Helpful Travel Tips

Embark on a journey with 'Van Go Collections' Travel Tips Blog, your compass to inspired adventures. Discover expert advice, creative ideas, and must-have essentials for travellers and outdoor enthusiasts.

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Top 5 Must-Haves for your Easter Adventure

Experience the enchantment of autumn in Australia with our Easter Adventure Essentials guide. From warm layers to beach essentials, we've curated the top 5 must-have items for your vanning trip. Let the golden hues of the season accompany you on a picturesque journey filled with cherished memories and unforgettable adventures.
Our Top 5 Autumn Destinations

Our Top 5 Autumn Destinations

Autumn is a truly beautiful time of the year, and Australia can put on quite the show. There are so many destinations to experience the magical colours of this season. Here are 5 of our favourite places to take in all the shades of red, orange and gold…

Our Top Tips for choosing the Perfect Gift

Our Top Tips for choosing the Perfect Gift

It’s a fact that giving to others makes us feel good, but finding the perfect gift can be tricky!

We have a few tips that may just help you find exactly what you’re looking for...

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Our Top 5 Tips for Winter Travel

There’s something so romantic about travelling in winter – wrapping up in warm blankets, holding big mugs of hot chocolate, toasting marshmallows... To help you get off on the right foot, we’re giving you our top 5 tips for winter travel…

Ready, set, caravan!

Ready, set, caravan!

After months of being confined to our own neighbourhoods, Australian caravanners are itching to hitch their caravans and hit the road, ready to explore our beautiful country once again.

As of today (June 1st), – for most states – it’s time to go caravanning, people!

Caravan and camping grounds have implemented COVID-19 hygiene guidelines making them ideal destinations for those that are ready to travel. And who wouldn’t be?!

Tourism Research Australia has found that more than 500,000 Australians may take a camping or caravan trip in the next two months...

Dreaming of your next big adventure?

Dreaming of your next big adventure?

Just because we can’t travel right now doesn’t mean we can’t dream, right? Planning your next big adventure may be the project you need to keep you going during this time and give you something to look forward to next year. Overseas travel may be a longer-term dream in the current climate, so why not get out and see our big, beautiful country first.

The big one to tick off the bucket list for many caravanners is the Big Lap, which is exactly that - a big lap following the 15,000 kilometres of Highway One around Australia.

Much Ado about Bamboo

Much Ado about Bamboo

Bamboo really is a thing of wonder - versatile, sustainable, eco-friendly, super strong… you can even eat it. In fact, there’s not much that you can’t do with it.

We give you 12 bamboo facts you never you knew you needed…

1. It’s a grass. Yes, bamboo is actually a grass, not a tree, and is the fastest growing land plant in the world, growing up to 1 metre in 24 hours. (You could LITERALLY watch it grow before your very eyes…) Bamboo reaches maturity after only 3 to 5 years, unlike hardwood trees, which can take decades! 🌱