The Best Time to Travel Around Australia in a Campervan

So you have decided that you want to travel around Australia in a campervan, but when is the best time to go? More than likely you will be restricted by your work and family commitments, but once you have the green light from your boss/wife/husband/dogsitter, then it’s time to consider when and where you want to go in Australia.

Many travellers underestimate the size of Australia and don’t realise that the weather can vary greatly from side to side and from top to bottom. Remember that Australia is the same size as continental USA, so you probably wouldn’t consider going to Florida during hurricane season or driving through a snow blizzard during Minnesota’s winter. We have outlined a rough guide to when you should travel to make the most of your campervan holiday in Australia. Continue reading “The Best Time to Travel Around Australia in a Campervan”

Travelling in a Campervan with Young Children

Many people like the idea of hiring a motorhome but are unsure about travelling with young children and babies.

Holidaying with kids is a rewarding experience but can be challenging at times! So we’ve put together some helpful information which will help with your vacation planning and ensure that everyone enjoys their time on the road. This information is specifically aimed at travellers with children under 7 years of age but can be applied to all ages.

Many people like the idea of hiring a motorhome but are unsure about travelling with young children and babies. Holidaying with kids is a rewarding experience but can be challenging at times! So we’ve put together some helpful information which will help with your vacation planning and ensure that everyone enjoys their time on the road.

This information is specifically aimed at travellers with children under 7 years of age but can be applied to all ages. To start with, every person travelling in a campervan needs their old seat, whether they are 6 months old or 60. Children 7 years and under also need to be in proper child restraints, as per by the strict road safety laws in Australia and New Zealand. Generally, for children aged 0 to 6 months (on average), they need to be in a rear-facing baby capsule or adjustable baby seat. From 6 months up to 4 years (on average), children can be seated in forward-facing baby seats. Continue reading “Travelling in a Campervan with Young Children”