International Tipping Etiquette: Are You Doing It Right?

Americans happily tip between 15 and 20 percent when they eat at a restaurant, take a taxi, or receive other services. However, when you travel outside the United States, you'll soon see tipping is done a little differently in other parts of the world. Read on to discover the international tipping etiquette for some of the world's most popular tourist hotspots. Australia: Tipping Appreciated but Not Expected Unlike their underpaid peers in the United States, Australian waiters earn at least th... [More]

5 Tips for Learning Unfamiliar Roads While Travelling

Hiring a rental car from Bayswater gives you the freedom to explore this wide brown land at your own pace. However, with that liberty comes the hassle of navigating unfamiliar roads. Don't let the stress get to you. Follow this advice to breathe a little easier on your Aussie adventure. Research the Local Area The Internet puts a wealth of information at your fingertips. Spend time before your trip researching the areas you'll drive through and their road rules. Sydney's bus lanes can surpris... [More]

Why is [Country] so ....? Google Auto Completes for Asia Pacific Countries

Last week Business Insider published an article on what Google autocompletes for each US state. Another article they published later showed what Google autocompletes for each European country. We thought it would be interesting to do a map of the Asia Pacific and see what Google autocompletes for each country in this area. 

Video: Survival Guide to Long Distance Driving

Planning a long distance trip around Australia? Make sure you check out this video first before planning on your long trip across the outback. At Bayswater Car Rental, we provide car hire services in Sydney and Perth, check out our special offers!

The Most Iconic Cars in Hollywood History

As with most of our customers at Bayswater Car Rental, we love movies, and we especially love movies when cars are involved. Over the past few decades, classic hollywood blockbusters have introduced us to one-of-a-kind cars with their unique styling and performance specs. Here are a couple of cars that have left an impression on us. Let us know if we have missed any! Which car would you like to drive today?

Bayswater Ultimate Travel Resources Guide

Essentials From information on what kind of visa you need for Australia, to working out whether you can afford that stay in a designer hotel, the resources listed below will help your trip run smoothly. Electricity What power adapters should I use in Australia? - There's nothing more annoying than bringing your phone and camera half-way around the world and then realising that you can't plug them in. This page from TripAdvisor explains what adapters you need to bring with you. Currency Wh... [More]

Survival Tips For Long Distance Driving

  Planning for a long distance trip to the outback of Australia? Not sure what to bring with you? While your favourite snacks and music are important to keep you awake as you venture along the seemingly endless routes, there are certain items that you should bring to ensure a safe and pleasant journey. Fortunately for you, we at Bayswater Car Rental have created an infographic for you. Alternatively, also check out our E-Book All You Need to Know About Driving in Australia which will be c... [More]

Car Care Tip - Leather cleaning

There is nothing worse than have a beautifully clean car, but the leather seats are old and dirty. Well not any more! Cleaning your leather is really easy... [More]

Top 10 Road Trip Travel Tips

Australia is a huge country, and while most of us spend our time trying to escape to foreign lands, we forget what amazing sights and adventures our home has to offer. Road trips are a brilliant way to explore every nook and cranny, find hidden gems and gain appreciation for how lucky we are to live in such an amazing place. [More]