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The South Island has a treasure trove of destinations to explore during winter.
To make sure you’re well-prepared for New Zealand conditions this winter, Rental Cars New Zealand have a fleet of minivans and 4wds available. If you’re planning on doing some skiing or boarding ask us about our range of accessories which include roof-mounted ski and snowboard racks and snow chains.
After picking up a rental car in Christchurch, there’s a long list of spots around the South Island you can head to for adventures of the wintery kind. Here’s some of our personal favourites for winter holidays… Continue reading
In the winter months there are loads of activities up and down the North Island to help you enjoy the chilliest season. Fly into Auckland or Wellington, pick up a rental car or 4WD and start your winter adventures from there.
An ice skating rink in the heart of the Auckland city is a welcome addition to the city’s wintery landscape. Open from 10am and 10pm in Aotea Square until August 12, there are a number of fun activities on the programme including free ice-skating lessons, skating demonstrations, snow-sculpture making and themed weekends. Continue reading
Short getaways can often be the key to sanity, no matter what part of the world you live in. If you are a Kiwi simply wanting a change of scenery over a long weekend, or an Aussie looking for a short break across the ditch, finding the best places in New Zealand to fly in, grab a rental car then head to your destination to relax and unwind is ideal. At Rental Cars NZ, we have plenty of customers who regularly book a cheap Grab-a-Seat airfare via Air New Zealand’s website, locate accommodation and hire one of our rental cars for their weekend breaks.
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After exhaustive online research, Rental Cars New Zealand won the prize for cheapest car hire –Auckland Airport. I’ve always found hiring a rental car a tricky proposition and when you have a family wedding to go to you need to get a car that goes. However, I’d rather spend my money on holiday experiences and a higher standard of accommodation than a vehicle. All I want is a car that is safe and can get me where I need to go, without the hidden costs.
Hiring a car from us in the Garden City of Christchurch is quick and easy, even if your flight comes in well after usual business hours.
Simply let us know when you’ll be arriving and we will make sure you have all the information you need to collect your car or 4WD without any hassle. Continue reading
New Zealand’s mountains are the perfect playground for memorable winter holidays. The South Island’s commercial ski areas such as Mount Hutt, Coronet Peak, Cardrona and Treble Cone are popular destinations for skiing and snowboarding.
However, if you are an enthusiast with a sense of adventure, club fields are regarded as a more authentic way to experience New Zealand’s winter sport culture.
If you are prepared to venture off the beaten track to a club field you will find powdery terrain that rivals the great runs of Europe. Continue reading
There are competitive coffee roasters springing up all over the country with each barista on the hunt for the ‘perfect’ blend to indulge even the most finicky of coffee connoisseurs. Continue reading