5 changes to go plastic free

With global plastic production growing exponentially and our modern consumer economy growingly dependent on the convenience of readily-available plastic products, it’s having a huge toll on our environment. It’s not only filling up our landfill, more than 8 million tonnes of plastic end up in the ocean every year. There are simple changes you can […]Read more

13 March 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Getting to know Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

You probably know him best from ‘What we do in the shadows’; Cori Gonzalez-Macuer is a comedian, dad and more recently, a brand ambassador for Snap Rentals. We ask him a few quick questions to get to know the man behind the legend and what he’ll be up to this month. “As much as I’m […]Read more

08 March 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Meet Chris, the Queenstown go-to guy

Chris Ettenfield, our new Queenstown Warehouse Supervisor, arrived in Queenstown to do some skiing 5 years ago and still has no plans to return to the UK. We chat to him about his driving experiences and his favourite activities in Queenstown.     Who taught you to drive?  I used an instructor mainly but a lot of trips […]Read more

28 February 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Road trip from Christchurch to Tekapo

Only a 3 hour drive from Christchurch, Tekapo is the perfect day or weekend trip away. Set against the dramatic Southern Alps, the beautiful milky-blue Lake Tekapo is truly a spectacular sight. However there’s also plenty to discover along the way. Here are our recommended stopovers on the drive. Mount Somers If you’re in no […]Read more

26 February 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Top 5 food spots in Queenstown

While it’s more renowned for its spectacular scenery and adrenaline activities, Queenstown has just as much for travelling foodies. Here are our top 5 food spots to inspire your appetite.   Fergburger We’ve been waiting all day for you 🙏 🍔 📸 @gagaldiett A post shared by FergBurger (@fergburger_queenstown) on Aug 6, 2017 at 11:30pm […]Read more

20 February 2018 | snap news by Patrick

10 ways to reduce your carbon footprint

There are small things we can all do to reduce our carbon footprint and it all starts with little changes to our lifestyle and consumption decisions. Here are 10 ways to get you started. Go Solar Reduce your carbon footprint by switching over to a renewable energy source like solar. While installing solar panels is […]Read more

14 February 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Top 7 romantic spots in New Zealand

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of the top romantic spots around New Zealand to help you plan your dreamy getaway.   The Hermitage Hotel Right on the doorstep of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, all Premium and Superior rooms at The Hermitage Hotel boast incredible views of the […]Read more

07 February 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Must-try Kiwi cuisine for travelling Foodies

Fly, drive, walk, bus, train, ferry – all ways to travel around a country such as New Zealand. While we strongly recommend driving as the best form of transport (winky face) we can also strongly recommend…eating your way around. Aotearoa is home not only to a considerable amount of sheep, epic scenery and great rental […]Read more

23 January 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Top camping spots around New Zealand

Visiting a scenic landmark is one thing, but waking up there is quite another. There is no way to immerse yourself in the stunning scenery New Zealand has to offer (if we do say so ourselves) like by sleeping in it. That’s why we thought we’d make a wee list of some of our top […]Read more

21 January 2018 | snap news by Patrick

New Zealand Islands worth exploring

You may have heard of our two main islands, but New Zealand has lots of other wee guys clinging around the coast that are equally – if not more so (controversial, we know) – fun, relaxing and exciting to explore. In the spirit of island adventures and secret-ish getaways, Snap has compiled the following list […]Read more

11 January 2018 | snap news by Patrick