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Travel Essence New Zealand
December 2, 2019

Travel Essence New Zealand

Hi, my name is Andrew Morten and I am the founder of TravelEssence. I was born and brought up in New Zealand and whilst I have lived in the Netherlands for 16 years, I am back in New Zealand and Australia 3-4 times each year for weeks each time, every year for the past 16 years. I often travel with my wife and two small kids and along the way have learnt how…

Travel to New Zealand
October 27, 2019

Travel to New Zealand

It’s possible to see New Zealand s South island highlights on a whistle-stop 8 –day tour like I’ve just done, but be aware that there’s no time to get over the jet lag! I’d recommend you spend at least 2 or 3 weeks on each island to fully appreciate everything on offer. Throughout my travels, I’d never actually managed to get to New Zealand and with so many of…

New Zealand Travel Packages
October 9, 2019

New Zealand Travel Packages

New Zealand s spectacularly beautiful landscape includes vast mountain chains, steaming volcanoes, sweeping coastlines, deeply indented fiords and lush rainforests. Comparable in size and/or shape to Great Britain, Colorado or Japan, New Zealand has a population of only 4 million - making it one of the world s least crowded countries. It is a haven for those…

Best Travel insurance New Zealand
October 3, 2019

Best Travel insurance New Zealand

TravelCare is issued and underwritten by Southern Cross Benefits Limited trading as Southern Cross Travel Insurance. We are a Registered Financial Service Provider and a member of the Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme. Southern Cross Benefits Limited has an A+ (Strong) financial strength rating given by Standard & Poor s (Australia)…

Travel to New Zealand in December
July 23, 2019

Travel to New Zealand in December

For visitors from the northern hemisphere especially, the first month of summer (as opposed to winter) in December is always a bit of a novelty. A hot Christmas is celebrated by many New Zealanders with a barbie on the beach rather than with a cooked roast meal. The summer months of December, January and February typically bring with them high temperatures…

Travel writing New Zealand
April 30, 2019

Travel writing New Zealand

123rf Queenstown is a destination often name-dropped by travel writers. It s a tough job, but somebody s got to do it. Last year 261 media parties from all over the world visited New Zealand, getting to experience some of the country s best sights and top attractions for free. They do this as part of Tourism New Zealand s $1.2 million International Media Programme…

New Zealand Travel insurance companies
April 18, 2019

New Zealand Travel insurance companies

Medical and dental expenses Medical expenses There s cover for medical expenses incurred overseas if they re the result of an injury or illness that happens during the period of insurance and that requires immediate treatment. Additional medical-related cover includes: Emergency dental treatment Ambulance transportation Reasonable accommodation and travel cost…

New Zealand Travel show
April 7, 2019

New Zealand Travel show

Place to talk direct to the experts about what to see, where to stay and all the must do’s while you’re there. Exclusive ‘show only’ deals are on offer, there are travel prizes up for grabs as well as travel presentations full of great insights and advice. Our travel shows have been running for over fifteen years. We have two different events annually that run…

Travel times in New Zealand
April 1, 2019

Travel times in New Zealand

Self-driving holidays are one if the most relaxing ways of enjoying New Zealand s landscape. Many of our roads are scenic and traffic is low when compared to international standards. Although New Zealand is a relatively small country it can take many hours to drive between cities and other destinations of interest. Even when distances are short, hilly or winding…

New Zealand Travel Guides
March 20, 2019

New Zealand Travel Guides

Widely held to be one of the most breathtaking countries on the planet, New Zealand is a phenomenal travel destination. The rugged mountains and remote valleys that thrust the destination into the world’s spotlight through The Lord of the Rings trilogy tell only part of the story – you’ll also find beaches, fjords, lakes and gorgeous swathes of forest, not to…

New Zealand Travel itinerary planning
March 8, 2019

New Zealand Travel itinerary planning

Example itineraries, based on our most popular bus pass routes 60 hour pass - See it all! Give yourself the ultimate New Zealand experience and take your time exploring what our country has to offer. You could visit the Hobbiton Movie Set, geothermal Rotorua and Taupo and Napier s art deco beauty, as well as the city charms of Auckland and Wellington. Your InterCity…

New Zealand Travel Route
February 17, 2019

New Zealand Travel Route

Kia Ora. Thanks heaps for checking out my blog. After you read this post, please head on over to my latest project – Planit NZ. PlanitNZ.com is a New Zealand travel guide and booking website I’m working on full time at the moment. You can research all things travel in New Zealand on the website, and you can also book hop on, hop off backpacker bus passes, small…

Travelling New Zealand Alone
January 18, 2019

Travelling New Zealand Alone

This should build your confidence and kill any fears you may have, because most of the time we fear what we don’t know. I’ve literally studied all of the countries and places I’ve visited in my life. So much so that everywhere I went, locals thought I was also a local. You need to try to blend in with the locals, not stick out as a foreigner, because the latter…

