New Zealand is a popular travel destination for adventure seekers and solo explorers. It is hard not to fall in love with this place as the country really knows how to charm its visitors.
In here, we have covered 6 New Zealand travel tips that might save your life and so that you can have a really immersive experience.
- ETA NEW ZEALAND
The eta (Electronic Travel Authority) New Zealand is the electronic visa waiver and becomes obligatory for all visa-exempt tourists from October, 2019.
The application procedure is very simple and now visitors no more need to go to an embassy physically but only need to fill up the application online and it takes only couple of minutes. More information on the basic ETA requirements can be found on the official-newzealand-eta.org.
- GENERAL SAFETY MEASURES
All though New Zealand is incredibly safe destination to travel and visit there are some general safety measures which all tourists need to abide by. Such safety measures are following:
- Lock up your valuables when taking a tour
- Learn about a specific spot before visiting
- Get to know the places which should better be left unexplored
- Familiarize yourself with the appropriate etiquettes
- Tipping for receiving hospitality is all right but never the rule
- Bartering and negotiating price is not welcomed in New Zealand.
- PLAN ACCORDING TO THE WEATHER CONDITIONS
The best time to visit New Zealand depends on the type of experience you are seeking for. While from December to February is the summer season in New Zealand the winter starts from June and ends in August.
The cheapest time to visit this country is during the April, May or during the September and October. While, the most expensive time to travel this country is during the summer season.
- BOOK ACCOMMODATION AND BUDGET ACCORDINGLY
New Zealand is a very popular tourist destination and as such it is always better to book your accommodation well in advance.
Whether you are visiting the Northern part or maybe you are looking forward to chill in an eco-resort during winter season always book your accommodation as early as possible.
- TIPS FOR BIKERS & DRIVERS
New Zealand is home to winding roads and highways and the distances vary greatly. As such on your road trip when driving on the winding road and secluded locations you should take extra time and precautions.
Similarly, spend some time knowing about the road rules and regulation and verse yourself on the local traffic rules.
- KNOW ABOUT THE TOURIST PACKAGES
When booking your tourist package look for the great values and exclusive deals.
While some tour packages offer customized travelling plans other ones provide transport rental and guided tours so that you can fully relax on your overall journey.