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  • Explore the diverse landscape of New Zealand’s North and the South islands on this unforgettable 16-day, 15-night tour.
  • Embrace unforgettable landscapes with this journey from Queenstown to Auckland.
  • Drive past volcanoes, waterfalls, beaches, and geysers, in your very own rental car and take part in astonishing optional excursions along the way!
  • Indulge in an extra luxurious journey and fly Business Class with Qatar Airways as part of this incredible offer!

Your Destination

With tranquil beaches and magnificent mountain scenery, New Zealand is a thrilling destination where visitors can truly reconnect with nature. It is also home to the indigenous Maori people who continue to practice their 800-year-old customs.

On this 14 night holiday, you will 
travel from Auckland to Christchurch to discover a variety of unique experiences. Observe rare penguin species, climb volcanoes, hike through charming fishing villages, and take on exhilarating sporting activities. And if that is not enough, you can also dine with the Maori people and learn about their traditions on an unforgettable excursion.

Our Offer

16-day, 15-night self-drive tour through New Zealand with car hire and breakfast

Your Itinerary In Brief

Day 1: Auckland
Day 2 & 3:
Queenstown
Days 4: Te Anau
Day 5: Mount Cook
Day 6: Christchurch
Day 7: Kaikoura
Day 8 & 9: Abel Tasman
Day 10: Wellington
Day 11: Tongariro 
Day 12 & 13: Taupo / Roturua 
Day 14: Hobbiton Matamata / Coromandel
Day 15: Auckland
Day 16: Departure from New Zealand

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Auckland
Take a private transfer by car from Auckland airport to your hotel in the city. Accommodation for 1 night in Auckland at the Sky City Auckland (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.

Auckland "Sailing City", cosmopolitan Auckland, relaxing Auckland, sparkling Auckland, so many names that carries the largest metropolis of the country. Many Polynesian, Asian and European cultures blend together to make the city attractive, diverse and full of life!

With the mild climate, the omnipresence of the sea and its many beaches, the city constantly invites to enjoy the joys of the outdoors. There are about 102 almost deserted beaches within 1 hour of the center and 1 in 4 people owns a boat. The city is also very volcanic and has 60 extinct volcanoes some of which have been converted into a park. Mt Eden, whose summit rises to 196m is the highest in the city and will offer you a spectacular panorama of the region.

West of Auckland, crossing the Waitakere Ranges where you can enjoy the landscapes of huge kauris and ferns, you can relax or surf the black sand beaches such as Piha and Karekare. Take the time to enjoy the city and all its neighborhoods more attractive than each other. New Zealand's 'take it easy' way of life will not leave you indifferent!

To do in Auckland:
- Take a walk on the volcanoes of Mt Eden or one Tree Hill
- Dinner in one of the many restaurants of Viaduct or Ponsonby
- Climb to the top of the Sky Tower and observe the city and its surroundings at 360°
- Victoria Market, the weekend to buy New Zealand crafts

Day 2 & 3: Queenstown
Take a private transfer by car from your hotel in the city to Auckland airport. You will then board a flight to Auckland. On arrival pick up your rental car. Accommodation for 2 nights in Queenstown at the Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.

The Central Otago region offers ever-changing landscapes creating sumptuous shades of colour. Queenstown has become one of the great tourist centres of the country with its many outdoor activities and atmosphere breathing adventure! The capital of the Southern Alps is a beautiful city surrounded by majestic mountains and located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu just as grandiose. 

To do in Queenstown:
- A jet boat ride on the Shotover River.
- Make the highest New Zealand elastic jump.
- Take a hike to Glenorchy and admire some of the landscapes of The Lord of the Rings.
- The road between Queenstown and Arrowtown (50 km) bypassing Coronet Peak and back along Lake Hayes.
- Visit Arrowtown about 20 km from Queenstown, a quaint little town in the Gold Rush. 
Days 4: Te Anau
Drive in the morning towards Te Anau (approx. 170km). Accommodation for 1 night in Te Anau at Distinction Hotel Te Anau (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.

