Travel Checklist: Tick Off All 6 Items Before Your Plane Departs

So, you’ve booked yourself a little holiday. You’re all excited and can’t wait to go off on your adventure. But there are still so many things that need doing before you depart. In all the excitement it can be easy to forget about some of the essential items that need ticking off. Thing’s like transportation to and from the airport and travel insurance are just some of the things that you should make sure you organise well before you depart.

As a Melbourne coach hire company, we want to make sure you have everything together before you leave so you’re not rushing around the morning of. So, we’ve put together a checklist for you with 6 essentials you’ll need before getting on an aeroplane.

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Why You Should Visit The Peninsula Hot Springs This Summer

You might think that visiting Victoria’s famous hot springs during summertime is counter-intuitive – why would you want to sit in a warm mineral spa during a hot day, right? Well, perhaps unbeknownst to many who visit, there are actually many other things you can do with your time while on your Peninsula Hot Springs day tour. Today, we are naming just six reasons you should visit the hot springs during summer.

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5 Must-Visit Hot Springs In Victoria

Looking for a weekend getaway in Victoria? Look no further. Today we’ve compiled a list of five of the most beautiful and relaxing hot springs in and around Victoria, accessible by road trip or private coach hire. From naturally occurring pools to mineral and geothermal bathing, this list serves as a quick guide as well as your hot springs bucket list.

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3 Victorian Winter Day Trips For Those Who Can’t Drive

Holidays are fast approaching: for school students, university students and even for those choosing to take mid-year annual leave. But in order to go on the luxurious getaways and weekends with friends, you often have to fulfill one tiny requirement: a driving license. But what if you can’t drive yet? You’re not alone. In fact, a study found that in Victoria the licensing rate for people under 25 is actually on the decline. And if you fall into this category, there’s every chance you’ll still want to make the most of your winter holidays. That’s why today, we’ve put together a list of fantastic things to see and do in Victoria that you won’t need a license for. Continue reading

3 Ways To Taste Wine Like A Professional

We often write blogs about how to get the most out of your trip to the hot springs, because it’s often assumed that there’s no real art to enjoying wine tasting, everyone just assumes you know how to appreciate a glass of wine. Of course, there are many different levels on which you can appreciate wine, learning to taste like the professionals can add another layer of enjoyment to your day out. In this blog, we break down the three key steps to tasting wine like a pro.

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The Grampians: An Indigenous History

Many people know the rugged sandstone mountain ranges in the northwest of Victoria as The Grampians, but to the local Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali people, this is a sacred place known as Gariwerd. The descendants of these traditional peoples remain in the area to this day, carrying on the culture and stories of the land. In this week’s article, we’ll be exploring the significance of Gariwerd to the history and culture of the Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali people.

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3 Must-Try Wines of the Yarra Valley

As a cool climate grape growing region, the Yarra Valley offers a vast array of delicious wines to please even the pickiest of wine connoisseurs. The region is celebrated for it’s Chardonnay and Pinot Noir varieties which represent 60% of the region’s wine production. In this week’s blog, we’ve created a list of the top wine varieties the region has to offer.

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Why Phillip Island is the Perfect Day Trip Destination for Families

With the school holidays coming up, parents are once again faced with the challenge of keeping the whole family entertained (and sane) for an entire fortnight. If you’re looking for a fun excursion location which both parents and kids can enjoy, Phillip Island is the place to go. This week, we show you why the island is the perfect day trip destination for families.

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Walking On Sunshine: The 5 Best Hikes in The Grampians

Famous for its rugged mountain ranges and awe-inspiring scenery, the Grampians is one of the most beautiful areas in Victoria. With Melbourne bus tours running to this region every day, there’s never been a better time to escape to nature. For those looking for some walking trails, we’ve got you covered with some of the best hikes in the Grampians below.

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