The Best Apps to Download When Travelling in Australia

09/05/2018 Travel Tips Useful Articles

Redspot has plenty of optional extras to help you on your way in comfort and safety. But what about other circumstances that crop up when you’re on the road? Resourceful travel Apps make travelling so much easier and with so many FREE travel Apps in the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play, you’ll be surprised […] full post

Summer Road Trip Tips

28/12/2017 Travel Tips

Many of us will be hitting the road early January, once the family Christmas and New Year festivities are over. Here are a few simple tips to help you and your car get to your destination safely.  Check your battery Heat can be just as tough on a battery as colder weather (because of the […] full post

Unlimited Toll Road Use – hello freedom

20/06/2017 Travel Tips Useful Articles

If you’re coming to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane for business or leisure and planning on renting a car, you really should consider our Top Dog All-Inclusive package. In addition to its unbeatable value and also being the only fully-inclusive car rental product on the market, one of its many valuable features is unlimited toll road […] full post

Tyre Safety Month – don’t be a bunny this Easter

04/04/2017 Travel Tips

Redspot Car Rentals are committed to tyre safety – our business and customer satisfaction depend on it. We also believe that everyone who owns a car should also be aware of tyre safety and the importance it plays in your car’s performance. The holiday season in particular is associated with large increases in private travel, […] full post

Car snacks – the good, the bad and the ugly

22/11/2016 Travel Tips

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

Western Australia Wild Flower Power

09/08/2016 Location Guides Road Trips Travel Tips Western Australia

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 car and go on an amazing road trip. Redspot has two WA locations – Perth […] full post

Redspot Car Rental Checklist

16/06/2016 Travel Tips

Rental awareness can make a big difference to the way you travel. Save yourself time and money by following our car rental checklist and enjoy a quicker, easier rental experience. What to bring to the counter Make sure you have the following identification: A valid credit card issued in the driver’s name an original valid […] full post

Redspot Easter Driving Tips

14/03/2016 Travel Tips

Car preparation Make sure your car is road worthy before you leave. Book it in for a service (or check that your car is within its servicing period), this will ensure that oil and filters are changed, the brakes and brake lights are working and the tyres are checked for wear, have been wheel aligned […] full post

Dad’s guide to surviving the school holiday road trip

15/09/2015 Fun Stuff Travel Tips Useful Articles

Bracing yourself for a road trip these school hols? Never fear, surviving the drive is easier than you think. A little bit of forward planning can help you deal with the familiar cries of “Are we there yet?” without losing your cool. Remember to print out this checklist before you go. Just for Dad – […] full post

6 reasons to hit the road this winter

18/06/2015 Travel Tips

In winter most people want to stay at home rugged up with a team scarf watching the footy. Which is why it’s the perfect time to travel. While everyone’s holding out for a summer holiday, take advantage of the off-season and live large. Here are 7 of the best reasons to get out form under […] full post