June 18th, 2013
There are plenty of accommodation options in New Zealand’s South Island for your road trip adventure. Taking New Zealand campervan rental or car hire around the country is an all-time favourite of visitors from around the world, yet while DriveNow can look after your hire needs to get you from A to B, you’ll need to look at booking your accommodation or Caravan Park in advance as well.
June 16th, 2013
If you’re picking up a car in Christchurch and heading up the east coast, make your trip even more scenic by taking an art trail tour of your own creation.Unlikely as it sounds, you can follow an art trail from Kaikoura to Nelson as you head up the east coast of the South Island.
It will give you the chance to jump out of your car rental and stretch your legs, look at some of the finest local Kiwi art on offer, and smell the roses – or at least, the oils and acrylics
June 11th, 2013
Driving in New Zealand with a car rental makes for a great holiday, but you’ll need to be aware of what to do in the event of an emergency – just in case.
As much as you don’t want to think about emergency situations – especially on holiday – the information on what to do in the event of an accident is absolutely vital for a New Zealand car hire.
June 9th, 2013
New Zealand is well known for its variable climate, with locals often saying that even within one city you can experience four seasons in a day.
Unlike some countries where weather patterns can hang around for days or even weeks, the geographical layout in New Zealand, ‘The Land of the Long White Cloud’, means that weather systems often come and go within a few hours.
May 30th, 2013
Every country has different driving laws and conditions. Here’s what you’ll need to know about driving in New Zealand.
May 30th, 2013
PARK IN PROFILE: Big4 Apollo Bay Pisces, Victoria
Where: 311 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, overlooking beautiful Bass Strait and close to great swimming and surf beaches.
10 words or less: Super coastal drive, cliff-top ocean views, hit the waves.
The lowdown: After grabbing your Melbourne campervan rental head south past Geelong and onto the Great Ocean Road for one of the most scenic drives the state of Victoria has to offer. Big4 Apollo Bay Pisces is set at the foothills of the Otways on a beautiful hillside. The park offers a quiet and relaxing base for exploring [...]
May 28th, 2013
If you are planning on taking a skiing holiday in New Zealand in 2013, why not consider booking a car rental?
May 26th, 2013
Auckland has a multitude of things to do and see, but sometimes the cost of visiting lots of places with ticket entries can add up, and use up funds you’d rather spend on food and souvenirs! So to keep that expenditure down, check out some of these activities you can get stuck into – for free! Here are three ideas for free activities…….
May 25th, 2013
Freedom camping is a hot topic for New Zealand tourism, and a thoughtful visitor will opt to pay the low fee at a camp ground instead of undertaking this practice with their New Zealand campervan rental.
May 24th, 2013
What are the real and unspoken rules on picking up hitch-hikers in New Zealand? Hitch-hiking is a common sight around the world, and New Zealand is no exception. The practice is legal in the country (unlike in neighbouring Australia), so you will likely come across hitch-hikers when you’re out on the roads in New Zealand.