Learn where Electric Car Charging Stations are in New Zealand. Our guide covers locations, types of charging stations, and EV charging tips.

Guide to hiring a baby seat for your rental car. Learn about the New Zealand laws around child restraints and how to choose a suitable seat for your child.

Comprehensive camping checklist for your next trip. Learn what the essentials you need to pack for shelter, sleeping, clothing, kitchen, and more.

We have put this guide together to help you learn everything you need about New Zealand car rental insurance. Without a doubt, planning a road trip around New Zealand is the best way to experience what this country has to offer.

We have put the ultimate Queenstown itinerary together for you. From adventure sports and outdoor activities to fine dining and luxury accommodations, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

A road trip from Auckland to Queenstown is one of the best ways to explore New Zealand. The itinerary can be completed in 14 days or extended, or you can start it reverse!

Are you planning a trip to Queenstown? This road trip itinerary is here to help you plan the ultimate Queenstown adventure.

A road trip from Christchurch to Queenstown is a fantastic way to discover the highlights of the South Island.

A visit to a glacier is a must-do while you are on a road trip around New Zealand. New Zealand is home to over 3,000 glaciers, the majority of which are mostly located on the Main Divide of the Southern Alps on the South Island. They are natural wonders which will leave you speechless. To help you choose which glacier to visit first, we have selected 5 stunning glaciers that are accessible to all.

Find road trip highlights, attractions, things to do & what to see when travelling from Christchurch to Akaroa via the Banks Peninsula. 

We lay out our top 7 North Island Roadies, we’ll bring you along from the tip of the Cape, through the sulphur wonderland, past mountains, through gorges, and all the way down to the sloped hills of Wellington.

Epic little adventures await within an hour’s drive of Auckland city.

This road trip itinerary is from Auckland to Wellington via Rotorua, Taupo, and Hawkes Bay and will take 3 to 4 days, with an option to extend it if you have more time. The total trip takes approximately 777km of non-stop travel.

A road trip from Auckland to Wellington is a fantastic way to see the North Island. This 2-3-day itinerary takes approximately 9 hours of non-stop travel, which equates to roughly 719 km of distance.

This is an unforgettable road trip through the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island that few include in their itinerary.

A road trip from Auckland to Hobbiton is a must-do if you are visiting the North Island.

A road trip to the Coromandel Peninsula is a must-do for anyone looking for beautiful beaches, dense misty rain forests with stunning waterfalls, and possibly finding a wild Kiwi bird.

A road trip from Auckland to Cape Reinga will bring you behold ancient kauri, gaze on endless untouched beaches, visit beautiful vineyards and olive groves, soak up some history and culture.

We have created South Island Road Trip itineraries for you to follow, whether you have a few days or weeks available to explore.

A road trip from Picton to Christchurch via Nelson and Golden Bay will be a drive you will never forget. Taking a longer way, you will be treated to magical views, gorgeous beaches, and beautiful national parks.

This return loop from Christchurch to Greymouth can be completed in 3 days or extended to a longer trip if you have the time.

Heading to Queenstown soon? Constantly after your next fix of adrenaline? We’ve put together our top 9 spots to get your heart pumping while you’re down in the adventure capital of New Zealand.


Home to hundreds of sprawling parks and the long lazy stretch of the Avon River, Christchurch is rightly known as The Garden City.

It’ll be like no Christmas you’ve ever had before! Leave the puffer jackets and heaters at home, it’s all fun in the sun down in New Zealand this Christmas.

1) Presents By the Lake

Canterbury is an excellent area to explore, with many hidden gems near Christchurch. An easy road trip will get you to destinations that have much to offer, whether that’s a relaxing weekend or an adventurous day trip.

We’re now officially in Spring (with Summer just around the corner!) and we want you to be as prepared and relaxed as possible for Roadtrip season.

So you’re taking the kids on a road trip. There’s nothing quite as daunting as the dreaded “Are we there yet?” yells. So we’ve put together a guide for you to keep the kids entertained while you're on the road.


With dozens of ski slopes across the country, you’re spoilt for choice this snow season, so we put together a list of our favourites to help you choose.

If you’re planning on travelling around New Zealand in a camper van, these two apps are a must have.


WikiCamps NZ

With thousands of kilometers of coast, it’s going to be hard to see every beach in New Zealand, but we’ve put together a list of the highlights so you don’t miss out!


Ninety Mile Beach

Spending a week in the city of sails? We’ve got you covered with something for everyone. Cheese, wine, hikes, beaches, food and more. Auckland has a lot to offer, as long as you know where to go.


Need a break from the big city, or running away to New Zealand for the summer? We’ve got the insider track on some amazing getaway locations so you can take a break and relax in style.



New Zealand has some stunning flora, and what better time to explore the gardens than in Spring? Wherever you are in the country, you’re not far from an oasis of flowers.


Getting ready for your trip to the cold shores of New Zealand this winter? Unsure if all those Lord of the Rings snow storms are a reality? We’re here to put you and your snow chain concerns at ease.

We can’t help you with the moody captions, but we can tell you where you’ll get the best pictures to make all your friends wish they were living your life.

Cape Reinga

The Coromandel Peninsula is quite possibly the most beautiful peninsula on Earth. So we put together this helpful list of to-do’s when you reach it. Remember, the roads are windy, and the hills are steep, take extra care when driving.

Just before Christmas 2018 we took delivery of our 2016 Nissan Leaf. I’d like to share my experience of the first 30 days.



Nelson to Christchurch walking the Abel Tasman National Park – 5 days

We are going contactless!

This short trip from Picton to Christchurch via Kaikoura will give you a wonderful insight of what the South Island has to offer.

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