Budget Accommodation Options In New Zealand

New Zealand is a relatively small country with very manageable travelling distances, however getting from A to B can still be an expensive exercise.  Finding the most cost effective places to stay can be essential when it comes to stretching the budget to its limits.  Luckily NZ offers a diverse range of accommodation options with…

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New Zealand South Island Top Picks

With so much to see and do in New Zealand, it can be tricky to know what to put on your travel itinerary. Fortunately, the South Island provides a neat loop trail, allowing you to see all the sights and sounds and return to a major city to fly out with no trouble. The southern…

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New Zealand Train Journeys

Exploring New Zealand by rail is a great way to see the country, while enjoying comfort and luxury. Train rides combine the convenience and accessibility of ground travel with spacious seating, viewing carriages, restroom facilities and dining cars to ensure you have a fantastic experience. Though more expensive than buses, they offer more comfort and…

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Bus Travel: An Affordable Way To See New Zealand

For those who want to see New Zealand’s beautiful scenery first hand but don’t have a driver’s license in the country, bus travel is a fantastic option. There are bus routes and companies that cover the entire country, so no matter where you want to go you’ll find a service that can get you there…

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New Zealand Specialty Food

New Zealand is a fantastic destination for food and drink lovers the world over. With lots of local agriculture and horticulture industries, there’s a ready source of fresh, world-class ingredients on hand. These are used to create a range of different foods that you can enjoy as simple takeaway or cafe fare, or at a…

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New Zealand Winter Travel

Although New Zealand’s most popular tourist season is summer between November and February, winter is an equally fantastic time to visit. Not only do you get to enjoy the natural splendour in a whole different atmosphere, the attractions and accommodation are far less crowded. This allows you to enjoy things at your leisure, and even…

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How To Travel Safely In New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the safest countries to travel in – but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to be a little cautious. It’s still worth taking precautions to travel safely regardless of your destination, as small things can go wrong anywhere with disastrous consequences for your holiday. In many cases, staying alert and…

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Budget Dunedin Ideas

Dunedin is New Zealand’s southernmost city, with a rich Scottish heritage that is apparent in many of its buildings and place names. It’s very hilly and can be extremely cold in winter, however it’s always worth a visit for the beautiful architecture, nearby coastlines and unique character. There’s plenty to see and do that won’t…

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Budget Queenstown Ideas

Though one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand, Queenstown is also often one of the most expensive. It depends on the time of year, but during the summer and winter peak seasons, high numbers of tourists can push prices up. Because attraction operators are guaranteed a captive audience, they can charge whatever…

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Hiring A Campervan In New Zealand

Hiring a campervan to explore New Zealand is a great way to see the country in comfort, and can give you flexibility and convenience to explore at your own pace. There are rental depots and companies all up and down the country, so wherever you want to begin and end your journey, you’ll be sure…

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