Find cheap flights to New Zealand
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|February||Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)|
|August||Most popular time to fly (10% more expensive on average)|
Average price of a return ticket
|$390||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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Top tips for finding cheap flights to New Zealand
- Looking for cheap airfare to New Zealand? 25% of our users found return tickets to New Zealand for the following prices or less: From Canberra $412, from Brisbane $553, from Darwin $738
- Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly to New Zealand is May.
- Dunedin Airport (DUD) is one of the most practical locations to fly into for those that would like to explore the southeastern part of the country, and they accept many daily flights departing from Brisbane.
- If you plan on visiting the South Island—a popular destination that is known for having scenic mountains, kayaking opportunities, and sports like skiing and bungee jumping—you will find that it is convenient to fly into Christchurch International Airport (CHC).
- While travellers that are either permanent residents or citizens of Australia do not need to have a visa when going to New Zealand, they must have a valid passport that will not expire in between their arrival and departure dates.
- Known for being the busiest airport in New Zealand and for servicing many daily flights to and from Australia, Auckland Airport (AKL) is a common destination for those that are travelling to areas throughout the North Island, such as North Shore.
- To visit the southern part of the North Island, such as the cities of New Plymouth and Hastings, it is best to fly into Wellington International Airport (WLG), particularly as this airport offers many flights to and from cities in Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane.
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