Travel Tips

buying a backpacker car in New Zealand

Buying a backpacker car in New Zealand

Buying a used car to travel around New Zealand is a great option, particularly if travelling in a group. Used cars can be picked up reasonably cheap, and enable you to explore the places out of reach of public transport, at your own pace. Follow our guide to buying a backpacker car in New Zealand

travel hacks

Travel hacks using everyday items from home.

Whether you are spending a year abroad or a weekend away, use these handy travel hacks to avoid the clutter on your next trip. 1. Pack plastic grocery bags A must for your suitcase or backpack and can be used to wrap your shoes or protect clean clothes and hold dirty laundry. If you’re travelling on a

Game of Thrones Locations

Game of Thrones may be over for another year, so if you are considering a trip away, maybe take some inspiration from our list and visit some of the film locations.  Spain Girona, Catalonia (Oldtown, Braavos) The crew of Game of Thrones have been filming quite a bit in this medieval city, about an hour north

Sharks of summer

Everyone knows they’re out there, but how well do you know your sharks? NIWA looks at four of the most common sharks you’re likely to spot this summer. Bronze whaler (Carcharhinus brachyurus) Bronze whalers are commonly found around the northern half of the North Island over spring and summer when they move into shallow coastal

Plan ahead to avoid delays this holiday season

Traffic will be heavy on highways throughout Auckland and Northland during the Christmas and New Year holiday period, and the NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to plan ahead to avoid delays and get to their destination safely. The Transport Agency encourages people to stagger their journeys to travel outside of the peak times if

Packing Tips

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Travelling With Children

With the school holidays about to kick off, families across the country will be bundling the tribe in the car and heading off to their seasonal destination. Most of you will remember your childhood roadtrips, both the good and the bad, where the bad was when someone was sick, or you could never stop when

Intercity Flexipasses

InterCity is New Zealand’s largest national bus network, offering over 120 services to more than 600 towns, cities & communities nationwide. Whether you need to get to the next city, or want to travel the whole country, there are a great range of options you should know about, that may save you both money and