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Take a moment to envision a beautiful city on an island in the middle of the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Got it? We bet we can describe that mental picture. You’re probably thinking of a little strip of land flanked by two harbours and surrounded by tall mountain peaks.
Well, guess what? You’re picturing Auckland, New Zealand. Yes, it exists and yes, you need to go there. Hop on one of our fantastic Auckland flights and send us a postcard from the “City of Sails”.
The flights to Auckland will touch down at Auckland Airport (AKL), 21km from the central business district. Hop on the Skybus that runs between the two terminals and it will take you straight to the city centre. Unless you want your own set of wheels, in which case you can book car hire.
If you’re arriving right as the sun is rising over the horizon, take care of your appetite at one of the breakfast cafes along Elliott Street. A classic meal of Maori porridge and a hot cup of coffee is a perfect way to start the day.
The afternoon is perfect for taking the ferry from Waitemata Harbour out to Rangitoto Island, a volcanic island just off the coast. Up your selfie game with a picture from the summit and then make your way back down to explore the lava tubes. Don’t worry, the volcano is extinct.
Are you arriving after dark? Perfect! Drop your bags at one of our Auckland hotels and then disappear into the night for some fun. The Britomart precinct is perfect for a cutting up a rug to some live music while knocking the drinks back one by one.
To live like a local, you’ve got to shop like a local. The Parnell Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 8am to 12pm, and it’s a perfect place to pick up fresh produce, local greens and Maori souvenirs. You can’t go home without souvenirs for your friends.
There you have it. We’ve told you what to do, where to go and how to get there. Now it’s up to you to book one of Wotif’s cheap flights to Auckland and split to New Zealand.
Flights to Auckland start as low as NZ$98. Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Auckland. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.
Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Fiji Airways, Air Tahiti Nui. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Auckland? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!
Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.
Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
For all the latest info on the travel situation in Auckland, see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
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^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.co.nz from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.