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Looking for cheap airfare to New Zealand? 25% of our users found tickets to New Zealand for the following prices or less: From Vancouver Intl C$ 987 one-way - C$ 1,675 round-trip
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High season is considered to be January, February and December. The cheapest month to fly from Canada is May.
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Numerous flights arrive at Wellington International Airport (WLG) from Canada to New Zealand. If you want to tour some other nearby New Zealand cities from the capital, like Lower Hutt, Porirua, and Paraparaumu, Wellington International Airport (WLG) is a fantastic airport to fly into.
Although there are other airports that offer international flights to New Zealand from Canada, including Auckland Airport (AKL) and Christchurch Airport (CHC), the majority of business travellers visiting the country prefer to fly via WLG Airport. Due to its proximity to Wellington, New Zealand's capital and location of most corporate offices, WLG Airport is indeed a popular solution for travellers on business trips.
From Wellington Airport to Wellington City, there are 5 transportation options available: bus, taxi, cars, shuttles, and towncar. Bus transportation, which takes 40 minutes, is the cheapest option to get from Wellington Airport to Wellington City. It takes a taxi only 17 minutes to travel from Wellington Airport to Wellington City.
When you are booking flights to New Zealand, remember that when you arrive in New Zealand your passport must be valid for at least three months beyond your departure date. Canada is a visa-waiver country so travellers may stay in New Zealand for up to three months visa-free. Canadian citizens must request an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) prior to travelling to New Zealand and an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) may be incurred.
If you are bringing a child with you on your trip to New Zealand, it’s recommended that you consider renting a car seat before you pick up your rental car at the airport. The country requires any child under the age of seven travelling in a car to be safely secured in an approved child restraint.
If you plan to visit Mount Tongariro, you should fly into Rotorua International Airport (ROT) on the North Island. The volcano in Tongariro National Park, near Taupo, is 179 km from the airport by car.
For direct access to the southern part of North Island, and to discover the capital of New Zealand, fly to Wellington International Airport (WLG). As a hub for Air New Zealand, this airport offers domestic connections throughout both the North and South Islands.
If you’re planning to visit a few cities during your trip to New Zealand, consider landing at Christchurch International Airport (CHC) on the South Island. Located 12 km from Christchurch’s city centre, the airport is close to the port town of Lyttelton and is within driving distance of Canterbury, which is 161 km away.
FAQs - booking New Zealand flights
Among the several airlines that fly between Canada and New Zealand, ANA Airlines has the most frequent service. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), which serves as a hub for various airlines that offer international flights to New Zealand, is one of the best options to consider as your departure airport in order to increase the dependability of your ticketing from Canada to New Zealand. A huge number of daily flights to New Zealand are also provided by Air New Zealand and Qatar Airways.
If you plan to travel to New Zealand and attend regional athletic events and gaming-related activities, think about flying through WLG Airport. The majority of New Zealand's stadiums are located in Wellington, the country's capital. You may watch your favorite local soccer matches at Sky Stadium and Eden Park Stadium, especially on weekends. The ease of access to these stadiums from WLG Airport is made possible by the availability of the train system, rental vehicles, taxis, as well as buses.
Most flights from Canada to New Zealand will have a layover in the U.S.A., however Air New Zealand does offer some direct flights from Vancouver International Airport to Auckland International Airport.
If you are planning to visit the North Island, fly into New Zealand’s largest airport, Auckland International Airport (AKL). You will find that all the major airlines fly into this airport, plus it is well connected to the rest of New Zealand with many domestic flights in operation. The centre of Auckland is 26 km from the airport, while the city of Hamilton is 112 km away.
New Zealand has very strict biosecurity regulations at its airports. Any food that you intend to bring into the country must be declared on your Passenger Arrival Card. Most food is prohibited upon arrival, including fresh fruit, vegetables, honey, meat and fish. You will be searched for any traces of food, as well as mud or anything that you may have brought from overseas on your clothing or baggage.
Wellington International Airport on the South Island is 7.3 km from Mount Victoria, which overlooks the city of Wellington. You have a number of options for travelling to the mountain from the airport, either by bus, shuttle, taxi, town car or on foot. The quickest way to travel is by shuttle, which takes 6min, or you could opt to walk the 5.6 km trip.
An average direct flight from Canada to New Zealand takes 30h 24m, covering a distance of 13595 km. The most popular route is Vancouver - Auckland with an average flight time of 13h 50m.
The cheapest ticket to New Zealand from Canada found in the last 72 hours was C$ 883 one-way, and C$ 1,172 round-trip. The most popular route is Vancouver Intl to Auckland Intl and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was C$ 1,172.
Air Canada, Lufthansa & Air New Zealand fly the most frequently from Canada to New Zealand.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Auckland (86% of total searches to New Zealand). The next most popular destinations are Wellington (5%) and Christchurch (4%). Searches for flights to Napier (2%), to Queenstown (1%) and to Nelson (0.4%) are also popular.
Air Canada, Lufthansa and Air New Zealand have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to New Zealand. Confirm policies on booking site.
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