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Expert 24/7 Roadside Emergency Battery Replacement Service useful cost effective travel safety-net

March 22, 2012
Expert 24/7 Roadside Emergency Battery Replacement Service useful cost effective travel safety-net

Travelling Australia puts high demands on equipment, particularly batteries so expert 24/7 Roadside Emergency Battery Replacement Service for cars, trucks, buses, boats and 4WD's is a useful safety-net.

There are no club fees so there is direct saving there right off the bat. There is a $65 call out fee but when things go wrong at the wrong time and the traveller is in the local area of a Battery World franchise help is not hours away.

Battery World says its stores in every state and Territory are linked to provide solutions when travellers hit trouble.

For example Glenn McVeigh at the Cave Hill Rd Battery World store in Lilydale Victoria 35km north-east of Melbourne's CBD. Glenn applies the no substitute for experience principle. It is the kind of service which is not common from call centres.

When Glenn responds to emergency 13 17 60 calls in his area which includes Lilydale, Croydon Hills, Wonga Park, Wandin, Coldstream and Kilsyth he filters what is actually needed to put things right if possible at the first phone contact. Expert diagnosis saves money and time. "If the starter is turning the motor over it is clear that it is not a battery problem", Glenn said.

When the emergency is outside Battery World Lilydale's area Glenn advises on alternatives.

Battery World Cairns, Queensland offers customers a 24/7 Roadside Emergency Battery Replacement Service for cars, trucks, buses, boats and Four Wheel Drives for areas from Gordonvale to Palm Cove.

Battery World Cairns opened in 1997 and has built a reputation for excellent customer service and outstanding product knowledge.

Battery World Cairns is involved in the community and prides itself on providing customers with portable power solutions. With more than 8,000 different kinds of batteries, it specialise in batteries for anything and everything.

Battery World stores have a long reach in Australia here is some of the depth of knowledge available through Battery World stores.


On Gympie Road, Battery World Lawnton, Queensland says it is only a call away on 13 17 60, 24 hours a day seven days a week and they will bring the store to you. For comfort in the outdoors they understand what is needed in dual battery kits or what works when adding solar panels to a caravan.

Battery World Lawnton has a range of 12 volt fridges, generators, inverters and chargers. Professional fitting is also available in their fully equipped workshop.

Battery World Mackay, Queensland is run by long-term locals of more than 40 years Gabe and Sue. Gabe has more than 37 years of auto-electrical experience.

Battery World Gladstone Qld service a wide area including Miriam Vale, Raglan, Moura and the Bunker Group Islands including Heron Island.

Howdie and Ruthie Farrar of Battery World Ipswich Qld opened the store late in 2009. At the 2011 Battery World Australia national conference, they won the Franchisee of the Year award for the second year in a row. In addition to a wide range of batteries and battery related products they supply rechargeable batteries to suit a variety of applications including specialist industry and medical needs.

Larry and Lee-Ann Hargreave, of Battery World Morayfield and Rothwell, Qld have been successful Battery World franchisees since 2003. Lee-Ann and Larry are both keen motorcyclists who have competed at various levels of motorbike drag racing.

Battery World Rockhampton Qld, service all of Rockhampton, the Capricorn Coast and the Central Highlands.

GoSee HJ 60  calls at Battery World Cave Hill Rd Lilydale store
GoSee HJ 60 calls at Battery World Cave Hill Rd Lilydale store

Battery World Toowoomba, Qld, are experts on low voltage needs. If it takes a battery they either have it, can get it or they will repack it.

At Albion Queensland, Keenan Shore is big on portable power solar panels and kits, deep cycle batteries and installing dual battery systems.

Garry and Sharon Sibthorpe opened the Battery World Beenleigh, Qld, franchise in 2006. Garry has more than 20 years experience in the automotive industry.

Rob of Battery World Bundaberg, Qld, with more than 30 years auto electrical experience is well qualified to take care of battery needs.

