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BIG4′s tips for preparing your home before leaving for an extended holiday or getaway

The final days leading up to a holiday are often hectic – there is a lot to remember. Making sure you have adequately packed can be a daunting process on its own. There’s another important consideration – the need to prepare your home. Not only is security paramount; the last thing you want to do after a holiday is attend to chores.

BIG4 has put together a checklist of important steps to consider before you set off on an exciting journey. These tips are particularly vital if you are away for an extended period. Use this checklist to prepare for your departure and your return. This way, you can be reassured about the safety of your home, avoid last-minute panicking, and remove unnecessary tasks on your return.

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A taste for adventure

Australia is a gourmand’s delight, serving up a feast of first-rate gourmet food regions that are cherry ripe for an indulgent break. And with spring now upon us, it’s the perfect time to hit the road and treat the taste buds.

Whether it’s sampling abundant local produce at its absolute freshest or dining in style at a top-class restaurant, these gourmet food regions deliver a plethora of palate-pleasing options. And with more than 180 parks dotted throughout Australia, BIG4 Holiday Parks has suitable accommodation to put you at the core of the action.

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BIG4 Holiday Parks with Family Bathrooms

When travelling with your children, are you finding that the boys are getting too big to want to go into the girl’s bathroom with their mum to have a shower and vice-versa? The following BIG4 Holiday Parks offer ‘Family Bathrooms’ for those of you who want a little bit more space and the comfort of your own bathroom to scrub the family while caravanning or camping.

Left: BIG4 Shepparton East Holiday Park, VIC. Middle: BIG4 Harrington Holiday Park, NSW. Right: BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park, WA.

Middle: BIG4 Harrington Holiday Park, NSW. Right: BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park, WA.

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Anyone for (Mini) Golf?

Are your golfing skills a little below par? Mini Golf is fun for the whole family, so on your next holiday, why not tee up a little bit of friendly family competition at one of the following BIG4 Holiday Parks which have mini golf courses? There will be non stop action as the game is in full swing and you may even get a hole in one!

Left: BIG4 Ballarat Welcome Stranger Holiday Park. Middle" BIG4 NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park. Right: BIG4 Port Fairy

Middle: BIG4 NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park, QLD. Right: BIG4 Port Fairy Holiday Park, VIC.

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Limited/Reduced Mobility Bathrooms for Caravaners and Campers

If you or one of your travelling companions has reduced or limited mobility, we have designed travel itineraries to help you get out and explore this great land of ours while staying in cabins, villas or units at BIG4 Holiday Parks. With these travel itineraries you can Discover Queensland, Tour the Top End, Travel Tassie, Visit Victoria, explore the South Coast of New South Wales, cruise along the Pacific Ocean Coastline or peruse Perth and surrounds. For all those who are caravanning or camping with reduced or limited mobility, we also have the following BIG4 Holiday Parks that offer Disabled Bathroom facilities.

Left: BIG4 Capricorn Palms Holiday Park, QLD. Middle: BIG4 Casino Resort. Right: BIG4 Innisfail Mango

Left: BIG4 Capricorn Palms Holiday Village, QLD. Middle: BIG4 Casino Resort, NSW. Right: BIG4 Innisfail Mango Tree Tourist Park, QLD.

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Stay Connected at BIG4 Holiday Parks with free WiFi

It’s nice to escape the hustle and bustle of real life and get away on a relaxing holiday … but sometimes you just can’t leave everything behind. How else are you going to ‘post a selfie’ or ‘check in’ to make your friends jealous of where you are on holiday? With Free WiFi offered at the following BIG4 Holiday Parks you’ll be able to use the Internet as little or as often as you’d like.

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Experience the best of Australia’s Flower Festivals this Spring

Nothing better signals the arrival of spring than a display of bright, colourful flowers carpeting the landscape. It’s a comforting sign, indicating that the cold and wet of winter has passed and plenty of sun-kissed days lie ahead.

A stack of destinations around Australia embrace the floral theme by hosting annual flower festivals each spring. In fact, some of these festivals have a history that dates more than half a century – and they are getting bigger and better each year. And with more than 180 parks scattered across Australia, BIG4 has fantastic accommodation that can put you right at the heart of the action.

Images from the Toowoomba Garden Festival in previous years

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has a huge range of floral displays

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BIG4 Holiday Parks with Indoor or Heated Pools

Everyone loves a pool while on holiday! Why should you miss out on a swim when holidaying in the colder months? If you are not into polar bearing or dipping your toes into cold waters, BIG4 Holiday Parks has put together a list of Parks with Indoor and Heated Pools to help you choose your next family holiday.

Left: BIG4 Inverloch Holiday Park, VIC. Middle: BIG4 Soldier Point Holiday Park, NSW. Right: Marion Holiday Park, Sa.

Left: BIG4 Inverloch Holiday Park, VIC. Middle: BIG4 Soldier Point Holiday Park, NSW. Right: Marion Holiday Park, SA.

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A Taste of the Tropics – Dogs Welcome Travelling Itinerary (1007km)

This travel itinerary will help you discover the wonders of Far North Queensland. If you are looking to travel up North with your doggie, check out these fantastic BIG4 Holiday Parks along the way.

Millaa Millaa Lookout, Atherton Tableland.

Millaa Millaa Lookout, Atherton Tableland.

Wild, unspoilt, and adventurous by nature, Tropical North Queensland is home to two World Heritage listed natural wonders and enough adventure to tick off the bucket list of even the most seasoned traveller. In this sunburnt corner of Australia, a deep connection with the reef and our ancient rainforests lures adventurers and un-winders from near and far to experience one of the world’s last remaining patches of untouched wilderness.

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