Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and pre departure tests are not required to come to New Zealand.
Wearing a face mask is a personal choice.
Should you contract COVID-19 whilst in New Zealand, it is recommended you isolate for 5 days and take precautions to prevent spreading the virus.
You may not be allowed to board your flight or cruise to New Zealand if you do not have a valid passport, the right Visa or an NZeTA.
You can travel to New Zealand without applying for a visa only if you are travelling on a passport from a visa waiver country, a cruise ship passenger or a permanent resident of Australia.
If you are from a visa waiver country you must hold an NZeTA before you travel. For more information, visit: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/
New Zealand has a good road system but although New Zealand is a small country, it can take many hours to drive from place to place due to the terrain.
Driving is on the left hand side of the road in New Zealand.
Yes, you should always be insured when you travel and we strongly recommended you chose an insurance company that provides cover for covid related costs.
New Zealand enjoys a temperate climate, not too hot and not too cold.
Autumn (Mar-May) is relaxed, warm and colourful.
Winter (Jun-Aug) is intimate and cozy with the south delivering majestic snowy scenery.
Spring (Sep-Nov) brings fresh green days, frolicking lambs, flowing waterfalls and icing sugar snow tops.
Summer (Dec-Feb) delivers long warm days perfect for outdoor activities.
The North Island is known for its gorgeous coastlines, volcanic geology and geothermal hotspots.
The South Island is more expansive and is best known for its dramatic scenery boasting sky high mountains and deep fjords.
This question all depends on what your interests are...
Queenstown has lots of adventure activities so this is a really popular place to visit.
Rotorua is a unique destination delivering amazing geothermal sights.
Glaciers all around the world are retreating, its a good time to visit those now!
Special places and hidden gems can be found all around the country. We can help find the ones that suit you best.
Yes you should book ahead, so you don't miss out and be disappointed. Particularly in the busy summer season (Oct-Mar) and the winter ski season (Jul-Sep) towns such as Queenstown and Wanaka.
If you don't want the expense of roaming it is best to purchase a local SIM card from one of New Zealand’s four main providers; Spark, 2 Degrees, Vodafone and Skinny. They can be purchased from international airports or from stores across New Zealand.
New Zealand is a fairly informal country and very few places insist on strict dress codes. If you’re spending time in the cities, bring something smart for evenings out along with practical and comfortable clothes. Wearing layers is essential in New Zealand with the unpredictable and changeable weather, even in summer.
We suggest packing a rain proof jacket and comfortable, closed toe walking shoes as part of your essential items. Sunscreen and insect repellent are also recommended.
As a multi-cultural nation, New Zealand has a diverse range of foods available to all tastes.
New Zealand has a small population of Muslims but also welcomes many Muslim visitors who require Halal meals. This means there are plenty of Halal certified or specialist restaurants in New Zealand.
Yes, you can enjoy a real farm experience with dinner and breakfast shared around the family table with your farm stay hosts.
No, New Zealand has no poisonous or dangerous animals to be worried about.
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