Looking to see the best of New Zealand in your own time? Choose an independent coach tour with Thrifty Coach Tours.
Thrifty offer independent coach tours that combine the best of escorted coach touring with the flexibility and freedom of a self-drive tour. You won't travel with the same group throughout and you set the route and the timetable with our help.
One of the most popular ways to see New Zealand, you'll be able to explore every inch of the country at your own pace, without the hassle of driving yourself. Visit both iconic attractions and off-the-beaten-track gems, while sitting back and enjoying the journey. Most coach sectors include informative commentary from your drivers and multiple photo stops along the way.
"You'll travel on our extensive coach network using a combination of knowledgeable kiwi operators to create a seamless experience. All Thrifty Tours include well known attractions and accommodation options to suit every budget."
A more personal holiday
All Thrifty Tours coach holidays can be fully customised to suit you. You choose your preferred style of accommodation, the attractions you want to visit and your ideal time-frame. Then our experienced travel consultants work their magic to create a personalised itinerary for you!
During your tour you'll receive comprehensive support from our New Zealand based team who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You will also receive a detailed itinerary that includes all your daily coach legs, transfers, activities and accommodation as well as collection times and phone numbers.