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Hertz and Tickford to celebrate original Hertz Mustang

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Hertz Australia has collaborated with Tickford, Australia’s leading aftermarket vehicle personalisation company, to customise a limited number of Mustangs in its fleet. The collaboration also pays homage to the limited-edition Shelby GT350H that Shelby created for Hertz over 50 years ago in 1966.

Hertz has worked with Tickford to customise six of the American classics. The customisation sees the latest model Mustang receive Tickford’s special treatment in various areas of the car including suspension, wheels and tyres, interior and exterior aesthetics.

More info here.

Jayco launches first off-road hybrid camper – Jayco Crosstrak 


Leading Australian RV manufacturer Jayco, has today launched its first ever purpose-built off-road hybrid product with its new Jayco CrossTrak hybrid camper laying down the stake that it’s a serious player in the off-road RV market.

Garry Moore, Jayco Australia CEO says Jayco has been researching the off-road hybrid RV category for quite some time and is pleased to be able to offer customers Jayco’s’ product offering.

More info here.

Explore Laos by Bicycle with Grasshopper Adventures


With its dense forests, limestone caves and seemingly endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia. On this 8-day cycling tour, guests will pedal past karst mountains, alongside rivers, and through remote hill tribe villages.

They will boat down the Mekong River, interact with Buddhist monks, take Laotian cooking lessons, learn about rice wine making, and visit both bear and elephant conservation sanctuaries.

The trips starts at $2,600 per person double and includes 195 km of moderate cycling from Muang Xa to Luang Prabang.

More info here.

Busabout introduces three stop hop-on-hop-off pass for the USA 

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In response to the success of Busabout’s new USA program and traveller demand, the flexible travel experts have introduced a 3 stop Hop-on Hop-off Pass for the USA coach network. And its only $479!

This new pass, ideal for shorter stays not only cuts costs for travellers but also caters to those that choose to explore West Coast USA for as little as a week, three weeks or even three months if they like a holiday that’s leisurely.

For those wanting to explore and immerse themselves even more, the Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off Pass allows three months of unlimited travel across Busabout’s entire West Coast USA network for only $799.

Busabout’s Hop-on Hop-off coach network is the new and alternative way for independent travellers to explore some of the top spots of West Coast USA such as Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Yosemite National Park and more!

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