New Zealand: All Blacks — RM9,915 per person

Day 1 (SINGAPORE – AUCKLAND):
Flight from Singapore (SIN) – Auckland (AKL)

 

Day 2 (AUCKLAND):
Try gown and suit (for next day’s pre-wedding photography)
Auckland Skyline
Rent a car at Auckland town

 

Day 3 (HOBBITON, MATAMATA):
Makeup
Photoshooting at Westheaven
Photoshooting at Hobbiton
Drive to Rotorua

 

Day 4 (ROTORUA):
Maori village, Lake Rotorua
Lunch – Kiwi Kai (Hangi, Rewena Bread, Fried Bread)
Drive back to Auckland
Return rented car

 

Day 5 (AUCKLAND – QUEENSTOWN):
Flight from Auckland (AKL) – Queenstown
Rent a car at Queenstown Airport
Dinner at Fregbaker

 

Day 6 (QUEENSTOWN):
Skydive
Glenorchy and Paradise

 

Day 7 (QUEENSTOWN):
Day trip to Arrowtown

 

Day 8 (LAKE TEKAPO):
Mount Cook
Lunch – Salmon
Lake Pukaki
Lake Tekapo
Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo

 

Day 9 (MOUNT JOHN):
Mount John
Christchurch

 

Day 10 (CHRISTCHURCH – SINGAPORE):
Flight from Christchurch (CHC) – Singapore (SIN)

 

Destination: North island and South island, New Zealand

Travel dates: 1 July 2016 – 10 July 2016

Season: Winter

Weather:

  • North island 6 – 16 °C
  • South Island -2 – 6 °C

Total damage: RM9,915 per person, excluding RM577 souvenir shopping

 

RM RM RM SGD NZD
#1 #2 TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL
Flight (SG-AKL/CHC-SG) 4,637 4,637 9,275 3,080 3,329
Flight (AKL-Queenstown) 315 315 631 210 208
Travel insurance 41 41 81 27 29
Phone simcard 43 43 87 29 29
Accomodation at Auckland 129 129 259 86 89
Accomodation at Rotorua 111 111 221 74 80
Accomodation at Auckland Airport 119 119 238 80 87
Accomodation at Queenstown 303 303 605 202 216
Accomodation at Lake Tekapo 146 146 291 100 109
Accomodation at Christchurch 123 123 246 85 91
Skydive 995 995 1,991 657 678
Skydive video+photography combo 923 923 1,845 615 598
Skybus from airport to Auckland city 54 54 108 36 36
Uber 8 8 16 5 5
Car rental 749 749 1,499 500 488
Parking 6 6 13 4 4
Petrol 428 428 856 285 285
F&B 784 784 1,569 523 524
9,915 9,915 19,829 6,598 6,886

 

Transportation:

  • Rent a car for 2 days in North Island
  • Rent a car for 5 days in South Island
  • Uber to car rental shop in Auckland city
  • Airbus from Auckland Airport to Auckland city

 

Accommodation:

  • Auckland – Haka Lodge Auckland, RM278.25 per night
  • Auckland – ibis Budget Auckland Airport, RM261.25 per night
  • Rotorua – Alpin Motel and Conference Centre, RM235.09 per night
  • Queenstown – Airbnb, RM224.00 per night
  • Lake Tekapo – Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel, RM279.00 per night
  • Christchurch – Sudima Christchurch Airport, RM289.50 per night

 

Driving distance:

  • Auckland – Hobbiton 238km
  • Hobbiton – Rotorua 84km
  • Rotorua – Auckland 238km
  • Queenstown – Glenorchy 46km
  • Glenorchy – Arrowtown 66km
  • Queenstown – Mount Cook 240km
  • Mount Cook – Lake Tekapo 83km
  • Lake Tekapo – Mount John 28km
  • Mount John – Christchurch 236km

 

