Oct
18
2013
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Keeping young children safe in your car rental

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Exploring the vast and scenic expanses of Australia or diverse beauty of New Zealand with a rental car is a fantastic holiday idea for the whole family.

There are strict rules on securing your young child when they're in the car.

To make the experience enjoyable for everyone, you’ll want to make safety a top priority and you’ll most likely know the basics of safe long-distance car travel.

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Jun
18
2013
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Places to stay in the South Island

By Christchurch / New Zealand / South Island /

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.

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Jun
16
2013
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Follow an art trail with your New Zealand car hire

By Christchurch / New Zealand /

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

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Apr
11
2013
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Three must-see New Zealand spots tourists visit more than Kiwis

By New Zealand /

Three New Zealand attractions that Kiwis hardly ever see and tourists always so. You’re sitting in a pub in a major city somewhere in the world (let’s say London), having a relaxing drink and talking about the amazing attraction you visited that day (let’s say Stonehenge), and a local sitting nearby says that he really does need to get around to seeing that.

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Apr
10
2013

Navigating the new Christchurch

By New Zealand /

Things you need to know about driving a car in post-earthquake Christchurch. On February 22 2011 a major earthquake hit New Zealand’s second biggest city, turning the streets into veritable off-road type pathways. Two years on, the earthquakes are now minor and few and far between, and tourists from the rest of New Zealand and around the world are flocking in to see Christchurch as it rebuilds.

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Apr
09
2013
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NZ Campervan holidays: what not to do

By New Zealand /

Before you hit the open road in your New Zealand campervan rental, here are a few tips to keep in mind. Once you get the keys to your New Zealand campervan rental, it can be tempting to jump straight behind the wheel and head off into the sunset before so much as reading the driving guide. While campervans are an easy and cost-effective way to travel around the country, they are a little different to drive from your average hatchback.

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