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Melbourne - Sydney hire car v hotel cost

Perth, Australia
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Melbourne - Sydney hire car v hotel cost

Two of us travelling Melb - Syd in March. We get to Melb late at night and staying in city that night, then spending 3 nights on the road in accommodation, and 3 nights with friends along the way to Syd.

4 options: Hire car in Melb CBD and return at Sydney (6 nts hire)

Hire campervan as above (stay at caravan pks 3 nts)

Hire relocating campervan ( as above )

Stay in B&Bs, hotels on drive to Sydney (3nts)

I'm not sure how it compares cost wise. Can anyone help please? Reputable campervan hire companies and relocations?

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1. Re: Melbourne - Sydney hire car v hotel cost

What route are you taking from Melbourne to Sydney ??

You don't need a car in Melbourne use the trams & trains they are excellent. Plus the taxi's are cheap too.

Hire a normal sedan for your drive to Sydney - plenty of cheap accommodation along the way.

Most caravan parks along the coastal route have self contained cabins too,

www.big4.com.au

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2. Re: Melbourne - Sydney hire car v hotel cost

We're taking the coastal road - more scenic? Thanks for reply Ellemay. Driving out of Melbourne day after arrival to go to Sale, so will need to hire car anyway. Tempted with Redspot for price ( will take all precautions). Any recommendations on hire car firms please anyone?!

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3. Re: Melbourne - Sydney hire car v hotel cost

For where to stay - see the link below.

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g255055-c3069/Austral…

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