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Travelling around New Zealand 101

Posted 23 May 2017
Planning a self-drive holiday to New Zealand? Or would you prefer to hop around the country’s hotspots by plane? Whichever the case, here’s what you need to know about travelling around New Zealand and some handy tips to help you along the way.

New Zealand consists of two reasonably small main islands that together, pack a spectacular punch. Seeing as much as you can of this visually-alluring country is, and should be, top priority for most visitors.

With so many amazing things to do and see, choosing how you travel around New Zealand is as important as choosing where you want to go. Luckily, getting around New Zealand is easy - be it in a motorhome, by car or an escorted tour. Then getting between the islands is as simple as hopping on a ferry or on a short flight.

But whether you have a few weeks or a month, you can see a lot in a short space of time. What’s more, much of the jaw-dropping scenery can be seen when travelling from city to city. Simply stop, and look out the window.

Check out our useful infographic below to help you with your travels around New Zealand.

Travelling New Zealand 101 infographic