6 essential tactics for surviving on a backpacker budget

Posted by Ruth   June 23rd, 2016

Backpacking across Australia is the adventure of a lifetime, but you might be worried that living life on a backpacker budget could limit the destinations and amazing landscapes you get to see.

But don’t worry! With a few cost saving tips you should have no problem getting around to all of the places on your bucket list, and even have some spare change to say a big YES to your next adventure.


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Top Five Snacks for the Van

Posted by Anna   June 15th, 2016

When you’re on the road you’re going to want to pack some snacks to munch on along the way. Instead of blowing out all your money on unhealthy fast food from servo’s (as tempting as it might be!) we recommend stocking up on some healthy snacks. Not only should this save you money, but you’re gonna feel better and have more energy too! Here are our top five snacks for the van. Road Trip healthy food and snack ideas and tips

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7 things you can only do in Australia

Posted by Ruth   June 9th, 2016

Australia is home to a truly unique landscape and experiences that just can’t be had anywhere else.

Today we share 7 of our favourite things that you can only do in Australia.

We want to hear from you!

Let us know which parts of your adventure in your Travellers Autobarn campervan were truly unique in the comments below!

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Brisbane to Airlie Beach – Our Ultimate Road Trip Guide

Posted by Anna   June 9th, 2016

The Brisbane to Airlie Beach road trip is a very popular one for backpackers, and makes up just some of the infamous East Coast. Of course, why wouldn’t it when it features some of the absolute must-sees of Australia like the Whitsundays and Fraser Island?!

To help you make the most of your journey we found an awesome itinerary on TripAdvisor and have created a go-to-list to help those of you wanting to travel this beautiful stretch of Australia.

Travel time: Via the Bruce Highway (Coastal Route) distance is 1708 km and a travelling time of approximately 20 hours. The ideal travel time would be 16 days to get the max out of this route.

To make the most out of this route, you need to make sure you have time to explore the many pristine islands which are located just off the coast.


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Campervans Vs. Flying: What’s the best way to travel around Australia?

Posted by Anna   May 18th, 2016

With Australia being over seven million square kilometers, it takes a long time to get around the country. Considering the large distances, it’s no wonder few people end up traveling the whole country—there’s just too much ground to cover on a short trip. These large distances can lead to high transportation costs, and it can often be hard to travel around the country cheaply.

This leads us to the question: what’s the best way to travel around Australia?

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