We often highlight cities to move to here on the Budget Trucks Blog, but today, we are featuring the best cities to have a vacation home in. If you are planning on a vacation home, you likely want something away from the CBD and all of the traffic, etc. When staying in your vacation home, you will want to be away from the sights you see every day and close to attractions and things you will be doing on your holiday. Here are 5 places where you might choose to make your vacation home.
- Blue Mountains
Scenic World’s Scenic Skyway Photo Credit: ScenicWorld.com.au
Blue Mountains Aerial View Photo Credit: VisitNSW.com
Leura Cascades Photo Credit: ViistNSW.com
Bridal Veil Falls Photo Credit: Wikipedia
Not all vacation homes have to be by the beach. Instead, how about a vacation home in the Blue Mountains just about a 30 minute drive from Sydney? You won’t have to spend long to get there when you want to go for a long weekend, or even just a day trip. Get away from it all in just 30 minutes and enjoy the cool mountain air, horseback riding, winter sports in the snow, and Christmas in July.
Hiring a Truck or 4WD to Get to the Blue Mountains
Sydney Truck Rental Map Photo Credit: BudgetTrucks.com.au
Whether you are moving your things into your vacation home, or just heading to the mountains to spend some time in your vacation home there, Budget Trucks Sydney locations have got you covered with moving trucks, moving vans, and 4 Wheel Drive Vehicles. If you are travelling in winter, ask for snow covers, which are now available at Budget car hire locations. While in Sydney, in check out these other holiday ideas from our Budget Travel Tips Blog:
Mackay Marina Photo Credit: MackayRegion.com
Mackay Skyline Photo Credit: Wikipedia
Cape Hillsborough National Park Photo Credit: MackayRegion.com
Eungella National Park Platypus Photo Credit: nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/eungella
Mackay is a city located in Queensland’s central coast. There are so many different relaxing things to do here. It is a vacation town with a very laid back vibe. Mackay is situated on the Pioneer River. Inland, you can visit the mountains and rainforests, just off the coast is the Coral Sea and just north is the Great Barrier Reef. Plus, there is a whopping total of 26 national parks in the Mackay and Proserpine region. You will have many opportunities to see the shy platypus in Eungella National Park. Centrally located, the Mackay Harbour Marina is the perfect hangout for local shopping and dining. Living like a local, you will quickly find out about Mackay’s Northern Beaches, they are a hidden gem located just 15 minutes north of the city centre. Just off the coast are some fantastic island getaways on Keswick Island, Newry Island or Brampton Island.
Hiring a Moving Truck in Mackay
Mackay Truck Hire Map Photo Credit: BudgetTrucks.com.au
There are two truck hire locations in Mackay; you can hire a moving van in the Mackay city location or at the Mackay Airport Budget Truck rental location. You can hire a moving truck or van or just a vehicle to get to your vacation home in comfort. Our representatives will be sure to help you find the right vehicle for your needs. When you have a vacation home in Mackay, it gives you plenty of time to see the sights in the area. Here are some holiday ideas from our sister site, the Budget Travel Tips Blog:
- Port Douglas
Port Douglas Photo Credit: (Wikipedia) By Malcolmj – Own work, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=237526
Port Douglas Photo Credit: VisitPortDouglasDaintree.com.au
Great Barrier Reef Photo Credit: VisitPortDouglasDaintree.com.au
Daintree Rainforest Photo Credit: DaintreeRainforest.net.au
Port Douglas is the most northern port on the Great Barrier Reef. It is located in Queensland’s tropical Far North where it is always warm. If tropical warm weather is what you seek in a vacation, then finding a vacation home in Port Douglas is the place for you. In addition to plenty of excursion options to northern Great Barrier Reef locations, you also have the Daintree Rainforest nearby as well as Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the beach. It’s a trifecta of holiday spots and sprinkle in the Aboriginal culture and history for some good measure. Daintree is the world’s oldest and largest continuous tropical rainforest.
Hiring a Rental Truck in Port Douglas
Port Douglas Car Hire Map Photo Credit: Budget.com.au
You can hire a moving truck in Port Douglas. We have more than just moving trucks though. If you need a 4WD vehicle to traverse the rugged terrain of northern Queensland, our friendly staff will help you find the right vehicle for your needs. Just give us a call or click the link for a quick and easy rate quote. While in Port Douglas, read about more things to do from our Budget Travel Tips Blog:
- Mornington Peninsula
Mornington Peninsula Photo Credit: Wikipedia
London Bridge in Mornington Peninsula National Park Photo Credit: VisitVictoria.com
Hill Top Pool in Peninsula Hot Springs Photo Credit: VisitMelbourne.com
Mornington Peninsula Beach Photo Credit: VisitMelbourne.com
Mornington Peninsula is a relaxing holiday mecca just south of Melbourne. If you choose this peninsula as your holiday home, you can expect beautiful beaches, relaxing waves, great food, hot springs, and camping adventures. Phillip Bay is on one side of the peninsula and the Bass Strait is on the other. You can go fishing and hire our boat charters to explore the beautiful blue waters all around. Mornington Peninsula is known to foodies all over Australia. Many local specialties and product are grown here in the mild climate, rolling hills, and rich soil such as strawberries, cherries, olive groves, orchards, and vegetables. If you want to make your own gourmet and fresh meals in your vacation home, you can purchase the fresh produce at roadside stalls all over the peninsula.
Hiring a Rental Truck in Melbourne
Melbourne Truck Hire Map Photo Credit: BudgetTrucks.com.au
Mornington Peninsula is just south of Melbourne. There are so many convenient Budget Truck locations in Melbourne where you can hire a moving truck or just a vehicle to get you to your Mornington Peninsula vacation home. Be sure to tell our car rental agents your travel plans so that they can help you in any way they can with travel routes, tips, car recommendations and more. Since you will be spending time on Mornington Peninsula and near Melbourne, here are some holiday ideas from our Budget Travel Tips Blog for destinations in this area:
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