Oct 132010
Guide to buying a used backpacking car or campervan in New Zealand

Tweet Although it may seem crazy for a lot of countries, many long term budget travellers and backpackers in New Zealand buy used cars or campervans (motorhomes or smaller) to get around. There’s a huge choice of vehicles imported from Japan, auto and manual, diesel and petrol, and cars and vans. Optional (but recommended) insurance [read more…]

Oct 042010
Backpacker Bus Tours of New Zealand

Tweet Bus tours are one of the most popular methods of travelling around New Zealand for backpackers, longer term and budget travellers.  The most popular options are Kiwi Experience, Magic Bus, Stray Travel, and the public transport network, but which is most suitable for you? Travel Passes Most of the transport options below will offer [read more…]

Oct 042010
Flights from North to South Island – Wellington to Picton / Nelson / Blenheim

Tweet The majority of people travelling through New Zealand takes either the Interislander or Bluebridge ferries across the Cook Strait from Wellington to Picton, however there is an alternative way of crossing – Sounds Air.  What better way to cross than a 35/40 minute flight across the strait? Sounds Air offers flights from a number [read more…]