Accor launches ‘Time to Drive’ deals to entice travellers to get on the road again | Business Franchise Newzealand

Accor launches ‘Time to Drive’ deals to entice travellers to get on the road again

Enjoy peace of mind in a safe and clean environment with fully flexible rates from as low as $85* per night at more than 340 hotels, resorts and apartments across New Zealand. Plus, earn 3X rewards points.

With travel restrictions easing and our human desire to reconnect with one another rising, now is the perfect time to drive, to explore, and to discover a dream holiday with friends and family in your own backyard.

To encourage travellers to hit the road and take a drive holiday, Accor has launched a selection of ‘Time to Drive’ deals at more than 340 hotels, resorts and apartments across Australia and New Zealand.

Road-trippers can enjoy fully flexible rates from as low as $85* per night at a huge range of Accor brands, including SO/, Sofitel, MGallery, Art Series, Pullman, Swissôtel, Grand Mercure, Peppers, The Sebel, Mantra, Novotel, Mercure, Tribe, BreakFree, ibis, ibis Styles and ibis Budget.

Accor’s ‘Time to Drive’ deals are valid for new bookings made between now and 30 June 2020, for stays up until 13 months from the booking date, and are available exclusively on

Plus, Accor is giving ALL loyalty members an added bonus with 3X rewards points on stays between now and 31 August 2020. Accor Plus, Accor’s paid subscription lifestyle program, members will also receive an additional 10 per cent off the rates. 

Here’s a taste of some of the fully flexible deals on offer, featuring a selection of coastal getaways, inner-city breaks and cosy country escapes



Wellington: Explore New Zealand’s cute, culinary-blessed and compact capital of Wellington and stay in the heart of the CBD, close to all of the city’s iconic attractions, at Novotel Wellington Hotel from NZD$159* per night.



Queenstown: Discover New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown, for spine-chilling thrills and glorious scenery. Located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in the midst of the local fine dining precinct, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside Hotel has rooms from NZD$169 per night.


Understanding even the most well-planned trip can encounter hiccups along the way, Accor has updated its booking conditions to be fully flexible for complete peace of mind. This means travellers can make updates to their bookings with ease should their travel plans change suddenly.

All Accor properties have also enhanced their cleaning protocols to ensure stays are as clean, safe and comfortable as possible. The Group’s world-class ALLSAFE cleanliness program offers reassurance to travellers that they can feel safe while staying at Accor's hotels. The program’s measures were developed with the support of Bureau Veritas, a recognised world leader in testing, inspections and certification services.


*Subject to terms, conditions and hotel availability. Valid for sale until 30 June, 2020. Valid for bookings made at participating hotels in Australia and New Zealand, for stays up to 13 months from the booking date. See website for full terms and conditions.