bohemia of Byron Bay and the glitz of the Gold Coast, the Tweed Valley is a voluptuous landscape that rolls out bewitching volcanic vistas, picturesque heritage villages and pandanus framed beaches. Driving up from Sydney gives us the opportunity to feel the scenery get lusher and the rivers wider. Having decided […]

Blue Lake Mount Gambier

Sultry summer road trip – Melbourne to Adelaide

If you prefer hot dry weather and stunning coastlines, then a road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide ticks all the right boxes. The trip takes five days which leaves two days for leisurely return drive to Melbourne. Day 1 Melbourne to Lorne Pick up your Redspot rental from Melbourne Airport or Little Collins Street and […]

Auckland Skyline

Redspot is now open in Auckland

To celebrate opening our doors in Auckland, we believe a bit of holiday enticement is in order. The Auckland to Auckland via the volcanic plateau will open your eyes to what a fabulous and diverse land sits on Australia’s doorstep and we guarantee after this trip you’ll be back for more. Day One/Two – Auckland/Wakheke […]

Wineglass Bay

3 Day Freycinet East Coast Trip

Sometimes the best road trips are the shortest – especially when you have an itinerary. One of Redspot’s favourites is the round trip from Hobart to Hobart, via The Great Eastern Drive exploring Friendly Beaches, spectacular Wineglass Bay and the Hazard mountain range. Day One – Hobart to Coles Bay Start by hiring your car […]

Stirling Range National Park

Western Australia Wild Flower Power

Western Australia is perfect for road trips any time of year, but throw in sweeping carpets of dazzling wildflowers against big blue skies, rugged national parks and stunning coastlines, and NOW is the perfect time to visit. Book a Redspot Enterprise car and go on an amazing road trip. Redspot has three WA locations – […]

Edith Falls

Outback on the Easy – Part two

A luxe, Top End road-trip is the ideal way to lap up iconic landscapes. We continue Melissa Rimac’s pictorial blog. Melissa is a freelance journalist, who rented a Redspot Mitsubishi Outlander for her top-end road-trip.               Just outside Katherine, musician and horse- magician Tom Curtain puts on a riveting […]

Ubirr Art

Outback on the Easy – Part one

A luxe, Top End road-trip is the ideal way to lap up iconic landscapes. Melissa Rimac is a freelance journalist, who rented a Redspot Mitsubishi Outlander for her top-end road-trip. Melissa has captured the highlights of her trip in this pictorial blog. A necklace of emerald pools fed by cascading waterfalls reveals itself at Edith […]

Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay – The perfect Sunday drive

As beautiful a city that Sydney is, a weekend trip away to the stunning shores of New South Wales is always welcomed. But how do you get away from city life if you don’t own a car to escape in? A Redspot rental car is your ticket to freedom. With a large variety of vehicles […]

Farmers Markets

Foodie Road Trip Ideas – seven of the best Farmers’ Markets in Australia

Farmers Markets are a wonderful way to kick off a Saturday or Sunday, and even better when the market is recognised as one of the best in Australia. So, jump in your car and head out of town for a foodie weekend experience like no other… ACT Capital Region Farmers Market – every Saturday from […]

formula 1

The Slow Track to Formula 1

Going to Melbourne for Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix? Why not drive and take in the magnificent, splendour of the Sydney to Melbourne coastal route? This road trip takes in national parks, sleepy seaside towns, lush rolling hillsides, alpine forests, sparkling seas and golden beaches…sigh, and it be done in two or three days! […]