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Cheap Vacations in New Zealand

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New Zealand Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find New Zealand package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in New Zealand as low as !

When is peak season in New Zealand?

January, March, February are very popular times to visit New Zealand.

When is the best time to visit New Zealand?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to New Zealand, June is the best time to visit New Zealand.

When is the worst time time to visit New Zealand?

Prices for New Zealand vacations can peak during February.

When is low season in New Zealand?

We have found August, November, October to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit New Zealand.

Your New Zealand Vacation Guide

You don't need to win the lottery or be sitting on a trust fund to see New Zealand. Book your escape through CheapTickets and see this amazing destination the cheaptastic way! You won't have to waste hours poring over websites for the cheapest prices on hotels, flights. and activities when you book with CheapTickets. When it comes to finding a deal on a New Zealand flight + hotel, we've done the hard work for you.

Traveling on a tight budget? Or just think a dollar is better in your pocket than in someone else's? CheapTickets will turn your cheap getaway dreams into realities – and leave you with extra cash to play with.. Combine your hotel and airfare bookings to save. And with access to around 500 airlines and 500,000 hotels across the globe, you won't be short on choice.

At CheapTickets, we're obsessed with cheap just as much as you are (it's right there in our name, after all). That's why we have CheapCash. Just for booking a flight, you'll earn cash savings to put toward your next qualifying CheapTickets hotel reservation. Step 1 — log in to your account or sign up for free. Step 2 — join CheapCash. Step 3 — save, save, save! That includes up to 50 percent off select Secret Bargain hotels. How cheaptastic is that?

When we say you'll score the best New Zealand deal, we mean it. It's a little thing we call our Price Guarantee. We'll match the price and give you back the difference if you discover a lower price on the same vacation package within 48 hours of booking. So why wait any longer to explore New Zealand on the cheap? Make your inner cheapster happy and book your escape today!

Flight deals to New Zealand

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Mon, Jun 14 - Wed, Jun 16
AKL
Auckland
WLG
Wellington
$98
Jetstar with Bag
Tue, Sep 28 - Mon, Oct 11
AKL
Auckland
CHC
Christchurch
$106
Jetstar with Bag
Wed, Jun 9 - Wed, Jun 16
AKL
Auckland
ZQN
Queenstown
$135
Jetstar with Bag
Fri, Jun 18 - Sun, Jun 20
AKL
Auckland
ROT
Rotorua
$222
Air New Zealand
Sat, Jun 12 - Sat, Jun 19
SYD
Sydney
AKL
Auckland
$371
Jetstar with Bag
Fri, Aug 20 - Mon, Aug 23
MEL
Melbourne
AKL
Auckland
$372
Jetstar with Bag

Welcome to New Zealand

Your New Zealand vacation

New Zealand is an island country in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Australia, well known for its breathtaking beauty, rich culture, history, and biodiversity of both animal and plant life. New Zealand travel is ideal for any adventure-seeking traveler as it’s a destination famous for sporting and outdoors activities. Discover why this island has been called names like "the Paradise of the Pacific" and "God’s own country." With jagged mountains, gorges, beautiful beaches, Earth's richest flora zones and a blend of cultures, New Zealand is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a fun-filled holiday.

Best time to take a vacation to New Zealand

Best Time to Go

Book your New Zealand vacations any time of the year, as New Zealand weather amazing all year round. September to April is the warm season, with December, January, and February being the warmest. This period is probably best for outdoor activities. March to May is autumn, when the beauty of New Zealand can really be seen, while spring occurs from September to November and is ideal for white water rafting and also the time for the spring festival and the cold season. Winter is from June to August, ideal for skiing and visiting glaciers. Temperatures vary from 5 – 30 degrees Celsius and the weather remains relatively moderate.

Popular New Zealand experiences

Bay of Islands

Visit the Bay of Islands, rated the finest maritime park in New Zealand, with superb beaches and private bays.

Fiordland National Park

Fiordland National Park is a World Heritage Site with stunning scenery, deep fiords, lush rainforests, waterfalls, and steep mountains.

Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island is 90km north of Auckland and is ridiculously beautiful with excellent surfing facilities.

Kaikoura

Go whale watching in Kaikoura, where you’ll also get a chance to see dolphins and orca while enjoying a glass of the famous New Zealand wine.

Queenstown

Queenstown is New Zealand’s premier adventure destination, offering bungee jumping, jet boating, parapenting, white water rafting, hiking, and much more.

Stewart Island

Visit Stewart Island for your best chance to spot the extremely rare kiwi bird in its natural habitat.

TranzAlpine

Ride the TranzAlpine Train, which is rated one of the finest rail journeys in the world.

Volcano Hopping

Go Volcano Hopping in Tauranga by helicopter and prepare to be frightened, humbled, and enthralled.

Insider tips for New Zealand travel

Amisfield

No visit to New Zealand would be complete without a trip to Amisfield Winery in Central Otago for a wine tasting session and dinner.

Coronet Peak

Book into Coronet Peak for a magnificent skiing adventure, where you are flown to the peak and deposited on top.

Matamata

Experience adventure on New Zealand vacations and go gliding in Matamata. For the ultimate thrill, jump out of a plane and go skydiving.

Top rated hotels for your New Zealand vacation

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