Fiordland Park is one of the most spectacular and largest in New Zealand. This classified site spreads its magnificent beech forests, its torrents and waterfalls thanks to its important precipitations all the year.

Te Anau is the largest town near the Fiords near the largest lake on the South Island, Lake Te Anau. To reach Manapouri, starting point for fjord cruises, you will have to take a road that goes down into the mountain through lush forests, plains and beautiful lakes. Milford Sound is an unforgettable site whose highest point is Miter Peak (1,692 m). Doubtful sound, even wilder and more remote is less touristy. 

To do in Te Anau:
- A cruise to admire Doubtful Sound or Milford Sound.

Day 5: Mount Cook
Drive in the morning towards Aoraki Mount Cook (approx. 420km / 6hrs). Accommodation for 1 night in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park at The Hermitage Hotel (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.

These absolutely beautiful landscapes will transport you to another world.Mt Cook is New Zealand's highest peak, 3,754m, and is surrounded by 19 more peaks of more than 3,000m and the National Park of the same name has 5 of the largest glaciers including the Tasman Glacier which is the most long and more than 200 m deep.The Maori named Mt Cook Aorangi, the "cloud borer", because of the mantle that covers it frequently.

Nearby you will find the small town of Twizel and the fabulous Pukaki Lake. The intensity of the landscape and colors will make you turn your head.

To do in Mount Cook:
- Helicopter flight landing on its Glacier
- Walks or hikes on Mt Cook
- A stop at Lake Pukaki to admire nature in the wild

Days 6: Christchurch
Drive in the afternoon towards Christchurch (approx. 330km). Accommodation for 1 night in Christchurch at the Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.

Christchurch was the second largest city in New Zealand before the devastating earthquake of February and June 2011 devastated the city. The city is recovering from this tragic accident and has rebuilt its centre with many "street arts", it still remains in reconstruction. The city is known for its beautiful gardens, museums and restaurants. It is also the starting point for many excursions in Antarctica.

To do in Christchurch:
- Visit the city and its gardens and the arts centre.
- Stroll to the Akaroa peninsula to admire the wild fauna and flora.
- Take a tour of the Antarctic Centre with information on Antarctica and many activities such as the simulation of a storm in Antarctica, you can also observe "blue penguins".

Day 7: Kaikoura
After visiting Christchurch, afternoon drive along the East Coast towards Kaikoura (approx. 180km). Accommodation for 1 night in Kaikoura at The White Morph (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included. 

The coastal city of Kaikoura is overlooked by a magnificent mountain panorama. The marine fauna is very important and you can see whales, killer whales, dolphins and other mammals. The Kaikoura Canyon 2km deep, is a true underwater wonder! 2 strong currents converge in this huge gap and bring back a vast amount of animals and plants which attract Sperm whales and other marine species.

To do in Kaikoura:
- Take a cruise to see whales and why not orcas & dolphins
- See the seal colony near the beach
- Enjoy seafood and try the local wine
Day 8 & 9: Abel Tasman
Afternoon drive towards the Abel Tasman National Park (approx. 320km). Accommodation for 2 nights in Kaiteriteri at the Kimi Ora Resort (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included. 

At the northern tip of the South Island, you will find the smallest national park in New Zealand, Abel Tasman.
Its area is 225 km² and many areas are accessible only by the sea. The beauty of the beaches and the turquoise waters are surprising.

To do in Abel Tasmin:
- Watch out for resident Blue Penguins and other sea birds along the coast.
- Explore the Abel Tasman National Park by kayak and enjoy watching the antics at the seal colony on Pinnacle

Day 10: Wellington
Morning drive through Nelson towards Picton. Ferry crossing early afternoon from Picton to Wellington. The crossing of the Cook Strait takes about 3 hours (92km) is more than a means of transport between the 2 islands of New Zealand as the scenery is stunning. Accommodation for 1 night in Wellington at the QT Hotel Wellington (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.

