Transportation

How are you going to get around New Zealand? See what transportation for travelling New Zealand is right for you with these in-depth articles on travelling by car, campervan, coach, hop-on hop-off bus and more!

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What You Need to Know About Booking Transport in New Zealand

How to book transport in New Zealand. Getting around New Zealand is […]

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Eastland Road Trip Itinerary: Gisborne to Opotiki

An Eastland Roadie: 7 day itinerary Get off the beaten track in […]

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Hitchhiking in New Zealand

Is it safe to hitchhike in new Zealand? The free way to […]

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Buying a Car in New Zealand Step 4: Backpackers Car Insurance

Car and campervan insurance for backpackers. The final part of our buying […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Ferry Between the North Island and South Island

Taking the Cook strait ferry between Wellington and Picton The country of […]

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Domestic Flights in New Zealand

Everything you need to know about domestic flights in new Zealand. Domestic […]

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