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Old 16-10-2018, 06:41 PM   #2476
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For those that's planning a campervan road trip in south island, here's a guide to reference.

Hope it helps!

https://themoreitravel.com/2017/10/1...eek-itinerary/
is that ur blog? did u get a license for flying drone?
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Old 16-10-2018, 07:10 PM   #2477
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Hi all, is there any other places in south that should visit?
This is my current plan:

Havelock (1N)
- Havelock join the mailboat cruise

Abel Tasman National Park (2N)

Punakaiki (1N)
- Pancake rocks and blowhole

Franz Josef (1N)
- Skydive 19000ft and Heli Hike

Fox Glacier (2N)
- Overnight Helihike

Wanaka (3N)
- Wild wire
- Mount Iron / Aspiring / Roy's Peak

Te Anau (3N)
- Milford Sound Cruise
- Diving
- Overnight Doubtful sound cruise

Queenstown (1N)
- Onsen spa

Glenorchy (1N)
- Electric 4WD

Mount cook(2N)
- Glacier explorer
- Wiggley Mount cook

Lake Tekapo (1N)
- Star grazing

Geraldine (2N)
-2D1N Horse Trekking

Christchurch (1N)
- Head to washpen falls from Geraldine - CHC

Kaikoura (1N)
- Whale Watching
- Swimming with Dolphin

I currently have maybe 2 extra days, any recommendation where else to go/add?
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Old 31-10-2018, 09:49 PM   #2478
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Anyone has any idea how low the airfare can go to Christchurch?

I am referring either flying direct or transit in Australia. Not separately flight bookings to Australia and another self booked flight to christchurch.

Currently. Qantas is having sale on flying to Christchurch with transit in Australia for $1250++ on my preferred travel date. 1 months plus ago. It was $1050+ but I was indecisive as my wife could not confirmed the date. Has the fare ever went below $900-$1k before?
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:11 AM   #2479
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Anyone has any idea how low the airfare can go to Christchurch?

I am referring either flying direct or transit in Australia. Not separately flight bookings to Australia and another self booked flight to christchurch.

Currently. Qantas is having sale on flying to Christchurch with transit in Australia for $1250++ on my preferred travel date. 1 months plus ago. It was $1050+ but I was indecisive as my wife could not confirmed the date. Has the fare ever went below $900-$1k before?
iirc, SQ was ard 1k during promotion
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:14 AM   #2480
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Hi all, is there any other places in south that should visit?
This is my current plan:

Havelock (1N)
- Havelock join the mailboat cruise

Abel Tasman National Park (2N)

Punakaiki (1N)
- Pancake rocks and blowhole

Franz Josef (1N)
- Skydive 19000ft and Heli Hike

Fox Glacier (2N)
- Overnight Helihike

Wanaka (3N)
- Wild wire
- Mount Iron / Aspiring / Roy's Peak

Te Anau (3N)
- Milford Sound Cruise
- Diving
- Overnight Doubtful sound cruise

Queenstown (1N)
- Onsen spa

Glenorchy (1N)
- Electric 4WD

Mount cook(2N)
- Glacier explorer
- Wiggley Mount cook

Lake Tekapo (1N)
- Star grazing

Geraldine (2N)
-2D1N Horse Trekking

Christchurch (1N)
- Head to washpen falls from Geraldine - CHC

Kaikoura (1N)
- Whale Watching
- Swimming with Dolphin

I currently have maybe 2 extra days, any recommendation where else to go/add?
i would suggest staying another night at lake tekapo, in case weather not good for stargrazing on the first night.

can visit mt john during the day. great view of lake tekapo
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Old 03-11-2018, 06:06 PM   #2481
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iirc, SQ was ard 1k during promotion
Thank. I have been monitoring and so far only Sq fly to Wellington at the $1k range.
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Old 09-11-2018, 10:05 AM   #2482
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Sq is only 1k to Wellington? Is it direct?
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Old 09-11-2018, 12:18 PM   #2483
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Would like to ask as well
For New Zealand we are planning to go in May and June
Would it be more advisable to bring a down or synthetic jacket ?
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Old 15-11-2018, 10:15 AM   #2484
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Does anyone have balance leftover nzd to change, please pm me
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Old 15-11-2018, 04:00 PM   #2485
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Hi all, is there any other places in south that should visit?
This is my current plan:

Havelock (1N)
- Havelock join the mailboat cruise

Abel Tasman National Park (2N)

Punakaiki (1N)
- Pancake rocks and blowhole

Franz Josef (1N)
- Skydive 19000ft and Heli Hike

Fox Glacier (2N)
- Overnight Helihike

Wanaka (3N)
- Wild wire
- Mount Iron / Aspiring / Roy's Peak

Te Anau (3N)
- Milford Sound Cruise
- Diving
- Overnight Doubtful sound cruise

Queenstown (1N)
- Onsen spa

Glenorchy (1N)
- Electric 4WD

Mount cook(2N)
- Glacier explorer
- Wiggley Mount cook

Lake Tekapo (1N)
- Star grazing

Geraldine (2N)
-2D1N Horse Trekking

Christchurch (1N)
- Head to washpen falls from Geraldine - CHC

Kaikoura (1N)
- Whale Watching
- Swimming with Dolphin

I currently have maybe 2 extra days, any recommendation where else to go/add?
add hokitika before going to FJG? its sunset point is beautiful! can visit hokitika gorge, and the glowworm dell nearby too.

1 more night at tekapo if stargazing that is a must-have for you. can go to tekapo springs during the day

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Old 15-11-2018, 04:07 PM   #2486
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Thank. I have been monitoring and so far only Sq fly to Wellington at the $1k range.
Last year SQ got the lowest I have never seen before price to Wellington at S$6xx. Need to use DBS promo code to get the special price.
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Old 20-11-2018, 10:54 AM   #2487
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Anyone has any idea how low the airfare can go to Christchurch?

I am referring either flying direct or transit in Australia. Not separately flight bookings to Australia and another self booked flight to christchurch.

Currently. Qantas is having sale on flying to Christchurch with transit in Australia for $1250++ on my preferred travel date. 1 months plus ago. It was $1050+ but I was indecisive as my wife could not confirmed the date. Has the fare ever went below $900-$1k before?
around $1.1k? SQ promo or like i did, BA to Sydney and transfer to Air NZ to CHC. baggage is check-through.
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Old 23-11-2018, 09:57 AM   #2488
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Qantas and Air NewZealand have some deals going on now. Qantas from Singapore to Christchurch is around 900. 1 stop either in Melbourne or Brisbane.

When I booked few months back for my March trip next year fare was around 1050
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Old 23-11-2018, 01:16 PM   #2489
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Is Quantas a good airline?
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Old 24-11-2018, 01:38 AM   #2490
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Qantas and Air NewZealand have some deals going on now. Qantas from Singapore to Christchurch is around 900. 1 stop either in Melbourne or Brisbane.

When I booked few months back for my March trip next year fare was around 1050
Good sharing of the deal. I feel $900 is a good price on my travel date. especially it is to christchurch. (it is seldom that cheap for south new Zealand)
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