Format: Paperback / softback
Published: May 2009
More and more older Australians are continuing to join the ranks of the grey nomads - realising their dreams of freedom and adventure by embarking on a "Big Lap" around the country. Drawing on their own experiences, as well as numerous campfire chats with others, authors Cindy and Jeremy Gough's guidebook is the essential companion for hitting the open road. The Grey Nomad's Guidebook provides expert advice on: when and where to go; choosing a rig; financing and planning a long-term trip; managing your affairs while you are away; health on the road; setting up camp; hobbies and pursuits; and safety and maintenance, as well as a state-by-state breakdown featuring detailed maps showing major roads and attractions.This comprehensive guide has been fully revised to include new material on superannuation, mobile communications, wireless internet connections, global positioning systems, caravan park prices and electoral registration, as well as the most up-to-date contact phone numbers, websites and prices. New chapter Six of the Best details several grey nomads personal experiences on half a dozen of the most iconic roads and tracks in Australia.From the cities and the caravan parks to the bush camps and the campfires, grey nomads can't afford to leave home without the revised Grey Nomad's Guidebook!