The Road Ahead : December January 2008
Travel and Leisure
Visit avis.com.au or call 136 333. The Avis portable GPS unit is easy to use with just a touch of the screen, giving clear, turn-by-turn directions and announcing streets by name. It does everything but drive you there. Now available at major locations Australia-wide. AVIS NOW INTRODUCES PORTABLE GPS Now GPS is available for any vehicle in the Avis fleet. SAVI6291 FEATURES holiday Try RACQ's new online accommodation booking engine. STORY BELINDA PETERS RACQ has joined forces with growing online tourism ser vices company Roamfree to offer members an extensive and convenient online accommodation search through racq.com. Linked to the Club's popular trip planner, the online accommodation search allows members to search thousands of proper ties throughout Australia and, in many cases, book and pay online. Proper ties available through Roamfree's real-time reser vation system are indicated with a bright red 'book now' button, which transfers users to the booking site. Here they can see availability and prices at a glance and book their required accommodation quickly and easily. RACQ executive manager travel and touring Andrew Millward said that more and more people were recognising the time and money savings that could be achieved by searching for and booking their accommodation online. "The beauty of the RACQ's trip planner is that it offers a complete solution for your holiday planning needs," Mr Millward said. "By typing your destination in the planner, you not only get accurate directions on how to get there, but a list of places to stay, nearby attractions and tourist drives are just a mouse click away. "You can also be assured that the proper ties listed have been independently assessed under the highly reputable STAR Rating scheme." Book your next holiday online at racq.com/tripplanner.
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