Battery World Cannon Hill Qld, stocks batteries to suit all applications from car and truck batteries, to batteries for household use like camera, mobile phone, laptop, gaming and remote batteries. They also stock battery chargers, inverters, dual battery systems, accessories and solar panels for all 4WD and camping requirements.

Western Australia

On the Albany Highway, Maddington, Western Australia Ken and Deborah Preedy lead a team whose auto electrical background allows them to specialise in fitting dual battery systems to most vehicles.

Peter Jasiorowski of Battery World Midland, WA carries a full range of Waeco fridges and appliances plus solar panels and chargers to suit caravans and camper trailers which can be fitted in the fully equipped workshop, plus a full range of specialist AGM and Gel batteries.

South Australia

In South Australia, Brian O'Connor and Vince Petruzzella and own and operate Battery World Glynde and Hilton. They are good at providing hard to find batteries. Vince a qualified motor mechanic enjoys Classic Cars.

GoSee makes a Battery World stop
GoSee makes a Battery World stop

New South Wales

Battery World Blacktown, NSW, supplies a huge range of batteries, chargers and powered accessories for the Blacktown area. Services include a 24/7 emergency roadside car battery replacement anywhere in Blacktown area.

Dual battery system for 4WDs and any additional wiring for extra cigarette lighter sockets are fitted by qualified staff. The team also install draw systems for the rear of 4WD's, solar panels onto roofs of caravans and dual battery systems in caravans .

Fold-out solar kits for camping and the 4WD are available. Batteries for vintage and show cars can be supplied. The store is located next door to a drive through car park, so caravan and motor homes can drive in and out with no parking problems.

Battery World Brookvale opened in 2006 is independently owned by Chris and Luke Arcus. They have been selling Century batteries for more than 50 years.

If you are after a bike battery in the Peninsula you will find it at Battery World Brookvale. With their extensive knowledge of auto electrics the team at Brookvale can assist in the Peninsula or North Sydney areas including Clareville or Clontarf, Narrabeen or Narraweena, Dee Why or Davidson with caravans, motor homes or 4WD power solutions.

In South Lismore, NSW the Battery World store, in addition to cars motorcycles and trucks, has batteries for business requirements like mobile and cordless phone batteries, laptops, camera batteries, chargers, remotes and gaming console batteries, watch batteries.

South Australia

Down south Battery World Mt Barker, SA is owned by Keith and Jennifer Webster. They live and work in the iconic area of Australia they love. Battery World Mt Barker's 24/7 emergency roadside car battery replacement service extends to anywhere in the Adelaide Hills.

Australian Capital Territory

In the ACT, at Phillip, Mark and Nicole Roberts have been Battery World franchisees since 2004. They sell a huge range of batteries and specialise in auto electical service, dual battery systems, solar installations plus camper trailer and caravan set ups.

Northern Territory

Battery World Darwin Northern Territory services the entire Darwin area, Katherine, Palmerston, Humpty Doo, Nhulunbuy, Kakadlu, Kununurra, Groote-Eylandt, Borroloola, Pine Creek and Tennant Creek.


The Island State has two Battery World stores in the south of the island in Campbell St, Hobart just off the Brooker Highway and in the nearby suburb of Glenorchy on Main Rd. again just off the Brooker Highway.

Mobile phone rechargable  options at Battery World Geelong
Mobile phone rechargable options at Battery World Geelong


At Battery World Lilydale more than 35 years of hands on automotive and electrical experience plus the collective know-how of the Battery World network back Glenn McVeigh's comments.

In Geelong Roger Langham of Battery World Geelong, in the suburb of Newtown, takes the mystery out of bush camping power. This is Battery World's strength as there is no substitute for dealing with professionals who know and use their products.

Editors note: Please see the store finder on the website for a full list of franchises. Buying from a Battery World stores provides the security of Australia wide warranty backed by stores nationally all run by Battery World experts.

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Glen McVeigh of Battery World Lilydale offers the  voice  of experience
Glen McVeigh of Battery World Lilydale offers the voice of experience
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