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Budget Travellers

New Zealand is the perfect country for your self-drive adventure – both the North & South Island have so much to offer. There are lots of ways to explorer and travel this beautiful country on a low budget. Did you know hiring a self-contained vehicle will save you big $$$ when it comes to campgrounds! Below you find a list of articles that will guide you through New Zealand on your budget campervan travel adventure…


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Beginners Guide to Travelling around NZ

Download your full copy of the Beginners Guide to Travelling around NZ in a Campervan, for cooking ideas, essential packing list and more.

Guide to Freedom Camping in New Zealand

Download your complete copy of our Guide to Freedom Camping in New Zealand, packed with basics and bonus tips.

Travelling on a budget

When most people travel, one of their biggest expenses is food! Travelling in a campervan means you can save big on your food budget by cooking your own meals. And just because you’re living life on the road doesn’t mean you have to eat poorly. In fact, travelling in a campervan is a great time to get creative with some new recipes.

We bet you didn’t think you could make pizza in a campervan?! Here’s a video to show you how it’s done.

Everyone loves pancakes, and what better time to eat them than when you wake up to a view of a beautiful beach or mountain backdrop? Here is a video to show you how to make some delicious apple pancakes while in a campervan.

We’d love to see your meals while on the road. Get creative and share them on Instagram tagging #CookingWithTAB

You might be surprised to learn there is a lot you can cook in a campervan – you aren’t limited to just one pot meals or two-minute noodles! Josh and his friends’ trip was not only filled with amazing destinations, they also made it a culinary adventure!

Who would’ve thought you could cook a delicious treat like banana bread without an oven… let alone in a campervan?! Here’s a video to show you how it’s done.

If you haven’t made up your mind yet how to explore New Zealand check your campervan options with us – Travellers Autobarn. We are offering a large number of station wagons & different campervans out of two locations – Auckland & Christchurch. All you need is a full driving license (international if from a Non-English speaking country), be 18 to 80 years old and convince your best mate or fmaily to join you. Get a quote and check out our campervan options…

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