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7 Summer Christchurch Day Trip Destinations

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Christchurch is one of the best places to seek out a fun day trip, one the whole family will enjoy. There are a number of excellent destinations all within easy driving distance that suit a full day out with fun activities for all ages as well as some pretty amazing scenery to see along the way. Can’t fit everyone in the family car? Grab an affordable rental van and head out to one of these absolutely unmissable locations. 1. Hanmer Springs The small alpine village of Hanmer Springs is a great destination for a summer day trip from Christchurch. At just 90 minutes’ drive north of Christchurch the drive is (read more)

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NZ Van Hire – Why Take A Van On Holiday

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Every summer, thousands of Kiwis pack up the car and head all across New Zealand to their favourite holiday destination. Whether it’s staying in a tent, bach or motel, everyone loves to get away for a while and enjoy a much needed change of pace. Consider these points before you embark on your next New Zealand holiday, and you may find that a minibus or van hire is worth it for you. 5 Benefits Of Hiring A Minivan If like most families, fitting everybody and all of their belongings in the car is a bit of a stretch, then hiring a minivan or minibus can be an affordable option. Some of (read more)

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7 Summer Dunedin Day Trip Destinations

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Long daylight hours and warmer temperatures mean summer is the perfect time for new adventures and exploring further afield with fun day trips for the whole family. Dunedin is one of those lucky places in New Zealand that provides a varied range of experiences all within easy driving distance. Pile up with friends and family in a rental van (a great way to cut down on petrol costs and to share the work of driving) and hit the road there are some fantastic locations nearby for you to explore! 1. Taiaroa Head And The Royal Albatross Centre The location of the only Albatross colony on the mainland, the Taiaroa Head (read more)

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7 Summer Auckland Day Trip Destinations

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Hiring a van is the perfect way to get out of Auckland city for a day and escape the boredom (as well as the heat!) with friends and family. Going as a group means you can save money on the vehicle rental and petrol costs, as well as share the burden of driving. 7 Of The Best Quick Self Drive Day Trips From Auckland Short on time or have younger kids in tow? These fantastic day trips are exactly what you need. 1. Duder Regional Park Duder Regional Park is a large farm park beside the sea, offering spectacular views of the Hauraki Gulf. There are a number of gentle and (read more)

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Van Rental And New Zealand Freedom Camping

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

While there are plenty of awesome camping grounds, holiday parks and Department of Conservation (DOC) huts and facilities that cost next to nothing in New Zealand, camping out on public land or ‘Freedom Camping’ as it is commonly known, is still permitted in designated places across the countryside. What Is Freedom Camping? Particularly popular with backpackers and other tourists travelling on a budget, freedom camping in New Zealand means staying overnight in your vehicle in non-designated campground locations usually without any on site facilities (like toilets, running water, showers and public waste disposal etc.)   Your choice of vehicle whether it is campervan, caravan or van, will depend on how many (read more)

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