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Our 2018 Summer Travel Show season was a huge success – future dates will be posted soon.  All shows start at 6pm, drinks and refreshments provided, $10 entry fee. Phone 03 364 3400 or email: [email protected] to register.


Tales from our travels


Travel journal: Arctic adventure and the ever-elusive Aurora by Monica Reid

Last summer I escaped soaring temperatures and heavy humidity in favour of snow-clad architecture, wintry landscapes and the charming markets of a European Christmas.  Coupled with my long-held ambition to witness the Aurora Borealis, I flew to Tromsø, prime launch … Continue reading


Latest news: Planning a self-drive tour of Europe?  by Discover Travel

We advise all clients to obtain and International Drivers Permit (IDP) before you leave. IDP’s are only available from the AA in New Zealand costing between $20 – $30. To apply you can: download an application form, or apply online: … Continue reading


How do I... Use an E-passport on arrival at London Heathrow? by

For EU Passport holders: E-passport gates – arrivals made easy     Automated e-passport gates offer an alternative to conventional passport checks. Simply scan your e-passport at the barrier. The system runs a face-recognition check against the chip in your passport, … Continue reading