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Travelling to New Zealand? Here is why you should do a self-drive tour

If you're considering travelling to New Zealand for your next vacation, choose to self-drive. Admittedly, we’re a little biased, but we promise there's good reason for it.  Here's why.

Freedom to explore. Choosing to self -drive your vacation means you’re in control - You decide where to go, when to stop and how long to spend in any one place. When planning your tour, You have the freedom to change your mind about a route, explore an interesting town on a whim, or spend extra time somewhere along the way.

Choose your own adventure. Touring New Zealand via self-drive you can customise your itinerary in a way that’s simply not available on a pre-planned tour. You choose your route, your vehicle type, where to stay - your tour will be created to suit your individual tastes and preferences.

Immerse yourself in the local culture. When travelling independently, you can better experience the New Zealand culture. Go-off-the-beaten track and live like a local for the day, or week - whatever takes your fancy! Point is - you call the shots. Spend time at hidden beaches, or visit a sacred Maori burial site. You can go wherever you want, whenever you want - flexibility is what makes self-drive touring so ideal.

Be spontaneous. Been recommended a great walk? Met someone along the way who knows of an amazing scenic flight? With a self-drive tour you can afford to be spontaneous. You can change your trip to suit you and your needs - that's the beauty of it.

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Written by: David Kettle

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