The city of Wellington is located in the centre of New Zealand, this strategic point allowed him to become the capital of the country in 1865 (after Auckland). New Zealand has expanded its cinematographic facilities in Wellington in recent years.

To do in Wellington:
- Te Papa Museum, the largest in New Zealand.
- The Zealandia Nature Reserve where you will find many endemic species.
Day 11: Tongariro National Park
Drive towards the Tongariro National Park (approx. 340km). Accommodation for 1 night in Whakapapa at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included. 

Located in the centre of the North Island, the oldest national park of the country is spread around the Tongariro volcano. The park is full of Maori cultural and sacred places and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.

It covers 7,600 km² and includes the 3 active volcanoes of Tongariro (1,968m), Ngaurhuoe (2,290m) and Ruapehu (2,797m). The latter dominates the nature reserve and is the most active volcano in the park, it erupts every 50 years on average. Here, the landscapes are breathtaking and unfold in front of you with incredible beauty. 

To do in Tongariro:
- Hiking Tongariro Crossing and its emerald lakes.
- Walk along Whakapapanui Gorge to Taranaki Falls.

Days 12 & 13: Rotorua
Drive along Lake Taupo towards Rotorua (approx. 180km). Accommodation for 2 nights in Rotorua at the Regent of Rotorua (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.

In this region, volcanoes and geothermal springs are great landscape designers and a trip to New Zealand would not be complete without this step.

The city is located on a 200 km volcanic fault from White Island to Mt Ruapehu in Tongariro National Park and is built directly on the Pacific Ring of Fire.

An unforgettable place where geothermal activity is omnipresent. The smell of sulfur and the eruption of geysers will make you feel that Rotorua is different from other places already visited.

Rotorua is also the ancestral land of Te Arawa, a people who arrived more than 600 years ago, and whose presence offers many cultural experiences to visitors. It is also a great trout fishing area in the surrounding lakes and rivers. 

To do in Rotorua:
- Experiment Maori culture with dances, songs and meals typical of Te Puia.
- Visit the Maori Museum and the Bath House Art Gallery.
- Visit the geothermal park of Wai-O-Tapu.
Days 14: Hobbiton Matamata / Coromandel 
On your way to the Coromandel, consider visiting the Hobbit Village of The Lord of the Rings movies (located at Matamata on the way to Hahei). Arrival into the Coromandel (approx. 220 km). Accommodation for 1 night in Hahei at the Hahei Bed & Breakfast (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included 

On the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula you will find the white-sand beach of Cathedral Cove, a magical place with vibrant colors and accessible only by boat, sea kayaking or on foot (walking from Hahei). Here you will find the iconic rock of Coromandel, a natural arch-shaped rock.

With 400 kms of coastline, Coromandel is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday on the beach. This preserved place will allow you to disorient you and to relax completely.

Hot water beach will help you too. Indeed, hot springs well below Hot Water Beach (south of Whitianga), and when the tide goes out, you can dig your own spa in the sand.

To do in Coromandel:
- Kayaking at Cathedral Cove
- A stroll to admire the Pinnacles and the rainforest

Days 15: Auckland
Afternoon drive back to Auckland (approx. 170 km). Accommodation for 1 night in Auckland at the Sky City Auckland (or similar) in standard double room with breakfast included.
Afternoon drive back to Auckland (approx. 220km).

Day 16: Depart from Auckland
Drive to Auckland International Airport to drop off your vehicle making sure to check-in 2.5 to 3 hrs prior departure for all international flights. 

Your Hotels

Our members will stay at the following accommodation (or similar) on a Bed and Breakfast basis.

