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car hire or not ?

staying a week in palm cove and im woundering as most trips pick up localy ,if a car is a good idea or a bit of a waste of money ?

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1. Re: car hire or not ?

We stayed in Palm Cove for a week in December and decided to rent a car at the last minute. Got a good deal at the airport, and were thankful for having had the car. We did notice a reasonably regular bus service from Cairns, but that was about all. There are some lovely places to visit in the region and having a car allowed us to come and go as we pleased. The roads are great and there are few cars on the roads. Palm Cove is a fabulous spot - enjoy your trip.

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2. Re: car hire or not ?

As mentioned by previous car, a car is a great asset in Cairns. The roads are extremely well sign posted and in excellent condition with limited traffic.

Palm Cove is a lovely seaside village but IMHO you do need a car. Plus you have some beautiful attractions close by which is well worth your effort to visit.

Port Douglas / Daintree National Park / Cape Tribulation / Kuranda / Atherland Tablelands etc.etc

All cars can be hired at Cairns Airport. www.thrifty.com.au www.budget.com.au www.avis.com.au

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