Fancy a spring break?

Take a break and enjoy spring


 
 
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Hi there,

There’s a lot going on around the country and it’s high time for a spring break. If festivals are your thing, check out our events section below.

Whatever you fancy doing over the next couple of months, we’ve got your accommodation and rental car covered!

 

 

Find the perfect accommodation now

 
 


 
 

 
 


 

Explore the wine regions in the north…

 
 


 

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Mangapapa Petit Hotel Peppers Parehua Waiheke Central Apartments
Havelock North Martinborough Waiheke Island
From $450 From $139 From $299
 


 
 
 


 

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Watea Boutique B&B Fossil Bay Lodge Food Forest Organics
Napier Waiheke Island Greytown
From $245 From $85 From $140
 


 
 

 
 


 

And in the south…

 
 


 

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Tanglewood B&B Walmer Apartment Matahua Cottages
Marlborough Sounds Nelson Mapua
From $195 From $180 From $135
 


 
 
 


 

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Heritage Lake Resort Rewa’s Cadole Nelson Holiday Homes
Central Otago Central Otago Nelson
From $140 From $400 From $169
 


 
 

 
 


 

Make your holiday easy with a rental car!

 
Enjoy your independence while you’re on holiday with a rental car from Travelbug.

There’s a great range with great prices. 

 
 

Book your rental car today

 

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Events not to be missed

 
 
1 Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival

27 Oct–8 Nov, Havelock North
2 Taste of Auckland 2015

5–8 Nov, Auckland
3 F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic

6–15 Nov, Hawke’s Bay
4 Banks Peninsula Walking Festival

7–29 Nov, Lyttelton
5 UB40 – Red Red Wine Vineyard Tour

9 Jan, Rotorua

 

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Book your event accommodation

 
 


 
 

 
 


 
 

Wherever you’re heading for your next trip away, have a great time. See you next month!

Daniel & the Travelbug team
www.travelbug.co.nz

 

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New Zealand Destinations

 
International Destinations

 
NORTH ISLAND
Auckland
Northland
Paihia
Coromandel
Bay of Plenty
Rotorua
Waikato
Hamilton
Gisborne
Ruapehu
Lake Taupo
Taranaki
New Plymouth
Hawke’s Bay
Napier
Wellington
Manawatu-Wanganui
Palmerston North
Wairarapa
Martinborough
SOUTH ISLAND
Nelson
Marlborough
Picton
Blenheim
West Coast
Christchurch
Canterbury
Hanmer Springs
Kaikoura
Fiordland
Queenstown
Lake Wanaka
Otago
Dunedin
Southland
ASIA/PACIFIC
Singapore
Hong Kong
Bangkok
Bali
Phuket
Fiji (Nadi)
Tonga
Rarotonga
AUSTRALIA
Sydney
Melbourne
Gold Coast
Brisbane
Perth
EUROPE
London
Paris
Rome
Venice
Florence
Barcelona
Edinburgh
USA
New York
Honolulu
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Miami
Vancouver
Las Vegas
 


 
 
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Top destinations for your next getaway

Time to book accommodation for Labour weekend


 
 
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Hi there,

Need a little pick-me-up while waiting for some warmer weather to kick in? Check out our top six holiday destinations, perfect for a lazy getaway over Labour weekend.

And, if you haven’t already, it’s time to start planning your summer holiday. If you’re keen on something affordable, great for groups and near the beach, one of our holiday parks might be just what you’re looking for.

 

 

Book a break!

 
 


 
 

 
 


 

Plans for Labour weekend? 

 

Here are our top six holiday destinations from last month – check out what all the fuss is about.

 


 
 
 


 

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Millbrook Resort Manuka Lodge Belle Mer Apartments
Queenstown Ohakune Mount Maunganui
From $265 From $195 From $265
 


 
 
 


 

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Riverrun Booklovers Cottage The St James
Wanaka Waiheke Island Hanmer Springs
From $380 From $345 From $199
 


 
 

 
 


 

Roll on summer!

 

There are plenty of options that are all great value for money. Ranging from camp sites to cottages, there’s something for everyone.

