9 Great Reasons Holiday Parks Win for Family Getaways
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If you're in need of a quality getaway with the kids to escape and switch off from the everyday, why not consider renting a cabin at a holiday park. They've come a long way over the years and the kids love them too! Plus, family motoring experts Mitsubishi and Top Parks have teamed up to give away a brand new Pajero...
ANCAP Safety Ratings Explained. How One Extra Star Could Save a Life
ANCAP Safety Ratings Explained
When you’re in the market for a new car it’s an exciting and confusing time! We all want the maximum bells and whistles we can get for our budget but how do we really understand the safety of a vehicle? Good news mums, that’s what ANCAP is all about! The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) is Australia’s leading independent...
HOT NEWS: This New Mitsubishi Ground Tourer Could Change the Game in Family Motoring
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If you’re planning a new car in the next few years Mum Central has the inside scoop. There’s a new plug-in hybrid in development that could change everything when it comes to defining your ideal family car. Introducing the Mitsubishi Ground Tourer. Last month Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi showcased it’s latest concept car, the Mitsubishi Ground Tourer plug-in hybrid, describing the vehicle as...
This Nifty $10 Gadget Takes Children’s Car Seat Safety to a Whole New Level
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A South Australian inventor has designed the Lockie seat belt retainer, an incredible device aimed to increase the safety of your child’s car seat by preventing the seatbelt from loosening over time. Read on below and ENTER TO WIN 1 of 10 Lockie Seat Belt Retainers! The man behind the clever gadget's invention, Pete Miller, had personally installed over 5,000 car seats as...
What the New Pajero Sport Taught Me About Our Adventures ‘Off the Beaten Track’
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I've always loved the great outdoors and that feeling of getting away with the family to explore this big backyard of ours.  I've camped in a swag under the stars, been four-wheel driving with friends on Fraser Island and driven cars of all shapes and sizes.  I love a good adventure BUT to be honest I've never been behind the wheel of a 4WD Off-Road!...
These 19 Clever Ideas Will Sweeten Road Trips with the Kids
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You’ve got the family car packed up, the GPS is on and you’re ready to go on your next family road trip with the kids! Before squeals of, “Mummy, I’m soooooo bored” or moans of, “I’m hungry, when are we going to stop?” hit your ears, plan ahead with a few of these creative travel hacks. 1.  Use a bento lunch...
MUST WATCH: Matt Moran’s Shock Cooking Lesson for Parents
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Let's face it. We know just how hot the Australian sun can get and just what happens when we leave the car with the windows up, even for a short period of time. It gets hot. VERY HOT. Kidsafe teamed up with AAMI and celebrity chef Matt Moran to bring to life ‘The Unconventional Oven’ and let's just say it shocked...
Car Seats, Isofix, and How to Fit 3 Car Seats Across the Back
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If your family currently consists of more than two young children or is due to grow in number beyond a tidy four people, then child car seats are something you probably feel you spend far too much time thinking about. And if you’re thinking of car seats then you’re thinking of cars. Specifically, which models are going to comfortably...
10 Tips To Save On Fuel Costs
There’s nothing like getting behind the wheel of your car, especially if you don’t like walking, but these days filling up your tank can often cost a fortune. So we’ve asked our technical experts at Mitsubishi for 10 ways to save on fuel costs. 1. Ease up on the lead foot NO ONE likes being stuck in gridlock but try not...
Maxi Cosi Recalls 2 x Car Seats Over Safety Concerns
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Dorel Australia have issued a recall on TWO of their popular Maxi-Cosi Convertible Car Seats over safety concerns. RECALL 1: The Maxi Cosi Recall related to Maxi Cosi Euro Convertible Car Seats (2 height markers) which were manufactured and sold nationally between 16 September 2014 to the 12 March 2015. In some instances, the fabric around the harness adjuster mechanism may get caught in the mechanism,...