Australia and New Zealand have pretty much the same kinds of campers and motorhomes as anywhere else overseas. However, depending on where you intend to travel and what you need from your relocation , it’s a good idea to know what each type of vehicle looks like and what extras they come with.
Before we start, here’s a little glossary of terms or rental jargon that will help you out:
Berth: for example 2 berth. The berth quantity indicates the legal number of passengers the vehicle can sleep and...Read More
Australia isn’t the first place that comes to mind when planning a winter holiday, especially when skiing, snowboarding or snowmen are on the cards.
What comes to mind are sun drenched beaches, wild kangaroos and babes in bikinis along with vast expanses of outback terrain and reptiles!
The fact is, skiing is definitely a happening thing in OZ, with around 15 ski resorts that offer anything from the basic cross country trails to full commercial villages!
The ski season generally runs from June until...Read More
People travel from all over the world to ski in New Zealand and it’s not surprising why.
Blessed with snow kissed mountains that stand as high as 3,700 metres and huge volcanoes covered with fresh powder, New Zealand is a ski and snowboarding paradise.
The ski season starts around mid-June and closes around the beginning of October, offering 4 months of play time for the serious and not so serious riders.
Slopes range from the totally novice to extreme black diamond skill levels and if you want that...Read More
So you have booked a car using Transfercar and managed to find one with three days to get from Wellington to Auckland, Yay! If you want to just drive and get there as soon as possible then that’s about 7 to 8 hours if you go straight up State Highway 1. But with three days, why rush? You can take some time to explore. The obvious first choice is to stop in Taupo and explore Tongariro National Park.
Option 1 – State Highway 1
But if you want to be a little more adventurous, you could go via...Read More
One of the most incredible spots in New Zealand is the Abel Tasman National Park which is located at the top of the South Island near Motueka and Takaka. Conveniently accessible by road, the Tasman Coast Track is just waiting for you to turn up in your Transfercar rental! Once you’ve got your free rental car from us, just grab your hiking boots and get ready to get amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in New Zealand!
The Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand’s only coastal national park –...Read More
Ok. There are literally tens of thousands, no, possibly millions of travel blogs out there in the World Wide Web that cater to every, and any, traveller’s tastes. Over the year, we’re going to publish our picks of the most popular travel blogs and the ones we believe are the most inspiring, too. If you come across some that you think we should have a look at then get in touch as we’d love to see them!
Young Adventuress is a darling blog geared toward adventure and slow travel. Liz Carlson began...Read More