First Light Travels Accommodation Standards
The criteria for choosing which accommodation providers we use are simple. We want to put you in the best accommodation available to suit your budget, whether Luxury Lodges, ‘Boutique’ styled Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels, Motor Lodges or Backpacker Hostels. We have compiled our preferences with the help of invaluable client feedback and from personal experience. They may have been selected for their historic & cultural significance, unique scenery and location, outstanding facilities, or simply because they have a host of true ‘Kiwi’ character. At the least, they will be of a high standard, clean, friendly and comfortable.
If you have an idea of what you would like to spend per night let me know and I will find the best accommodation around that price. An idea of accommodation prices is as follows:
- 1-2 Star Hostels (NZ$27 multi-share - NZ$95 single with ensuite per night)
- 2-3 Star Motels, B&B’s & Hotels (NZ$90-NZ$120.00 per night)
- 3-4 Star Hotels & B&B’s (NZ$150 – NZ$250 per night)
- 4-5 Star Hotels, B&B’s & Luxury Lodges (NZ$250- $550 and up to and above NZ$900 per night).
The accommodation prices vary depending on the location so this is simply a rough guide.
We work very hard at finding accommodation in great locations, right in the heart of cities you are wanting to experience. We understand the importance of staying close to the attractions you want to see. We will not have you staying the suburbs, even those within the city boundaries.
Value for money
Value for money is also a key consideration. The room rate of accommodation typically varies depending on the size of the town and on the amount of accommodation in that town or city. Again we shop around looking for the best deals to meet your requirements within budget.
Qualmark® is New Zealand tourism's official mark of quality.
Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to quality travel experiences. Owned by ‘Tourism New Zealand’ (a New Zealand government agency) Qualmark® provides a star rating system for accommodation providers and other tourism providers.. When you see a business displaying the Qualmark symbol you know it meets strict quality and this helps you by identifying high quality places to stay regardless of its category – For example you can have a 5 star backpackers right up to a 5 star luxury lodge.
First Light Travel Ltd has been assessed as a "Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Service".
If you have any queries regarding Qualmark or would like to visit the Official Site please go to www.qualmark.co.nz
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