Go Rentals ears Qualmark Gold

GO Rentals leads industry with first Qualmark Gold Award GO Rentals today announced its newly received Qualmark Gold Sustainable Tourism Award, the first business in the New Zealand car rental industry to accomplish the prestigious, internationally-recognised rating for excellence in sustainable business practices. As New Zealand Tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, Qualmark provides a trusted […]

Fresh touring route to boost tourism in Hurunui and Kaikoura

Tourism officials are launching a renewed touring route in the hope of showcasing the new look Kaikoura coastline and attracting visitors to areas affected by the November 2016 earthquake. The NZTA-approved route, previously known as the Alpine Pacific Triangle, has been lengthened and renamed the Alpine Pacific Touring Route (APT). The 450-kilometre APT runs between […]

Avis offers more fleet choices

In response to industry and customer demand, Avis Car Rental have added a range of new vehicles to their New Zealand fleet. Effective from 1st May, the new range gives customers more choice than ever before. New to the fleet are two new SUV groups – the Compact and Standard SUVs. The Holden Trax, Ford Ecosport […]

Budget gets gold

Budget Car Rental New Zealand has been awarded gold in this year’s Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award survey. This is the second consecutive year Budget has been awarded gold for their outstanding customer service. The survey, completed by 1,500 New Zealanders, named Budget Car Rental as the category winner for Car Rental Companies citing their […]

Avis installs 20 new defibrillators across New Zealand

The Heart Foundation applauds a new initiative from leading rental car network, Avis Rent A Car, that will help fight New Zealand’s biggest killer – heart disease, while achieving two New Zealand firsts. Avis Rent A Car is the first rental car provider to install life-saving defibrillators at 20 locations throughout New Zealand, including branches […]

South Africa opens Visa Application Centres in New Zealand

The South African High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce the launch of two (2) South African Visa Application Centres in New Zealand which will be run by VFS Global. These centres are in Auckland and Wellington and will go live on Tuesday 14 February 2017.  Applicants who wish to apply for visas […]

ManaBus overnight Auckland / Wellington sleeper service

ManaBus.com launches overnight Auckland to Wellington sleeper service   Wellington and Auckland are now just a good night’s sleep away with the launch of ManaBus.com’s premium overnight sleeper bus service, the only one of its kind in New Zealand. Departing daily at 11pm, the new express service linking downtown Auckland and Wellington will operate using […]

Kiwi Experience – best transport

Kiwi Experience, New Zealand’s leading bus adventure has won accolades over the ditch, being awarded Best Transport Provider NZ at the Golden Backpacks held in Australia last night. The Golden Backpacks are the most established awards dedicated to the independent travel sector, showing off the best in adventure and backpacking.  For the ninth year in […]

Road trip planning this holiday season

As the merriment and festivity of the Christmas period approaches, it’s more important than ever to practice safety measures whilst on the roads. With thousands of Aussies gearing up for long-distance car trips the repercussion of dangerous driving should be at the forefront of the road safety discussion. New research from Carhireexcess.com.au reveals that 37.9% […]

Waldorf & Lamborghini

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts have unveiled a new partnership with Italian super sports car maker, Automobili Lamborghini, to offer automotive aficionados a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get behind the wheel of the most rare supercars on the planet. Waldorf Astoria guests will be given special access to drive on some of the most scenic routes in […]