A: Call roadside assistance first: 24 hour roadside assistance 1800 674 374
If the mechanic can not rectify the problem by the roadside & the car needs to be towed by a mechanical garage, please call Travellers Autobarn on 1800 674 374 for a recommended garage.
We will handle all discussions and payments to the repairer. We will do everything we can to get your car back and fully operational as soon as is pactible given the time and location where the breakdown occurs.
If the vehicle is off the road a few days you will be refunded that days rental or alternatively you may extend your rental by the same number of days.
If you have broken down, don't get too stressed out. Call us on 1800 674 374 and let Travellers Autobarn get busy doing our best to get you on the road as soon as possible.
A: Our prices start at $35 a day (conditions apply). Check out our prices here.
A: Seat belts are mandatory in Australia. Therefore, the number of passengers allowed would depend on the number of seat belts in the vehicle.
Click here for more information on the number of passengers that can fit into each of our vehicles.
A: Pick up and return of vehicles is at our depots (not airports). Our depots are close to the airports. On return of the vehicle it is your responsibility to make your way to your next destination.
A: Child seats can only be fitted in certain models. We can provide a child seat that complies with local laws. You must inform us at the time of the booking if a child seat will be used in the vehicle, whether or not you provide your own, so that the appropriate installations can be made.
A: It is very important to ensure that you have enough money on your credit card to cover for a bond, as they can range from $2,000 to $7,500. Check with your bank that your daily limit is set appropriately to prevent potential delay to getting on the road.
A: All payments must be made in Australian dollars and we accept any of the following:
A: To get a fair estimate of your road trip cost, you should consider the basic factors like:
A: To help you backpacking preparation, we’ve created a handy dandy checklist that you can print off and use to check items off as you pack.
A: If you’re planning on a road trip in Australia, here are some things you should consider:
A: We currently have two in-depth travel guides available:our blog for travel tips, advice and more!
A: For directions and travel time, we recommend using an app like Google maps. It will be able to give you a good estimate of how long it will take to get to your destination – and of course, what roads to take.
There are free maps available at most tourist stops and you can always ask any of the locals for help.
A: This will be dependent on the state or territory that you’re visiting.
In some states, you will be required carry an International License along with your current foreign license. Other states will also ask you to carry a formally translated English version of your foreign driver’s license.
You can read more about the rules and regulations for each state here.
A: International driving licenses /permits are usually issued through your country’s motoring clubs/authority. You’d need to contact them for more information about obtaining one.
It should be noted that not all states in Australia require an international driving permit. In most states you’d only need to carry around a valid overseas license.
Click here for more information about the driving regulations for Australian each state and territory.
A: Yes, you may use a valid international driver’s license or any full, valid license from your country of residence. No special license is needed to drive a campervan.
A: Currently, fuel costs about $1.30 - $1.50/L in most cities areas, and diesel are each within $.05 (roughly about half of the cost of petrol in Europe). Depending on the tank size and fuel consumption of your campervan, you can generally expect a full tank to around 7 hours on the road. You can see the fuel consumption for each of our campervans on their information page.
If you’d like to have a more detailed look into cost of petrol of your trip, feel free to use our handy dandy fuel pricing calculator.
For tips on saving up on fuel, visit our blog post on How To Save On Petrol / Fuel Costs in Australia.
A: Cars that are registered in NSW needs to pass an annual roadworthy test, in order to get a Pinkslip.
Pinkslips are $35.70 in NSW, but roadworthy certificates vary depending on the state (as each state has their own system).
Click here to find out more about Pink Slips and Roadworthy Certificates.