Here at USAVE, we live and breath tourism and travel. We get feedback from our customers about their touring experiences, and we ourselves have travelled through New Zealand. Read through our blog and glean the latest from our collective wisdom. Let us know if there is a topic you would like us to write about.

The Auckland Arts Festival – Top Five Family Friendly Events

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Hire a car and make your own way around the astounding Auckland Arts Festival shows this March. For a total of 19 exciting days Auckland City is transformed into a vibrant visual extravaganza that will delight, amaze and astound. Visitors are treated to a wide array of visual and musical arts, circus performances and theatrical (read more)

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New Zealand Rental Car Road Safety Tips

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

New Zealand is one of the best destinations for a self-drive rental car holiday. Well maintained roads, numerous quality attractions within relatively short driving distances, friendly accommodation providers and affordable, reliable rental car options provide ample opportunity to explore, relax or seek out an adventure. However like anywhere else in the world, it is incredibly (read more)

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Rent A Car In Christchurch – Explore The Banks Peninsula

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Close to Christchurch the Banks Peninsula is home to many beautiful bays, each with their own unique character. Use your rental car to explore the area and enjoy the beaches and spectacular views.

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12 Fun Things To Do In Auckland

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and arguably most vibrant city; a whole region full of all the shopping, restaurants, beaches, arts, culture, and harbour adventures you could ever wish for and all within easy driving distance. Wherever you go in Auckland you will find a diverse range of people, food and experiences. The biggest problem (read more)

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Things To Do Around Mount Maunganui

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Mount Maunganui, or “The Mount” as its locally known, is located on a peninsula at the North Eastern tip of Tauranga, in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. Renowned for its picture perfect beaches and widely regarded as a coastal paradise, it is a well-known and very popular year-round holiday destination in New (read more)

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NZ Rental Car Trip Guide – Christchurch to Nelson

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

The road between Christchurch and Nelson takes you through a changing landscape, giving you an experience of rural farmland, coastal panoramas and subtropical forests. The road is smooth and easy, and there are plenty of places to stop along the way. This makes it the perfect adventure, with Christchurch as a fantastic starting point for (read more)

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Guide to a Budget Rental Car Holiday in New Zealand

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

A New Zealand holiday doesn’t have to cost the earth – by being smart with your budget rental car, affordable attractions and accommodation, you can enjoy a low-cost holiday that you’ll remember for a lifetime for all the right reasons. With such a big tourist industry, there are many options that cater to people on (read more)

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NZ Rental Car Trip Guide – Christchurch to Queenstown

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Christchurch to Queenstown is a fantastic NZ rental car road trip route. Christchurch is one of the main international terminals in New Zealand, with regular flights coming in from Australia and South East Asia. This makes it the perfect place to begin your journey to the south – and what better destination than Queenstown, perched (read more)

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Guide To Walking The Lake Waikaremoana Track

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Located in the east of the North Island, Lake Waikaremoana is a clear blue gem surrounded by an abundance of lush native bush. Located in Te Urewera National Park, the entire area is protected and has become a sanctuary for endemic New Zealand bird species which you will hear as you walk though the trees. (read more)

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New Zealand Rental Car Trip – Rotorua to Palmerston North

Monday, December 7th, 2015

The road from Rotorua to Palmerston North takes you through the very heart of the North Island, and along some amazing scenery. There are also lots of places to stop along the way to go for a walk, grab a bite, see a geological wonder or explore a small town. It’s well worth a visit, (read more)

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