Live your best life outdoors in support of a good cause
Given everything that’s going on in the world, it’s never felt more timely to appreciate and respect New Zealand. If you made ‘travelling more sustainably’ a resolution for 2020, you might be considering exploring your own backyard before heading abroad.
Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered with loads of outdoor and travel retailers to set you up for your next adventure while helping put more $ into your nominated causes, of course. Here’s some ideas to help get you on the right track:
Getting set up for your next camp, tramp or cycle? Shop a fantastic range of the world’s best outdoor equipment brands at TheMarket, where you’ll find a comprehensive offer for all things outdoors with a curation of the products you need from brands like Giant, Torpedo7 and more.
Destination: digital detox
Explore the North Island unplugged with an off-the-grid tour offered by Contiki. Take jet boat tours, learn to surf, hike up volcanoes, learn the ways of the Māori tribe in Rotorua and stargaze to your heart’s content - and that’s a small sample of the adventures awaiting you on this quintessentially Kiwi tour.
You can do it, put your back into it
Prefer your equipment to go beyond the call of duty? This slick backpack will be your go-to item for thrill-seeking getaways to house all the necessities… Plus, equally practical for weekday use to and from the office or campus with ample storage for laptops, binders, jackets and bike helmets.
Put the ‘tour’ in tourist
Head north on an epic 3-day taster of the Bay of Islands with Haka Tours. Tick off hotspots Paihia, Russell, Waitangi, Cape Reinga and immerse yourself in sweeping beaches, epic marine life, giant sand dunes, idyllic islands, and settlements steeped in our culture and history.
Find a stay, your way
If camping simply isn’t your vibe, take advantage of Booking.com which dishes up the best deals across hundreds of travel sites. Whether you’re searching for holiday homes, apartments, hotels, motels, resorts, cottages or cabins, Booking.com is the go-to site to get it sorted.
Go local and save big
Discover local and not so far away getaways, activities and accommodation in New Zealand at super discounted prices by jumping onto Groupon. With donation rates to the cause your care about of up to 8% of your spend, it could the most rewarding outing you make.
Hit up Rotorua’s tree tops
Experience New Zealand’s native bush like you’ve never seen it. Rotorua Canopy Tours will take you on a journey deep into our wilderness on a network of ziplines and swingbridges bringing the forest to life as you become part of our conservation story.
Discovering New Zealand doesn’t need to be done in a tent. There are plenty of reasons you might want to discover a new part of Aotearoa in the luxury and comfort of a hotel bed. If you book at any one of Millennium Hotels and Resorts 23 New Zealand locations you’ll sleep easy knowing part of your spend goes to your cause.
Sort it all at one site
One of the most popular merchants on Rewardhub is Wotif.co.nz, a one stop shop for finding the best prices and availability on everything from flights, to accommodation, rental cars and excursions.
Play it safe
If you are taking a trip a little further abroad this year then you’ll be looking to book travel insurance. An easy way to raise rewards, and make sure you’re cover is in good hands is to visit covermore.co.nz.
Whether your travelling locally or abroad, or for work or pleasure explore the travel section on Rewardhub to discover leading brands that will donate part of your purchase to a good cause. Wherever you decide to go in 2020, we wish you happy adventures.