• With Air New Zealand operating direct to Shanghai from Auckland these days its a good option as a stopover en route to or from Europe.
    Posted: Tuesday 19 November 2013
  • The word “barge” doesn’t really do it justice – this is a four star restored classic (1928 built) vessel which takes a maximum of 10 passengers in five cabins and essentially is your moving hotel.
    Posted: Tuesday 19 November 2013
  • From this part of the world most travellers know the western side with Vancouver and the Rockies as an area to visit. Well worth thinking about
    Posted: Wednesday 6 November 2013
  • Has of course been a very popular country to visit for a number of years now, but can be a bit more difficult to get around than some others.
    Posted: Thursday 24 October 2013
  • Rail is a wonderful way to travel around Europe – the network is vast, the trains are good, and an added bonus is that you are with the locals going about their daily lives.
    Posted: Saturday 12 October 2013
  • Each year around this time the first wave of “ Early Purchase “ type fares for travel in 2014 make an appearance. The bulk of these deals are for Europe but other long distance type destinations also feature....
    Posted: Friday 4 October 2013
  • Not too many years ago all airlines offered the same baggage allowance and travel agents could advise travellers quite clearly what that allowance was ! Im sorry to say that has all changed now.
    Posted: Saturday 20 July 2013
  • Something different and well priced. Perhaps stopover Ho Chi Minh ( Saigon) northbound and Hanoi on the way home ! Destinations in Europe Paris, Moscow,or Frankfurt. Fare available ex Wgtn,Auck,or ChCh and link up with Air Vietnam through Sydney or Melbourne
    Posted: Saturday 3 November 2012