Get on the Road to Romance this Valentine’s Day

06/02/2017 Fun Stuff Location Guides Road Trips

At Redspot we know that our cars need regular tender loving care to perform well. The same philosophy should be applied to everyone’s amorous relationships ­– the grass is always greener when it is watered. So, if you’re thinking about getting away with the one you love this Valentine’s Day – look no further. Simply […] full post

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 2

25/01/2017 Location Guides

It’s no co-incidence that the beaches of far northern NSW have long attracted dreamers, artists, surfers and devotees of the good life. The saside community of Kingscliff, an intoxicating blend of casuarina – framed beaches and a fetchingly low slung 70’s style settlement conjures the notion of sea-side holidays in simpler times. With the 30 […] full post

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

13/01/2017 Location Guides Road Trips

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 […] full post

Sultry summer road trip – Melbourne to Adelaide

29/12/2016 Location Guides Road Trips

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 […] full post

Redspot servicing delivers clean, safe and reliable cars

12/12/2016 Useful Articles

Is there anything worse than driving a car that has not been maintained or cleaned? Not really, especially when it’s a hire car. At Redspot we take loving care of our fleet because we take pride in what we do. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable cars that are always clean and ready to […] full post

Car snacks – the good, the bad and the ugly

22/11/2016 Travel Tips Uncategorized

A coffee on the way to work, a chocolate bar when we fill the tank – hidden calories, but nothing serious…right? Many of us eat in the car every day without giving it much thought. However, on a road trip our appetites can increase as quickly as the speedometer! Quaint little café road signs taunt […] full post

Explore Surfers Paradise with Redspot

08/11/2016 Location Guides Press

After recently attending the Redspot annual managers’ conference at Surfers Paradise, I was genuinely impressed by this iconic Australian holiday destination. Surfers Paradise is definitely Queensland’s events and entertainment capital. Affordable airfares and a plethora of accommodation styles, the numerous amenities, plus the free community events throughout the year cater for all tastes and travel […] full post

A season of regional art – Ballarat

25/10/2016 Location Guides

Only one hour’s drive west of Melbourne, Ballarat is fast becoming a melting pot of art and culture and this spring season you can discover why. As well as hosting the prestigious Archibald Prize for a second year running, the city is home to one of the country’s most iconic theatres, a thriving live music […] full post

Redspot is now open in Auckland

13/10/2016 Location Guides Road Trips

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 […] full post

The Ultimate Three Day Tasmania Road Trip

07/09/2016 Road Trips

Sometimes the best road trips are the shortest – especially when you have a full 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 […] full post