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Southern Alps, New Zealand

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Where is the best place to start a road trip in New Zealand?

Where is the best place to start my holiday in New Zealand. It is usually where the largest international airport is located. Auckland is a natural start for many road trips with its extensive international connections, it’s undoubtedly one of the great spots in New Zealand to explore the country and network of roads servicing the area.

Marlborough Vineyard, Marlborough, New Zealand
Marlborough Vineyard, Marlborough, New Zealand

In the South Island Christchurch, with its contemporary international airport is another hub to explore of the lower South Island however this can mean visitors miss the excitement of discovering the charms of Nelson and Marlborough provinces located in the top of the South Island.

Decisions about where to start have two major influences

  • How much time do you have?
  • What are your interests?

Check out handy guides for safer driving in New Zealand

Are you travelling from overseas to visit New Zealand?

Kia Ora Welcome to New Zealand greets our overseas visitors. Making sure you arrive on time … and where you want to be. Here are tips to avoid holiday delays, missed flight connections and arriving in NZ in one piece.

  1. SINGLE TICKET especially if using connecting flights

Travel on a single ticket especially if you need to connect flights. Sticking to one airline or alliance hopefully means the airline or alliance will take responsibility for your onward travel. However if there is a major disruption to travel you will need to charge the mobile and be prepared to wait in a phone queue for a response.

  1. How much time do you get through connecting flights?

The time required to catch the connecting flight is very much out of your control. It is dependent on the airport’s distance between terminals and crucially whether you need to clear customs / immigration beforehand. Allow the maximum time recommended and add an hour or two for safety reasons.

  1. When is the best time to connect with your holiday tour?

The best time to connect with your tour is to arrive at least 24 hours before at your meeting point… read more Flights, connections… logistics – Best Bits


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