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Air New Zealand promo codes and sales for October 2020

Get the lowest fares to New Zealand and more destinations with these Air New Zealand promo codes.

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Getting to the land of the long white cloud in comfort has never been easier, thanks to the award-winning Air New Zealand.

The flagship carrier offers direct flights from Australia to New Zealand and connections to destinations like the USA, Canada, Argentina and the South Pacific Islands.

We currently don't have Air New Zealand promo codes and sales available. Here are other flight deals:

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Virgin Australia sale: Australia-wide flights from $89 each way

Available for flights on select dates from November 2020 - September 2021. Sample fare is Ballina-Sydney. Destinations include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Launceston, Cairns, Mackay, Adelaide, Hobart, Newcastle, Perth, Townsville, Broome and more. T&Cs apply.

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Australia-wide flights from $51 each way

Available on select flights until February 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Broome, Melbourne and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina with Jetstar.

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Qantas Airways: Domestic flights from $113 each way

Available on select dates until December 2020 to Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Brisbane, Cairns and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.

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Australia flights from $92 return

Available on select dates until March 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Gold Coast, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Launceston and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide with Jetstar.

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Kayak Kayak

Brisbane flights from $72 each way

Available on select dates until March 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar.

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Kayak Kayak

Sydney flights from $53 each way

Available on select dates until March 2021. Sample fare departs from Ballina with Jetstar.

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Kayak Kayak

Up to 35% off flights worldwide

Subscribe to Kayak's newsletter and receive personalised private deals of up to 35% off. Destinations include Europe, Asia, America, Australia and more. T&Cs apply.

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Australia-wide flights from $55 each way

Available on flights from November 2020 - February 2021. Destinations include Cairns, Sydney, Melbourne and more. Sample fare is Adelaide-Avalon with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Jetstar sale: Domestic flights from $65 each way

Available on select dates from November - December 2020 to Uluru, Cairns, Brisbane, Gold Coast and more. Sample fare is Launceston-Sydney. T&Cs apply.

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KLM KLM

Flights to Italy from $3,343 return

Available on select dates in 2021 to Rome, Milan, Genoa, Venice and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Naples. T&Cs apply.

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Air New Zealand's coronavirus (COVID-19) cancellation and changes policy update

As of 16 March, for all existing long haul bookings made on or before 4 March 2020, for a flight departing before 1 July 2020, passengers are eligible to make one change to their booking where the change and contact centre service fee will be waived. Alternatively, you can have your fare held as a credit that must be used within 12 months of the original issued date if you're not certain of the dates you want to travel. Change and service fees will be waived when making the rebooking.

If you book flights with Air New Zealand between 5 March - 31 March and you need to change the flights at a later date, the change and contact service fee will waived, though you may need to pay additional fare and tax fees when rebooking.



Which airports does Air New Zealand fly to?

Air New Zealand flies to New Zealand, the South Pacific, USA, Canada and Argentina. Here's a list of all airports:


Pros and cons of Air New Zealand

Pros

  • Competitive fares. Air New Zealand sales offers competitive fares to help you save money on your holiday.
  • Partner airlines. Air New Zealand is a member of the Star Alliance and has also partnered with Qantas, Etihad Airways, and Cathay Pacific, to give passengers access to a wider range of destinations.
  • Range of travel services. The airline offers a range of travel services so you can book hotels, car rental, and much more.

Cons

  • Limited routes. Air New Zealand has limited routes as it mostly focuses on South Pacific and Australian destinations. However, it does have partner airlines that service other parts of the world.
  • No online chat. While there is a toll-free support number, online chat isn't available to those booking fares online.

What's the difference between Air New Zealand economy, premium economy and business classes?

