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Covid-19 Travel update 10 June

Firstly, we’d like to offer our very special thanks to those wonderful clients who’ve called or popped in since we reopened the office at Level 2 to check how we’re all doing in these rather challenging times and in some memorable cases, brought cakes and other yummy treats for us.… Read the rest

Do Something New, New Zealand

Tourism NZ has launched today their ‘Do Something New, New Zealand,’ campaign.   “Now is the perfect time for Kiwis to make their ‘NZ must do’ bucket list item a reality. We’ve all got things we’ve always wanted to see and do. This campaign shares those moments and gets people… Read the rest

We love NZ – time to explore our own backyard!

We hope you are safe and enjoying significantly more freedom following the government’s announcement to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from 23:59 on Wednesday 13th May 2020. We are delighted to be re-opening our office at 9am on Thursday 14th May, and we look forward to welcoming you in-store.… Read the rest

Covid-19 update 12 May 2020

We hope you are safe and well and looking forward to significantly more freedom later this week! Following the government’s announcement to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from 23:59 on Wednesday 13th May 2020, we are delighted to be re-opening our office at 9am on Thursday 14th May, and… Read the rest

Covid-19 Travel update: 23 April 2020

We hope you are safe and well in your ‘bubble’ and looking forward to a little more freedom next week! Following the government’s announcement to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 from 23:59 on Monday 27th April 2020, as a ‘non-essential’ business our office must remain physically closed for the… Read the rest

It’s business as (the new) normal

You can rest assured that for Discover Travel it’s business as (the new) normal. Following the Canterbury Earthquakes in 2011, we’ve all had plenty of practice at working remotely, and are fortunate to be working in an industry where this is possible. Discover Travel has been in business for 20… Read the rest

New Zealand introduces NZ eTA for overseas visitors

Who needs an eTA From 1 October 2019, all air travellers from 60 visa waiver countries, and all cruise travellers, will need to hold an ETA before travelling to New Zealand. An ETA will last up to 2 years and cost NZD $9.00 for mobile application requests and NZD $12.00… Read the rest