Dear ExplorOz Reader,
seems that many people are indeed focussing their travel on Exploring
Oz. In the lead up to the current school holiday period our office has
been working at break-neck speed to handle orders and enquiries from
travellers around the country. We have also been preparing for our
office relocation and commencement of a new member of staff - both of
which occurred over the weekend!
an eye on our Press Release centre for the full story and photos (later
Newsletter Week Special
This week's Newsletter Special is 10%
off all NSW Forestry Maps.
Remember, this special discount is valid for 7 days
here to browse.
Note - Newsletter Week discounts
are additional to the 5% Member Money received on qualifying
Don't forget that if you don't wish to make your order online,
we do accept telephone orders during our normal office hours
8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday (Western Standard Time).
New Article - Solar
This article is aimed towards the motor home/caravan traveller,
but is equally relevant to anyone trying to make use of solar
energy to power devices whilst on-the-road. Written in
conjunction with Australia's leading expert, this article will
help you avoid the major traps when setting up your solar power
system. Whether you already have a solar unit, or are about to
invest in this approach to powering, you will learn something
new from this article.
that Works - find it under the new Topic heading "Electrics"
New Trek Note
Dreaming of a summer getaway?
Why not plan your next trip to the Victorian High Country - using our new
trek note High
Country - Corryong to Omeo. This is a true offroad trek including Dargo High Plans and
an exciting river crossing. Views of Kosciusko abound from
the summits of Mt’s. Pinnibar & Gibbo.
Trek Note Feedback
If you have information you wish to share with other people about a particular
destination, then please ensure that you use the Trek Note Feedback. This
feedback works just like the Forum, in that you can post your information live
to the site for others to read instantly but also ensures that all information
is kept together so it is easier for others to find/read in the future
(especially relevant when people using our site comes in directly to a Trek
Note page from a search engine match).
Simply find the relevant Trek Note on ExplorOz (you can do this by using Home
Page, or Site
Search, or Trek
Search) and then from your chosen trek click on the Trek Feedback icon;
the last newsletter we advised the beginning of our new Road Reporting
system was underway with WA
converted. Most of Qld
have now been converted too.
have also included dynamic mapping into these reports - a map of
Australia on the main Road
Conditions Index page (using iMapPlot™) indicates the status of all
our reported roads in Australia using our standard colour-coding system.
As with all our iMapPlot™ maps, this can be zoomed in/out for greater
detail using 250K base map data.
State reports also have an iMapPlot™ map displayed for each Region,
with the map pre-zoomed into the appropriate scale to be able to view
the information clearly at a glance eg. Kimberley
Region, & Outback
updates on the progress of this site feature will be discussed in our
Just a reminder that if you
anticipate being away travelling when your Membership expires, you can
pay your Membership in advance prior to receiving your renewal reminder
email and invoice.
To do this - simply purchase
Renewal product in the Adventure Shop. We can simply add another
year to your existing expiry date and you can go away on your trip
confident in the knowledge that your Membership will be ongoing.
Don't forget that although we
have a reduced Membership fee for consecutive years of renewal, your
payment should be made on, or before, the due date to be eligible for
this discount. However, if you are having a problem renewing for
whatever reason, just pick up the phone and give us a call!
only stands to reason, that on a site like ExplorOz you will be thinking
about trips and tours. If you are looking to find a reputable company to
take you on a tag-alongs, guided tour, or even a personalised tour, you should be
looking in our Business Search section under the TOURS
check out the Tours
Topic Search page with links to related content on the site
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