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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.

Some People Find It So, SO Hard To Choose The Right Rental Car

Monday, August 25th, 2014

At USAVE we have a big collection of car rentals, 4WDS, minibuses and much much more to cater to everyones requirements and budget. Sometimes it can be hard to figure out which vehicle is best for your needs. Our website contains a lot of information on each vehicle: For example our popular Super Thrifty car (read more)

Posted in Advice & Help

Car Stereo Madness

Monday, August 25th, 2014

We all know how hard it is to agree on the right radio station when going for a drive. Whether you prefer rock, rap, or R&B, you’ll be able to find a station you love when driving in your rental car from USAVE – all vehicles include car stereos. Now if only you could get (read more)

Posted in Advice & Help

We Know All The Best Places To Visit In New Zealand

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Places To Visit In New Zealand New Zealand is a small country with a lot of offer. It can be difficult to decide how to spend your time while on holiday here. Luckily at USAVE our friendly staff are very knowledgeable about New Zealand and the best places to visit according to which season you (read more)

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It’s My Way Or The Highway

Monday, August 4th, 2014

New Zealand is one of most beautiful countries in the world and also voted the most friendly country in the world according to a recent report. A large majority of expats living among Kiwis—75%—report that it was easy to fit into the new culture. And 55% say they will either stay or return to the (read more)

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GPS Units Are Optional

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

At USAVE we offer quality Garmin GPS navigation units for hire in any class of vehicle. If this is your first time in New Zealand you may benefit from renting a GPS unit. While New Zealand has excellent sign posting it’s still advantageous to consider using a GPS system. Some of the roads in New (read more)

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Embarrassing Rental Car Moment

Friday, August 1st, 2014

With the numerous outdoor activities that New Zealand offers – from skiing, tramping, treks and much more – it’s common for cars to get dirty quite quickly. With all your belongings in your car we understand that you want to get to your next destination as fast as possible and this may not leave room (read more)

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New Zealand Rental 4WD Features

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Many places in New Zealand require a special off-road vehicle in order to access all year round. For those here on a winter holiday heading up to the mountains, or for those wanting to get off the beaten path and take the backcountry roads, a tough and reliable vehicle is essential for your own safety. (read more)

Posted in New Zealand Driving Tips

New Zealand Four Wheel Drive Rental Vehicle Driving Tips

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Having a four wheel drive rental vehicle certainly gives you extra power and grip on the roads, but it’s not cruise control for good driving. Because many of the situations you use a 4WD vehicle have inherent dangers such as gravel surfaces, snow and ice or steep winding roads, extra caution and care is needed. (read more)

Posted in New Zealand Driving Tips

Christchurch Rental Car Activities – Sydenham

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

One of the results of the central business district being out of commission is that many of the inner city cafes, bars and niche shops have had to move to another area.  One of these newly populated suburbs is Sydenham, located just south of the old CBD across Morehouse Ave, making it easily accessible by (read more)

Posted in New Zealand Travel & Tourism

New Zealand Budget Rental Car Features

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Just because you go small on the price, doesn’t mean you need to go small on features. USAVE’s selection of budget rental cars come with everything you need for a safe and comfortable journey, with just as much packed in as some larger models. There are several varieties to choose from depending on your needs, (read more)

Posted in Vehicles


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