Most of the people select their own four wheels to traverse the
beautiful land of Australia because unique freedom that is offered by
touring Australia can be well-experience by the help of a car. When it
come to car renting then there’s no necessary to take any special
consideration for New South Wales and the Queensland coast. All you’ve
to do is ensure that the seats are soft and nice because you’ll have to
seats at that car for longer period.
It’s an extremely different matter altogether, if you’re planning to
move towards the hinterlands of central Australia. A four wheeler
vehicle is absolutely necessary at that region. In addition, you must
have to bring good supplement of food and water along with the
Renting a car in Australia is a hassle-free experience. You can take
your ride anywhere from home with your driving license as long as you’re
staying for less than 6 months. It’s not necessary for you to use an
international permit because foreign licenses are recognized by
While discussing about road rules of Australia, Australians drive on the
left-hand side of the road. It’s compulsory to be strapped in with a
seat beat for anyone as long as they sit inside the car as well as legal
alcohol limit is 0.5mg/ml. in addition to this; random stops are
conducted by the police all over the states.
The eligible driving age starts from 16 or 18 years, depending on the
state rules and regulations. Motorways of Australia are excellent in
developed areas. Motorways that are outside of the big cities are wide,
paved and uncongested.
The motorways in Australia are classified as ‘A’ routes, where speed
limits are between 60 to 68 mph (100 and 110kph). However, smaller
highways are classified as ‘B’ routes, which generally contain two lanes
and are evenly well-maintained. Travelling at 60mph i.e. 100kph is
really comfortable. However, this is considered as ‘C’ route as soon you
enter into suburban areas or city driving. The speed limit in this route
is 30 to 35 mph (50 to 60kph).
Regular highway rules are applicable if you are heading towards the
outback; however exception arises when it comes to remote roads of
Northern Territory. These remote roads of Northern Territory are narrow,
long as well as straight. These routes are usually hassle-free for the
most of the parts, but it would be better to be equipped for a few
potholes as well as adverse weather conditions.
Several service stations can be explored between 60 and 200 miles (100
and 300kms) along motorways. Many of these service stations remain open
for 24 hours. Planning somewhere to stop overnight is the best way to
travel. The long journeys can be passed at the ease if there is more
than one driver.
There is not so dry and cut in the outback. Remember, you may find it
difficult to use your overseas credit cards at the service station
because the operating hours of these service stations are slightly