Kiwi roads are bound to be busy over Easter with many of us looking to get away and make the most of the break before winter sets in. The team at AMI want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable holiday, so we’ve done the legwork to kickstart your planning.
Check out our safety tips and helpful links below. We’re also running a memorable Easter moments giveaway – read on to enter the draw to win.
Here are a few things to think about before you hit the road:
- Check your insurance is up to date and make sure you’re covered.
- Take time to check your vehicle is safe: check tyre pressure, indicators, windscreen wipers and lights.
- Consider joining a roadside assistance scheme like AMI’s breakdown service.
- Be well rested before you leave and watch out for signs of fatigue. Take breaks often during long journeys.
- Drive to the conditions. Slowdown in wet weather and be courteous of other road users.
- Visit the AMI Hub for some more great tips on safe driving this Easter.
Journeys create memories and there are some great ways you can make the most of your travel time. Here’s a few top tips for a smooth family road trip. We’ve even gone the extra mile for you and, with some great suggestions from AMI customers, created an awesome Spotify playlist for your trip – click here to check out the AMI Summer tunes playlist on Spotify.
Want to win one of five AMI Easter Giveaway packs (containing an AMI BLUNT umbrella, microfibre windscreen cloth and 4GB USB stick for safekeeping your holiday photos). Simply like or thank this message and you're in the draw! Entry closes 26th April 2019. T&Cs apply.
From all of us at AMI, have a safe and memorable Easter.
When a Christchurch school lost four classrooms to fire, retired AMI Branch Manager Philip Buckingham knew how he could help.
Philip – “ When one of our offices is relocated or refitted as a flexi workspace, there are all sorts of useful items left behind — stationery, file cabinets, chairs, desks, computer monitor arms. For years now, we have gathered it all up and donated it to schools; initially those hit particularly hard by the Christchurch earthquakes. It’s hard to explain, but it’s just in our DNA at AMI to help people. After the Russley School fire, there was an urgent need to get the kids some stationery. On my way home, I went to the school and spoke with the principal, Greg Lewis. We couldn’t have asked for a better principal for the school, he is such a great guy.”
…read the full story here.
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