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Category Archives: Travel Tips

Visiting New Zealand in March

March marks the arrival of autumn on the beautiful islands of New Zealand. The attractions are less crowded, the prices are often lower, and the deciduous trees introduced across the country start to change colour adding more drama and beauty … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in February

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.

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New Zealand Visa Requirements for Holidaymakers

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 … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in April

A country as beautiful and varied as New Zealand is a joy to visit whatever time of year that you go. But April, in the thick of autumn, is probably the perfect time for an understated yet still awe-inspiring holiday … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Doubtful Sound

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.

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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.

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A First Time Visitors Guide to New Zealand

Hi, Paul here; the newest member of the Silver Fern Holidays team.  Joining Silver Fern Holidays meant that everything from now on was about New Zealand; a country that I had wanted to go to for as long as I … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Exploring New Zealand by Campervan

A campervan is a fantastic way to explore New Zealand. Whether you’re considering renting one for just part, or all, of your tip, the combination of travel and accommodation in to a single package allows you to see the country … Continue reading

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Driving in New Zealand: Tips, Tricks, and Questions Answered

If you’re looking for a flexible and fun way of taking in the sights and sounds of New Zealand, then there are few better ways than on a road trip.

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New Zealand on a Budget: Tips and Tricks

New Zealand, being on the other side of the planet, has a reputation for being slightly expensive. But this is a little misleading; it’s more than possible to enjoy a great deal of what the country has to offer without … Continue reading

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