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Tipping in New Zealand - the complete guide for visitors. If you’re planning on visiting this wonderful country and want the definitive guide to who and how much to tip, you’ve come to the right place. By the end of this article, you’ll know as much as anyone about how to tip in New Zealand.

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Before you visit NZ
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Once you’ve decided now’s the time for your dream trip to New Zealand, there are a few logistics you need to figure out, like what’s the best way to access your money and pay for things? 

What’s the best way to access your cash to buy things like meals, activities and souvenirs? When should you use a Debit Card? When is a Credit Card best? Which Credit Cards are best for travelling in New Zealand with? And how do you minimize the fees you pay to withdraw cash while you’re travelling? 

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Here’s a handy article with everything you’ll need to help you get ready for your New Zealand holiday, complete with a downloadable packing list. We’ll cover what clothing and other essential items you need to bring, plus a few handy tips to make sure you don’t forget anything important.

Who are we? We’re MoaTrek, we’ve been running small group tours to the very best spots in New Zealand since 1971 and we’ve helped heaps of travellers get ready for their trip.

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New Zealand is one of the most naturally beautiful travel destinations in the world. Here are some great travel tips, common questions and important things to know before you go.

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How long do I need to see New Zealand?

We like to put the “how long should I visit New Zealand for?” question in the same category as “how long is a piece of string?”  The answer is, it depends.

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So you’ve decided that New Zealand is the destination for your next holiday? We’re really glad you plan to visit our little paradise in the Pacific South West and we're sure you have a few questions. In this post, we'll take a look at a common question: How to travel around New Zealand?

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Got your big trip to New Zealand booked and getting down to the details like packing, trying to work out what to bring and what you can use when you’re here, like your phone, tablet, laptop, camera and hairdryer? We’ve been hosting overseas visitors for decades now and have fielded our fair share of questions about which appliances you can use in New Zealand, what the voltage here is, what the plugs look like, whether you need an adaptor and more, so here's our handy little guide to which appliances from home you can use in New Zealand.

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Travelling Alone NZ

Are you dreaming of a once-in-a-lifetime vacation to New Zealand but don’t know where to start? There’s so much to consider – independent travel versus a group tour, transport, the itinerary. We believe deciding ‘how’ you travel is the most important thing. We’ve put together five reasons why we think a New Zealand group tour will give you the most unforgettable Kiwi experience.

NZ Photography Tours
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Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or simply wanting to document the memories of your trip, New Zealand’s otherworldly landscapes and colourful seasons combine for some incredible photo ops. Mirror-like lakes, pastel blue waterways and fields of golden tussock are just a few of the things that will tempt your lens every day. Read on to find out more about New Zealand’s top destinations for magnificent photos.