Private tours are growing in popularity as more and more and tourists begin to value privacy over other factors such as the costs of traveling as well as holiday destinations. It’s not a weird occurrence as traveling with other tourists may not be something that some tourists enjoy; with private tours, you’ll be able to have more flexibility in your scheduling as well as having more time for you to spend with your friends and…Read More
One of the biggest disadvantages of travelling with a tour guide is being packed along with lots of other travellers to tourist attractions. This means that you’ll be having a limited amount of time to appreciate the view or atmosphere as well as spending a significant amount of time along with other tourists in the restricted spaces of tour buses or coaches. While private guided tours are a solution to that problem, some tourists want…Read More
Looking for somewhere to enjoy with your family? How does a trip to New Zealand on your holidays sound? With plenty of things to do on the island, New Zealand has been voted time and time again by publications and tourists alike as one of the best tourist spots in the world. The island satisfies the casual traveller to even the most extreme ones thanks to its top-notch attractions; it’s also a great place for…Read More
Looking forward to your next self-drive tour in New Zealand? A common issue with our clients (and most tourists) is that there are so many things to do in New Zealand that planning an itinerary for tours is quite difficult – there’s so much to fit in a limited amount of time! Tour guides are great options for people who do not want to take their time to plan an itinerary; but for people like…Read More
Planning a visit to New Zealand soon? Our team of travel enthusiasts over here at The Road Trip have come with a list of cities for you to have a look on your next trip. While we wished that we could come up a “best of” list, every city in New Zealand has its own magic; it’d be extremely difficult for us to rank them from best to worst. In this list are 5 of…Read More
You’ve decided to go to New Zealand on your next holiday trip; great! But, you’re having some problems with how to go to New Zealand and moving around the island. Do I need a car? Is there a public transport system? Are there ships? No problems. We’ll cover everything that you need to know about transportation in New Zealand. At the end of this guide, you’ll be more confident on your upcoming trip. The best way…Read More
What comes to mind when one thinks of New Zealand? Mountains? Glaciers? Rivers? Sheep? Little Furry Hobbits?
You’ve decided that you want to choose the luxurious route instead of the standard tour package for your New Zealand trip. Great! But, do you know what to expect? What do you need to do next?
Scratching your head over where to go in winter? Aspen? Been there, done that. Lake Tahoe? Nah, not now. Well… how about this? A New Zealand South Island winter road trip. Does that sound exciting to you? Eh? New Zealand or Aotearoa in Maori has been one of the best yet underrated places for winter travel destinations. Fun fact: Aotearoa means land of the long white cloud. You can find more information about the name…Read More
Auckland, New Zealand is set to host the World Masters Games 2017 where 25,000 participants will join to compete in the world’s biggest multi-sport event. Set in what’s arguably one of the most unforgettable locations, whether you’ve come to win or be immersed in the incredible atmosphere, a trip to Auckland in April 2017 is a must. Make the most of your visit to the World Masters Games 2017 Over the 10 days, you’ll have…Read More
The following letter and photos were sent to us by a recent client. Matthew and his family took a 13 day New Zealand wide tour with our guide Zeb. They enjoyed some fantastic activities including whitewater rafting, horse riding, skydiving, a helicopter ride and so much more. Thanks so much to Matthew and the family! It was a pleasure having you all and we hope you can visit again soon! Firstly, our great appreciation to…Read More
9 Day South Island Self Drive Tour for a family of 5 The following letter and photo’s were sent to us by a recent client. Nenden and his family from Indonesia visited New Zealand in December 2015 and took a self drive road trip around the South Island. I am writing this to express our Big Thank you to you all – as we believe that without a big help from you, our South NZ…Read More