We looked around for campervans to hire from the 20th until the 2nd of January so that we could drive up to Newcastle for Christmas and then camp out in Manly beach for New Year's eve, but most of the companies are fully booked, and the ones that aren't want almost 3 times more than we paid for the last one we had just because it's over Christmas. We've moved to the Railway Square YHA hostel which is also very nice, it's only a few minutes away from the other one...
Sam & Danielle's travels
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So our last day in NZ/first day in Oz turned out to be a bit of a disaster! We had quite a lazy morning and killed time until we went to drop our car off at about 1. We got charged $350 for a little chip in the windscreen that we thought we were covered for under 'wear and tear', but apparently this was not the case. The worst thing is it was impossible to avoid as the roads are so shoddy and most of them have not been covered. The day got even worse when we ar...