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Tag Archives: Transport

Parking Overnight in a Campervan

I just received a question regarding parking overnight on the side of the road in a campervan. I did my research and have found the answers I was looking for: Locals don’t like people camping on the streets in their towns (And you really don’t want to be making trouble with the locals!). Many towns have local by laws prohibiting overnight camping, and you’ll be woken at 4-5am and told to move on. If there are no signs indicating you are allowed to park on the side of the road, you should not assume...Read More

Driving in Australia

Thinking of driving one of our Transfercars in Australia? Well, fine. If you’re a visitor and hold a valid driver’s licence (in English) from your own country, fine, you’re allowed to drive throughout all of Australia. (But an international driver’s licence, if you have one, does not by itself give you the right to drive in Australia.) If your driver’s licence is not in English, a translation may be necessary and you may also need to have an international driver’s licence. Read the...Read More

Tourism NZ tells Aussies “what’s ours is yours”

“What’s ours is yours” is the latest advertising campaign currently running across the ditch in a bid to entice Australian holiday makers. It is a joint campaign between Tourism New Zealand and Pacific Blue will see Australians offered discounted airfares and travel packages through television and print advertising. Read the full story: TV3...Read More

Transfercar’s itinerary for the ‘Big Day Out’ New Zealand & Australia! January 2011

It’s the event of the year for many hard core party goers! People come from all over the world to witness a gathering of extraordinary musicians and some of the hottest and heaviest artists in the world today. Melbourne, Goldcoast and Sydney are all sold out with Sydney planning its second event. Auckland tickets won’t last long as many will be lining up to see the 34 bands banging out their tunes on the multiple stages within the venue. For all our Transfercar drivers, keep an eye out for...Read More

Rugby World Cup Car Rental Fever

New Zealand Rental car companies have joined the multitude of Rugby World Cup hopefuls as the hype and anticipation of this global sporting event continues to rise. With the RWC looming ever closer (9 September – 23 October 2011), rental car companies are pushing for customers to book cars and campervans early, touting the issue of lack of car availability due to the estimated 85,000 international visitors expected to arrive in New Zealand specifically for the event. This is a good sign for Transfercar...Read More

The concept of getting from A to B

Getting from A to B can be a bit tricky if you don’t have your own means of transport. This goes for all travellers without weels, whether they’re locals, international or national visitors. After all, if you don’t own or have access to a car or bike, how are you going to get from let’s say Wellington to Auckland? Or even more challenging, Katikati to Lumsden, Great Barrier Island to Napier? Just stay put where you are? Or go walking? Or put your thumb up and go hitch-hiking? A website dedicated to...Read More