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Private air charters for scenic flights or corporate travel are available from air charter operators throughout New Zealand for fixed-wing, helicopter and jet aircraft. Individuals, small and large groups can be catered for and many air charters offer scenic flights over the most beautiful areas of the country.
There are a number of airlines operating in New Zealand offering both domestic and international flights. Major centres and smaller towns are serviced by airlines, with some smaller airlines also offering scenic flights. Private charters can also be arranged with airlines for group and corporate travel.
There are a number of highly-serviced airports, marinas and ports throughout New Zealand. Airports offer private pilots landing, refuelling and, in some instances, mechanical services. Marinas offer services for boaties and are often situated in breathtakingly beautiful surroundings.
New Zealand bus and coach services offer travellers and tourists a cheaper and more affordable way to travel to destinations throughout the country. Services include airport transfers, travel to popular tourist and holiday destinations, express coach links between major cities and towns, plus charter bus and coach services.
When you can only reach your destination by boat, a ferry or water taxi is essential. Ferries and water taxis serve travellers throughout the country in regions including: the Cook Strait, Abel Tasman National Park, Marlborough Sounds (Picton), Fiordland (Lake Manapouri, Milford and Doubtful Sounds), Bay of Islands, Auckland Harbour and Stewart Island.
Create a fly and drive package that enables you to see as much of Australia as possible during your stay. Fly and drive packages are offered by specialist tour operators and travel agents in Australia and can include: transport, flights and vehicle hire, accommodation, activities and more.
For a special event or occasion such as a wedding, hen's party, birthday, anniversary or simply a romantic evening out, hire a luxury chauffeured limousine to help make the date memorable. Relax in pure luxury, comfort and style whilst you are chauffered to your destination – you could even enjoy a few bubbles on the way.
If you need to hire a larger vehicle for you and your group, check out 4WD, minivan and bus rentals available from rental companies throughout the country. Rental 4WDs, mini vans and buses enable you to transport your passengers and luggage in comfort and safety.
Hire a motorhome, RV or campervan and explore Australia with home comforts at your fingertips. Rental campervans and motorhomes cater for couples, groups and families. Typically motorhomes are equipped with heaters, cookers, microwaves, fridges, showers and toilets. More basic campervans come with beds and additional camping gear.
Hiring a car and exploring Australia at your own pace is a great option for travellers who want the independence of a self-drive rental car holiday. Rental car choices range from economy hatchback models, comfortable saloons, large 4WDs to station wagons. Maps, guidebooks and 24 hour roadside assistance are commonly provided in rental cars.
New Zealand offers cyclists and mountain bikers an impressive choice of cycleways, tracks, trails and circuits on both the North and South Islands. Quality bikes and mountain bikes are available for hire from rental bike companies making it easy for you to enjoy a short or long cycling tour.
Renting a motorbike in New Zealand is a great way to see the country. New Zealand may not have that many roads, but the ones it does have are well- maintained making a motorbike tour of the country an excellent option for motorcyclists. Travel from coast to coast on mountain and valley roads on rental motorcycles such as vintage Triumphs and classic Harley Davidsons.
Shuttle and transfer services offer easy and convenient transport options from your accommodation to airports, ports and train stations. Drop off and pick ups available from a number of operators based in key locations throughout Australia.
Licensed taxis and taxi drivers throughout Australia offer taxi services from dedicated taxi ranks, shuttle services, phone bookings and from the street. Trusted and safe taxi services, including personal tours, in a range of vehicles including mini-buses, vans and environmentally-friendly cars.
Travelling through some of New Zealand's most impressive scenery, train services operate on both the North and South Islands including: The Overlander (Auckland to Wellington), the TranzAlpine (Christchurch to Greymouth), the TranzCoastal Picton to Christchurch) and speciality steam engine railways.
Using transport passes is a great way of getting the most out of travelling expenses and enjoying a flexible way to travel in terms of mode, time and money. Choose from a selection of quality transport passes designed to help travellers enjoy Australia's breathtaking scenery and culture without breaking the holiday budget.
If you want to enjoy a self-drive holiday in New Zealand in either a car, campervan, motorhome, boat or yacht, then buying your own vehicle with a view to selling it back at the end of your holiday is an excellent option to consider. It's freedom to roam with transport you can call your very own.