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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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Staying in a Private Room: Hostel, Motel or Hotel?

Where to stay in a private room when you’re a backpacker? Being […]

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How to Rent an Apartment in New Zealand

Finding a flat, house or apartment to rent in New Zealand. Part […]

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New Caledonia – Guide for Backpackers

Backpacking in New Caledonia. While on a gap year in New Zealand, […]

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Westport – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Westport. Westport is very often backpackers’ entry or […]

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7 Ways To Cook Eggs In A Hostel

Spice up the ultimate backpacker food. In the category of cheap, yummy […]

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Palmerston North – Guide for Backpackers

Hikes, bikes and nights to remember! Day or night, there’s always something […]

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Hamilton – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Hamilton. The main hub of the Waikato region, […]

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8 Safety Tips for Couchsurfing in New Zealand

Stay safe when couchsurfing. Couchsurfing is a popular accommodation option when travelling […]

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Napier – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Napier. Sunshine, wine, funky architecture, cycling, mountain biking, […]

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Fiji – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Fiji. While taking a gap year in New […]

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Where to Camp in Auckland

Camping in Auckland. We don’t blame you. Camping is an affordable way […]

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11 Bloggers Share Their Favourite Place in New Zealand

What full-time travellers like about New Zealand. New Zealand is often described […]

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10 Free and Cheap Things to Do in Wanaka

Free things to do in Wanaka (and some cheap stuff as well). […]

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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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Accommodation Guide to Napier

WHERE TO FIND CHEAP ACCOMMODATION IN Napier. That art deco city that […]

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Should You Travel the North Island or South Island?

North Island vs. South Island. Active volcanoes, bubbling mud pools, happening cities, […]

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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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Medical and Travel Insurance for New Zealand

How to pick the best cover for your trip to New Zealand? […]

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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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8 Reasons to Choose a Prepay Phone Plan in New Zealand

The best phone plan for a gap year in New Zealand When […]

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What are the Best Phone Networks in New Zealand

Select the best phone network for your New Zealand gap year If […]

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Cellphone Networks in New Zealand

What are your mobile phone Network options in New Zealand? Staying connected […]

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What is the Difference Between a Campsite and a Holiday Park?

Campsites and holiday parks: What’s the difference? It’s an innocent question. We’re […]

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Couchsurfing in New Zealand

Crash on a couch for free in New Zealand It’s the ultimate […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Airbnb in New Zealand

How to use Airbnb in New Zealand … So you want to […]

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5 Ways to Stay with Locals in New Zealand

Experience New Zealand the local way! Friendly, famously welcoming, and a great […]

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10 Tips to Make the Most of Airbnb in New Zealand

Find accommodation with Airbnb in New Zealand. Airbnb has redefined the “stay […]

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13 Inspirational New Zealand Travel Blogs

… OR What we consider the Best New Zealand Bloggers It is […]

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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 Check if Your Working Holiday Visa Has Been Approved

Has your working holiday visa to New Zealand been approved? So you […]

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Cook Islands – Guide for Backpackers

Visit the Cook Islands from New Zealand! Visit New Zealand’s tropical brother, […]

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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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Samoa – Guide for Backpackers

Visit Samoa from New Zealand! You haven’t travelled to Samoa while being […]

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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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Accommodation Guide to Holiday Parks in New Zealand

What are the accommodation and facilities like in holiday parks? Some of […]

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How to Get an IRD Number for Backpackers

Tips for applying for an IRD Number in New Zealand. Before you […]

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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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21 Travel Gadgets for Your Gap Year in New Zealand

All those clever little things… You probably won’t know you need half […]

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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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Camping in The Catlins

Where can you camp in the Catlins? The lush forests scattered with […]

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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 […]

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How to Open a New Zealand Bank Account

Opening a New Zealand bank account. For many backpackers and working holidaymakers, […]

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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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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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15 Ways to Cut Down Your Expenses So You Can Afford to Travel

Even you can afford to traveL! I wise man once said: “Travel […]

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6 Resources to Find a Room to Rent in New Zealand

How to find a room to rent in New Zealand. It’s all […]

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How to Find Work for Accommodation in New Zealand

Work for accommodation and save money! Make your New Zealand travel last […]

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What is ACC and Employee Accident Cover?

Cover for Accidental injury costs in New Zealand. Accidents happen and sometimes […]

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How to Save Money for a Gap Year in New Zealand

Afford to take a gap year abroad! What’s stopping most people from […]

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How to Book a Cheap Flight to New Zealand

Save money on flight tickets to New Zealand. The start of your […]

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What is the Cost of Backpacking in New Zealand?