What's included?Economy ClassPremium Economy ClassBusiness Premier Class
Seat
  • Economy seat
  • Luxury leather premium economy seat with extra space
  • Luxury leather armchair that converts to a lie-flat bed
Baggage
  • 1 x carry-on bag up to 7kg
  • Checked bag not included. Can upgrade to Seat+Bag or The World to bring a checked bag.
  • 2 x checked bags up to 23kg each
  • 2 x carry-on bags up to 7kg each
  • 3 x checked bags up to 23kg each
  • 2 x carry-on bags up to 7kg each
Food and drink
  • Not included, but available for purchase. Only tea, coffee and water is complimentary. Can upgrade to The Works to have it included in fare.
  • Special premium economy dining menu with select New Zealand wines
  • Special business premier dining and beverage menu by Chef Peter Gordon
Entertainment
  • Not included. Can add on for $10 per flight. Can upgrade to The Works to have it included in fare.
  • Full access to in-flight entertainment
  • Full access to in-flight entertainment
Extras
  • None included.
  • Priority boarding
  • Lounge access and priority boarding
Available on
  • All flights
  • All Boeing 777-200, 777-300 and 787-9 Tasman and the Islands services
  • Available on Boeing 777 and 787-9 aircraft for travel between New Zealand, Australia and the Islands

What is the Air New Zealand skycouch?

It's like getting a whole row to yourself, only better.

Air New Zealand's skycouch is an entire economy row to yourself with an additional footrest that folds up to create a flat bed where you can stretch out and rest more comfortably than if sitting upright. The arm rest next to the window in these seats is also adjustable for added comfort.

When fully reclined, the skycouch is 1.55 metres long.

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Image: Air New Zealand

Does Air New Zealand offer online check-in?

Yes. You can check in online at Air New Zealand's website and print off your boarding pass. You can also use the Air NZ mobile app for an electronic boarding pass, however this may not be accepted on all flights due to transit requirements (i.e. destinations requiring a visa or proof of onward ticket). It's recommended to check directly with Air New Zealand whether your electronic boarding pass will be accepted.

What's Air New Zealand's baggage allowance?

  • Economy: One carry-on bag up to 7kg is included in your fare. Checked bags aren't included in the basic economy fare, but you can upgrade to Seat+Bag (or The Works to also include food and entertainment) to include this in your ticket.
  • Premier Economy: Two carry-on bags up to 7kg each and two checked bags up to 23kg each are included in your fare.
  • Business Premier: Two carry-on bags up to 7kg each and three checked bags up to 23kg each are included in your fare.

Does Air New Zealand have in-flight entertainment?

Air New Zealand offers screens on every seat (or tucked into the armrest) on all international flights, with a few exceptions including flights between New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands, Honolulu and Bali.

Domestic flights in New Zealand are quite short, and don't offer anything beyond a monthly in-flight magazine, so we'd recommend looking into options like downloading shows and movies to a personal device.

Does Air New Zealand offer in-flight Wi-Fi?

Yes, and it's completely free until 28 February 2018. It's available on 777-300s, 777-200s, A321neos and A320neos. The rest of the fleet will have Wi-Fi installed with the aim to have all planes online by 2019. After the free period is up, an in-flight Wi-Fi pass will cost between $30-$40.

Is there an Air New Zealand frequent flyer program?

Yes, Air New Zealand's rewards program is called Air New Zealand Airpoints. In a nutshell, you'll earn Airpoints Dollars on eligible fares and on flights with select partner airlines. You can use the points toward flights, upgrades, rental cars and more. It's a free program to join and you can read more about it in our Air New Zealand Airpoints guide.

Is Air New Zealand part of Star Alliance?

Yes, Air New Zealand is a member of the Star Alliance network, which also includes airlines like Air Canada, Air China, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and United. Through these partner airlines, it allows connections to more than 1,330 destinations in 192 countries around the world.

Is Air New Zealand affiliated with Qantas?

No. Air New Zealand isn't a member of the same airline alliance as Qantas, which is part of oneworld. Air New Zealand's Australian partner airline is Virgin Australia.


About Air New Zealand and its history

Air New Zealand is New Zealand’s national carrier and operates across 15 countries. The airline’s route focuses on the South Pacific region and Australasia, and services 27 locations domestically and 29 internationally. The airline, which was once owned by the New Zealand and Australian governments, is now fully owned by its host country and is a Star Alliance member.

Air New Zealand carries approximately 11.7 million passengers every year. Why not make it one more by booking yourself on an Air New Zealand getaway?


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