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New Zealand Skiing And Snowboarding

Friday, February 1st, 2019

South Island Winter Road

New Zealand’s ski fields offer world-class skiing and snowboarding with a range of slopes for all abilities in the North and South Island. Check them out here.

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Christchurch Winter Activities 2019

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Hanmer Springs Hot Pools

Christchurch is the gateway to the whole Canterbury region and is a great place to start your South Island journey. Here’s USAVE’s pick of activities and places to visit from Christchurch during winter.

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New Zealand Rental Car Optional Extras

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Many rental car companies provide the very basics with their hire vehicles, so if you’re renting a car for exploring New Zealand, adding a few optional extras such as a GPS unit or baby seat can make your journey easier, safer and more comfortable. At USAVE we have a number of optional extras you can choose from to help you make the most of your rental car and your trip.

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New Zealand Rental Minibus Driving Tips

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

12 Seat Minibus

Minibus rentals can be useful for an outing or school excursion, as well as for cutting down journey costs and making a trip with extended family and friends. They provide ample leg room and luggage space, and are perfect for going longer distances when you want to make the journey more comfortable for everyone. In general minibuses are easy to drive and manoeuvre, but there are some driving tips you should observe for the sake of safety and economy.

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Summer Rental Car Escapes: Auckland City

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

If you’re finding yourself feeling hot and bothered in New Zealand’s largest city, a USAVE summer rental car is the perfect way to get out and take a refreshing break. There are many locations dotted around the city and surrounding harbour that are a little off the radar, which makes them great for escaping the crowds as well.

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Car Hire New Zealand: Choosing the Right Vehicle

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

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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New Zealand Car Rentals vs Flying

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

There are many ways to get from A to B, and in New Zealand the two main methods of transport are by car and by plane. Every holiday is different and you should weigh up a number of different factors before deciding how you want to travel. Although travelling by air is quicker and more direct, there are some great reasons to consider New Zealand car rental instead.

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Driving New Zealand Rental Cars: Important New Give Way Rules

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

From 5am, Sunday 25 March 2012 two new give way rules commence in New Zealand. Ensure you understand the new road rules and enjoy driving our rental cars safely.

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Places to Visit in Dunedin

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

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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Queenstown & Southern Lakes Highlights

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

The Lonely Planet has named Queenstown and the Southern Lakes as number 8 in its top 10 places to visit in 2012, so head down to the region and discover why the area is so deserving of this endorsement. Check out our pick of the best destinations in the region and take your rental car on a road trip to explore at your own pace.

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