Travel Tips

Knowledge has a beginning, but no end


The experience you have here in New Zealand is one of the main draws for coming, but it’s always good to have a bit of insider knowledge before and during your travels. We’ve put together a few vital bits of information to give you a taster of the kind of support we offer.

The Traveller Blog

Hear from someone who has done it all before

What to pack?

The packing is something we all dread, so we've provided a list of must-have things for you

Top 10 Summer 'Must Dos' in NZ

WE Traveller's Grace and Blair share their ten best tips for summer in NZ

Who to fly with?

Knowing which airline to fly with can be confusing, get some hints and tips from us

Hiking the Abel Tasmin

Jeremy and Joanna take us through their epic Abel Tasmin adventures and share useful travel tips when visiting the beautiful National Park

Tax Refunds NZ

You can apply for tax back at the end of the financial year, and when you NZ, let us make it easy for you

The Garden City

There is plenty to do in sunny Christchurch, take a look at our WE Travellers guide to the city and how to best spend your time here

The Far North

From The Bay of Islands to the Cape, there is so many epic stops up in the north. See what WE Traveller Kate recommends from her trip

Wellington Waterfront

The top 5 things to do when visiting our capital city from a locals perspective

Managing your NZ expectations

Want to make the most of your time in New Zealand? Worried your adventure isn't as good as others? Not sure what to expect? WE Traveller Lisa breaks down her experience in New Zealand to help you make the most of your new home away from home

The 10 Things Every First Time Visitor Should Do in New Zealand

Just arrived and don't know where to begin?! Take a look at the top 10 things to do to kick start your NZ adventure. Written by Samantha Scott, our good friends at Stride Travel

A Guide to Money on your Working Holiday

Check out these hints of tips, including some financial help from the guys at

Thinking of buying the iPhone X? Think again

That's one expensive phone! But what can you get for the money you would spend on it? Check out these 5 things.

5 Ways to conquer Work and Travel

Ever wanted to know if you can work and travel your way around the country? Well, here are a few tips to make it happen.

5 Things I didn’t expect moving to New Zealand

The whole experience of moving somewhere new can be a scary. Here's a few things that were unexpected, but brilliant.

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Is New Zealand expensive for backpackers?

It can be a real worry about moving to this part of the world. There are lots of opinions on whether it's an expensive place to live or not.

Are you ready for a Gap Year?

A Gap Year can sometimes be like a magical creature that you never truly believe you’ll ever see or experience. It’s one of those terms that people throw around for all sorts of reasons.

Where should you go on your Gap Year?

It's one of the biggest questions for people wanting to go on a Gap Year. Here are a few reasons why we think NZ is the place to go.

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