Technology on your holiday in New Zealand
We are lucky enough to live in an age of amazing technology. Sat Nav’s or GPS have been with us for a while now and have made traveling around New Zealand much less stressful. Now there are a few extra gadgets to make your trip less stressful and more entertaining.
All the rental companies listed on Travel Saver offer GPS or Sat Nav hire, ranging from $5 per day to about $10 per day, but there are now some other options you may wish to consider either instead off a GPS or in addition to.
The first is a New Zealand product that we offer called Kruse. This takes all the benefits of a normal GPS and adds fantastic audio commentaries of the area you are traveling through and to.
LISTEN to amazing commentaries that inform, delight and entertain, as you pass through the landscape. Discover our Maori and European history, hear historic characters bring our unique legends to life.
DISCOVER the ‘Best of NZ’ by being alerted on screen by a button that recommends a historic pub or a fantastic cafe and much much more …
BE GUIDED along scenic highways using the GPS navigation to your chosen destination.
All this is for just $10.00 per day. Let us know when you book your vehicle with us and we will secure you a unit and it will be waiting for you in your vehicle when you arrive to pick it up.
Another cool option is downloading an app on your smart phone or iPad called iTravelNZ.
Describe as The New Zealand travel guide that’s always with you! Full of information and user-friendly innovations for travellers, itravelnz app is the most complete travel app for New Zealand.
…beaches, parks, nature walks, farmers’ markets, lighthouses, volcanos, bridges, museums, art galleries, events, travel info and
Its a free app (currently) and lists all the great places to visit, things to do, all around your current locations. A great benefit of this app is that you can plan your trip ahead of time if you know you’re not going to have 3G or internet access once you have hit the road, or you can plan as you go if you do have internet access.
Whatever option you decide on, we know you’ll have an amazing time in NZ, whether you know exactly where you are, or if you’re completely lost.