1. Electronic tags known as e-tags are used on major toll roads. While some toll roads will also accept cash, others don’t. Be sure to ask your car hire company in advance about e-tags.
2. Kangaroos are one of the country’s most famous animals, but the sad fact is that they and other wild creatures can pose a danger to drivers, especially at night. Try to minimise driving after sunset in country areas; if you do, proceed with caution.
3. 70% of cars in Australia are automatic. Hiring a manual car is possible but not common, so check ahead.