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Old 11-12-2012, 10:52 AM   #271
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GPS will be provided when you rent the car right? haha. anyway, do you all just find accommodation while on your way to a destination or do you book beforehand?
GPS is extrac charge, so you have to specify to them you want GPS.

No, I booked all my accommodation, mapped out my destination and locations to go beforehand... It was a pretty hectic 14 days, except for 3 days where I had stayed with my friends.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:21 PM   #272
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The south is a great place. Christchurch is still being rebuilt, the earthquake was a real shame and tragedy.

I lived there for 2 years.
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:51 PM   #273
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GPS is extrac charge, so you have to specify to them you want GPS.

No, I booked all my accommodation, mapped out my destination and locations to go beforehand... It was a pretty hectic 14 days, except for 3 days where I had stayed with my friends.
wah, so difficult to all book beforehand..headache =(
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:20 AM   #274
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If it's easier, you can book the first one. Then once you touch down book 1 day before.
Or you can just use similar hotels.
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Old 13-12-2012, 05:06 PM   #275
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Old 15-12-2012, 01:14 AM   #276
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Just finished watching The Hobbit movie, the scenery is still so amazing.. Hope i can revisit NZ in next 2 years man...Miss NZ now
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Old 15-12-2012, 11:17 PM   #277
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Old 17-12-2012, 10:12 AM   #278
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Missed NZ, especially Queenstown and Mackenzie area. So peaceful but not boring. Hope to visit NZ again in 2014.
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Old 18-12-2012, 05:23 AM   #279
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I just came back from 14 days Campervan around South Island. Awesome scenery!
Love the experience!
If anyone is choosing to travel by same way and have any questions, feel free to ask.
Vehicle + GPS + cash are all you need to travel around NZ.
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Old 18-12-2012, 05:25 PM   #280
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Have not tried Campervan before, so how was it? Don't have to book any accommodation?
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Old 18-12-2012, 10:06 PM   #281
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I just came back from 14 days Campervan around South Island. Awesome scenery!
Love the experience!
If anyone is choosing to travel by same way and have any questions, feel free to ask.
Vehicle + GPS + cash are all you need to travel around NZ.
im not very confident abt travelling in a campervan, will probably drive a car. thinking of finding accomodation along the way instead of booking. heard booking nt really necessary if travelling offpeak season. i intending to travel arnd mid may =)

u might want to share your itinerary? will be a good reference
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Old 19-12-2012, 11:34 AM   #282
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im not very confident abt travelling in a campervan, will probably drive a car. thinking of finding accomodation along the way instead of booking. heard booking nt really necessary if travelling offpeak season. i intending to travel arnd mid may =)

u might want to share your itinerary? will be a good reference
im oso planning to travel around may. have u bought air tixs? im still waiting to see if got any promo from sia.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:44 PM   #283
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im oso planning to travel around may. have u bought air tixs? im still waiting to see if got any promo from sia.
havent buy but last week etihad airways had promo, to n fro auckland slightly below $900. to christchurch around $1k. i couldnt book yet coz havent apply next yrs leave haha
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Old 20-12-2012, 05:17 PM   #284
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Hi, is there any websites to recommend for booking flights? esp one way tixs.

Im heading to christchurch frm singapore, and returning from auckland. One way tixs seem to be so much more expensive..is there anyway to book roundway trip tixs but diff departing place?
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Old 20-12-2012, 11:46 PM   #285
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havent buy but last week etihad airways had promo, to n fro auckland slightly below $900. to christchurch around $1k. i couldnt book yet coz havent apply next yrs leave haha
saw the promo for etihad oso. but the stopover timing super long at brisbane. around 4-10hrs kind.
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