Planning a trip to New Zealand from the UK? We’re not going to beat around the bush here. The flight from the UK & Europe to New Zealand is one of the longest air trips in the world. In fact, you’ll need at least two flights to make it here. But don’t let that put you off.

If you're visiting New Zealand from the UK or Europe, one of the biggest things to deal with is the time difference. There's no easy way to get round it, times in New Zealand are pretty much the exact opposite to the UK and Europe.

Planning a trip to New Zealand from the USA and struggling to get your head around those time differences? What do you mean these crazy Kiwis are a day ahead but behind on the clock? How does that work?

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful, welcoming and safe travel destinations on earth - but like anywhere, as a traveller you do need to be aware of any potential risks and make smart decisions when you are planning your visit.

Fresh, varied and influenced by natural local ingredients - the food in New Zealand is exciting and full of flavour. Enjoying a delicious meal and a glass of wine can be one of the best bits of your New Zealand trip.

Do you long for open roads with little traffic, deep valleys, covered in lush vegetation? Are you a fan of road trips in beautiful locations? You are going to love driving in New Zealand!

Planning a trip to New Zealand from the USA? One of the first things you need to know is how to get here, and you probably think that "Down Under" is a long flight?

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?

Ok, we may be a little bit biased, but we reckon we live in the best country in the world. But it’s not just us that think so – heaps of surveys done around the world constantly rank New Zealand as one of the best places to live.

We reckon New Zealand has got to be one of the best countries in the world for travelling alone. It ranks highly for safety, and it’s an incredibly easy place to get around.