Local taste

  • L&P Lemon
  • Kiwifruit
  • Pavlova cake
  • Cookie Time
  • Cadbury Chocolate Fish
  • Peanut Slab
  • Passcall Pineapple Lumps
  • Griffin’s Cookie Bear Shrewsbury
  • Tip Top Goody Goody Gum Drops ice-cream
  • Hokey Pokey ice-cream
  • Lamingtons
  • Afghans
  • Mince & Cheese Pie
  • ANZAC biscuits
  • Sausage sizzles
  • Steamed pudding (Maori)
  • Griffin’s Mallowpuffs
  • Griffin’s Squiggles
  • Griffin’s Tofeepops
  • Griffin’s Macaroons
  • Marmite + Chip sandwich
  • Maggi Onion Soup + Nestle reduced cream
  • Wattie Spaghetti in can
  • Happybee Manuka Honey
  • Tuatua
  • Bluff Oysters
  • New Zealand Mussels
  • Boil-up
  • Hāngi (Rototua)
  • Rewena bread (Rototua)
  • Fried bread (Rototua)

 

Highlights:

  • New Zealand is 3-4 hrs ahead of Malaysia, e.g. Malaysia 2:47PM New Zealand 6:47PM (18 Feb 2013 – 7 Apr 2012 3AM + 4 hrs) (7 Apr 2013 2AM – 29 Sep 2013 + 3 hrs)
  • SGD1.00 = MYR3.00
  • NZ$1 = MYR2.82

 

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Auckland Skyline
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Photoshooting at Westheaven
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Photoshooting at Hobbiton
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Maori village
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Lake Rotorua
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Cookie Bar at Queenstown
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Skydive
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Glenorchy
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Arrowtown
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Mount Cook
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Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo
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Mount John
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Christchurch
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Christchurch

Gold Coast, Australia: The Ultimate Mommy Trip — RM2,684 per person

Day 1 (KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA):
Flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) to Coolangatta Airport (OOL)

 

Day 2 (GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA):
Collect a pre-rented car at airport & Drive to the city
Shopping at Harbour Town – Nike & Adidas Factory Outlet
Shopping at Pacific Fair Shopping
Shopping at Robina Town Centre

 

Day 3 (KOALA BEAR):
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

 

Day 4 (MT TAMBORINE):
Mt Tamborine Gallery Walk
Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery
Tamborine Estate
Granite & Grape
Witches Falls Cheese factory
Picnic lunch at Botanical gardens
Albert River Valley
The Nut Shed
Thumm Estate

 

Day 5 (THEMEPARK):
Movie World
Wet ‘n’ Wild

 

Day 6 (WHALE WATCHING):
Departing central Surfers Paradise – Whale watching
Sea World

 

Day 7 (GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA):
SkyPoint – on Level 77 & 78 of the iconic Q1 Resort
Flight from Coolangatta Airport (OOL) to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL)

 

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Surfers Paradise
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Surfers Paradise
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Harbour Town
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Harbour Town
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Harbour Town

 

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Koala
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Kangaroo
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Max Brenner Chocolate

 

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Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery
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Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery

 

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Themepark
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Themepark
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Themepark

 

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Sea World

 

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View from SkyPoint

 

Destination: Gold Coast, Australia

Travel dates: 22 August 2013 – 28 August 2013

Season: Winter

Weather: 10 – 21 °C

Total damage: RM2,684 per person, excluding shopping

 

RM RM RM RM RM AUD
#1 #2 #3 #4 TOTAL TOTAL
Flight ticket (Malaysia – Krabi)
+ Baggage allowance and in-flight meal
        810         838         810         838       3,296       1,030
Pick a hot seat for our precious mothers            –         110            –         110         220           69
Visa (Met good people and have this done for free)            –            –            –            –            –            –
LCCT airport transfer (2 ways)           40           40           40           40         160           50
Accomodation         445         445         445         445       1,778         556
Rent-a-car for 7 days – VW Golf         220         220         220         220         880         275
Food and fuel         672         672         672         672       2,688         840
Skypoint           69           69           69           69         275           86
Movie World Themepark         240         240         240         240         960         300
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary 4 in 1         189         189         189         189         755         236
      2,684       2,822       2,684       2,822     11,012       3,441

Transportation: Rent a car (VW Golf, free upgraded to VW Passion) for 7 days. The rented car has a built-in GPS system.

Accommodation: Capricorn One Apartment, RM 355.60 per night