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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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The 12 Golden Rules of Driving in New Zealand

How to drive in New Zealand Backpacking New Zealand often involves a […]

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How to Travel New Zealand in 10 Days

How to see most of New Zealand in under two weeks! You […]

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9 Things We Love About the New Sleeper Buses

Why you should definitely try the Sleeper Bus from Auckland to Wellington. […]

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The Best Way to Spend 7 Days in the South Island

How to make the most of a week on New Zealand’s South […]

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20 Ways To Save Money on Car Rental in New Zealand

The secrets to save big on car and campervan hire Travelling New […]

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Guide to Renting a Car/Campervan in New Zealand

How to get started with the best the road trip of your […]

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What is the Best Type of Vehicle to Rent in New Zealand?

Should you rent a car or campervan or something else? It is […]

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How to Compare Car and Campervan Rental Companies in New Zealand

What makes a car and campervan rental company better than another? Picking […]

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How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Car in New Zealand?

How to budget for a car and campervan rental in New Zealand. […]

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10 Things We Love About Renting a Car in New Zealand

Why renting a car in New Zealand is freaking awesome! Every trip […]

Should You Rent a Campervan or Car in New Zealand?

Road trip in New Zealand: Car or Campervan? The image is in […]

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Where to Buy a Backpacker Vehicle in New Zealand

Get your road trip started! You all know the score: if you […]

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Contiki Vs. G Adventures: Comparison for New Zealand

What’s the difference between Contiki and G Adventures? Contiki and G Adventures: […]

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Cheapest Airport Transfer Options for Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport Transfer Comparison. Auckland Airport: as the busiest international transport hub […]

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How to Sell Your Car in New Zealand

What to do when you sell your car. Selling your road trip […]

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How Car Insurance Works in New Zealand

Understand Your New Zealand car insurance. In New Zealand, although it is […]

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5 Ways to Find a Car for Sale in New Zealand

Where to find a car to buy for your backpacker road trip! So, […]

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How to Check if Your Car is Safe For a Road Trip

check your car or campervan! It’s not unusual for the paranoia to […]

InterCity

What’s the Difference Between InterCity Backpacker Bus Passes?

FlexiPass and TravelPass: Budget-friendly travel around New Zealand! How are you going […]

How to Budget for a Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Trip Around New Zealand

Those damn clipboards! You start off with good intentions: “Ok, I’ve got my […]

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5 Tips to Get a Better Deal on a Backpacker Bus Pass in New Zealand

Save money on your New Zealand bus pass. What? We’re backpackers! Don’t […]

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What is the Difference Between Hop-on Hop-off and National Coach

Kiwi Experience Vs Stray Vs Intercity Vs Naked Bus. How are you […]

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10 Things We Like About the Hop-on Hop-off Buses

Why take a hop-on hop-off bus to travel New Zealand? “It’s about the […]

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A Day in the Life of a Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Passenger

What it is like to travel with Stray and Kiwi Experience. Hop-on hop-off: it […]

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What is a Hop-On Hop-Off Bus?

Taking a backpacker bus in New Zealand. If you have done any […]

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What is the Difference Between Stray and Kiwi Experience

Stray and Kiwi Experience comparison. “Two epic hop-on hop-off bus companies; one […]

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How Does the Hop-on Hop-off Bus Network in New Zealand Work?

Flexible bus tours to experience the true New Zealand. Hop-on hop-off: it’s as […]

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Why Air New Zealand is Awesome

The fantastically Kiwi airline! At some point since air travel began more than […]

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15 Tips to Make the Most of Your Backpacker Bus Trip

Golden rules for a trip to remember. Never miss a spectacular glacier, […]

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Toll Roads in New Zealand

Where are the New Zealand toll roads? As a backpacker trying to […]

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Bus Networks in New Zealand

Coach travel in New Zealand. There is no lack of buses in New […]

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10 Reasons Why Bus Travel is Actually Awesome in New Zealand

Sit back, relax and take the bus. Travelling by the “peasant wagon” […]

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Car Relocation in New Zealand

Save money on car and campervan rentals! The concept is simple: relocate […]

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Different Types of Campervans in New Zealand

Backpackers on the road. Such variety in a small country makes New […]

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10 Things We Like About a Road Trip in New Zealand

Why take a road trip in New Zealand? Because it’s freakin’ awesome! […]

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Train Network in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Railway services. Are you a bit of a train fiend […]

How to Drive in New Zealand

Driving rules in New Zealand. Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for […]

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The South Island Scenic Routes

What routes to take on a South Island road trip. Road trips […]

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Buying a Car in New Zealand Step by Step

Road trip Down Under. Lots of backpackers decide to travel by car […]

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Buying a Car in New Zealand Step 3: The Paperwork

You’ve looked at it, tried it, now it’s time to sign for […]

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Buying a Car in New Zealand Step 2: Test Drive

You’ve looked at it, now it is time to try it! You […]

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Buying a Car in New Zealand Step 1: Car Inspection

Backpacker car and backpacker road trip: it all starts with buying the […]

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The Northern Gateway Toll Road

Shortcuts come at a price! Having to pay NZ$2.30 to save measly […]

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The North Island Scenic State Highways

Time for a New Zealand road trip! So many different landscapes, so […]

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12 Safe Driving Tips for New Zealand

Driving tips you should know in New Zealand. Hitting the road by […]

Ferry Between the North Island and South Island

A ferry ride between Wellington and Picton is the best way to […]

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Fly in New Zealand

Domestic flights are usually a cheap, quick and a convenient way to […]

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