What was your greatest holiday?

Disneyland as a 10-year-old. Unforgettable, every kid's dream. My dad worked in the airline business for nearly 40 years and he opened my eyes to the world, and started my love of travel.

And the worst?
Don't think there's such a thing as a bad holiday is there? You make what you can of every situation. Although, my worst flight would have to be Hong Kong-Delhi for the 2010 Commonwealth Games - the woman behind me threw up, the whole flight, and I can still hear it splashing against the back of my seat.

If we bump into you on holiday what are you most likely to be doing?
Hanging out at an ATM machine. Four kids have that effect.

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If we could teleport you to one place in New Zealand for a week-long holiday, where would it be?
Akaroa or Central Otago. I have great childhood memories of Banks Peninsula, and stone fruit in summer in Alexandra.

Complete this sentence - I can't travel without...
Having the horrible thought I've forgotten my passport.

What are the best travel tips you've ever been given?
Pack light and never trust strangers.

What was the most memorable meal you've had while travelling?
Greek salads every night at a seaside tavern north of Athens on the coast during the Olympics in 2004. Fantastic memories, apart from having to sleep in a room near Martin Devlin.

What's the best thing you've brought back from a trip?
My sanity - despite having to travel with the aforementioned sport radio announcer. And also my wife's luggage from a holiday in the US. I think the suitcase she gave me contained 18 pairs of new high heels - hard to explain to Customs.

Favourite airport at which to land?
It has to be Los Angeles, because if you can make it through that airport in one piece, you can probably survive anywhere. Or New Delhi - a seething mass of humanity, even at 3am.

What's the next trip you've got planned?
I'm already in London for the Rugby World Cup ... hopefully returning with a golden hue!

Andrew Saville is in the UK to provide live coverage of the Rugby World Cup for TVNZ and One News Now from Saturday.

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