All those expenses to consider for your big trip. We all need […]

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Long-term Accommodation Options When Doing a Gap Year New Zealand

How to find cheap accommodation from weeks to months. Travelling to New […]

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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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Which Airport to Arrive in New Zealand

New Zealand airports: where to fly to? All great adventures to New […]

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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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Safety Tips Before Moving into a Flat or House in New Zealand

What to be aware of when searching for a room to rent. […]

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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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Wellington Cab Fares: Taxi Prices in Wellington

How much is a taxi in Wellington? You need to get somewhere […]

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The Paperwork Process of Renting or Flatting in New Zealand

The necessities of renting! So, you’ve found a sweet little flat to […]

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Auckland Cab Fare: Taxi Prices in Auckland

How much is a taxi in Auckland? For whatever reason, you want […]

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7 Ways to Get Rid of Your Excess Luggage Before You Leave New Zealand

What to do with all your extra stuff?! It’s hard to leave […]

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Christchurch Cab Fare: Taxi Prices in Christchurch

How much is a taxi in Christchurch? Sometimes public transport just won’t […]

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What Are Your Rights as a Tenant or Flatmate in New Zealand

Know your rights as a renter in NEw Zealand! There comes a […]

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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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What to Pack for a Gap Year in New Zealand: Predeparture Checklist

The packing mission. The working holiday/gap year/backpacking mission: pack a year’s worth […]

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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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Outdoor Safety When Hiking in New Zealand

Walking in the wilderness! The “great outdoors” was practically invented in New […]

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Arriving in Auckland Airport, New Zealand

Welcome to New Zealand! After a long gruelling flight, you have finally […]

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Health Tips For Travelling in New Zealand

Tips for the health-conscious traveller. Don’t let something silly like “poor health” […]

The Passenger Arrival Card

What does the passenger arrival card look like? Part of your in-flight […]

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Arrival Advice: Biosecurity and Customs in New Zealand

What to declare when arriving in New Zealand. Once you start exploring […]

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Arrival Advice: Passport Control and Immigration

Pass through immigration. After a lengthy flight to get to New Zealand, […]

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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 […]

How to Get an ID Card in New Zealand

The Hospitality New Zealand 18+ Card. Do you get an overwhelming feeling of […]

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7 Tips to Have a Great Time in Christchurch

Christchurch is as vibrant as it gets! The city has found a […]

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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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Visitor Visa: Do You Need a Visa to Visit New Zealand?

Holiday and travel in NEw Zealand on a visitor visa! Just because […]

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17 Lessons that Only Backpacking in New Zealand Can Teach You

The more you travel, the better you will understand life… and yourself. […]

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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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15 Backpacking Myths Busted!

Don’t believe the hype! Backpackers do some pretty strange things: some bond […]

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Is New Zealand Safe?

Keep safe when travelling in New Zealand. Good news! New Zealand is […]

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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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Duty Free Shopping in New Zealand

Grab a bargain! We’re backpackers. We can’t resist a bargain! So if […]

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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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Self-Contained Campervans in New Zealand

Renting a self-contained campervan. Camp wherever the hell you want in a […]

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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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9 Tips to Prepare for a Multi-Day Hike in New Zealand

Prepare for the New Zealand wilderness. True wilderness is only discovered by […]

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Wildlife Encounter in New Zealand

New Zealand’s animals, birds and marine life. Being an isolated country for […]

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7 Ways to Protect New Zealand’s Lakes and Rivers

Keep New Zealand’s lakes and rivers clean. 3,820 lakes are scattered across […]

10 Ways to Protect the Ocean when Backpacking

Simple ways to save the sea. Whether you like dipping into it […]

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Be Green When Backpacking in New Zealand

Eco-friendly travelling! New Zealand is environment-conscious. As a nuclear-free country, New Zealand […]

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Camping in New Zealand

The best way to experience the wilderness! Camping is the best way […]

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Converting Your Driver License into a New Zealand Driver License

Get your New Zealand driver license. To be able to drive on […]

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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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6 Reasons to Get Medical and Travel Insurance

Insurance: we don’t like it but we got to have it. We […]

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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 […]

How to Drive in New Zealand

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

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10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island

The photos that everyone takes on the North Island. Well, there’s no […]

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10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the South Island

Photos that all the tourists take of the SOuth Island. Do you […]

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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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Useful Links for a Working Holiday and Backpacking in New Zealand

Websites You need to know about in New Zealand Apart from Backpacker […]

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10 Ways to Convince Your Parents to Let You Take a Gap Year in New Zealand

Time to leave your mum’s house. Are your folks finding it hard […]

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9 Ways to Convince Your Kids to Take a Gap Year in New Zealand

Get rid of your kids in 9 easy steps… Want your offspring […]

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Tax System in New Zealand: What is GST?

Help New Zealand be awesome by paying everyday tax on goods and […]

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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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What ID is Valid for Buying Alcohol in New Zealand?

Avoid the unintentional sober nights. 150+ breweries and 700 wineries, alcoholic beverages […]

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12 Safe Driving Tips for New Zealand

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

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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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The 12 Worst Travel Advice Ever

Don’t trust anyone! Thinking of travelling to a faraway land with naught but […]

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