Category: Tips and Tricks

Backpacking tips and tricks – travel tips on everything from planning your trip to packing and saving money while you travel.

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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

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
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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
Weird New Zealand foods - Eskimos

Try unique food in New Zealand

Ever heard of huhu grubs? What exactly is L&P and where can I find it? We've got answers to all your questions about the weirdest foods in New Zealand...

/ June 14, 2017

10 Unusual New Zealand Travel Tips

From flat whites to spider bites, read these unusual NZ travel tips by our guest blogger, the Tiki Touring Kiwi.

/ February 21, 2017
Top ten New Zealand selfie spots.

Top 10 New Zealand selfie spots

Are you a selfie addict? Come on, just admit it, we all do it and it’s nothing to be ashamed of! You could take photo after photo of New Zealand’s beautiful scenery, but looking back and seeing yourself in the...

/ January 18, 2017
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How to pack for New Zealand

Wondering what to pack for New Zealand travel? Backpacking blogger Arianwen shares her best New Zealand packing tips with us.

/ December 15, 2016
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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
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Things to know about New Zealand before you arrive

You won't find these facts in the average guidebook, but believe us - you need to know these things about New Zealand before you arrive in the country. Don't say we didn't warn you!

/ September 20, 2016