Explore Ballarat in Autumn

19/04/2017 Location Guides Victoria

AUTUMN is one of the best times to explore regional Victoria, and Ballarat is no exception. With its iconic tree-lined streets bleeding vibrant hues of brown, orange and red, the fall season provides the perfect excuse for a getaway to this historic yet contemporary city. The autumn months are also renowned for their showcase of […]

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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, […]

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Avalon Airshow – an Aviator’s road trip checklist

24/02/2017 Fun Stuff Location Guides Road Trips Victoria

Christmas has come and gone, Australia Day is a blur, Valentine’s Day is a mere memory then with a sonic boom the Avalon Airshow is upon us. Here’s a Redspot checklist to get you sorted: What is it? Time off work How to get there Accommodation What is it? It is the Avalon Australian International […]

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Get on the Road to Romance this Valentine’s Day

06/02/2017 Australian Capital Territory Central Queensland Fun Stuff Location Guides New South Wales North Queensland Road Trips South Australia South Queensland Tasmania Victoria Western Australia

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 […]

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Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 2

25/01/2017 Location Guides Road Trips South Queensland

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 […]

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Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

13/01/2017 Location Guides Road Trips South Queensland

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 […]

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Sultry summer road trip – Melbourne to Adelaide

29/12/2016 Location Guides Road Trips South Australia Victoria

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 […]

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Redspot servicing delivers clean, safe and reliable cars

12/12/2016 Press

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 […]

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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 […]

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Explore Surfers Paradise with Redspot

08/11/2016 Location Guides South Queensland

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 […]

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