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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.

10 Best New Zealand Summer Lakes

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Lake Tekapo Cyclist

With the hot days rolling in most of us will seek to cool off in the traditional Kiwi way and head to the nearest mass of water this summer. Droves of day trippers and holidaymakers head to the beaches, lakes and rivers around the country that offer up sun, swimming and relaxation at its best. (read more)

Posted in New Zealand Travel & Tourism

Discover Canterbury – Small Farming Towns To Best Fishing Spots

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

A rental vehicle helps you access some of the trickier locations, and gives you all the space you need to bring your gear and your catch home with you.

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Highlife New Years Eve 2019 – Auckland

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in style seasoned event organisers Highlife are bringing an epic New Year’s Eve celebration to New Zealand for 2019. With a line-up that includes both local and international DJs, talented musicians, singers, dancers and various performers, the event will be the hit for New Zealander’s this summer. Along with the amazing (read more)

Posted in Local Events

Things To Do In Christchurch This Christmas 2019

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Christchurch Tramway

Looking for something to do with the family in Christchurch this Christmas season? Check out some of the festive events happening in Christchurch during December 2010.

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Road Trip Guide – Palmerston North To Rotorua

Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Champagne Pool, Rotorua

The road from Palmerston North to Rotorua takes you through the very heart of New Zealand’s North Island and some of the best scenery in the Central North Island. There are lots of places to stop along the way to go for a walk, grab a bite, or explore small town New Zealand – the (read more)

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10 Things To Do In Dunedin

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Dunedin’s location on the east coast of the lower South Island makes it a superb base for a holiday or weekend tour. Here are some of the places to discover in your rental car while in the region.

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Save Money In Queenstown With These Holiday Tips

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Shotover River Quenstown

Queenstown New Zealand is perhaps best known for its impressive range of extreme outdoor adventure activities. Everywhere you look there are things to jump off, swing on and ride at high speeds. These adrenaline pumping adventures along with its stunning alpine location and world class ski and snowboarding resorts has led to Queenstown becoming the top (read more)

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New Zealand Summer Road Trip Ideas

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Hokitika Gorge

A summer road trip in New Zealand is a great way to explore the country while enjoying the benefits the warmer weather and brings practically unlimited swimming options in some stunning locations all over the country in lakes, rivers, streams, and the ocean, as well as surfing, kayaking, boating, windsurfing, stand up paddle boarding and (read more)

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Car Hire In New Zealand – Choosing The Right Vehicle

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Travelling New Zealand By Road

Wherever you plan to travel in New Zealand, ensure you get the most from your trip by choosing the correct car hire vehicle. Driving in NZ can be challenging at times so having the right vehicle can make your journey safer and more comfortable.

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10 Best Day Trips From Christchurch

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Akaroa Lighthouse

Day trips can be a great way to see some of the countryside without having the hassle of relocating your accommodations as you go. Staying in Christchurch and want to know the best places to head out for a day of adventure and fun? We are here to help! Read on for our 10 best (read more)

Posted in New Zealand Travel & Tourism


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