Long tempting travelers with its wild landscape and cinematic allure, New Zealand is an active traveler’s dream. While the price tag can sometimes scare off your average traveler, there are a few ways to make the epic journey more affordable.
With new transportation opportunities opening up, avid travelers can get to New Zealand a bit easier. With non-stop Air New Zealand flights between Auckland (AKL) and Chicago (ORD), travelers in the Midwest and even on the East Coast can enjoy more efficient flight options. This flight is one of the few direct options available from the United States and one of the only offered outside of the West Coast and Hawai’i.
Once on the island country, travelers can explore New Zealand by way of land and sea. Recently reopened in December, guests can take the coastal train along the stunning coastline while relaxing in the comfort of a train car. Move through the country by train or sail the open sea on a cruising vessel showcasing New Zealand’s incredible landscape from a unique viewpoint.
Once you land on a destination to call your homebase while in New Zealand, take bike rides, kayaking excursions and walking tours to get a better lay of the land. Kiwis are an active population, so you’ll feel like a local by getting out and about while sightseeing.
Where to Stay
A top destination for backpackers, New Zealand has a healthy list of budget-friendly accommodations. Use this link to determine the region you want to be in, narrow down your location and sift through the most affordable and convenient stays available.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
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As one of the more traveled islands in the South Pacific with an increasingly gay-friendly community and culture of its own, Tahiti is an easy option for your next getaway. You may already know all about the island’s beauty and attractions, but there are a couple specific destinations worth a visit.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.