About Us


Dan Barbour

Co-Founder, LocalLux
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Rob Young

Director & Co-Founder, LocalLux
Honeymoons, family holidays, special occasions, or just a long weekend away – no matter the reason, let us help you elevate your next travel experience!

“I’m continually blown away by our stunning country; the inspiring people, unique experiences and incredible properties nestled in the landscapes. From world-class luxury lodges to boutique B&B’s, and everything in between, we’re spoilt for choice!


We’ve teamed up with our local partners to provide you with incredible savings on accommodation and experiences throughout NZ, leaving you more time (and money) to spend on and creating memories with the ones you love.


If you’ve been meaning to plan that family holiday, romantic retreat, getaway with friends, anniversary or honeymoon, now is the time to make it happen. With prices at an all time low, there’s never been a better opportunity!


Discover the ease of using a specialist to plan something special and elevate your next NZ getaway with LocalLux.”


– Dan Barbour, Co-Founder LocalLux

Why LocalLux?

If you’re simply looking for flights and accommodation, it’s pretty easy these days to go online, a few clicks and “hey presto”, the job’s done. However, if you are looking for a truly unique experience; an escape that will not only leave you feeling rejuvenated but inspired, then you need a wing-mate with insight, local knowledge, and expertise. Someone you can trust to help you get the very best and who will be there to support you no matter what may arise.


At LocalLux, travel is in our DNA. We’re here to encourage and indulge your curiosity; to help you to discover what’s on your doorstep whilst ensuring your time away is perfect for you. Discover new places and new experiences you may not have known were even possible here.


It’s time to fall in love with NZ all over again; so uncover a new NZ with LocalLux, and we’ll ensure your travel is filled with unforgettable moments.

Who are we?

Passionate. Knowledgeable. Detailed. We are a team of Kiwis in the know. We sail under the radar, love what we do, and we’re passionate about travel, details and unparalleled service. We understand how important your time away is, so we are here to take the hassle and stress out of your next getaway.


LocalLux is focused on Kiwi travellers, is New Zealand owned and proudly associated with the Exclusive Travel Group; we’ve been designing and managing luxury travel into New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific for the past 18 years.


Our aim is simple; to offer genuine and personable service, showcasing some of New Zealand’s best hidden secrets and adding value through our contacts, expertise and experience.