Your Hotels

Your Hotels
Auckland: Sky City Auckland (or similar)
Queenstown: Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar)
Te Anau: Distinction Hotel Te Anau (or similar)
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park: The Hermitage Hotel (or similar)
Christchurch: Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square (or similar)
Kaikoura: The White Morph (or similar)
Kaiteriteri: Kimi Ora Resort (or similar)
Wellington: QT Hotel Wellington (or similar)
Whakapapa: Chateau Tongariro Hotel (or similar)
Rotorua: Regent of Rotorua (or similar)
Hahei: Hahei Bed & Breakfast (or similar)
Auckland: Sky City Auckland (or similar)

All rooms sleep up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Please note: If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.

Optional Excursions

You may choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process. 

Te Anau – Day 4: Milford Sound Nature Cruise (1h40 minute cruise from Milford Sound)

Your Hotels
The best way to explore Milford Sound!Self-drive with your car and travel along the spectacular alpine route of the Milford Road to Milford Sound. (280 kms driving from Queenstown to arrive at Milford Sounds and 120 kms back to Te Anau after cruise)On reaching Milford Sound join an extended and leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea on the Milford Mariner or Milford Wanderer.

Nature Cruises have a relaxed and flexible itinerary designed for the free and independent traveller to allow guests to see and experience what makes Milford Sound world renowned. Spend over two hours on our smaller boats nudging into waterfalls, spotting wildlife and listening to the informative commentary from our specialist Nature Guide who mingles with guests. Keep a look out for wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins. Lunch options (lunch not included) and complimentary tea and coffee are available. 

Te Anau – Day 4: Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise (full day tour)

Your Hotels
Drive yourself in your rental car and travel along the spectacular alpine route to Te Anau (170 kms driving from Queenstown). You will then depart by coach from Te Anau Information Centre to Manapouri joining your Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise. This is a short 30 minute journey through rolling countryside.

From Manapouri, cruise across the crystal waters of Lake Manapouri to West Arm before boarding a coach and crossing the alpine route of the Wilmot Pass through some of Fiordland’s most dense rainforest. On reaching Deep Cove, board a modern catamaran vessel, the Patea Explorer, for a three hour cruise exploring the waterways of this serene and isolated fiord.

There is plenty of time available to explore points of interest and view the spectacular alpine scenery including waterfalls, rainforest and mountains all the way out to the Tasman Sea. The area is home to Bottlenose dolphins and fur seals and when in season, the rare Fiordland Crested penguin.

A Nature Guide with specialist knowledge of the region’s history, flora and fauna provides detailed commentary in English. On the return cruise, the vessel’s engines are turned off and passengers are treated to the ‘sound of silence’ where guests experience floating in silence on the fiord, only the rush of waterfalls and birdsong breaks the silence. Lunch not included. Complimentary tea and coffee are available.

Daily departures:
Departure at 09:30.
Return to Te Anau at 18:30.

 


Mount Cook – Day 7: Mount Cook Helicopter Alpine Explorer (am departure)

Your Hotels
Soar above the Ben Ohau Mountain Range and the peaks of the Southern Alps.Step outside and take in the views from an alpine snow landing. New Zealand's highest mountain seen from a truly magnificent viewpoint.

Aoraki/Mount Cook was named the cloud piercer by Máori.  You’ll see for yourself on this flight over the Ben Ohau Mountain Range and peaks of the Southern Alps that surround this storied mountain. Your helicopter will manoeuvre you to an alpine vantage point where it’s safe for a snow landing and time to take it all in.

Tour depart Mount Cook every 30 minutes from 9.00 am (drive to Christchurch after flight).
Duration of the total excursion: 35 minutes (including snow landing).
What you need to bring: Warm clothing, sturdy covered shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen, your phone/camera, and a sense of adventure!

Kaikoura – Day 8: Whale Watch Cruise (Morning 2 hours cruise from Kaikoura)

Your Hotels
Kaikoura is a marine lovers paradise, with marine mammals encounter available all year round. Giant Sperm Whales are the stars of the show and year-round residents. On a typical Whale Watch tour you may also encounter New Zealand Fur Seals, pods of Dusky Dolphins and the endangered Wandering Albatross.

