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Air New Zealand sale: Save up to 50% on flights to New Zealand and Australia

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It’s time to get back down under. Ring in the new year with Air New Zealand flight deals to both New Zealand and Australia with their beautiful coastlines and bustling cities. Where will 2023 take you?

Sale rates are available from these U.S. gateway airports:

  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
  • Houston
  • Honolulu
  • New York City
  • Chicago

New Zealand destinations include:

  • Auckland Christchurch
  • Queensland
  • Wellington

Australia destinations include:

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney

The lowest round-trip rates:

  • LAX – Auckland from $1,175 Economy / $3,525 Premium Economy
  • LAX – Sydney from $1,325 Economy / $3,525 Premium
  • San Francisco – AKL from $1,175 Economy / $3,375 Premium
  • San Francisco – SYD from $1,325 / $3,525 Premium

The above round-trip rates are valid:

  • Economy: April 26-June 6 or October 23-November 7
  • Premium Economy: April 25-June 19; August 28-September 11 or October 16-November 27

What’s the difference between long haul Economy and Premium Economy on Air New Zealand? Is it worth it to you to pay $1,000+ more each way? Have a look at each economy cabin and the fancier economy section.

All Air New Zealand passengers are permitted one free stopover in Auckland in either direction. But you do have the option to add two additional stopovers are permitted in each direction for $100 more. At the time of ticketing, you can also add Australia to your NZ booking for an extra $150. Any stopover must be booked at the time of ticket purchase.

All fares require a minimum 7-day stay.

Notes on changes/cancellations:

  • Economy fares have a change fee of $100 (plus any fare difference) and are non-refundable.
  • Premium Economy fares have no change fees (fare difference may apply) and are refundable minus a $400 fee.
  • All fares may be held in credit towards the purchase of a new Air New Zealand fare (when cancellation is made prior to departure date.

Purchase tickets on or before January 12.

Keep in mind that New Zealand winters are June, July, and August. The country has a rather temperate winter climate with days typically around 53-61°F. Autumn months of March, April and May are considered to be the best time to visit NZ — fewer tourists, long, sunny days and lower rates on hotels and resorts. Spring in New Zealand spans September, October and November.

Need inspiration? Discover the best sights in New Zealand’s North and South Islands in ten days. And, keep up to date with COVID-19 restrictions here.

For the best tips and tricks on stress-free travel, check out Clark’s travel and booking guide, and check out for trip insurance quotes.