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Where to Go Monster-Hunting Around the World

Consider yourself a bit of an adventure tourist? Love hunting out unique experiences to share with friends and family? Well, have we got some bucket-list items for you…

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Visiting New Zealand in February

View of the mountains from the Lindis Pass in New Zealand

A trip to New Zealand in February falls nicely between Christmas and Easter, giving you the time to relax and enjoy all of the cultural heritage and sights that make NZ a firm favourite among British holidaymakers. Continue reading

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New Zealand Visa Requirements for Holidaymakers

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When travelling to New Zealand, we recommend that you first ensure that you have your passport and Visa in order well before take-off. Whilst New Zealand still proudly flies the Union Jack as part of their flag, you should not assume that a visa will not be required. In certain circumstances, such as travelling due to medical reasons or staying for an extended period, a visa will be necessary. Here we outline the entry requirements for New Zealand. Continue reading

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An Introduction to New Zealand’s Wine Regions

If you’ve the remotest interest in wine, then the chances are that you’ll have sampled some of what New Zealand has to offer. Head down to any supermarket and you’ll find offerings from this island nation stacked alongside those from Spain, France, and Italy. But while most of us can distinguish a Rioja from a Burgundy, British knowledge of New Zealand’s wine-producing regions is often found wanting. Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Milford Sound

If you’re planning a visit to New Zealand, then the chances are that the country’s spectacular scenery is a large part of the appeal. This part of the world is replete with eye-popping mountains, valleys, glaciers, and waterfalls – and there are few better demonstrations of this natural wealth than the Milford Sound.

The Milford Sound is a glacier-carved fjord described by Rudyard Kipling as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’. It’s a popular draw for tourists, offering multiple ways to experience the sights. Why? Let’s take a look… Continue reading

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Free Tickets to the Destinations Travel Show

Come and meet us as Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show at the Olympia London between Thursday 1st-Sunday 4th February 2018.

Quote DST72 when booking your tickets online here to claim your free tickets!

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How to Plan a Trip to New Zealand

Thinking about booking a holiday to New Zealand? Our booking expert, Laura, shares her top tips for planning a trip to remember.

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An Introduction to the Doubtful Sound

View of the Doubtful Sound from the deck of a cruiseship

No New Zealand holiday would be complete without a visit to the World Heritage area of Fiordland National Park, for it is here that you will find some of the most stunning scenery on earth. Continue reading

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All About The Haka

When you think of New Zealand what is the first thing you think about? Beautiful scenery, mountains, and lakes? To many sports fans and non-sports fans alike it would be the All Blacks and their wonderful pre-match war cry; the Haka.
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A First Time Visitors Guide to New Zealand Part Two: The Bay of Islands

Paul here with part two of my “first time visitors guide to New Zealand” where I discover the beautiful Bay of Islands. Catch up on the first part of my trip in Auckland, here. Continue reading

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