 


 
 
 


 

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Picton Top 10 Holiday Park Opunake Beach Holiday Park Orongo Bay Holiday Park
Picton Opunake Russell
From $22 From $25 From $42
 


 
 
 


 

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Pounawea Accommodation Centre Queenstown Lakeview Holiday Park Lake Taupo Top 10 Holiday Resort
North Catlins Queenstown Lake Taupo
From $13 From $55 From $60
 


 
 

 
 


 

Upcoming events

 
 
1 World of Wearable Art

23 Sept–11 Oct, Wellington
2 NZ Burlesque Festival Tour

16 Oct, Dunedin
3 Armageddon

23–26 Oct, Auckland
4 Bay of Islands Food & Wine Festival

24 Oct, Paihia
5 Soul Fest 2015

26 Oct, Auckland
 

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Book your event accommodation

 
 


 
 

 
 


 
 

Thanks to everyone who entered our EcoZip competition last month. A big congratulations to Trevor from Auckland who will find himself winging his way through the forest at EcoZip Adventures very soon!

Happy holiday planning, see you next time.

Cheers,
Daniel & the Travelbug team

 

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New Zealand Destinations

 
International Destinations

 
NORTH ISLAND
Auckland

 

Northland

 

Paihia

 

Coromandel

 

Bay of Plenty

 

Rotorua

 

Waikato

 

Hamilton

 

Gisborne

 

Ruapehu

Lake Taupo

 

Taranaki

 

New Plymouth

 

Hawke’s Bay

 

Napier

 

Wellington

 

Manawatu-Wanganui

 

Palmerston North

 

Wairarapa

 

Martinborough

SOUTH ISLAND
Nelson

 

Marlborough

 

Picton

 

Blenheim

 

West Coast

 

Christchurch

 

Canterbury

 

Hanmer Springs

 
Kaikoura

 

Fiordland

 

Queenstown

 

Lake Wanaka

 

Otago

 

Dunedin

 

Southland

ASIA/PACIFIC
Singapore

 

Hong Kong

 

Bangkok

 

Bali

 

Phuket

 

Fiji (Nadi)

 

Tonga

 

Rarotonga

 
AUSTRALIA
Sydney

 

Melbourne

 

Gold Coast

 

Brisbane

 

Perth

 
EUROPE
London

 

Paris

 

Rome

 

Venice

 

Florence

 

Barcelona

 

Edinburgh

 
USA
New York

 

Honolulu

 

San Francisco

 

Los Angeles

 

Miami

 

Vancouver

 

Las Vegas

 
 
 


 
 
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Indulgent holiday or something out of the ordinary?

Ever thought about staying in a jailhouse or teepee? Now’s your chance!


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Hi travellers,
In the mood for an indulgent weekend away? Ever wondered what it would be like to spend the night in a teepee or an old jailhouse? Whatever accommodation you’re into, you’ll find it on Travelbug.
This month you’ve got the chance to win two tickets to Waiheke Island’s EcoZip Adventures! Read on to find out how to win and start exploring hotels, motels and more for your next mini-break.

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Two EcoZip Adventures tickets to be won! 

Be in to win two tickets to EcoZip Adventures on Waiheke Island, valued at $238. See the sights from three giant, state-of-the-art flying fox ziplines and an eco-immersive forest walk. Suitable for nature lovers of all ages.

To enter, email us the name of the Waiheke Island listing you’ll find further down in this newsletter.

Enter to win EcoZip tickets




Time to indulge…








Chatterley Manor Peppers Bluewater Resort Hereweka Garden Retreat
Christchurch Lake Tekapo Dunedin
From $220 From $110 From $280









Chic Vacation Homes The Dome The Martinborough Hotel
Waiheke Island Napier Martinborough
From $129 From $300 From $150




Jailhouse? Caravan? Wagon? Take your pick!








Jailhouse Accommodation Wacky Stays Warwick House
Christchurch Kaikoura Nelson
From $33 From $199 From $139









Classic Caravan Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort The Woolshed
Martinborough Taupo Cambridge
From $80 From $85 From $165




Five upcoming events around the country

1 Christchurch Arts Festival

27 Aug–20 Sep, Christchurch

2 New Zealand Fashion Week

28–30 Aug, Auckland

3 Gay Ski Week QT

29 Aug–5 Sep, Queenstown

4 The Food Show

4–6 Sep, Wellington

5 A Midsummer Night’s Dream

10 Sep, Rotorua



Book your event accommodation



Wherever you end up travelling to over the next month, take it easy and we’ll be back in touch soon with more inspiring getaway ideas.

