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Road & Rail Wrap: The Overland is back, road trips slowly return, Jayride market update + MORE

Time to make like Russell Coight and hit the road (and rail) because we’ve got your latest hit of industry updates from luggage cabins and back seats across the world.

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Celebs get behind new campaign urging Aussies to make a #RoadTripPledge

The campaign also reveals what NRL star Benji Marshall has been doing when he isn’t sitting on the sidelines watching his hapless Wests Tigers chalk up another loss.

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Couple builds ‘hot tub trailer’ on wheels during COVID-19 lockdown

While Travel Weekly staff can say hangovers and bad hair are what we’ll be coming out of lockdown with, for one Scottish couple, the fruit of their labour is a towable hot tub made from scratch.

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ACCC raises concerns over caravanning association’s proposed ‘loyalty program’

by Huntley Mitchell

Unfortunately, we don’t have a Road & Rail Wrap for you today. Instead, we give you a yarn about a caravanning association that’s caught the eye of the ACCC – and not in a good way.

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Road & Rail Wrap: Mary Valley Rattler’s return, Ola to launch corporate product Down Under + MORE

This week’s wrap is equal parts road and rail, so there should be no complaints that you aren’t getting the best of both worlds here.

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Road & Rail Wrap: Avis launches subscription service, Rail Europe’s new site and app coming soon + MORE

After stopping off the side of the highway for a quick kip, Travel Weekly’s Road & Rail Wrap is back, all nice and refreshed.

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Uber to offer ‘world-first’ car rental option Down Under

by Christian Fleetwood

You’d assume the bosses over at Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty, and Europcar won’t be too pleased to read this news.

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Company behind well-known UK coach holiday brands collapses

by Huntley Mitchell

The parent company of two well-known UK coach holiday operators has gone into administration, resulting in tens of thousands of customers’ trips being cancelled and more than 2,500 job losses.

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Hertz files for bankruptcy protection following CEO’s resignation

The struggling car rental company has taken further action to try and soften the blow from COVID-19.

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Expect a surge in day trips and overnight stays, says CamperMate CEO

Short breaks and road trips could soon be the flavour of the week, according to the head of one of Australia’s leading road travel experience apps.

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Caravaners and campers set to kick-start regional tourism

New research has revealed an unlikely hero may lead the way to recovery for the tourism industry: the humble caravan and camping sector.

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ACCC revokes interim authorisation for car rental companies to negotiate with Cairns Airport

Here’s a rare bit of news from the car rental industry, sans any ‘Sky Breeze’ or ‘Vanilla Bliss’ smells coming from the vent air freshener.

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