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Flights to New Zealand in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£680Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£685From London to Auckland

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to New Zealand right now?

There are current restrictions for travel to New Zealand at this time. These restrictions are for the safety of New Zealand citizens and travellers alike and are as follows: New Zealand has restricted entry to all travellers who are not New Zealand nationals (Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau), permanent residents, visa holders, and their immediate families. Australian nationals residing primarily in New Zealand and accredited diplomats currently residing in New Zealand may also enter the country. All of the above travellers will be subject to mandatory isolation at a government facility for 14 days upon arrival unless they’re airline crew or people transiting through. Travellers may only transit New Zealand if they’re Australian nationals or residents on their way to Australia, or they have government approval. Airline crew must use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).. If you must travel during this time and are allowed to based on current restrictions, please stay informed about updated travel safety tips.

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Cheapest prices for New Zealand flights by month

January
£790
February
£668
March
£662
April
£748
May
£665
June
£706
July
£823
August
£712
September
£721
October
£684
November
£680
December
£751
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to New Zealand is March. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to New Zealand?

LON - AKL
Price
£662 - £1,106
AKL
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
AKL
Rainfall
20 - 57 mm

Peak season:

The warmest months of the year are from December to February. Temperatures are lovely and UK tourists tend to visit to escape the harsh weather of the UK. Spring time, September to November, can also be great times to visit as the weather is still pleasant but you’ll find cheap flights to New Zealand easier to come by. Autumn brings cooler temperatures but you’ll be surrounded by golden foliage which can make for a beautiful scene. Autumn runs from March through to May and you can find reasonably priced flight tickets if you plan in advance.

Off season:

New Zealand is warm for most of the year although July and August are classed as the Winter Months. Temperatures drop to about 10-15 degrees but you’ll find the cheapest flights to New Zealand around this time.

When is the best time to book a flight to New Zealand?

Secure your flights to New Zealand as early as you can to make any saving on your flight tickets. Prices don’t drop too much although you’ll find the cheapest flights to New Zealand in the Winter. Planning ahead and booking your flight tickets at least 2 or 3 months in advance will help you save some money, however you’ll make the biggest savings by being flexible with your dates. If you can choose random dates that provide the cheapest flights to New Zealand without having to plan in school holidays or specific time off work then you’ll find the best prices.

Which day is cheapest to fly to New Zealand?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to New Zealand. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to New Zealand?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your New Zealand trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to New Zealand?

Flights from London to Auckland, New Zealand: 23 hour 55 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Auckland, New Zealand: 26 hour 05 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Auckland, New Zealand: 26 hour 30 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Auckland, New Zealand: 27 hour 40 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to New Zealand?

The major airlines that provide flights to New Zealand are British Airways, Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines. Due to the duration of flights to New Zealand you’ll find it difficult to find cheap flight tickets and it’s also worth making sure you’re with a comfortable airline. British Airways provide complimentary snacks and beverages for the entirety of their flights to New Zealand and you’ll definitely be able to take advantage of this offer for a flight time as long as those to New Zealand. Compare a few different dates and airlines to figure out who offers the cheapest flights to New Zealand and then do some research for the most comfortable airline.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

There are many transport options available to get from the airport to the city centre. There is a very reliable bus service which operates every 10 minutes in the week and every 15 minutes on the weekend, meaning you’ll never be waiting long for a bus to the city. You can buy the tickets directly from the driver so make sure you have some money on you. You can also grab a shuttle or taxi service from outside of the airport however the cost will be significantly higher than the bus. If you have a lot of baggage or can split the fare with a friend though you may find the taxi a reasonable option.

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How popular are flights to New Zealand this year?

Flights to New Zealand have seen a 81% decrease in demand compared to the previous year.

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