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  1. james mccauley

    The wife and I are going to go to New Zealand, Bali, and Phuket for our 40 anniversary. I have found your web site most helpful of all that I have read. The (2) 10 day road trips is what I think we will use a a guide in New Zealand. One question is over-night accommodations for the most part, has been left out. Are there recommendations for each place that we could book well in advance?

    We plan on going Feb of 2023 so we have some time, but i feel that time will fly by as we plan.

    Thank you and stay well
    Jim Mc

    • The Blonde Abroad

      Hi Jim! Rhea of Rhea’s Travels contributed this post — I would recommend reaching out to her. I believe a lot of the accommodations are camping/parking/hostels along the way to keep it very budget-friendly. That said, I’m sure there are a lot of other accommodation options, depending on what you’re after.

  2. Rahm

    I wanted to ask what’s the quality of roads like in New zealand? I’ve tried to find out from many sources but no one seems to know, or talk about it.

    • The Blonde Abroad

      Hi Rahm! I’m sure it depends on where you are, some roads might be very well taken care of and others might not be. Depends where you’re driving.


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