For lots of travellers in New Zealand, hop-on/hop-off bus journey has been an essential a part of their expertise. It has been the traditional strategy to discover New Zealand for years. However instances are altering, and we now have improved the traditional hop-on/hop-off expertise.
Change is nice
With out change, there is no such thing as a transferring ahead. At Stray, we like to assume outdoors the field, be inventive and make the journey expertise for our clients even higher.
We’ve been taking individuals on superb adventures since 2002. We’re a bunch of travellers who prefer to journey a little bit in a different way. We love ticking off all the large bucket record experiences, however our actual mission is to go additional off the crushed monitor. There’s all the time extra to find in the event you simply Stray a little bit additional off the freeway.
You might be most likely questioning, “why change the hop-on/hop-off journey community that you’ve created years in the past?” Easy. We’re making it even simpler so that you can discover New Zealand, with out taking away the enjoyable of travelling in New Zealand.
We’re taking the effort out of hop-on/hop-off
Essentially the most requested query about travelling on the hop-on/hop-off community was “the place ought to I hop off and the way lengthy ought to I keep?” And the second-most well-liked query was “If I hop-off in XYZ is it assured I can hop on once more in X days?”.
For many travellers, it’s their first time travelling to our superb little nation. After all, everybody desires to get essentially the most from their once-in-a-lifetime journey to NZ. And who desires to fret about issues like hopping off, discovering lodging and find out how to get to the subsequent superb vacation spot?
Due to this fact, we created Stray Journeys some time in the past. And we now have simply taken these new excursions to the subsequent stage. These bus excursions are greater than only a bus tour. It’s a fixed-length tour with lodging included. Now you’ll be able to actually sit again, loosen up and benefit from the journey. You’ll arrive super-relaxed at your subsequent vacation spot. And you realize that as quickly because the bus stops, you’ve gotten arrived at an incredible place.
A spot the place you are able to do a wide range of free or paid actions. The Stray Driver is your information on these journeys. And they’re filled with information about every cease alongside the best way. They’ve a lot inside info, ideas and details that aren’t even talked about in well-liked journey books. It’s like travelling with an area.
Benefits of Stray bus excursions in New Zealand
Right here’s an summary of why you’ll love these new Stray Journey Excursions.
Lodging is included on these new excursions. You may be staying at 3-4 star accommodations for a lot of the nights and excessive nation farms or scenic lodges near the waterfront or nationwide parks in our distinctive locations. Lodge rooms are ensuite, whereas shared amenities are in Strademark locations. Improve to solo occupancy can be attainable. See for more information and reserving these excursions.
Personal coach transport
Take the strain off, chill, loosen up, take in the surroundings and let another person do the driving. You’ll journey by personal, air-conditioned bus.
Count on entertaining anecdotes, nice suggestions, further assist and native insider data out of your charismatic information. They know each inch of this nation. You possibly can’t get this from a Google search!
A number of of our excursions embrace Strademark Experiences, particular locations or experiences that you’re much less prone to discover within the guidebook. You’ll be speaking about these superb locations lengthy after your journey has ended.
So what makes a spot or expertise worthy of the Strademark badge? We’ve got some easy guidelines for that, it should:
- Be a singular native, cultural expertise
- Have an environmental or conservation focus
- Not be accessed by public transport
Our Strademark Locations let you see extra and do extra. We take you to locations that you’d by no means in any other case see. Tick off your bucket record locations and expertise our particular, distinctive spots too.
Will hop-on/hop-off return as soon as the worldwide COVID / Corona-virus pandemic is over?
By no means say by no means… However for now, all our NZ Hop-on/Hop-off Excursions and passes are on maintain. If that modifications you’ll examine it on our Service Updates web page, a web page that’s always being up to date when there’s information to share about our excursions.
We’re assured that you’ll take pleasure in our new NZ excursions. These excursions will make your New Zealand journey simpler. No must make a plan your self. Simply flip up on the day of departure, meet your fellow travellers and off we go. Aotearoa awaits. We’re trying ahead to seeing you on certainly one of our excursions.
Safe your seat & keep versatile
Are you excited to go to New Zealand once more as soon as the border is open once more? We’re so trying ahead to seeing you all once more… For now, solely travellers from Australia can enter New Zealand by way of the Trans-Tasman Journey Bubble however hopefully extra nations might be added to that record.
Regardless that issues might look unsure, there may be numerous flexibility whenever you guide your Stray Tour now. It’s all a part of our reserving ensures, our guarantees so you’ll be able to guide with confidence.
- The beginning journey date is versatile. In case your plans change, you’ll be able to all the time change your journey dates, so long as you tell us earlier than the scheduled day of departure.
- Tour swap choice. Change your thoughts about the place you wish to go? You possibly can swap your journey for one more Stray journey in any vacation spot we function in.
- Guide now, pay later. Solely a ten% deposit is required to safe a seat on certainly one of our excursions.
- No reserving charges in any respect. It’s straightforward to guide your Stray bus tour on-line. The worth you see is the value you’ll pay. There aren’t any nasty charges, like fee charges or bank card charges.
And our pleasant crew of journey specialists are all the time completely happy to assist and to reply your questions. Put up ‘em under within the remark part or contact us by way of electronic mail, cellphone or chat.