New Zealand Tour Categories
There really isn´t an easier way to see New Zealand than by our Independent Seat in Coach option. A premier fleet of coaches operates on the main tourist routes, with coaches varying slightly on some secondary routes. Airport arrival and departure transfers are included as is a hotel pick up and drop off at your hotel each day. The seating capacity in the coach is between 7-50.
Driving in New Zealand is easy and safe! The main highways and motorways are excellent and clearly signposted as well as easy to understand. We are pleased to offer Europcar as a preferred car rental company for our programs and offer you a choice of four types of rental cars for you to select from. All car rentals include standard insurances and unlimited kilometres.
Our itineraries are flexible. You can browse through the main itineraries but we also offer the option to create your own New Zealand tour. Contact us with your requirements, dates or preferences and we can run through the best options for your vacation. Get your personalised itinerary within 48 hours!
Do you have a group of 10+ who are looking for a truly personalised New Zealand experience? We love creating new and exciting itineraries to inspire groups so drop us a line and we will begin creating a personalised tour for your group at a very competitive price.
If you are looking for more information how to select a pre-planned or custom tour package – you’ve come to the right place. We know exactly how to help you to experience a vacation of a lifetime! We’ll help you see all the best of New Zealand.
All of our tour packages are customizable and can change to meet your likes and dislikes. Please read below about how to select and book your tour package with us.
STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR ITINERARY
STEP 2: TAILORING YOUR ITINERARY
Once we receive your booking inquiry, we will contact you within 24 business hours by email or phone. During email/phone communication, we’ll answer any questions you may have and discuss your travel preferences to make sure we are “on the right track” in tailoring your itinerary to suit your needs and interests. We work hard to find the best possible options for your time frame and budget requests.
STEP 3: ITINERARY CONFIRMATION
When all details meet your approval, you’ll need to send us a itinerary confirmation. Read through all of the details for each day because once a booking has been confirmed, one amendment will be allowed without incurring any additional costs.
STEP 4: DEPOSIT PAYMENT
When all details meet your approval, you’ll need to send us a deposit. NZ$150.00 deposit is required within 14 days of confirmation of your tour arrangements to enable us to hold the reservation.
STEP 5: FINAL PAYMENT
We offer flexibility in our payment plans. Final Payment will be required 45 days before arrival date in New Zealand. Bookings made within 45 days will require full payment at time of confirmation.
STEP 6: ITINERARY DOCUMENTS
Two to three weeks prior to departure, you will receive your final documents via email. All travel documents are issued as electronic documents (PDF files). These include your final itinerary and supplier vouchers for your hotels, transfers, activities, day tours, car rentals, and any other details for your vacation package. Your final itinerary also includes Important Travel Tips to help you prepare for your trip.
STEP 7: GET READY TO HAVE THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME!
Before traveling you will have the opportunity to review your travel documents with your Sales Representative. This will give you time to ask questions and become familiar with your final documents. They will also be able to give you expert first-hand knowledge on the destinations you’re traveling to as well as wonderful travel tips! All that’s left to do is pack your bags and get ready to have the trip of a lifetime!
Accommodation Options for Tours
To book a perfect itinerary, you need to put into consideration different things. In the first place, you have to know the type of accommodation that you will use. Accommodation determines the whole cost of the itinerary.
There are different types of accommodation options that you may use when you are booking your itinerary. We use the terms ‘Standard’, ‘Superior’ and ‘First Class’ to describe the different levels of accommodation available to choose from, according to your budget and preferences. All of them have different ratings and they are going for different prices. It is best to match your budget with the best option that will give you a chance to enjoy a good pricing of the itineraries.
We have carefully selected a range of preferred hotels in each region for all three categories offered, to ensure that you have an enjoyable and comfortable stay whilst traveling throughout New Zealand. The international ‘star’ rating is used to give you an indication of levels of luxury and service you can expect at the various hotels throughout the country.
