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Top five old-school games for road trips

Keeping kids entertained on long road trips can be a hassle. But sometimes it’s the classic games and pastimes that are the most fun, and the most engaging for all the family.

Top five family cars due to arrive in 2018

Once the festive season is over, you might start to consider upgrading the family car to help kick off the New Year. So, to give you some inspiration, we’ve put together a quick top five list of family cars that are due to arrive in Australia next...

Should your next new car be a diesel?

There’s been an explosion in the sale of diesel vehicles in Australian. When you add the sale of diesel cars to that of diesel SUVs the growth is immense: according to VFACTS data, diesel vehicle sales are up from about 92,000 in 2008 to more than...

Summer fruit picking - fun for the whole family!

It's not always easy getting the little ones excited about fruit and vegetables, without any of the fancy packaging the humble piece of fruit just can't compete against modern day snackfoods. One sure fire way to get the kids excited about fresh...

Eight Great Bushwalks to Kick off Spring

We all love a good road trip here at CarLoans, but sometimes it’s great to get out and stretch the legs and do some exploring on foot. No matter what capital city you’re near, Australia offers some simply splendid bushwalks, here are our...

Top ten safest family cars for kids

Almost all vehicles on the market these days come with the assurance of five-star ANCAP safety. This means it surpasses the technology and safety standards of today. Keeping your family as safe as possible is the on the top of every parents list, so...

Our pick of ten great SUVs for active families

Consumers love SUVs, with sales now skewed toward the adventurous layout than conventional cars. Most are attracted to the high riding position, can-do character, and the range of economical engine options that are usually on offer. It's a very...

Six things to look for in your next family car

If your car trips resemble a journey through all nine circles of hell then it’s time to wake up and smell the rear air-con, my friends! These days’ family cars are designed with actual families in mind, which means loads of boot space, built-in...

Top ten biggest advances in car safety

Seatbelt The seatbelt first debuted as a standard item in a production car back in 1958, in a Saab. Since then it has become one of the crucial devices in passive safety and has saved thousands of lives. All passengers and the driver must wear a...

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