Cheers,

Daniel & the Travelbug team

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New Zealand Destinations

International Destinations

NORTH ISLAND
Auckland

Northland

Paihia

Coromandel

Bay of Plenty

Rotorua

Waikato

Hamilton

Gisborne

Ruapehu

Lake Taupo

Taranaki

New Plymouth

Hawke’s Bay

Napier

Wellington

Manawatu-Wanganui

Palmerston North

Wairarapa

Martinborough

SOUTH ISLAND
Nelson

Marlborough

Picton

Blenheim

West Coast

Christchurch

Canterbury

Hanmer Springs

Kaikoura

Fiordland

Queenstown

Lake Wanaka

Otago

Dunedin

Southland

ASIA/PACIFIC
Singapore

Hong Kong

Bangkok

Bali

Phuket

Fiji (Nadi)

Tonga

Rarotonga

AUSTRALIA
Sydney

Melbourne

Gold Coast

Brisbane

Perth

EUROPE
London

Paris

Rome

Venice

Florence

Barcelona

Edinburgh

USA
New York

Honolulu

San Francisco

Los Angeles

Miami

Vancouver

Las Vegas


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Get $10 off every booking throughout July and a chance to win a family pass to Tamaki Maori Village


 
 
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Hi travellers,

With snow falling thick and fast, this is the time to book your ski holiday if you haven’t already. Whether you’re skiing at Turoa, Whakapapa, Mt Hutt, Treble Cone or Coronet Peak, we’ve got heaps of great ski accommodation on Travelbug.

Plus all bookings made in July get $10 off, so it’s a great time to book your Travelbug holiday.

If you’re planning a trip to Rotorua sometime soon, our friends at Tamaki Maori Village are offering one of our lucky readers a complimentary family pass. Read on to find out how you can win.

 

 

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Plus, you’ll go in the draw to win back the value of your booking (up to $1,000) in Travelbug credit.

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Skiing in the north?

 
 


 






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Nelson Lakes Mt Hutt Queenstown
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Wanaka Queenstown Arrowtown
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Treat your family to an authentic, cultural experience they won’t forget. The team at Tamaki Maori Village are offering one of our lucky readers a complimentary family pass worth $280. Located in Rotorua, this unique experience offers an evening of ceremonial ritual, powerful cultural performance, storytelling and hangi feasting.

To go in the draw to win, email us the name of your favourite Rotorua listing on Travelbug. Get your entry in before Wednesday 22 July and we’ll notify the winner on Friday 24 July. Terms and conditions apply*.

 

 

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Take care out there folks and enjoy the snow!

Daniel & the Travelbug team
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New Zealand Destinations

 
International Destinations

 
NORTH ISLAND
Auckland

 

Northland

 

Paihia

 

Coromandel

 

Bay of Plenty

 

Rotorua

 

Waikato

 

Hamilton

 

Gisborne

 

Ruapehu

Lake Taupo

 

Taranaki

 

New Plymouth

 

Hawke’s Bay

 

Napier

 

Wellington

 

Manawatu-Wanganui

 

Palmerston North

 

Wairarapa

 

Martinborough

SOUTH ISLAND
Nelson

 

Marlborough

 

Picton

 

Blenheim

 

West Coast

 

Christchurch

 

Canterbury

 

Hanmer Springs

 
Kaikoura

 

Fiordland

 

Queenstown

 

Lake Wanaka

 

Otago

 

Dunedin

 

Southland

ASIA/PACIFIC
Singapore

 

Hong Kong

 

Bangkok

 

Bali

 

Phuket

 

Fiji (Nadi)

 

Tonga

 

Rarotonga

 
AUSTRALIA
Sydney

 

Melbourne

 

Gold Coast

 

Brisbane

 

Perth

 
EUROPE
London

 

Paris

 

Rome

 

Venice

 

Florence

 

Barcelona

 

Edinburgh

 
USA
New York

 

Honolulu

 

San Francisco

 

Los Angeles

 

Miami

 

Vancouver

 

Las Vegas

 
 
 


 
 
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