What to do in Queenstown for the Winter Festival

From the 21st through to the 24th June, Queenstown will come alive with vibrancy, fun and playfulness as the annual Winter Festival rolls into town. Welcoming all Winter lovers, our favourite little snowy town has been throwing this party for the last 43 years, so they sure know how to host. There’s a few things […]Read more

12 May 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Eco friendly accommodation in Otago

There’s no doubt the Otago region is a wildly beautiful place, and we’re sure that just like the people who live there, you’ll be keen to keep it that way! That’s why we’ve sorted your eco-friendly accomodation for you, because being kind to the planet doesn’t always mean camping in sub zero temperatures! Hereweka Garden […]Read more

09 May 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Meet Christchurch team leader Aaron Ginger

Aaron Ginger is our team leader at the Snap Rentals Christchurch branch and lucky for us, this guy knows his way around a car or two. We chat with him about very first driving lessons, doing up old cars in the UK and where’s good to go in New Zealand. Who taught you to drive? […]Read more

07 May 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Favourite food spots: Invercargill

If you’re heading down to the south of the south, you’ll be pleased to hear the eating and drinking options are still very much top class. Invercargill may only have a population of around 52,000 – but that doesn’t mean locals don’t know a good cup of coffee when they see one. Here’s our picks […]Read more

06 May 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Meet Jeschua & Bendix, our in-house film guys

Jeschua Strohmeier and Bendix Vormfenne started with us as a couple of Car Groomers last year and it wasn’t long before we discovered their skill and talent for film. These days they travel the country as our in-house film crew, creating amazing content showcasing the most beautiful spots around New Zealand. We chat to them […]Read more

30 April 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Most iconic drives in the North Island

Our most populated and northernmost island certainly has its fair share of things ot boast about. From wild coastal drives, to natural thermal springs and the biggest lake in the country, there’s plenty to see and explore in the mighty North Island. Don’t leave without driving these special routes. East Cape A very much secluded […]Read more

09 April 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Five podcasts to inspire conscious and sustainable living

On long car journeys about the country, what better way to pass the time than by listening to some enlightening and motivating podcasts. Inspiring you on how to eat, exercise, buy and live your life to generate your best possible self, these following podcasts are our pick for turning your long drive into an inspiring […]Read more

08 April 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Favourite food spots in New Plymouth

If you’re lucky enough to found yourself in the Taranaki area on your road trip around New Zealand, you’ll be pleased to hear this region also has some mighty fine eateries in their midst. From hearty brunches and perfectly brewed cups of the good stuff, to fine dining evening meals or burgers on a budget, […]Read more

05 April 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Best places to visit in Autumn

Don’t let cooler temperatures and shorter days scare you off ticking things off the must-see list. New Zealand has plenty of jaw-dropping sights to see in Autumn too as our landscape really puts on a show to welcome in the new season. Here’s our picks for the top 5. Wanaka A Central Otago hotspot for […]Read more

01 April 2018 | snap news by Patrick

Top 5 Foodie Destinations in Taupo

Well known for its picturesque location on the shores of New Zealand’s largest lake, Taupō also draws visitors thanks to its volcanic underbelly that results in natural hot pools and stunning thermal features. However, all adventures need fuel of some kind, so if you’re planning on making the most of this township, you better fill […]Read more

22 March 2018 | snap news by Patrick