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Here you'll find tips, tricks and advice for getting the most out of your campervan adventure around Australia.

26 Jul 2021


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13 ways to keep kids entertained on long road trips

Travelling in a campervan with kids makes exploring easy, as they have space to move about and get stuck into activities, not to mention all the practicalities like onboard toilets and built-in tables. There are plenty of reasons to take your kids on a camper holiday, and top of the list has to be quality time.

Keeping the kids entertained on long road trips is not only helpful whilst you navigate your way around, but is also a great way to create fond memories.

A little bit of pre-trip planning will go a long way, and you can make the process fun by taking the kids along to gather supplies and come up with ideas together.

We’ve started off a list of kids entertainment ideas for you, which are all easy to prepare, low cost and most importantly, fun!

26 Jul 2021


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10 Ways to Spend a Summer Holiday in Queensland with Kids

Been dreaming about a summer holiday? And wondering about the best holiday destinations for you and the kids? What about a cheeky Queensland holiday to put a smile on your dial? If you're thinking of summer holiday plans, and you want more than just a week on the Gold Coast with the family, then dream no more - we've got you covered! Queensland is the ideal destination for your family holiday, and doing it with a campervan makes things even easier. You’re in control of your whole itinerary!

20 Jul 2021


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10 Top Winter Holidays To Take In NSW

A New South Wales getaway in winter can be just as fun as in summer! With playful cities, national parks, rainforests and outback towns, this great southeastern state will leave you spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do in winter. If you’re looking for inspiration when it comes to holidaying in the Australian wintertime, well, we’ve got more ideas than you can shake a stick at.

From things to do in NSW, to where to actually find the snow, and everything in between (like winery tours in Kangaroo Valley), there’s certainly no shortage of adventures and escapes to be had.

Looking for a breakdown of the absolute best? Here are the 10 destinations we highly recommend visiting in NSW, especially on a self-drive holiday with Britz.

1 Jul 2021


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Five Tips For Summer Campervan Travel

Ahh, summer. Just saying the word conjures happy images of blue skies, the sun on your face and hours spent lazing on the beach. Australia is blessed with stunning coastlines, just begging for a campervan road trip with your partner, furry friend, best mate or even a big family group. With school holidays falling right in the middle, summer is also a fabulous opportunity to take the kids on the road.

Whether you choose a 5 day trip or a more extended holiday, there are plenty of options to explore! Britz offers some great options for touring Australia during the warmer months.

1 Jul 2021


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The best National Parks to visit in Western Australia

By Britz Crew

Australia is full of scenic National Parks; 500 of them in fact! The varying landscapes and native trees throughout the country make every one of them unique and unforgettable.

In total there are 60 national parks in Western Australia, with an array of breathtaking natural attractions for anyone to visit.

Travelling around Western Australia in a motorhome is a perfect way to see more and have the opportunity to be fully immersed in the great Australian outdoors. It couldn’t be easier to pick up your vehicle (either 2WD or 4WD) in Perth or Broome and start your trip. Not sure which National park to head to first? We've pulled together a list of the top National Parks WA has to offer, as well as everything you need to know about visiting.

25 Jun 2021


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Everything you need to know about free camping in Australia

Freedom camping, free camping, wild camping (or even bush camping) is the ultimate outdoor experience! ​​It means being free – just you, your fellow ​travellers and nature. Camping in the bush means that you don't need to worry about plugging your campervan into power, and you can really explore Australia's beautiful, legal camping spots.

You'll have the comforts and facilities of your campervan with uninterrupted, stunning views. Just you and the Australian dream of roughing it in the great outdoors.

Before we start, you might want to read up on our tips for first-time campers, or read our guide to choosing the right campervan! Ready to head off on your big adventure? Here’s everything you need to know:

17 Jun 2021


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5 Reasons to Rent a Campervan in Australia, Instead of a Car

Holidaying in a campervan provides a whole new meaning to the word road trip. A campervan holiday allows you to explore a whole world of possibilities, allowing for unmatched flexibility and comfort. Road trip holidays in a campervan allow you to take your accommodation with you, travel at your own pace, and have everything you could need for an epic holiday packed right into your home on wheels.

19 Dec 2018


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Darwin Campervan holiday - Sorting Out Your Caravan Rental

Australia is a large country but, luckily, it comes with descriptive geographical monikers such as the ‘Top End’. While you might be not 100 per cent sure what ‘Top End’ refers to, you could be pretty sure it doesn’t mean Tasmania or Melbourne. The Top End of Australia actually refers to the northern-most parts of Australia, which includes the top of the Northern Territory between Darwin and Arnhem Land.

 

3 Dec 2018


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Exploring Darwin & the Northern Territory by Campervan

The Northern Territory is so tightly packed with glorious natural wonders it’s almost impossible to see in one trip. But it’s incredibly fun to try!

30 Nov 2018


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Family Campervan Holiday In Western Australia

Keen to explore Western Australia, the Rodgers family hired a Britz campervan, booked flights from Melbourne to Perth and set off for two weeks of adventure and exploration. They let us in on their secrets, why they chose a campervan, tips, tricks and their highlights in WA.