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Conscientious Travel Infographic

Are people becoming more eco-friendly when they holiday?

As the awareness of climate change grows, so too does the desire to be more environmentally friendly. Conserving energy, recycling plastic and eating less meat while we are at home can all make a difference, but a big player when it comes to climate change is the tourism industry. According to a study of 160 countries published in the Nature & Climate Change journal, tourism currently accounts for 8% of total carbon emissions. For countries such as the Maldives or Cyprus, this rises to between 30% and 80% of national emissions.

Australian Travel Destinations

As opportunities to see the world grow, our dreams of visiting far-flung regions become more achievable. But here in Oz, we know we’ve got plenty worth seeing right on our doorstep. With stunning national parks, iconic buildings and world-famous coastlines, we wanted to see how much of our own country we want to explore, and how much of it we think should be on bucket lists around the world.

International's Driving Licence

Learning to drive is a rite of passage. For many people it means the freedom to explore, to travel and, most importantly, to be independent. However, driving also comes with a lot of responsibility, whether that’s keeping up maintenance on your own car or protecting a rental vehicle with rental car insurance – it all begins with learning the basics.

International's Driving Licence

Differing driving habits around the world can sometimes make moving or going on holiday to different countries a little tricky. With varying laws and regulations, it’s important that you have a good understanding of wherever it is you’re going, and what you need in order to stay safe on the road. There are lots of things you should consider when driving in another country, such as car rental, car rental insurance, and what paperwork you need to be eligible to drive there. Here’s everything you need to know about preparing to drive abroad.

Driving in Canada

Canada is known to be a country full of beautiful scenery, amazing wildlife and outstanding beauty, so it’s no surprise that people flock there each year to travel. Driving in Canada, whether it’s through the imposing peaks of the Rocky Mountains or in the metropolitan centres of Vancouver or Toronto, can be a hugely enjoyable adventure and an experience that you’ll never forget. As always, when driving in a foreign country, there are some common questions that you should research in order to make your time as enjoyable as possible.

Car rental sign

Whether you’re on a holiday, a business trip or a road trip, renting a car gives you the flexibility to head out on the open road no matter where you are. We know how important a smooth renting process is for customers, so we wanted to find out all about the experiences of Australian car renters.

A guide to accessible travel infographic

Traveling with mobility issues can require extra preparation and checks before embarking on your trip. To save you some of the hassle of trying to find the info you need, we’ve pulled together some key points.

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast, Australia

The Gold Coast is the location for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, a 10-day showcase of elite level sport from 70 competing nations and territories across 23 different disciplines. It continues a big year of high-profile sporting events, which include the Winter Olympics held recently in South Korea and the Soccer World Cup in Russia in June.

Any parent who has experienced driving with their children running amok in the backseat knows it’s often stressful to say the least, so packing up the car and hitting the road for a cross-state trip can be the last step before insanity kicks in and you lose the will to live.

Fear not though, as we have come up with the ultimate survival guide to get you to your destination in one piece, and ensure you decide to bring the kids back on the return trip.

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