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TRAVEL
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MANY PRICES STILL WELL
BELOW 5 YEARS AGO!

 

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SCOTLAND

2014 PRICES
UP TO 10% BELOW
2009 LEVELS!

 

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2014 PRICES
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2014 PRICES
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New Zealand

ROAD TRIP!

QUEENSTOWN REGION: ON THE ROAD TO GLENORCHY — LAKE WAKATIPU & THE SOUTHERN ALPS

INDEPENDENT FLY/DRIVE TOURING: CHOOSE AMONG 14 REGIONS

  HOME AT FIRST's independent fly/drive travel package lets you
explore New Zealand tip-to-toe in the right number of days,
at a comfortable pace, and at a great price!

All photos HOME AT FIRST

 

 

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATIONS!

 

Morepork Owl - Northland. Photo  Home At First.
Morepork Owl, Puketi Forest,
Northland Region, North Island
 

Discover New Zealand's

spectacular variety.

Pre-reserve your lodgings in up

to 14 very different regions:

Seven Regions on the North Island

Seven Regions on the South Island

Visit all 14 regions or only

those that interest you.

LEARN ABOUT ALL 14 NEW ZEALAND LOCATIONS

 

 

 


Tree Ferns, Abel Tasman National
Park, Nelson Region, South Island

 

 

INDEPENDENCE and
FLEXIBILITY of Design

Discover the New Zealand of your dreams.

HOME AT FIRST helps you design your ideal explor-ation of this exotic South Pacific island nation.

In our customers' own words—
 
         "This was the trip of a lifetime! New Zealand lived up to all the adjectives — beautiful, pristine, unique. The people of New Zealand are so pleasant, patient, and helpful."

— P. & J. Harper, Colorado

 

LEARN HOW TO DESIGN YOUR TRIP

 

 

 

SAMPLE NEW ZEALAND LODGINGS 
UNIQUE, ATTRACTIVE ACCOMMODATIONS

Top quality bed & breakfasts, villas, inns, lodges, and small hotels.
Each lodging is selected for its outstanding hospitality, character, and location.
Each provides en suite or private bath, and scrumptious breakfast daily.
Friendly New Zealand hosts help you get the most out of your visit to their region.

CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING PHOTO TITLES TO SEE SAMPLE HOME AT FIRST LODGINGS ACROSS NEW ZEALAND:

MAISON KERIKERI

NORTHLAND REGION     NORTH ISLAND

BAY OF ISLANDS VIEW

NORTH ISLAND       NORTHLAND REGION

 DEVONPORT INN 

  NORTH ISLAND        AUCKLAND REGION

AUCKLAND SOUTH INN

 AUCKLAND REGION         NORTH ISLAND  

PACIFIC VIEW LODGE

 COROMANDEL REGION     NORTH ISLAND

COROMANDEL TREEHOUSE

 NORTH ISLAND     COROMANDEL REGION

ROTORUA

LODGE

 ROTORUA/TAUPO REGION    NO. ISLAND

 

ORIENTAL BAY

INN

 NORTH ISLAND      WELLINGTON REGION

NELSON INN

SOUTH ISLAND             NELSON REGION

 WEST COAST HOMESTEAD  

SOUTH ISLAND         WESTLAND REGION

queenstown inn

SOUTH ISLAND     QUEENSTOWN REGION

 TE ANAU LODGE

    SOUTH ISLAND    FIORDLAND REGION   

TE ANAU GUESTHOUSE

FIORDLAND REGION       SOUTH ISLAND

TEKAPO HOUSE

  SOUTH ISLAND      MACKENZIE REGION 

DUNEDIN HOUSE

 SOUTH ISLAND          DUNEDIN REGION

DUNEDIN LODGE

SOUTH ISLAND         DUNEDIN REGION

 CHRISTCHURCH INN

SOUTH ISLAND      CANTERBURY REGION

 

 

 

 

 MEET THE NEW ZEALANDERS!

 

Hosts at Home At First's Rotorua Lodge. Photo  Home At First.
Hosts at Home At First's Rotorua Lodge,
Rotorua/Taupo Region, North Island

 

At each stop your hosts help you get the most of your visit.

