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Over 750 Relaxing Journeys Self Drive Tour Reviews

Planning a self drive holiday to New Zealand can be daunting, but we have doing this for a long time and our experience and dedicated support ensures you're in safe hands. Read the feedback from some of our past self drive clients - their comments and insights can help you decide on the self drive tour itinerary best suited to you. We've listed the most recent reviews below. Click to view all our self drive reviews.

  • ReviewPremium Self Drive 9 Day Northern Escapade 9 Day Northern Escapade

    Toni could not have been more helpful throughout the whole booking process and right until the day we left the U.K.

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    - 03/11/2017
  • ReviewBudget Self Drive 9 Day Southern Alps & Fiords 9 Day Southern Alps & Fiords

    Everything was great. My wife and I would like to offer a few suggestions. It would have been very helpful to have driving directions such as take route 8 and drive through town and take the roundabout. Tou supplied an excellent atlas. Perhaps the routes could have been highlighted. That being said we did not get too badly lost. Also would it be possible to have options such as upgrade to a lake view. Thank you

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    - 01/11/2017
  • ReviewBudget Self Drive 14 Day Geysers To Glaciers 14 Day Geysers To Glaciers

    For us, it was a seamless experience with Relaxing Journeys. Right from day one, when I sent out feelers for a New Zealand vacation, Chelsea Cherri, who got in touch with me, made it a very easy and enjoyable experience. Every single thing - right from picking up the car (ours was a self-drive tour) to checking into hotels and all the activities that we had wanted, Relaxing Journeys did a wonderful job. Hand over the voucher and you are good to do what you want - enter into your hotel room or take part in the activity that was planned - everything was hassle free and went without a hitch. When the helicopter ride at Franz Josef was cancelled, the money was refunded within a day - that speaks of the professionalism. Kia Ora Chelsea Cherrie - I would definitely recommend Relaxing Journeys for all my friends.

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    - 24/10/2017
  • ReviewMid Range Self Drive 9 Day Top Of The South 9 Day Top Of The South

    Overall a great trip. Shame that SH1 is still closed north of Kaikoura though. Missed out on Blenheim & Picton so will have to do it next time. Great Hotel room in Kaikoura. Really nice hotel both times in Christchurch. Awesome room in Franz Josef. The hire car was great again (RAV4) and the accommodation coupons made life simple just like last time. Punakaiki pissed down rain just like the last time, but we stayed in and drank wine and read books. We ended up swapping room due to the wet weather to get closer parking, not a big deal. Had a great day with a fishing guide out of Nelson. Will be going back in another 2 years so probably better do the North Island at that time. Looking at trips already. Thanks again Mani, it was a great trip in a beautiful place. The southern alps were spectacular again, plenty of snow, and generally clear blue skies. Especially at Franz Josef.

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    - 21/10/2017
  • ReviewMid Range Self Drive 14 Day South Island Tourer 14 Day South Island Tourer

    It was an unforgettable journey! Stunning, beautiful scenery everywhere! Peaceful environment! Lovely wildlife! Actually, to our age (65+), it's a big challenge to take such long distance driving tour. Relaxing Journeys had done all arrangement properly, especially considerate of the pace we can cope with, like no intense driving, and all breakfast are included hence we don't need to worry about cooking stuff although most of motels have cooking facilities. The road signs in the South Island are simple and clear, easy for foreigners to follow. It would be much better if a clear city map with marked location of the booked hotel can be provided. We did have some trouble to find the hotel in city like Christchurch, Queenstown, Dunedin and Oamaru. Overall, it's a very good journey!

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    - 11/10/2017
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