All accommodation included in our itinerary is based on sharing a twin room with private facilities unless otherwise indicated. Single rooms are available but the higher single price must be paid. In addition, all accommodation in our itineraries is based on “Run of House” rooms, unless specifically mentioned otherwise. Hotel management makes all room assignments and we have no control over which room may be allocated. If the featured hotel is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute hotel accommodations of a similar grade.
First Class Hotel
First Class are central city or resort location hotels at the top end of the scale rating 4 to 4 1/2 stars. All hotels at this level have excellent facilities, bars and restaurants etc, full services, and many feature swimming pool, spa baths, and fully equipped gymnasium for the enjoyment of guests.
Superior describes hotels in the 31/2 to 4-star category. More often than not, these will be centrally located and offering a wide range of services and facilities.
Standard is equivalent to a good 3-star tourist hotel. These hotels represent excellent value for money and usually have a licensed restaurant and bar on the premises.
Boutique Bed & Breakfasts
NZ-Tourism.com offers the discerning traveller a selection of hand-picked, independent genuine boutique hotels and B & B’s in main locations throughout New Zealand. Each property maintains its own special character and is unique in architectural style, interior design, decorative theme and personalised service. Continental or fully Cooked breakfasts are included as indicated. Many properties also offer evening meals at additional charges, payable direct.
These delightful properties, often set amidst stunning locations, provide an international standard of accommodation for the discerning visitor. Personal hosting with a marvellous sense of style - these are the endearing universal characteristics of the Lodges of New Zealand.
About New Zealand
New Zealand is a land of wonders and it is a must visit in your lifetime if ever you get the opportunity. Millions of visitors come to this land to tap the great experience with the amazing tourist attractions. It is one of the most popular destinations for vacations. Because of its vast beauty spread out through all its regions, sometimes choosing a vacation spot in New Zealand can become a challenge. There are different islands you can choose to make your holiday a perfect visit. They include the Northern Island, the Southern Island, Stewart Island – Rakiura and Chatham Islands. When you are booking your New Zealand Tour, there are different options you can book and realize the warmth of your visit.
There are already pre-planned New Zealand tours that you may choose and enjoy your travel to this place of wonders. The prices of the packages are different and you can choose a destination that suits you most. You can get an itinerary that ranges from 5 days to 26 days of visit in New Zealand. Each tour focuses on the great wonders of the land and this is just a perfect travel place that you can enjoy hence making your travel amazing. Further, you can get New Zealand tailor made tours from your tour consultant that features the places of your interest. The prices will be different and you will have the best solution to meeting your goals. You can manage your travel and enjoy the best places on the island and enjoy the great diversity of attractions.
To book a perfect itinerary, you need to put into consideration different things. In the first place, you have to know the type of accommodation that you will use. Accommodation determines the whole cost of the itinerary. There are different types of accommodation options that you may use when you are booking your itinerary. The hotels are grouped as first class, standard and superior. All of them have a different rating and they are going for different prices. It is best to match your budget with the best option that will give you a chance to enjoy a good pricing of the itineraries. The rooms are different and some are sea viewing. The location of your room will depend on your budget and likes. It is good to choose a room that you prefer and that can give you a relaxing moment.
Additionally, you can as well choose the type of transport that you want to use. Transport is different and many tourists like the sit back/relax coaches. The coaches are different and they go at different prices. They give you an amazing solution that can enable you to enjoy the land with great pleasure. The coaches are comfortable and you will not feel the hassle when you are traveling in different attractions. However, the choice of your transport will determine the cost of your package. Instead of using the seat back option, you can opt for private touring or even self- drive services (car rental) during your tour. The schedules are not fixed, with daily departures (for SIC and Self Drive) and you can make a change depending on how you want your New Zealand travel to look like.
After you have chosen the above options, you need to select your tour and submit your inquiry to your tour consultant who can give you a detailed look at the selected New Zealand Tour as well as sportive information on how to make the whole visit captivating. A consultant can also give you the best price offers for your itinerary hence making your visit cost friendly. To make your visit appealing, you need to find the best New Zealand tours and advice from your consultant hence making your visit memorable.
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