New Zealand Travel Bureau
January 15, 2019

New Zealand Travel Bureau

Subscriptions The British High Commission Offices in Wellington are temporarily closed due to earthquake damage. The High Commission is currently operating from the Australian High Commission, 72-76 Hobson Street. If you’re a British national in New Zealand and need assistance, please telephone 04 924 2 (local number) to be connected to a consular duty officer…

Bus Travel in New Zealand
January 3, 2019

Bus Travel in New Zealand

A cost-effective alternative to air travel with daily scheduled passenger services available throughout the country. There’s also a multitude of coach companies serving the main tourist routes. Hop on, hop off traveller’s networks, where you buy a pass for unlimited travel, can move you around New Zealand’s major destinations very effectively. In Auckland there…

New Zealand in December Travel
December 28, 2018

New Zealand in December Travel

Thinking of joining us here in New Zealand for an adventure vacation? Well, the next decision you ll need to make is when to come. Skip to: - - - New Zealand is a mountainous island nation sitting isolated in the Southwest Pacific, and so the weather tends to be pretty unpredictable. That said, it means that you can come at any time of year and still get glorious…

Best Travel Guide New Zealand
November 16, 2018

Best Travel Guide New Zealand

New Zealand is on every traveler’s bucket list. It is a relatively young and wealthy Pacific agricultural nation with breathtaking views. New Zealand language and customs still bear the vestiges of British culture. Since its discovery by Abel Tasman in 1642, New Zealand’s cultural groups have welcomed travelers to their beautiful country: the indigenous Maoris…

Mondo Travel New Zealand
May 25, 2018

Mondo Travel New Zealand

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New Zealand Travel expenses
May 19, 2018

New Zealand Travel expenses

How much money will you need in New Zealand? NZ$175 ($125) is the average daily price for traveling in New Zealand. The average price of food for one day is NZ$31 ($22). The average price of a hotel for a couple is NZ$216 ($154). Additional pricing is in the table below. These average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your…

New Zealand train Travel Packages
January 18, 2018

New Zealand train Travel Packages

The Northern Explorer’s carriages all have large windows for panoramic views of the magnificent landscapes. At the rear of the train, an observation carriage includes lounge-style seating surrounded by glass on three sides. There are also open-air observation areas and a buffet car for meals, drinks and snacks. Coastal Pacific Between Picton and Christchurch…

New Zealand Travel Centre
January 12, 2018

New Zealand Travel Centre

The Land of the Long White Cloud doesn’t fall short when it comes to heart-stopping, jaw-dropping, eyeball-popping travel experiences. New Zealand holidays are often an exercise in embracing the outdoors as the country possesses some of the most spectacular scenery and best skiing in the world. Our Oceanic neighbour can be summed up in one word: easy. New Zealand…

Australian permanent resident Travel to New Zealand
November 13, 2017

Australian permanent resident Travel to New Zealand

Get all your New Zealand work & tourist visa info right here! Whether you re wanting to go on holiday or you re keen to work, you ll find all you need to know before you go about New Zealand visa requirements. Holiday visa for NZ We Aussies can holiday in New Zealand completely visa-free! Woo hoo! Sweet as sheep Yep, Australian citizens and people who hold…

Best places to Travel in New Zealand
August 27, 2017

Best places to Travel in New Zealand

Comprised of two main islands, North Island and South Island, New Zealand is an incredible destination to discover. Packed with unforgettable landscapes, breathtaking scenery, and an unparalleled combination of lakes, mountains, and lush greenery, New Zealand has to be seen to be truly understood. While touring New Zealand, be sure to give equal time to its lively…

Conde Nast Traveler New Zealand
August 17, 2017

Conde Nast Traveler New Zealand

Low prices on flights to the land down under have us contemplating faraway summer and fall travel. A 13-hour flight halfway around the globe looks a heck of a lot better when it comes without a four-digit price tag and multiple layovers. Fortunately, thanks to Air New Zealand’s most recent deal, fares are looking pretty sweet. The airline—a top pick in Condé…

Travelling around New Zealand in a campervan
August 9, 2017

Travelling around New Zealand in a campervan

Going on holiday in a motorhome is, for many travellers, a new experience. So you’ll certainly have many questions about this mode of travel that offers so much freedom! Below you will find ten practical tips for a successful motorhome trip. 1. Choosing the right vehicle. Each motorhome has a particular layout and equipment, so, depending on your needs it is…

Travel insurance for New Zealand residents
July 28, 2017

Travel insurance for New Zealand residents

This insurance is issued and managed by AWP Services New Zealand Limited trading as Allianz Global Assistance and underwritten by Allianz Australia Insurance Limited ABN 15 122 850 (Incorporated in Australia) trading as Allianz New Zealand. You should consider the Policy Wording before making any decisions about this travel insurance policy. For further information…

Travel time from Australia to New Zealand
October 5, 2015

Travel time from Australia to New Zealand

The Koala is native to Australia. (Photo: Koala image by HeikeKl from Fotolia.com ) Related Articles Australia and New Zealand lie in the Oceania region of the southern hemisphere, surrounded by water on all sides. Separated by the Tasman Sea, Australia and New Zealand each feature diverse attractions for visitors to enjoy. From the koalas and Aboriginal culture…

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