Departures Kaikoura daily: at 10:00 or 10:30 (duration 2 hrs / drive to Abel Tasman after cruise).

Abel Tasman – Day 9: Beaches, Bays & Seals (full day tour)

Your Hotels
In the heart of New Zealand nature! Enjoy the beaches of white and golden sands and the turquoise waters of the park to combine walking, kayaking and discovering the fauna and flora in a heavenly place.

At 9.00 am, meet your Guide at Kaiteriteri then at 9.20 am your Vista Cruise departs Kaiteriteri for a scenic cruise past the islands and golden coves of the Astrolabe Roadstead to Anchorage Beach.

At10.05 am, on the golden beach sands in front of our Torrent Bay Lodge, your friendly, expert Guide settles you into a stable double kayak with full instructions and safety brief. Then it's on to the water to paddle amongst the wondrous headlands, coves and islands of the granite coast.

Your guide will ensure you make the most of the day depending on the tides, weather conditions, and your interests and abilities. Watch out for resident Blue Penguins and other sea birds along the coast. Enjoy watching the antics at the seal colony on Pinnacle Island (weather permitting). Stop at a sheltered golden cove for a lunch break. On your return journey, in favourable winds, your Guide will hoist a sail to ride the breeze.

Rejoin the Vista Cruise at about 3.30 pm then return to Kaiteriteri (or there is also a pick up at 5.15 pm, to return to Kaiteriteri at 6.00 pm).

Departure daily at 09:00 from Kaiteriteri. The return to Kaiteriteri will be around 16h15.
What you need to bring: Swimsuit & beach towel, sun glasses & sunscreen, small backpack with water and a snack, camera (a protective bag will be provided to protect your belongings), spare clothes (warm sweater), soft shoes and walking shoes (no flip-flops), your picnic lunch.

Rotorua – Day 12 or Day 13: Dinner and traditional Maori show

Your Hotels
Your evening begins with a quick look at where your meal is prepared, in the ground, to be stewed. The preparation of your traditional dinner (hangi) begins in the afternoon to ensure its best cooking. The baskets where the food is deposited are wrapped in manuka leaves to give them a unique smoky flavour, then they will be buried in the ground to be cooked for about 3 hours! 

The evening will continue with a Powhiri, an authentic welcome ceremony. Powhiri is a Maori ritual when two groups meet for the first time. Gathered at the entrance of the Marae Rotowhio, you will be invited to this tradition which will begin with the sound of a pūtatara (conch). You will then be invited to enter the Tupuna Whare (ancestral meeting place).

You will be guided to the place where you will enjoy your meal (buffet, drink not included). Then at night, you will be driven for a few magical moments in the valley of Te Puia where you will end your journey in Maori land with tales of legends around Pohutu Geyser.

Rotorua – Day 13: Visit the Geothermal site of Wai-o-Tapu

Your Hotels
This Geothermal site has been carved by volcanic activity for thousands of years. Wai-o-Tapu is considered the most colourful and diverse geothermal site in the country. You can discover the diversity of the landscape on trails ranging from 30 to 75-minute walking distances.

Lady Knox Geyser - A guide to the Wai-o-Tapu site will explain the history and mechanics of the geyser with a small informal presentation in the natural amphitheatre near the geyser. The geyser is located on another island, about 3 minutes drive from the Wai-o-Tapu information centre, directions to get there will be given at the entrance.

The Mud Pool - The mud pool erupting is an atypical and unavoidable point of the site. This is the site of a former large mud volcano eroded by erosion in the 1920s.

