~~I retired and my wife and I decided it was time to take the trip to New Zealand and Australia that we had been talking about for quite some time. I discovered Zicasso while doing my initial research for the trip and decided to give it a try, in addition to the many standard tours we were looking into. I had... Read more
Our trip was fabulous. Karen at this New Zealand travel company obviously listened to us closely via e-mail and phone exchanges because our itinerary couldn't have been customized any better given the limited time (2 weeks) we had to cover both NZ islands. We had the right mix of self guided/self directed and guide... Read more
This travel company and our agent created a wonderful trip for us to Australia and New Zealand. The only regret is that we couldn't spend more time. There were 4 of us, and we didn't want to stay in any "Big Name Hotels". Our agent found us smaller boutique hotels and apartments which were perfect and in great... Read more
My wife and I were very pleased with this South Pacific travel company. They were very cooperative and informative regarding the development of our plans for the holiday. Our agent was knowledgeable,cooperative and patient. She arranged activities that suited our desires and her choices of hotels was excellent. We... Read more
Kate from this South Pacific travel agency is the best travel agent I have ever had the pleasure of planning a trip. In the planning stage she was very patient, kind, and very concerned that we would get to experience and bring home the fondest memories. The experience of New Zealand from Auckland, sailing, Mt... Read more
My husband and I took a wonderful 24-day trip to Australia and New Zealand. Although we only scratched the surface of those great countries, we visited some beautiful places and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Our agent with this travel company was terrific to work with. As a native Australian, her knowledge of... Read more
Our trip to New Zealand was spectacular. Our agent and this travel company did a bang-up job of planning an itinerary that was perfect for us. Each accommodation was spotless, comfortable and in a great location. There were no mistakes on the activities. Each time we were supposed to be picked up somewhere, we got... Read more
My husband and I wanted to come up with an individual itinerary for New Zealand. After much research, we was still having trouble putting it all together. I happened upon your site while searching for a travel specialist for that area. I received 2 responses after filling out your questionnaire. We settled on... Read more
We were really pleased with the entire zicasso experience. We were paired up with Michelle this South Pacific travel company who was extremely knowledgeable re Australia and New Zealand. She mocked up multiple iterations of the itinerary until it was perfect; she was extremely patient and understanding throughout... Read more
Steven, our travel agent, went above and beyond to make our month long trip to New Zealand a fantastic experience. New Zealand is a stunning country and with Steven's custom made itinerary we were able to see much of its beauty, travelling through both the North and South Islands. Steven was very knowledgeable and... Read more
We are so thankful for Michelle at this New Zealand travel agency, she really put together a fantastic package for us. In trying to find an agent for this trip, we searched locally as well, and no one could put together the action packed trip like Michelle did.
Michelle is very thorough, and put a lot of... Read more
This travel agency provided an excellent itinerary for us throughout the North Island of New Zealand. Steven was great to work with, and flexible, as our travel plans changed. He provided explicit information and directions. The accommodations more than met our expectations. Our hosts in the B and B's truly ... Read more
We had a wonderful trip to New Zealand thanks to this New Zealand travel agency and our travel specialist. We had worked very closely with our apecialist in outlining our needs, budget and interests and she did a good job putting together an itinerary that was fun, that allowed us to explore our interests and that... Read more
We had a fantastic 12 day family trip in New Zealand! Our agent from this New Zealand travel company put together a great itinerary that allowed our family of five to travel from Auckland to Queenstown with much ease. The hotel accommodations perfectly fit our need with five adults, especially the Rainforest... Read more
We had an absolutely fantastic trip to New Zealand. We spent two weeks visiting Auckland, Hobbiton, Rotorua, Christchurch, Greymouth, Hotika, Lake Mauraki, and Queenstown. We decided to go without knowing much about the country - just that LoTR was filmed there, and we had several friends who had gone and enjoyed... Read more
We had a great trip. One of our most memorable. Our trip was broken up into three parts, Moorea, Tahiti, New Zealand, and Australia. Prior to finding Zicasso and our South Pacific travel agent, we had booked most of our airfare and accommodations in Moorea, and Australia. New Zealand was new to us, and after... Read more
"I am writing to tell you both that we are back from our adventures in New Zealand. We had a fantastic time on our vacation. Andrea did an awesome job with all the details. The lodgings were exceptional, and all of the proprietors and staff were friendly, and... Read more
I used Zicasso to find a travel agent for a trip to Australia and New Zealand after reading about the company in Travel & Leisure magazine. Only two travel agents responded to my request, and one sent a rote itinerary that showed little thought or imagination. The second agency was great! Karen, the agent,... Read more
Our travel agent exceeded expectations with respect to our recent trip to New Zealand. All lodging accomodations were outstanding - a nice mix of 5 star hotels with "motels" with eat-in kitchens, all within budget. Locations of the lodging were right on target - typically within walking distances of restaurants ... Read more
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