1. “Travel before it’s too late!”
It’s easier to take a gap year before university/college than afterwards.
2. “Get a break from us”
Every kid needs to fly the nest at some point. Plus, it’s nice to have a break from them too.
3. “Go have fun already”
New Zealand is all about having fun! There are fun activities and fun like-minded travellers from all around the world.
4. “You’ll make more money than at home and it will be more fun”
A working holiday visa will allow your kid to work and travel around New Zealand, allowing themto break even during thegap year a unique opportunity!
5. “New Zealand is epic”
The country of The Lord of the Rings offers some of the most adventurous activities in the world! Don’t worry, New Zealand has great safety regulations and is genuinely one of the safest countries in the world.
6. “It will be a great adventure”
Make your kids have interesting stories to tell. An adventure inNew Zealand is a great place to start!
7. “Make new friends”
With backpackers from all over the world, your heir will make unlikely new friends.
8. “Here’s some cash”
You know how it is:we always run out of money. Youngsters’ budgets are always tight, so hand your kid a little bit of cash or offer to pay for the flight will be a great kickstart. After all, kids always need to feel supported one way or another, despite not admitting it.
9. “You’re adopted”
Sometimes tough love is the only way forward… We are, of course, joking.
10. “Watch this”
Get them to watch New Zealand’s Biggest Gap Year on YouTube where the team behind BackpackerGuide.NZ do 365 Days: 365 Activities. How can they not want to come to New Zealand after seeing that?!