Useful information :
- Please note that the Lady Knox Geyser erupts daily at 10:15 am
- A document will be given in your language with your ticket of entry (map to locate you and information on the various characteristics of the park.
- It is recommended to wear shoes suitable for walking on volcanic ground (sneakers, flat shoes, sandals and flip flops are not suitable).
Opening time: Every day from 08h30 to 17h00 (last admission at 15h45)

Matamata – Day 14: Hobbiton™ Movie Set Tour

Your Hotels
In the middle of farmland on the North Island, visit the Hobbit (Hobbiton) Village of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. This fascinating 2-hour guided tour will take you back to the world of Peter Jackson.

During the visit, you will see the Hobbits House, The Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and other infrastructure and gardens built entirely for the movies.

Departure every day.
Opening hours: From 08:00.

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Car Hire: Car hire is included in this offer.

Enjoy Sky-High Luxury with Qatar Airways

Enjoy Sky-High Luxury with Qatar Airways
Embark on an out-of-this-world journey on the new A380 by Qatar Airways. This iconic aircraft and its new five-star amenities have set new standards for high-end travel for passengers across all classes. Each cabin has been redesigned with stunning attention to detail that means your journey will be enjoyed in comfort and luxury. On board, all passengers will be able to discover the very latest touch entertainment system designed by Thales, with the highest resolution in the world!

Qsuite

Qsuite
Passengers flying from London will be able to benefit from the brand-new Business Class seat, the Qsuite! This impeccable concept offers a modular, customisable space which can be transformed into a double bed or a spacious seating area that accommodates four people! These exclusive suites feature a sliding door, allowing you the utmost in privacy and comfort, for the most enjoyable flight possible!

Note: For operational reasons, the company may need to change the seat type at the last minute. In this case, your flight will be with another aircraft from the company, and the Qsuite may not be available. You will therefore benefit from a Business Class seat.

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.

 

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter New Zealand. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Foreign Ministry and if necessary, confirm with the New Zealand Embassy. 

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)
From 1 October 2019, British nationals travelling by air or cruise and entering New Zealand without a visa (tourists) will need to hold an ETA before travelling to New Zealand. You will be able to apply for an ETA from July 2019. An ETA will last up to 2 years and cost NZD 9 for mobile application requests and NZD 12 for web browser requests. Holders of valid New Zealand visas (both resident and temporary) will continue to be able to enter New Zealand without an ETA. Any queries about the ETA should be directed toETA.information@mbie.govt.nz


Health
 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • Car rental as mentioned
  • Hotels as listed (or similar)
  • Breakfast
  • Crossing for passengers & vehicle on ferry Wellington to Picton
  • GST tax 15%

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.
The minimum age for driving a hire car in New Zealand is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver.  The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on collection of the vehicle and in some cases a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

Your rental includes GO Standard
• GO Basic insurance cover (applicable bond/excess applies)
• Airport access fees
• Extra driver fees
• One-way fee
• Unlimited kilometres
• 24hr Automobile Association roadside assistance
• Maps and travel guides
• Airport transfers upon pick up and drop off
• Afterhours pick up or drop off fees
• Airport or city hotel transfers upon pick up
• 15% GST (goods and services tax)
• Road User Charges
• Credit card fees
• Demurrage costs

Your vehicle must be returned to the depot with a full tank. It is forbidden to smoke inside the vehicle.
An international driving license in English or approved translation (accompanied by your country driving license of more than one year of seniority) is compulsory and must be both presented at the counter.
The minimum age required to drive a vehicle is 21 years old. The vehicle will cross by ferry the North Island to the South Island.

CONDITIONS OF RENTAL
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All GO Standard rates include Basic insurance with an excess to apply.
Excess, for people over 25 is NZ $ 2500 and NZ $ 3500 for people between 21 and 24 years old.
To reduce excess to NZ $ 0, the cost of ‘Go Peace of Mind’ insurance is NZ $ 28 locally per rental day.
Franchises are not debited, the renter takes an imprint of your credit card in case an incident occurs on the vehicle. GPS rental: NZ $ 8 per day.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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