Holiday journeys

Record numbers of holiday travellers are expected to head to regional NSW this holiday season and motorists are urged to plan ahead to minimise traffic delays.

Maps of traffic pinch points

As expected over Christmas, North and South coast holiday destinations are predicted to be at capacity and, with overseas travel restrictions, a large number of holiday makers are expected to venture West over the holiday period.

NSW

NSW State map
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South Coast

NSW South Coast map
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North Coast

NSW North Coast map
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Western Sydney

Western Sydney map
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Think about going a little earlier and visit a regional town for a break, a coffee or a meal. We are expecting some heavy traffic and potential delays at the following locations over the holiday season:

North of Sydney

  • Tugun Bypass
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Hexham
  • Nelson Bay Rd, Salt Ash

West of Sydney

  • Blackheath

South of Sydney

  • Albion Park
  • Nowra
  • Milton
  • Ulladulla
  • Princes Hwy Batemans Bay
  • Kings Hwy Batemans Bay
  • Jervis Bay Rd, Jervis Bay
  • Princes Hwy, Jervis Bay
  • Braidwood, Kings Hwy (Australia Day only)

Tips for a safe journey

Tips to avoid driving tired visit the Centre for Road Safety website.

Car maintenance tips and advice visit the NRMA website.

Rest areas in NSW visit the Rest areas page.

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