Category Archives: Transport

Campers, motorhomes, high-tops… the rental jargon explained!

Australia and New Zealand have pretty much the same kinds of campers and motorhomes as anywhere else overseas. However, depending on where you intend to travel and what you need from your relocation , it’s a good idea to know what each type of vehicle looks like and what extras they come with. Before we start, here’s a little glossary of terms or rental jargon that will help you out: Berth: for example 2 berth. The berth quantity indicates the legal number of passengers the vehicle can sleep and...Read More

The world’s most luxurious supervans!

You don’t like being on the water, but you want to live that superyacht lifestyle? Get a luxurious supervan! Our favourite supervan has to be the amazing eleMMent Palazzo mobile home. This visual feast of extravaganza and luxury is actually of German craftsmanship, so made to last! The Palazzo features two floors of entertainment with a giant master suite, multiple bars and a liftable “flybridge” lounge up top.  You can even extend a slide-out, increasing interior space by 80% when not...Read More

Transfercar: the ideal travel buddy

Attention money-starved travellers! Have you heard of Transfercar yet, the successful Australasian car relocation company?! No?! Well, listen up because here are the deets. Transfercar has officially launched in the US this August to the delight of poor travellers from Texas to Cali. Transfercar provides an online service that facilitates contact between rental car companies that need to relocate their cars and YOU, the cash-strapped travellers eager to drive these free rental cars all over the place. The...Read More

Transfercar Vehicle Guides: The Hatchback

We get travelers asking us the differences between vehicles all the time, so we’re here to save you a headache with our vehicle guides! These will inform you about the types of vehicles you could be driving with us and which one might best suit your needs. This week we’re covering Hatchbacks – the space heavy mini...Read More

Transfercar Driving Safety: Seasonal Driving Tips

Driving conditions change with the seasons. In the summer or hot weather roads are dry and cars heat up, along with the driver. In winter or cold weather roads can get slippery and treacherous.  The trick to safe driving has always been adapting to your surroundings and driving to the conditions, and seasonal changes are no...Read More

Transfercar featured in Road Trip article

We love it when journalists discover the wonderful world of Transfercar and this week Richard Meadows How to score a cheap road trip from Fairfax New Zealand wrote about How to Score A Cheap Road Trip. Back in August, surveyor Taryn Martin and a couple of mates took off in a hired van for a wee road trip around the West Coast. They jumped out of planes in Queenstown, hiked up Fox Glacier, and toasted marshmallows at the Cardrona Pub. “It was wicked,” says Martin. How much did Jucy charge the band...Read More