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.

Christchurch Zoo Guide

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

For any animal lover, Christchurch is a fantastic place to find a spectacular array of creatures big and small, from New Zealand natives to exotic imports. New Zealand zoos and wildlife reserves tend to have a major focus on conservation and breeding efforts, with a goal of either restoring wild populations or simply keeping the (read more)

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New Zealand Rental Car Trip – Auckland to Rotorua

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

The North Island of New Zealand offers stunning views and attractions for rental car trips, and Auckland to Rotorua takes you through a run of spectacular country that must be seen to be believed. From city to farmland to volcanic tundra, you’ll be taken on a geographical as well as scenic journey. The following are (read more)

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Guide To Lake Ngaroto And Waipa Region

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

The Waipa region is located in the Waikato, just south of Hamilton, and is home to the towns of Te Awamutu and Cambridge, as well as Lake Ngaroto, the region’s largest peat lake and home to wildlife and fascinating natural ecosystems. The area is a mixture of farmland and natural bush, and it’s an interesting (read more)

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Oktoberfest Wellington

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Don your lederhosen and get ready to sample some of Europe’s finest brews of craft beer – Wellington’s Oktoberfest is a yearly party that celebrates German (drinking) culture in a lively and uniquely Kiwi way. With two highly successful years behind it, Oktoberfest Wellington is set to continue into the future, bringing food, drink and (read more)

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Keeping Entertained On The Road – NZ Rental Car Boredom Busters

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Even in a country as endlessly beautiful and varied as New Zealand, car boredom is a very real factor on any road trip. For those not at the wheel, long and winding roads can become a real chore. Add kids to the mix and you have a perfect storm of boredom, tears and tantrums. To (read more)

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New Zealand Rental Car Holiday On A Budget

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

New Zealand is a beautiful destination, and a rental car is the perfect way to explore with freedom. It’s a country best explored at your own pace, following your nose – if you think something sounds cool as you drive past it, it probably will be. A rental car holiday needn’t cost the earth either. (read more)

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Rental Car Safety Tips – Avoiding Major Crashes

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

New Zealand is a beautiful country for a driving holiday and visitors are welcomed to explore its roads – however, this comes with the responsibility of ensuring that you do so safely. Every year pointless fatalities occur due to inexperienced or careless tourist drivers, and the roads around busy tourist centres such as Queenstown become (read more)

Posted in New Zealand Driving Tips

New Zealand Rental Car Trip – Christchurch to Dunedin

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

For anyone looking to enjoy the unique coastal scenery of the South Island, travelling from Christchurch to Dunedin is an absolute must. State Highway 1 winds along the coast almost the entire way there, so you spend the entire journey with the sea on one side and beautiful rolling hills and plains on the other. (read more)

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New Zealand Rental Car Trip – Christchurch to Queenstown

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

For an amazing and scenic rental car trip, the road from Christchurch to Queenstown offers a huge range of things to see and do. In winter it’s a glimpse of life in the deep south of the country, and in summer you’ll see the Canterbury plains in full production of wool, wheat and other crops (read more)

Posted in Blog, New Zealand Rental Car Offers

Guide To New Zealand Geothermal Attractions At Waiotapu

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Anyone exploring the central North Island will not want to miss the geyser, mud and hot spring wonderland that is Waiotapu (Maori for “sacred waters”). Located in the heart of the central plateau on a highly active geothermal field, there are many places where the natural forces brewing beneath the earth spout forth in spectacular (read more)

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