HOME AT FIRST's New Zealand hosts are friendly & welcoming, enthusiastically taking
an active interest in you by recommending
local activities and restaurants, and by
informing you of local events of interest.

CLICK HERE TO MEET NEW ZEALANDERS
AND DISCOVER THE BEST OF NEW ZEALAND
.
 

 

In our customers' own words—
 
          "We had one of the best trips of our lives. The hospitality, the scenery, the variety of beauty, and the food were all excellent. The people in whose homes we stayed were cordial and helpful beyond belief. I was constantly impressed with their helpfulness."

— W. & V. Thompson, Arizona

 

 

 

Plan your adventures with Home At First's New Zealand Activity Guide exclusive to Home At First travelers to New Zealand.
Home At First's
Exclusive "New Zealand
Activity Guide"
' helps
you plan your daily
activities in New
Zealand. Choose from
a great number of
possibilities in each
region you visit.

 

PLAN EXCITING ACTIVITIES!

Choose from dozens of suggestions in our exclusive "New Zealand Activities Guide".

on-site: Make your plans daily with the help of our guidebook and with the help of your lodging hosts.

activities Organized IN ADVANCE: golf, fishing, walking, extreme sports, whale watching, swimming with dolphins, scenic rail journeys, glacier hiking, scenic flights, and much more may be pre-arranged in advance as part of your personalized HOME AT FIRST itinerary.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PLANNING ACTIVITIES IN NEW ZEALAND


SEE OUR INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES MAP OF NEW ZEALAND

 

 

 

DISCOVER MIDDLE EARTH!

 


HOME OF THE
'LORD OF THE RINGS'

Explore the many New Zealand locations used during
the filming of Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

LEARN MORE ABOUT MIDDLE-EARTH IN NEW ZEALAND

 

 

 

CHOOSE FROM TWO BASIC PROGRAMS —
WITH OR WITHOUT FLIGHTS:

Full Package:

Ground Arrangements Only:

        Includes 7-14 days/nights of lodging and car rental, plus round-trip flights from Los Angeles to Auckland and back from Christchurch. Also includes New Zealand inter-island flight from Wellington to Nelson (or vice-versa). Add or subtract days/nights of lodging and car rental to meet your specific trip goals.

(See NOTE below at "Designing Your NZ Trip".)
 

        Includes a minimum of 14 days/nights of lodging and car rental, but no flights or inter-island transport. Add or subtract days/nights of lodging and car rental to meet your specific trip goals.

SUGGESTION: This program is best for those who have their own flights based on frequent flier miles or some other award.

(See NOTE below at "Designing Your NZ Trip".)

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

 

 

YOUR INDEPENDENT SELF-DRIVE ITINERARY

Maori Carving. Photo Home At First.

          You explore New Zealand according to your own pace, lifestyle preferences, interests, and time allowance. (You will need at least 14 days/nights to properly experience both islands of New Zealand.) Stay at least one night at each stop. Stay several nights at locations that especially interest you. Make your itinerary ideal by choosing the exact number of days your need. Typical driving distance between stops: 3-7 hours.

In our customers' own words—
 
       "Have had a grand trip — great Bed & Breakfasts, good cars and roads, even good weather to enjoy this beautiful country. All hosts helpful and gracious!"                                        —M. Austin, California

Maori Carving. Photo Home At First.

 

SEE OUR INTERACTIVE DRIVING MAP OF NEW ZEALAND

 

 

 

DESIGNING YOUR NEW ZEALAND TRIP

Maori Carving. Photo Home At First.

          You design the trip of your dreams with our help!
To see the best of New Zealand, choose the basic 14-day itinerary, or expand your trip by adding extra days at a low-cost set rate per extra day of lodging plus rental car. Choose the regions you wish to visit, or speak with one of our New Zealand specialists to get our recommendations that best meet your goals, lifestyle preferences, budget, and travel dates.

 
NOTE: We recommend at least a 14-day minimum stay to see both principal islands. We recommend at least a 7-10-day minimum stay to see either the North Island or South Island.

Maori Carving. Photo Home At First.

 
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