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Top things to do for under $30

April 26, 2018, carcloudadminold Blog North Island South Island

With the chillier months upon us it can be easy to get bogged down by the dreariness, batten down the hatches and hide away from it all. But taking a holiday in autumn or winter can actually be a lot of fun with a bunch of activities firing up as the weather cools down. So […]

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Brake and Thrifty Car Rental launch Beep Beep! Days to help save little lives

April 9, 2018, carcloudadminold Blog

Early years educators are being encouraged to take part in a Beep Beep! Day by Brake, the road safety charity. The day is supported by Thrifty Car Rental and helps to teach children road safety basics and remind parents and drivers of their responsibility to help protect children when driving. Each week, on average, seven […]

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Top 10 Instagram Spots in NZ

March 30, 2018, carcloudadminold Blog

If you’re road tripping around New Zealand you’ll see plenty of great places to stop for a holiday snap. In fact, you could easily fill your entire Instagram feed with photographs of beautiful scenery or tourist activities. But if you really want to impress your followers, sometimes quality outweighs quantity and that means carefully curating […]

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Best shopping spots in New Zealand

March 7, 2018, erin.webley Blog

Whether you’re after a souvenir from your travels, a gift for family back home, or just like to shop ‘til you drop, you’ll find New Zealand has a lot to offer. Here are some of our favourite hot spots in New Zealand’s biggest shopping cities. Auckland Queen Street Enjoy the finer things? You’ll love Queen […]

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Top tips for installing your car seat

February 28, 2018, erin.webley Blog

The next lot of school holidays are just around the corner, which means kiwis across the country will be packing their bags and gearing up for family road trips. For anyone with young kids, it also means buckling up for the long road ahead is more important than ever, a notion which, when it comes […]

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Free things to do in Auckland

February 19, 2018, erin.webley Blog

Getting the most out of a city break doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. If you’re looking for free things to do in Auckland, we’ve got you covered because there are heaps of fun activities and attractions in the city of sails that won’t cost you a thing. Just take a look at […]

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Best Fish and Chips in New Zealand

February 13, 2018, erin.webley Blog

Fish and chips has to be one of the most popular takeaways in New Zealand, especially on a Friday night. We Kiwis love huddling around a parcel of deep fried and battered morsels and we all have our favourite local to buy them from. But what if you’re visiting another town and craving fish and […]

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Netball New Zealand and Thrifty driving gains for Netball

January 30, 2018, carcloudadminold Blog

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) and Thrifty Car Rental are proud to announce a new partnership for Netball in New Zealand. Thrifty joins a growing stable of companies committing their support to Netball throughout New Zealand. With over 30 locations throughout New Zealand, Thrifty are looking forward to supporting Netball New Zealand and its members wherever […]

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Top movie locations in New Zealand

January 25, 2018, carcloudadminold Blog

It’s no secret the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies were filmed in New Zealand, but did you know many other famous and critically acclaimed films were shot and produced here too? In fact, as well as being an adventure’s playground, Aotearoa is proving a popular movie buff’s scene, with film fans flocking […]

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Best day walks in New Zealand

January 11, 2018, carcloudadminold Blog

Whether you’re a local or an overseas traveller, you’ve probably heard of some of New Zealand’s famous multi-day hikes. And while our Great Walks are amazing, we know that not everyone has days to spare to take on these epic adventures. Luckily, New Zealand also has some incredible walks that can be made in a day […]

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