Hassle-free Tours introduces the Explore Club

Explore Club ChristchurchHassle-free Tours is excited to announce the launch of it’s Explore Club – a luxury tour offering where members get to discover Canterbury’s hidden gems and to meet amazing people from all walks of life.
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We have just taken delivery of the Explore Club Touring coach – with all the modern comforts to ensure our guests are comfortable no matter what the weather conditions.

The Explore Club Tours will include High Country, Garden and Special Interest Tours, which will be run on the coach. Other Tours will be operated on our ever-popular London Routemaster Double Decker buses.Explore Club Scania Coach

Join the Explore Club for FREE via the explore club website. Every new member goes into the draw to win a year’s worth of Explore Club Travel. Don’t forget to share the news…when you join up a friend (and they book an Explore Club trip), you will receive $10.00 off your own Tour.

Look out for our regular slot on CTV’s Canterbury Life show every Wednesday – you will meet Mark and some of our staff as we share the exciting adventures of the Explore Club….explore new places, meet new people, make new friends – a whole new world awaits you.
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Enjoy checking out the Tour selection, book your next adventure and we’ll look forward to having you on board with us very soon!

Remember, our friendly staff are always there to help if you need assistance – the toll free number is 0800 553 554.

Hassle-free Tours awarded a 2013 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor!

Hassle-free Tours awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor!
The accolade is only given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor. To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of 4 or higher, out of a possible 5, as reviewed by travelers.
This prestigious award places us in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor.
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We are delighted to have achieved this certificate – a big thanks to everyone for their rave reviews!

Awesome Things to do in New Zealand Cities

New Zealand’s cities all too often are overlooked as great travel destinations.  While it’s hard to compete with the likes of Aotearoa’s impressive mountains, rivers, beaches and glaciers, we think our cities punch well above their weight when it comes to things to do and see.  From heritage sites to hip cafes, you’ll find the urban offerings here are world class.  Surprised?  Check out these great things to do in five of New Zealand’s cities: Continue reading

Interesting Facts About Christchurch

One of our favourite tours to run is the Discover Christchurch city tour, where one of our friendly and fun guides shares facts and history about our great city while you admire the view from one of our restored double-decker buses.  Christchurch sightseeing has never been more fun!

Double Decker bus tourOne of the comments we hear a lot, especially from locals, is how much new information they learned about the city.  There are plenty of interesting stories to tell about Christchurch (which is one of the reasons we think everyone should check out our Discover Christchurch tour).
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Here are just a few interesting facts about Christchurch that might inspire you to dig a little deeper into the city’s history:

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Awesome ‘Made in New Zealand’ Adventure Tours and Activities

Adventure TourNothing makes us happier than giving our guests a good rush with our thrilling adventure tours: the half-day 4WD Jetboat Adventure and the full-day Alpine Safari Tour.  Between the 4WD tour of the rugged Canterbury high country and the high-speed jetboat ride, there is plenty to get your blood pumping.

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Open top double-decker resumes Christchurch tours

New Zealand’s only open top double-decker bus resumes its tours around Christchurch this week as its owners celebrate an award winning first year of operation.

Mark and Nikki Gilbert, who together run Hassle-free Tours, brought the distinctive 1964 Routemaster bus to Christchurch last year and it, along with a closed top double-decker, has proved a big hit with visitors to the city.

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