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
Whether you are new to Transfercar’s free car rental service or are a frequent voyager on the relocation scene, there are some new features on the website that you need to know about, that will make your relocation request process and journey easier.
A new look and feel will be launched soon, however in the meantime let’s look at the new features:
On the home page and main page of listings:
There are now two new columns: “Days available” and “Qty” or “Quantity”
Days available = How many free...Read More
When travelling around New Zealand, it is highly likely you will be taken to visit some of the local Marae. These are sacred meeting houses for Maori and are symbols of tribal identity. Considered by Māori as tūrangawaewae – (standing places or places of belonging), they facilitate public discussions and debates, funerals and celebrations and other local gatherings. They are often elaborately carved and designed community spaces equip with a dining hall and cooking area and the marae ātea (sacred...Read More
Finding free cars to drive overseas is relatively easy. You can visit any one of the hundreds of rental companies offering a relocation, drive away or stand by car. You can also check out one of the online relocation companies such as Transfercar who list free rentals on their website for multiple organisations.
However, just because it’s a free or incredibly cheap vehicle, this does not mean it is not bound by the regular rental terms and conditions.
For this reason it is important to know what to look...Read More
Tara Ewing, a New Zealand resident, has won her case for the reimbursement of $280, charged to her by a local rental company for claimed damages to the rental vehicle.
The disputes tribunal ruled that the car rental company lacked evidence of a pre-rental inspection.
Apparently the person who picked up the rental testified that he had to walk down the street to get the vehicle, and no inspection with an employee took place. No itemized invoice, photos — before or after — or other documentation of the...Read More
The Southern Lakes is one of the most diverse and beautiful regions in New Zealand. From soaring, snow capped mountains to a ruggedly wild coastline, golden hill country to crystal clear alpine lakes; even the most seasoned travellers would be hard pressed to ignore its exquisite beauty, with its little towns and townships, nestled in the south-west corner of the South Island....Read More