New Zealand: Helpful Travel Links

Tourist Boards

Kia Ora is the official New Zealand tourism site and is a comprehensive guide to New Zealand, with pages on places to stay, local events and attractions you'll want to see. There is also a route planner to help you get around and suggested driving itineraries.

Safe Driving

Drive Safe is the New Zealand Government and tourism initiative, for assuring everyone who is visiting New Zealand or a permanent resident, is taking the proper precautions and travelling safely on the open roads.

Guides, Itineraries & Visas

Smart Traveller has information regarding travel warnings for specific countries, general advice for Australian travellers and travel bulletins.

Visa Link contains all information regarding visa needs including holiday visas and working visas.

Currency Conversion in four quick steps.

Accommodation

Golden Chain accommodation has great information on property listings in different areas in New Zealand as well as a map, images and special offers.

Motorhome, Caravan Parks & Camp Sites

DriveAway has provided information on a range of motorhome parks, caravan parks and cape sites throughout New Zealand. DriveAway can assist you in the pre-purchase of open-dated Holiday Park vouchers for Kiwi Holiday Parks in New Zealand, enquiries for all other listed Holiday Parks can be made directly via the links below.

Transport

Inter Islander is a great website to view ferry services, timetables and make online bookings. Travel the 92km voyage between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the South Island.

Bluebridge also offer ferry services for travelling along the Cook Straight between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the South Island. Timetables and online bookings are available on this site.

Fuel Prices

Mobil Fuel Finder will help you find petrol stations around a desired area in New Zealand. Enter your location and the fuel finder will locate petrol stations in your immediate surroundings.

More Locations:

These websites will help you plan your self drive holiday, with helpful information and hints for the prepared traveller. Just click on your destination and follow the links. Note: As these websites are from overseas providers, any rates that may be found on them are not applicable. Please contact DriveAway for the best deals.