Driving in Australia - Tips for Tourists

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Driving in Australia should be an amazing experience. Tourists often ask questions regarding road rules and general information when renting a car in Australia, so we have compiled a list of items you should be aware of and some helpful hints and tips.

FAQs before Hiring a Campervan

Deciding the right campervan for your next holiday or weekend away can sometimes be a difficult question. There are many options out there, from large motorhomes to small stationwagons or 2 berth campers, but how do you choose the right campervan for your needs? Below we give you some information on the things you need to think about before choosing the most suitable campervan to hire.
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Sunshine Coast Car Hire

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Australia's Sunshine Coast is one of Australia's Premier holiday destinations. Blessed with pristine beaches, a tropical climate, natural rainforest areas and warm sunshine, the area is a beautiful place to spend your lazy summer holidays.

Durban all set for the 2013 Airshow

The upcoming Durban Airshow looks to have a program not to be missed! The July 13 event to be held at Virginia Airport looks set to light up the skies of Durban.

Booked for the event is a Boeing 737-200 which will do a 15 minute aerial display - no mean feat for an aircraft this size. Also on show will be a race between a Plane and a Mini Cooper car.

Other interesting aircraft on show will be the JS-1 Glider, specially designed business planes, the Phenom 300, CT4, and Elipse 500 as well as a hovercraft display.

Top 20 World's Busiest Airports

Ever wanted to know what the Top 20 Busiest Airports in the World are. Below is the list of Airports ranked in order of passenger numbers as at 2011.

Some interesting facts:

USA holds 6 positions within the Top 20, and London Heathrow which is widely regarded as one of the busiest airports in the world is actually in Position 4.

China has 4 Airports in the Top 20 (including Hong Kong) - obviously due to its population and high trade however India (another populous nation) doesn't even rank in the Top 20.

Flood Crisis hits peak in Rockhampton Australia

The worst flood in over 50 years has affected North Queensland Australia, mainly in the city of Rockhampton

Damage has been caused to major roads, rail lines, and bridges, not to mention the countless homes, cars, businesses and public utilities with rising waters.

Approimately 200,000 people over an area the size of Germany and France are affected by the flooding with ten people killed.

Damage has been estimated at about $5 billion Australian Dollars.