Journey planner and checking road conditions before you depart. New Zealand government has Regions, a New Zealand Transport Authority online portal for motorists. A great way to find out if the road is blocked, closed due to maintenance or simply
Consider arriving the day before you absolutely have to be there. You can have a delayed flight which causes you to miss your connection with a cruise, a train or pre-booked tour group. Even before you arrive you spend your
Accommodation, especially if you have one or two days in a place location is critical as you do not want to spend your time travelling to and from places and activities.
Location versus the cost of the accommodation is the tricky
Question one: Where do you want to go and in which direction?
Check out Sydney to Melbourne classic road trip (one week). You can start in either Sydney or Melbourne. Perhaps the airlines are running specials to Melbourne, or you have