Travel Tips

On a working holiday visa or just visiting, find all the information you need about your backpacking experience in New Zealand. Loads of practical tips, plenty of inspirational articles, and an introduction to the Kiwi culture, these pages have all the advice you need throughout your trip.

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30 Tips for Backpacking in New Zealand

Everything You need to know about Backpacking in New Zealand … New Zealand […]

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9 Ways to Meet People When Travelling Alone in New Zealand

How to meet people when travelling! “Just because you are travelling alone […]

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How to Photograph Aurora Australis (The Southern Lights)

capture the perfect photograph of the Auroras! Seeing the Aurora Australis is so […]

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11 Life Hacks to Make Travelling in New Zealand So Much Easier

All those little life hacks for travelling New Zealand. Our favourite type of […]

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10 Ways to Not Look Like a Tourist in New Zealand

Put the selfie stick away! Kiwi are a fascinating species in New Zealand […]

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How to Choose a Good Pair of Hiking Boots

A backpacking essential! Hiking: there’s a lot of that to do in […]

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28 Travel Gifts for Any Backpacker

The perfect gift for a Gap Year! What do you get for the […]

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16 Airport Hacks That Will Change The Way You Travel Forever

Airport: nailed it! Following our popular 18 Backpacker Hacks that Everyone Should […]

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Care Packages: Restrictions on Imports and Courier Packages into New Zealand

Receive presents from home! When you are away from home for a year, […]

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Can a Girl Travel Alone in New Zealand?

Your best travel partner is you! When browsing the world wide web on […]

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What a Qualmark Rating Means

New Zealand tourism’s official mark of quality. On accommodation, transport, activities and […]

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8 Fun Ways to Document Your Travels in New Zealand

How will you remember your gap year? Prepare for the busiest trip […]

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12 Travel Apps You Need to Have When Backpacking in New Zealand

Solve your problem with an app! Your handiest gadget when travelling abroad […]

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How to Choose a Good Backpack

Travel tips 101: Pick the perfect backpack! So, you’ve decided to make […]

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18 Backpacker Hacks That Everyone Should Know

Tips and tricks for travelling in New Zealand Here is a collection of […]

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Prepare for a Long Haul Flight

Your travels start with being squashed next to a stranger for several […]

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