Sound advice for purchasing a caravan

Purchasing a caravan is a tricky proposition. There’s so much choice and a lot to consider: size, weight, style, and features all come into play. And, of course, cost. To help make the decision easier, we’ve put together some essential tips and advice from industry experts for purchasing a caravan.

How badly do you need a break? Take the quiz.

Half the year has already passed and it’s starting to feel like Christmas was a lifetime ago. Unless you're lucky enough to be on holiday now, unfortunately the next lot of summer holidays aren’t even close, and yet you’re noticing signs that you require time away. Just how badly do you need a break? Find out by taking our fun quiz.

8 essential tips for travelling with dogs

There has never been a better time to hit the road with your pet - there are now over 70 pet-friendly BIG4 Holiday Parks. While taking a break with your pet can be a great experience, it’s important that you’re prepared. We’ve put together some handy tips for travelling with your dog to ensure you have a smooth journey and a relaxing break.

How to park your caravan without getting a divorce

Whether parking your caravan for the first time or the millionth, it can be tricky. There is a technique to fitting the van perfectly into your site. With this fun step-by-step instructional video, you should be able to successfully park your van and in turn have a relaxing holiday with your partner. Good luck!

Warm yourself by the fireside this winter

Think back to your childhood camping experiences and no doubt you’ll be warmed by memories of the time spent around a camp fire. With winter upon us, now is the perfect time to book a camping holiday – and BIG4 can help you to create new memories. There are more than 30 BIG4 parks that permit camp fires. So gather the family and head along to a BIG4 park this winter.

10 must-see Australian waterfalls

Despite being the world’s driest inhabited continent, Australia teems with incredible waterfalls. Waterfalls allow for incredible viewing, leaving us gazing in awe and reaching for the camera. They showcase nature at its most picturesque and are regularly flanked by dazzling landscapes. From the massive to the quirky, we thought we’d introduce you to 10 must-see Australian waterfalls.

Looking for the perfect Father's Day present?

With only four weeks until Father's Day, it's time to think about a present that dad will really love! A BIG4 Gift Card is the perfect Father’s Day present. It will give him the freedom to choose his own favourite kind of getaway; whether that be creating memories with the family, taking a weekend away with his mates, or playing a few rounds on some of Australia’s most amazing golf courses.

Let us take the hassle out of finding the perfect Father's Day present. Purchase a BIG4 Gift Card by visiting or phone 1300 738 044.

Inspiration for the perfect mates’ weekend away

It can be tricky planning a mates’ weekend and having everyone agree on where to go and what to do. BIG4’s diverse range of locations and activities mean you can choose a break that everyone can appreciate. Looking for inspiration? Here are some of the best options to consider when planning the perfect mates' weekend away.

8 amazing Australian golf courses for keen golfers

From Port Stephens to Port Hedland, Australia teems with beautiful golf courses. The accessibility and wide variety of Australian courses ensures that playing golf when on holidays is a popular pastime. Whether unique, quirky, novel, or ancient, we introduce you to 8 Australian golf courses that keen golfers must play.

Free Blinky Bill kids activity sheets and opportunity to win one of 20 prize packs

BIG4 is excited to have partnered with Blinky Bill the Movie, in cinemas September 2015. To celebrate, we are giving our youngest fans some terrific Blinky Bill activity sheets that you can download for free from the BIG4 website – perfect for a lazy afternoon or your next BIG4 road trip.

We also have 20 terrific Blinky Bill the Movie prize packs to give away. Each prize pack includes a family movie ticket (admit 4), an explorer kit, Blinky Bill ears and a themed bag. To go in the running to win one of these exciting prize packs, simply enter the competition via the BIG4 website!

Win return flights for two and 10 days campervan hire!

Our friends at Go By Camper are giving you the chance to win your dream camper escape with a 10 day road trip in New Zealand or Australia. Whether your ideal escape is discovering one of New Zealand's cycle trails or the pure pleasure of driving iconic road trips such as the Legendary Pacific Coast,  there are a million reasons why you should experience travel in a campervan! Visit the Go By Camper website, select your Dream Camper Escape, share with a friend so they can choose theirs, and you’ll be in the running to win return flights for two and 10 days campervan hire in the destination of your choice!