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NZ hotel rates 'rose by 5 per cent in 2014'

NZ hotel rates 'rose by 5 per cent in 2014'

The latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI) has revealed a 5 per cent rise in hotel prices paid by Kiwis in New Zealand in 2014, increasing from an average $139 per night in 2013 to $146 in 2014.

47% of Kiwis feel vacation deprived - report

47% of Kiwis feel vacation deprived - report

Expedia.co.nz has released its annual ‘Vacation Deprivation’ report showing Kiwis have an improved sense of vacation satisfaction while front-footing an emerging global trend directly correlating personal wellbeing with holidays taken.

Travel insurance: What you should know

Travel insurance: What you should know

Many Kiwis consider travel insurance a luxury good and don’t take out a policy when going on holiday. However, if disaster strikes and you don’t have the proper coverage, you may be liable for damages that you cannot afford or did not foresee.

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Queenstown voted NZ's top destination on Trip Advisor

Queenstown voted NZ's top destination on Trip Advisor

Queenstown has again been named New Zealand’s number one destination in the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Destinations by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel community.

This summer's top holiday spots

This summer's top holiday spots

Figures released today by holiday home rental website Bookabach paints an interesting picture of how and where Kiwis spent their Christmas and New Year holidays.

Oily Rag Column: Happy penny-pinching holidays

Oily Rag Column: Happy penny-pinching holidays

By Frank and Muriel Newman

It’s the holiday time of the year and oily raggers are out and about enjoying themselves. So here are some ways to make these holidays fun, enjoyable, and relaxing, without stressing out about the cost!

Top 10 inspirational travel spots - Flight Centre

Top 10 inspirational travel spots - Flight Centre

Adventure and a touch of the gourmet lifestyle will shape the holiday plans of travellers in 2014.

Emirates offering service to Kabul

Emirates offering service to Kabul

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced it is to commence a daily passenger service to Khwaja Rawash Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan from December 4, 2013.

The daily flight to the capital city will be Emirates’ first destination in Afghanistan.

NZMCA seeks to quash Freedom Camping bylaw

NZMCA seeks to quash Freedom Camping bylaw

The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association (NZMCA) is taking a local body to the High Court in a bid to protect the rights of its members to freedom camp.

Flight Centre top tips for holidaying in Vietnam

Flight Centre top tips for holidaying in Vietnam

A country filled with natural beauty and relaxed village life, Vietnam has some of the best islands and beaches in all of Southeast Asia.

Combined with its delicious cuisine, it’s no wonder Kiwis are flocking there in search of adventure.

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