Air New Zealand slashes flights to New Zealand down to $189
Hobbits, wineries, crater walks and so much more.
Air New Zealand has heard your cries for a cheap getaway, offering up a short and sweet deal on flights to New Zealand's North Island. Choose between the big city of Auckland to visit family, hit up Weta Workshop and travel to Hobbiton or take to the island's capital of Wellington and indulge in its culinary and winery delights.
Flights start from $189 to Auckland or Wellington each way and take off from all across Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Perth and Adelaide.
Eligible travel dates run from August until May. As to be expected peak periods including Christmas are excluded from the sale, and specific dates are dependent on your route. The good news is that you can capture almost all seasons including the tail-end of winter for some last-minute skiing or summer for a warm escape and ideal weather for exploration.
This sale ends midnight 24 July, unless seats sell out early.
Bookings are being taken now through Air New Zealand.
How good are these fares?
- Price: Great! Air New Zealand generally doesn't go lower than $189 on sale fares to New Zealand making these one of the best-priced flights for the airline. At the present, rival airline Virgin Australia has similarly priced fares starting from $189 though for a smaller number of routes.
- Airline: Great. Air New Zealand was named the second best airline in Australia/Pacific at the Skytrax Awards. It's difficult to better that.
- Travel time: Great. All flights are direct except Perth to Wellington and Adelaide to Wellington which fly via Auckland or Christchurch.
- Weather: Great. You have your pick of winter, spring, summer and autumn dates in this sale, so long as they're outside the school holiday period.
Flights to New Zealand on sale with Air New Zealand:
|From||To||Travel dates||Fare (one way)||Book|
|Sydney||Wellington||14 - 18 Aug, 21 Aug - 27 Sep 2018||$189||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Melbourne||Auckland||13 Aug - 21 Sep, 25 - 29 Sep, 16 Oct – 6 Nov, 12 Nov - 14 Dec 2018, 16 - 27 Jan, 29 Jan - 18 Mar 2019||$189||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Melbourne||Wellington||13 Aug - 20 Sep, 15 - 26 Oct, 12 Nov - 14 Dec 2018, 29 Jan - 24 Mar 2019||$189||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Sydney||Auckland||22 Aug - 27 Sep, 15 – 27 Oct, 29 Oct - 14 Dec 2018, 15 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$199||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Sydney||Wellington||29 Oct - 14 Dec 2018, 15 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$199||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Brisbane||Wellington||15 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$199||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Brisbane||Auckland||13 Aug - 15 Sep, 25 Sep - 4 Oct, 5 Nov - 11 Dec 2018, 15 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$209||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Gold Coast||Auckland||27 Sep - 3 Oct , 17 - 25 Oct, 20 Nov - 7 Dec 2018, 29 Jan - 24 Mar 2019||$209||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Adelaide||Auckland||13 Aug - 26 Sep, 16 Oct - 14 Dec 2018, 28 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$289||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Adelaide||Wellington||13 Aug - 26 Sep, 16 Oct - 14 Dec 2018, 28 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$289||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Cairns||Auckland||25 Sep - 3 Oct 2018||$289||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Cairns||Wellington||25 Sep - 3 Oct 2018||$289||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Perth||Auckland||13 Aug - 12 Sep, 24 Sep - 7 Oct, 16 Oct – 12 Dec 2018, 14 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$419||Book through Air New Zealand now|
|Perth||Wellington||13 Aug - 12 Sep, 24 Sep - 7 Oct, 16 Oct – 12 Dec 2018, 14 Jan - 31 Mar 2019||$419||Book through Air New Zealand now|
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