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Tag Archives: motorhomes

Campers, motorhomes, high-tops… the rental jargon explained!

Australia and New Zealand have pretty much the same kinds of campers and motorhomes as anywhere else overseas. However, depending on where you intend to travel and what you need from your relocation , it’s a good idea to know what each type of vehicle looks like and what extras they come with. Before we start, here’s a little glossary of terms or rental jargon that will help you out: Berth: for example 2 berth. The berth quantity indicates the legal number of passengers the vehicle can sleep and...Read More

Tips on Renting a free motorhome with Transfercar

There’s nothing better than travelling in a Motorhome. It’s like taking your house with you while you explore new horizons. Rain or shine, hot or cold, motorhomes allow travellers the freedom of safe and comfortable travelling no matter where you decide to go (well nearly). In New Zealand and Australia you have a smorgasbord of Motorhome Rentals to choose from. Some larger than others, some easier to drive and then all the variant possibilities in between. They are quite different than campervans,...Read More

Parking Overnight in a Campervan

I just received a question regarding parking overnight on the side of the road in a campervan. I did my research and have found the answers I was looking for: Locals don’t like people camping on the streets in their towns (And you really don’t want to be making trouble with the locals!). Many towns have local by laws prohibiting overnight camping, and you’ll be woken at 4-5am and told to move on. If there are no signs indicating you are allowed to park on the side of the road, you should not assume...Read More

The concept of getting from A to B

Getting from A to B can be a bit tricky if you don’t have your own means of transport. This goes for all travellers without weels, whether they’re locals, international or national visitors. After all, if you don’t own or have access to a car or bike, how are you going to get from let’s say Wellington to Auckland? Or even more challenging, Katikati to Lumsden, Great Barrier Island to Napier? Just stay put where you are? Or go walking? Or put your thumb up and go hitch-hiking? A website dedicated to...Read More