Category: Getting around

Handy tips on getting around New Zealand for backpackers and independent travellers.

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Why choose an express bus for your North Island holiday?

If you're trying to decide the best transport option for your holiday in New Zealand's North Island, find out why an express bus service is an easy way to travel.

/ November 29, 2018

Top four day trips from Queenstown

Queenstown is one of the South Island's top destinations, and with majestic scenery on offer there are plenty of reasons to experience these four best Queenstown day trips.

/ September 5, 2018

Five New Zealand bus travel myths busted

It's often said New Zealand bus travel can't take you to excited places, and isn't the best way to get between destinations. But this couldn't be further than the truth.

/ August 22, 2018

How to plan New Zealand bus travel

Planning your New Zealand travel by bus can be daunting, but here are five top tips for making the most of your journey.

/ August 16, 2018
Bus Queenstown to Milford Sound

Your NZ Travel Checklist

Sort passport and visa – tick. Book flight to New Zealand – tick. Now all you need to decide is where to go, what to see and how to get there. This can seem like quite a daunting task, planning...

/ June 26, 2017
Backpacker Bus - the easiest way to travel round NZ

Why bus is the easiest way to travel round NZ

Air travel isn’t the only way to get around. Find out why travelling New Zealand by bus is the way to go!

/ September 22, 2016
Backpacker Bus - New Zealand travel experiences

NZ travel experiences you’ll only get by bus

Find out why travelling around NZ by bus is a unique experience.

/ September 1, 2016