Move over backpacker; here comes the flashpacker!

The latest trend in travelling as recognized during the latest ITB Berlin is Eco and Economy Travel. Everybody who’s anybody in the world of the travel industry meets at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel show, which was held last March. The starring role in the rising Eco and Economy market is the flashpacker. The what……?? Yes, you heard it right. The flashpacker....Read More

Driving throughout the Land of the Long White Cloud

When you set foot on beautiful Aoteroa you probably have already made up your mind on how you are going to get you and your backpack around New Zealand. Some backpackers are very keen and pedal their way around the islands, other hitch-hike while some rent a car or motor home. Another option worth considering is a backpacker bus. A sort of magical mystery tour, taking you from one hotspot to...Read More

Holidaying tragedies, Oprah and Me.

OK one of my many ‘privileges’ of working from home is watching Oprah during lunch most afternoon =) Just last week saw this very unfortunate and interesting episode of an unfortunate incident on a cruise liner, which made me want to share some very important tips In the case of any ‘unfortunate incident’ overseas, along with the thing u would normally do make sure you...Read More

Tourists losing favour for Domestic Airlines

“The June quarter report released yesterday shows international visitor satisfaction levels for scheduled domestic flights have dropped from a rating of 8.2 out of 10 in December 2006 to 7.7 in June.” Source: NZ Herald, Sept 1st 2008 Well, which is where and why Transfercar comes into the picture. And with us stepping up, with what we do – Mr & Mrs Domestic Airlines will...Read More

NZ Herald OE photo competition

New Zealand Herald has got this brilliant ‘Kiwi OE photo’ competition, some brilliantly beautiful photos added from Kiwis all over the world everyday. Have a look at it here Was thinking what alternative ‘OE stands for’ I could come up with Overweight Englishman, Outsourcing Economy, Outlandish Exposure, Overturned Elephant, Organised Embossing, All great competitions I...Read More