Posts Tagged ‘travel tips’

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Road Trip Guide – Christchurch To Hanmer Springs

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Hanmer Springs Hot Pools

Save money and organise your own Christchurch to Hanmer Springs road tour with a low cost rental car. Check out our tips for the best route with directions plus what to do when you get there.

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Posted in New Zealand Travel & Tourism

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 Wet Weather Driving Tips

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

In usual custom, the New Zealand summer was recently blown out with a spate of heavy rain and high winds that created hazardous driving conditions all across the country. It just goes to show that this can happen at any time of year, so it’s essential to be fully prepared and know what to do in these potentially dangerous situations. Whether you have a small touring rental car or a large four wheel drive, these tips could help keep you on the road in slippery conditions.

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Posted in Advice & Help

New Zealand Rental Minivan Features

Friday, February 14th, 2014

10 Seater Minivan

A New Zealand rental minivan is a great solution for situations where you need to move a large group of people or luggage with minimal effort. The extra room provides space for not only suitcases, bags and camping equipment but also creates additional legroom that makes for a more comfortable journey and happy passengers.

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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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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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Self Drive Tours: Tips For Your Road Trip

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Travelling around New Zealand by road is a great way to see the best parts of the country. Before you hit the road, we’ve put together some tips and travel essentials to help you make the most of your self-drive tour or road trip. Ref: NC6HS8VW6A66.

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Posted in Advice & Help, New Zealand Travel & Tourism

New Zealand Holiday Driving Tips

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

New Zealand holiday driving tips to keep you safe on our roads during the Christmas holidays.

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Posted in New Zealand Driving Tips


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