Tag: Tips for road trip travel

Thinking of a road trip? Try Mitsubishi’s top road trip tips

A Mitsubishi outlander drives away from the camera along a coastal road

Christmas holidays means lots of a few things: sun, beach and getting the heck outta town! So pack the life up into a car – rent one if you have to! – and hit the road, exploring some of your State’s, or further afield, hidden wonders and coastal gems. We spoke to Mitsubishi who gave us their top 10 tips for a road trip this summer that suits the newest to the most advanced drivers and their desire for a quality ride with a winning destination. Mitsubishi’s top ten festive road trip tips All I want for Christmas is less traffic Beat the rush and make an early start to avoid the highway traffic jam. Mitsubishi research indicates the busiest time on the roads this Christmas is likely to be between the 18th and 24th December, with half (48%) of Aussies planning on setting off for the Christmas holiday season between these dates and only one in ten planning to set off earlier than December 18th. Wrapping up insurance It’s important to protect the family from unexpected encounters with kangaroos on outback roads, or torrential downpours in the middle of rain forests, not to mention accidents and break-ins. As with every vehicle, make sure you have the insurance you need before travelling and purchase roadside assistance for additional support. Life cover never goes astray, either, while you’re at it. Be efficient with boot packing Much to the distress of parents Australia-wide, packing a boot is traditionally known as one of the most complicated and frustrating aspects of… Read More