Category Archives: New Zealand

South Island: 5-Day Itinerary

When it comes to exploring the magical spots of New Zealand’s South Island, there are some amazing places to see on your adventure. If you don’t have tons of time but want to see a lot of beautiful places at a relaxed pace, then getting a car rental for freefor a 5-day itinerary that focuses on the island’s incredible scenery will really be up your street. Day 1 – Lake Tekapo and Lindis Pass Enjoy a hearty breakfast and say goodbye to the city for a short while, journeying southwest towards...Read More

Hawke’s Bay Uncorked: A Guide for Wine Aficionados

On the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, you’ll find the spectacular Hawke’s Bay, the oldest wine region in the country and the second largest after Marlborough. Charming Napier, located close to Hastings, is a great central and coastal hub from which to explore the region. The area was once leveled by an earthquake in 1931, but the town was rebuilt with the style of the day in mind: Art Deco, leading to the highest concentration of this architectural style in the world. Before you...Read More

A Spectacular Autumn in New Zealand

A particularly awesome time to explore New Zealand is during the autumn, as the magnificent nature really bursts into deep shades of red and shimmering gold, and the calmer, cooler, and dryer weather allows for more heart-racing goings-on. Both the North and South Islands have a lot to offer in terms of unique and varied activities, and wondrous sites to behold. New Zealand is a large country and the optimal way for explorers to get around is with a free transfer car or campervan. Here are some cool...Read More

Secret Island Havens to Discover in New Zealand

Most people will know of New Zealand’s North and South Islands but perhaps not of the many smaller islands surrounding them. Each one offers pristine, secluded beaches which are a great escape from the world, thriving wildlife, and a rich history. These islands lay in wait to be discovered, so why don’t you get a free car rental to help you get from the tip of the North to the very bottom of the South? Stewart Island/Rakiura Despite being New Zealand’s third biggest island, it’s still...Read More

A Summer Vacation to Remember in Mount Aspiring National Park

With the nice summer we’re having, we must assume that your wanderlust is reaching peak levels. The countless natural wonders of New Zealand are beckoning, and few are louder than the Mount Aspiring National Park. This sprawling national park on New Zealand’s South Island is a part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Site and offers an endless array of activities for the outdoorsy type. From hiking to mountain climbing, fishing, or simply driving around, the summer in the Mount Aspiring National...Read More

Best Places for Pure Outdoor Fun in New Zealand

There is no wrong time of the year to travel across and explore New Zealand, but the summer is when almost all options are open and you’re free to pick your favorite spot or activity without any limitations. The persistent sun and the booming nature simply beckon us to venture out and make good use of our limbs. Whether it’s hiking, swimming, sailing or surfing, New Zealand has us covered. Before you start packing for a summer road trip to remember, here’s a short list of our favorite NZ spots for...Read More