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April-May - A peak season?

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April-May - A peak season?

We will be travelling to South Island from April 22 to May 10. Is it risky for us to book the accommodation only when we reach NZ ? We wanted to be flexible as we may decide to stay more days in certain places. Is this a peak season? Appreciate advice.

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1. Re: April-May - A peak season?

Hi There,

No April and May are not peak months, so you should have no problem in getting accommodation or rentals cars. 18 days in the South Island is a great length of time..... Happy planning

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2. Re: April-May - A peak season?

May & June are as off peak as you can get in NZ - summer high season ends with Easter in early April and the ski season begins in late June. In between you might be lucky to get settled weather but certainly very few people.

If you want a particular hotel or price bracket it is a good idea to book a few days ahead, and Christchurch is still very short of accommodation so do book there.

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3. Re: April-May - A peak season?

Thanks so much for advice. Will try to plan ahead esp Christchurch.

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