New Zealand travel

A long soak in a jacuzzi and a luxurious massage sounds like the sort of vacation experiences out of the reach of frugal travelers. But why should budget conscious tourists miss out on all the fun? This article introduces you to several spa resorts that cost a lot less than you’d think. If you’re looking […]

New Zealand is a natural paradise, with its unspoiled landscapes and adrenalin sports that take advantage of the great outdoors. However it’s on the opposite side of the world to most keen travelers, and the flights can get expensive. You can save yourself some cash by avoiding the peak times and traveling over winter. It […]

Most travelers to New Zealand tend to rent cars to get about the North and South Island. However utilizing the country’s easy-to-use bus system is a much more affordable option for your New Zealand vacation. Several coach companies ferry tourists between New Zealand’s major cities. The largest is InterCity Coachlines, a national organization which travels […]

Many families own the Entertainment Book for their home town. It’s a great way to save money on your neighborhood restaurants and local attractions. But why stop at just one? Purchasing an Entertainment Book for your upcoming Australian or New Zealand getaway is a great way to save cash while you’re on holidays. The Entertainment […]

The New Zealand ski fields are more famous than its surfing beaches, but as the weather warms in the Northern Hemisphere it’s worth looking at the best places to hang ten. You’ll find the cream of the crop along Surf Highway 45. The highway runs for 105 kilometers on the North Island’s west coast, from […]

Auckland is one of New Zealand’s most popular tourist destinations, with all of the attractions, facilities, and stress that a big city provides. If you’re looking to wind down after some time spent in the big smoke, Waiwera Infinity Thermal Spa Resort is just a short drive away. The resort, located a 35-minute drive north […]

Many fantasy loving tourists make a pilgrimage to New Zealand to see the sights from the epic trilogy Lord of the Rings. But you might not know the country was home to many more movie blockbusters. Here are many places to explore if you like your flicks without Hobbits. Peter Jackson returned to New Zealand […]

The traditional ways of the Maori people are fading as the original inhabits of New Zealand assimilate with the Europeans who now call New Zealand home. // <![CDATA[ google_ad_client = "pub-5653857226981358"; /* Frugal Monkey, 336×280 */ google_ad_slot = "2061266273"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; // ]]> // ]]> However there are still many places […]

If you’re looking for a low cost alternative to New Zealand’s popular Mt Hutt and Coronet Peak ski resorts, consider hitting one of the country’s club ski fields. The first club fields were established in the mountains west of Christchurch in 1929. Today there are ten club skiing fields in New Zealand. The North Island […]

The New Zealand city of Auckland embraces the great outdoors. Even with winter winds blowing, you can enjoy island hopping, sailing in the harbor, and exploring volcanic craters. But if you’d prefer to shield yourself from the cold, the city has plenty of indoor attractions to keep you warm and entertained. Enjoy all that winter […]