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Time for a day trip? Or perhaps longer?

There are many events and activities across Victoria. Make the most of your Victorian Carer Card, Seniors Card, and Seniors Business Discount Card to access discounted fuel at United Petroleum and attractions.

26/04/24
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Looking for some inspiration for day trip destinations? We have you covered.

We have suggestions for different parts of the state, to take advantage of your Victorian Seniors Card, Seniors Business Discount Card and Victorian Carer Card.

Card holders can now save 4c per litre at participating United service stations using a digital or plastic United fuel discount cardExternal Link . Registering for a card is free and easy – simply follow the steps on the United websiteExternal Link .

Victorian Seniors Card holders can access a range of public transport benefitsExternal Link .

Victorian Carer Card holders can also access a range of public transport benefits with a carer coded mykiExternal Link .

Please check Emergency Victoria's fire danger warningsExternal Link before visiting the following locations.

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Bendigo

Bendigo’s rich history and attractions offer something for everyone, including:

Bendigo is about a 90-minute drive from Melbourne, or a two-hour train ride. There are two United service stations in Bendigo. Visit the V/line websiteExternal Link to plan your train journey.

Ballarat

There are year-round attractions and it was the site of the Eureka rebellion in the 1850s. There is so much to discover in Ballarat, including:

Ballarat is about an 80-minute drive from Melbourne, and less than 90 minutes by train. There are three United service stations in Ballarat. Visit the V/line websiteExternal Link to plan your train journey.

Gippsland

Whether you want to explore mountains and parks or visit some of Victoria’s best lakes, United has you covered with 14 stations across Gippsland. Check out the Visit Gippsland websiteExternal Link for things to see and do.

Sale

There is so much to do in Sale, including:

Sale is about a 45-minute from Traralgon and about a 2-hour drive from Inverloch. There are two United service stations in Traralgon, a United service station in Leongatha and a United service station in Sale. To plan your trip on public transport, visit the Public Transport Victoria websiteExternal Link .

Phillip Island

Phillip Island is about 2 hours south of Melbourne and is home to beautiful beaches, towns and events – and don’t forget the fairy penguins! Some great activities listed on the Visit Phillip Island websiteExternal Link include:

A United service station is located at San Remo. To plan your trip on public transport, visit the Public Transport Victoria websiteExternal Link .

Geelong and the Great Ocean Road

From events to exhibitions, there’s always something happening in Geelong. Some highlights over coming months include:

United service stations are located in Corio and Manifold Heights. To plan your trip on public transport, visit the Public Transport Victoria websiteExternal Link .

Melbourne

There are always major events across the city and suburbs including:

Discover more events and actitivies happening in Melbourne this autumn on the What's On Melbourne websiteExternal Link .

Looking for a foodie experience? Check out:

There are over 70 United service stations across Melbourne, which you can find with the United location finderExternal Link . To plan your trip on public transport, visit the Public Transport Victoria websiteExternal Link .

The Grampians

The Grampians region has stunning hiking trails, historic towns and delicious food and wine to explore. Check out the Visit Grampians websiteExternal Link to find information on:

United service stations located in Ararat and Stawell. For public transport, check train and bus timetables on the V/Line websiteExternal Link .

High country and surrounds

There is more than mountains, valleys, rivers and lakes to discover in the High Country. You could:

Use the United location finderExternal Link to plan a trip using your United fuel discount card. To plan your trip on public transport, visit the Public Transport Victoria websiteExternal Link .

Discover events and attractions across the state on the Visit Victoria websiteExternal Link .

Explore the Discount DirectoryExternal Link to discover a range of discounts for attractions, accommodation and more, across Victoria.

Reviewed 24 May 2024