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School holiday road trip checklist

Ok, so you’ve decided to take the kids on a road trip these school holidays.

With anything that involves kids, there needs to be a list or two drawn up to make sure you don’t forget anything.

School holiday road trip checklist - Gold Coast

Here, Five Star Car Rentals Brisbane have put together a checklist for you so you can be as organised as possible for your school holiday road trip.

Hire the rental car

Once you have your dates sorted for when you want to hit the road, call Five Star Car Rentals Brisbane on (AUS) 07 5575 5400 (NZ) +61 7 5575 5400 to secure your preferred hire car of choice.

Pack the essentials

If there are kids in the car, most parents know there is a list of essential items that need to be packed into the hire car. These must have items include:

  • Food
  • More food
  • Water
  • Moist towelettes
  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • Clothes
  • Hats
  • Things to do
  • More things to do
  • First aid kit
  • Towels
  • Sunscreen


Pack your laughing gear

As with all road trips with children, you need to make sure you pack your sense of humour and a bucket load of patience. You’ll need patience not just with the kids but with all the other road users as school holidays are a busy time of year on the roads.

Pack the kids

Oh, and yes, lastly you need to pack the children into the car, don’t forget!

Once you’ve worked your way through our checklist, it’s time to hit the open road!

To all parents who are undertaking the annual road trip with the kids, Five Star Car Rentals salute you!

If you are game to try a school holiday road trip, call Five Star Car Rentals Brisbane on (AUS) 07 5575 5400 (NZ) +61 7 5575 5400 and have a chat to our team about when and where you might like to go so we can suggest the best hire car to suit your needs.

We will give you a quote with absolutely, no hidden costs on our fully maintained fleet which includes small, economy cars, sedans, wagons and SUV’s. We also are affiliates of Motorhome Republic so you will have a choice of campervans to hire as well.

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