As we discussed in our last article (Are you a budding Grey Nomad?), you have plenty of vehicle and equipment options if you’re planning the great Australian road trip. However, you are limited if you’re planning on going off-road. Generally camper trailers, caravans and motor-homes are just not designed for the off-road experience, and so … Continue reading The Real Off Road Experience
With over 25% of the population of Australia aged 55+, and the Baby Boomer generation just starting to hit this age group, the Grey Nomad population is about to boom. Grey Nomads, commonly defined as 55-70 year olds travelling domestically in Australia, made 2.6 million trips in 2011, with NSW the most popular destination, followed … Continue reading Are You A Budding Grey Nomad?
Faster Than A Mozzie, Cheaper Than A Jet Plane: Powered Paragliders Take To Aussie Skies Great leaps in safety and comfort have been made in recent years for those taking to the sky in a powered paraglider or a powered parachute. So we’re seeing an increasing number of powered paragliders across the country, flying over … Continue reading Powered Paragliders: The Low Down
If you don’t have the funds to go out and buy a motorboat (you could try going to our sister site Aussie Boat Loans of course), a jetski is a great way of having a lot of fun out on the water. As the term ‘Jet Ski’ is officially registered to Kawasaki, another term used … Continue reading Jet Skis: The Fastest & Most Expensive
The team from the Melbourne office of Aussie Leisure Loans have been out and about this year at some of the shows and exhibitions. Back in March, they were at the Caravan Camping & Touring Show at Caulfield racecourse, Victoria’s leading caravan and camping show where hundreds of exhibitors were showing off their wares. Marc … Continue reading Out & About At The Leisure, Boating & Caravanning Shows
Even though the presenters of UK motoring show Top Gear can’t hide their disdain for caravans (making a point of trashing as many as possible in their show), there doesn’t seem to be any slowdown in the demand for caravans and motorhomes in Australia. With the baby boomer generation just about to turn into grey … Continue reading Caravanning In Australia Set To Boom