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Things to do in Greymouth.

 

The South Island’s West Coast is one of those NZ must-visit destinations. It perfectly blends scenic coastal driving with lush, native forests, a wealth of history and more tourist attractions than you can jingle your car keys at.

Make sure you try these 10 things to do around its largest town: Greymouth.

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Grid Escaping, Adventure, deals, travel guides, Greymouth, south island, Things to Do

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 10/12/2018 12:41:09 PM
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A quick guide to: Queenstown

 

Queenstown: ‘The adventure capital of New Zealand’. Despite there being less than 30,000 people living in the area, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s much bigger, considering how mighty a reputation this truly stunning South Island town has.

We could not recommend hiring a car here more, and exploring the sheer bounty of entertainment it has to offer. Click to see details for our Queenstown Airport branch

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Queenstown, A Quick Guide, Queenstown Airport, Branch Locations, Town Painting, Grid Escaping, Otago

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 26/03/2018 11:22:36 AM
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10 Things to do in Queenstown

As the ‘adventure capital of New Zealand’, you’ll probably never run out of things to do in Queenstown. This is especially true if you have access to a local unlimited-kilometres rental car, as you can see not just the famous town itself, but also the bounteous surrounding area.

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Queenstown, Grid Escaping, Hobbit Filming Locations, Adventure, deals, travel guides, Things to Do

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 16/03/2018 4:28:08 PM
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Lord of the Rings / Hobbit Filming Locations Road Trip

 


In 2001, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring was released around the world, putting New Zealand tourism on the map like never before.

Over a decade and five films on and NZ is equated to Middle Earth more than ever before. In fact, the International Visitor Survey cites that 13% of international visitor arrivals are a direct result of the movies. Whether you’re visiting New Zealand because you’re a fan or you’re just looking for a fantastic NZ road idea, we’ve highlighted all of the top Lord of the Rings filming locations and points of interest for you!

Tags: travel guides, Natural attractions, Grid Escaping, Car Rental Road Trips, Hobbit Filming Locations

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 12/03/2018 9:44:38 AM
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What you need to know about: State Highway 1, New Zealand

 

Every developed nation in the world has its major infrastructure arteries, pumping commerce and tourism throughout the body (or in this case country). New Zealand’s major road is not just a great way for Kiwis to get from north to south – or vice versa – but also for budding road trippers with plenty of time to enjoy the scenery.

Here is our quick guide to your State Highway (SH) 1 road trip.

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, picton, wellington, Taupo, Cape Reianga, Kaikoara, Grid Escaping, Beach Hopping, State Highway 1

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 27/02/2018 11:32:34 AM
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An Ace road trip: From Auckland to Paihia, the scenic route

 When you hire a rental car from our Auckland City or Auckland Airport branch, though it may feel like an adventure holiday playground, venture not far north and you’ll be in a whole new, sub-tropical world. Here at Ace Car Rentals, we adore Auckland Rental Car and its many splendours, but we also urge you to drive to Northland for an experience at some of our nation’s greatest seaside sights.

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Auckland Car Rental, Paihia, Kauri Coast, Auckland Airport, Holiday Park, Grid Escaping

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 12/02/2018 2:25:04 PM
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An Ace road trip: Hamilton to Opunake

 

For a road trip plan that blends green farming pastures with spectacular underground caves, towering volcanoes and exceptional beaches, try this route with our rental car.

This route leads from Hamilton (two hours south of Auckland) to the Taranaki township of Opunake. You’ll love this little place for its relaxed atmosphere, stunning beach and proximity to the dazzling Mount Taranaki (also known as Mount Egmont) volcano. But don’t take our word for it, get going and you’ll see for yourself!

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Auckland Car Rental, Hamilton, Opunake, Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Grid Escaping

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 12/02/2018 2:15:10 PM
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