Activities and Attractions...sit BAY OF PLENTY, Tauranga, Rotorua Shore Excursions, Tours and Cruise Passenger Services
. . . "in an increasingly homogenized world, cruise travel destinations need to preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive destination character."
1.Travel in small groups » share the experience, make friends and join forces with other fellow cruisers' before and during your cruise. Group bookings mean huge savings on the cost of excursions, day tour trips, transfers and port of call shore services.
2. Self drive » If you feel confident operating right hand drive vehicles, whilst driving on the left hand side of the road, see Car Hire and Vehicle Rentals and pre-arrange your own rental vehicle or local driver guide to do things your way, at your own pace.
3. Pre-plan & pre-book » your shore services, tours, excursions, transfers and sightseeing trips beforehand to ensure a quality service, with huge cost savings. Avoid possible disappointment, queues & frustrating time wasting on the day of your port of call.
4. Deal direct and save! » Are your shore excursions, tours and 'extras' starting to cost more than the cruise itself?
Our best tip is to go online - deal direct and pre-book direct!
Contact and deal directly with local tour operators and service providers to save time and money. You'll also get first hand information pertaining to attractions and their availability, with many operators offering unique, custom touring options off the beaten track to suit cruisers' specific interests. Going direct gives cruisers' more options, more flexibility and an overall better, personal touring experience. And, by buying direct, all of your spend directly supports local Bay of Plenty tourism businesses and the New Zealand economy. Rest assured that registered, local tour operators are well aware of your time limitations and travel management requirements pertaining to shore excursions.
5. View the links below to tripadvisor® for insights into direct cost savings, together with cruise passenger reviews, tips and personal accounts of Bay of Plenty, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Te Puke and Rotorua shore excursions, day trips, tours and other Tauranga port of call services.
View just some of the many 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7... cruise ship passenger reviews and recommendations detailing online savings of up to 70%.(which can equate to hundreds of dollars off the cost of a single day trip tour or shore excursion sold offshore or on board via cruise lines, and/or last minute port of call passenger sales).
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