Welcome to the December edition of BIGNews
We'll be sharing our latest tips, competitions, news and more!

The holiday season means spending more time with family, kicking back, and for most of us it means enjoying a well deserved break.


To help you prepare for the summer break, we have put together some tips for a stress free road trip with kids, and some handy summer holiday preparation tips to ensure your break is hassle-free, enjoyable, and memorable, wherever you’re headed. In this edition of BIGNews you will also find several prize giveaways and promotions, as well as some exciting BIG4 news!


Until next time, we wish you happy travels and a Merry Christmas.

From the team at BIG4 Holiday Parks

Handy tips for a stress free road trip with kids

‘Are we there yet?’ – if you’ve taken a road trip with children these four words are likely to resonate with you. Perhaps you asked the very same question when you were a child...possibly more than once.

There’s no doubt travelling with kids can be a challenge, and it can be tough providing hours of entertainment on those long drives. But it doesn’t have to be a journey akin to a roller coaster ride, and the time spent on the road can end up providing some of the happiest memories for the whole family.

We’ve put together a list of handy hints when taking a road trip with kids that aims to make the journey a smoother one. Read our full article here.

Preparing for an Australian summer holiday

The thought of summer holidays conjures up all sorts of dreamy images: endless fun at the beach, delicious ice cream and sizzling barbecues, breathtaking sunsets, lazy afternoons just made for relaxing, and warm nights with a refreshing drink in hand.

Summer is the ideal time to hit the road and embark on a classic Aussie holiday, yet it’s important you’re well prepared. This preparation will not only help you have a safe and seamless journey to your destination, but it will also allow for a comfortable stay when you arrive.

We’ve put together some handy summer holiday tips to ensure your break is hassle-free, enjoyable, and memorable, wherever you’re headed. Read our full article here.

BIG4 welcomes new parks
Six fantastic new parks join the group

We are excited to announce that we have recently added six new BIG4 Parks to our 180-strong network. The new additions include:

BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park, just metres from the stunning local beaches of Albany, WA.

BIG4 Launceston Holiday Park, set on 16 acres of beautiful parkland that overlooks the Tamar Valley.

BIG4 Mudgee, a peaceful and secluded 15 acres park, close to the town centre of Mudgee, NSW.

BIG4 Nepean River, situated at the foot of the Blue Mountains and only two kilometres from Penrith.

Hahndorf Resort Tourist Park is in the Adelaide Hills, a region world-famous for its wineries.

BIG4 Armidale Highlander Van Village is in the New England Region of Northern NSW which boasts some great National Parks, food and wine.

New website has launched
Our new and improved website is here

We’ve recently made major improvements to the design, navigation, and functionality of our website and we are pleased to announce the revamped BIG4.com.au is here.

Now it is much easier for you to search and book your next BIG4 holiday, so all you have to worry about is choosing where to go for that exciting holiday adventure. What’s more, the website is now responsive, meaning you can access it on any computer and device – including smart phones and tablets – at anytime and from anywhere.

However, this is just the start. We’ll be introducing more great features to the website in the coming months. Stay tuned, but for now start planning your next BIG4 Holiday at one of our 180 parks.

Renew your BIG4 Membership to win
Your chance to win a 3 night escape to any BIG4 Holiday Park of your choice

Renew your BIG4 Loyalty Membership by December 31st, and as well as receiving two years of fantastic accommodation discounts you will go into the running to win a three night accommodation voucher which can be used at any of our 180 BIG4 Holiday Parks across Australia.

To be in the running to win this fantastic prize make sure you renew your membership by 10.00pm on December 31, 2014 (AEDT). Renewing your membership is easy. Simply renew online via BIG4.com.au or call 1300 738 044.

Terms and conditions.

$20,000 Fuel Jackpot
Thanks to our friends at CIL Insurance

Australia’s leading specialist Caravan & RV Insurer is giving you the chance to win free fuel!

First Prize is a $5,000 Fuel Card and 15 Runners Up will each win a $1,000 Fuel Card. How far could you go with $5,000 fuel? Or even $1,000 worth? That’s heaps in the tank for your next big adventure or family holiday! 

To enter, get a quote on your Caravan or RV Insurance with CIL. Take out a new policy or renew your policy and receive 3 entries in the draw. With $20,000 worth of fuel cards to be won, you could have a winner’s smile at the pump this summer.

Competition closes 30/01/2015 at 5pm. Terms and conditions.

Disney ticket giveaway
20 family passes to see Big Hero 6

From Walt Disney Animation Studios (“Frozen,” “Wreck-It Ralph”) comes “Big Hero 6”, an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

For your chance to win 1 of 20 family movie passes (admits four) to see Disney's Big Hero 6, simply email us at marketing@BIG4.com.au with a photo of the most special thing you have seen or experienced at a BIG4 Holiday Park or while on holiday. In the email, please also include your full name, postal address, mobile phone number, and the location where the photo was taken.

Competition closes 22/12/2014 at 5pm. Terms and conditions.

Apollo’s Summer Zoo special

Get out and explore the best of Queensland this summer with 15% off the daily rental rate on selected Apollo rentals out of Cairns, Brisbane and Sydney, free camp chair and table hire, PLUS the first 30 bookings* with the promo code will received 1 FREE adult pass to Australia Zoo in the Sunshine Coast!


Book your next Apollo getaway via the Apollo website!

*Terms and conditions apply.