Sydney is such an exciting and vibrant destination that a traveller staying for a holiday cannot hope to see and experience everything it has to offer, especially if they are confined to public transport to get around. This is why many visitors to the city opt for the convenient car hire solution, and get their own personal wheels to see and do as much as possible in the time they have.

Many travellers are turning to Alpha Car Hire for their vehicle, especially since the company offers to meet them at the airport and take them to their car in a courtesy shuttle bus. Their office is just a short distance from the airport, and once the paperwork is taken care of, the visitor is free to enjoy the drive into the city to their accommodation while they contemplate which of the Sydney delights they will take in first. Will it be a leisurely drive to Bondi Beach, a swim and some sunbathing or perhaps time to hit the City Centre shops and see what bargains are on offer?

So Much to See – So Much to Do!

The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House are the absolute must visit destinations in any trip to Sydney and the historical walks around The Rocks area, along with the restaurants, museums and markets keep visitors absorbed for days. The Rocks is where Sydney began its existence in the early days of the colony, and it has lots of atmosphere. There are also markets at the Opera House on specific days, and the stalls are filled with bargains.

One of the best reasons for having a hired car is that the visitor is not confined to the inner city area of Sydney, but can strike out west to the Blue Mountains or head north to Newcastle. The two-hour drive takes the traveller through forests and scenic experiences until they arrive in Newcastle ready to explore this beautiful city. Surrounded by fabulous surfing beaches and with a thriving arts, cultural and business scene, Newcastle has emerged from its past as a centre of industry to a cosmopolitan city with a very laid-back, relaxed attitude.

Having a Rental Car Encourages Spontaneous Choices
There is plenty of tourist accommodation should the visitor decide that a day trip is just not enough to see everything Newcastle has to offer. The great coastal walk along Bathers Way, for example, takes three hours at medium pace, links three distinctly different sandy beaches and features rugged cliffs, rock pools and huge salt-water ocean baths. Having a hired car provides the flexibility to make these spontaneous choices to stay over and see more, which greatly enhances the tourist experience.

When it’s time to return home, the tourist simply packs their bags into the hire car, drives to the airport, drops it off with Alpha Car Hire and catches the flight home. To experience this flexibility and convenience when you are next in Sydney, go to for all the details.