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Officially, Autumn starts in Melbourne from 1st March and end on 31st May. It is labelled as the best time to travel to Melbourne and their surrounding areas. Recently, Melbourne again marked as “Most Liveable City in World”. Autumn time in Melbourne is not too hot, not too cold.

1) Melbourne Food & Wine Festivals:

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is an International renowned food festival presented by Bank of Melbourne from 16 to 25th March. It has evolved into a gastronomic spectacular with over 300 culinary events all over Melbourne and Victoria which showcase the best fare and produce the region has to offer. This event run by small not-for-profit organisation Food and Wine Victoria Ltd to promote Food and Culture of Victoria Region.

MFWF event attracts more than 250,000 attendees to a diverse program of 200+ events. This year Melbourne Food and wine festival is going to turn 26 and will showcase the best wine and dine experience from Victoria’s best wine producers.

2) Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show:

Melbourne’s biggest annual flower and garden show in the Southern Hemisphere is set to back for its 23rd International Flower and Garden Show. Immerse your sense with the smell of bursting blooms from 21st March to 25th March inside the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens.

Gardening devotees can get motivated by the botanical, outside and landscaping rivalries; and children and grown-ups alike can appreciate several plants, blooms, desert flora and cultivating displays in a casual and delightful setting.

The 2018 Show is shaping up to be its best yet with features including: international talent headlining the 2018 Show Garden line up, the Boutique Gardens Competition, the RMIT floral fashion competition, floral artist design installations, student design competitions, daily floral workshops, a brand new bridal exhibit, daily demos from industry experts, floral inspired High Teas, the Cubby House Challenge and an edible garden arena.

3) Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival is one of the biggest Comedy celebrations in the World. The Comedy Festival means to find, create and grandstand incredible ability for the amusement and motivation of a wide based of Audience. It is one of best and renowned comedy platform at the global level that sets new benchmarks every year of excellence with free family fun & enjoyment all school holidays, hundreds of the world’s funniest presenting stellar shows each evening and a late-night Festival Club that keeps the vibe alive through to the wee hours.

Comedy entertains and equalizes, embracing all with the common goal of grins and good times.

4) Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival

The Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival is generally held in February and March every year and happens at Flemington, Caulfield, and Moonee Valley racecourses Melbourne. This autumn carnival includes a large group of best level hustling in the early periods of the year close by and going before the great Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

The majority of the Autumn racing carnival will be in Victoria are facilitated by the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) and occur at the top metropolitan tracks around the state.

With most of the visitors having a base in Melbourne, travel around Melbourne is hassle-free. The destination has internationally acclaimed restaurants, theatres, bars, museums, shopping centers and tourist places – with easy navigation and public transport system. The transport choices include Myki cards, Myki explorer, trains, trams, buses, taxis and car rentals.

Contrary to the popularity of cars, getting around with it can be an adventure in Australia. Access to public transport is also necessary to stay active the explore the local area – at cost-effective fares. Moreover, Australia’s public transport system can take to most of the places efficiently. Amongst other options, Car Rental Operators offer great deals and comfort on international arrival terminals, domestic terminals and in the surrounding areas of CBD.

There are many benefits of hiring car rental over driving on the Australian roads :

    • Time saving : Advanced bookings for car rentals saves a great deal of time. They allow you to travel anywhere on time, at your convenience.
    • Better choice than a taxi : Taxis are generally expensive and the car rentals give you an advantage of using the car for longer hours than a taxi.
    • Safer option : You can get a car which is properly inspected and serviced to ensure safety throughout the trip.
    • Options : Wide range of vehicles to choose from and ask for specific needs
    • Comfort and convenience : Priority always

Advantages of renting a car on vacation
(Image Source : Rental-Center-Crete, a car rental company offering services in Crete Island, since 1975.)

Car hire in Australia is more advantageous than using your own vehicle for traveling long distance. However, you need to conduct proper research to rent a car within your budget and to suit your travel needs.

If you are planning a trip to Australia and convinced about hiring a car rental, look for a car hire at Melbourne Car Rental. Melbourne Car Rental services South Melbourne, Albert Park and Southbank with its Melbourne CBD rental car service. Our store at 108 A’Beckett St Melbourne is easily accessed from South Melbourne, Albert Park and Southbank and offers great value car rental rates. Call to book on +61 3 9329 8587.

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