Celebrate the Holidays Early in Christchurch and Queenstown with Flights from $2019pp*

Flights, Hotels, Transfers, Sightseeing and more

Due to New Zealand's location and being 20 hours ahead of the United States west coast, it is one of the first countries in the world to celebrate the upcoming Holidays! Christchurch and Queenstown are the perfect destinations for your winter getaway and to say Kia Ora to the Holiday season. 

Miss out on the weather cooling down here in the United States and celebrate the start of summer and holidays with the welcoming local's! Don't miss out on these rare November and December specials from Air Zealand. 

Package Includes

  • Round-trip economy international flights from Los Angeles to Auckland with Air New Zealand
  • Domestic flights within New Zealand with Air New Zealand
  • 3 nights in Christchurch at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square in a Superior king bed room
  • 3 nights in Queenstown at Novotel Queenstown Lakeside in a standard room 
  • Wine trial tour with lunch
    • You will be exploring four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards on your wine trial tour. All are in the Waipara area, which is well known for its warm dry climate and limestone rich soils. Both elements are ideal for quality wine production and each of the visited vineyards produces a fine selection of both white and red wines as a result. Lunch is included. 
  • Akaroa day tour including cruise and lunch
    • On the way to the old French whaling depo, Akaroa you will stop at Sign of the Takahe, Sign of the Kiwi, Governers Bay, Gebbies Pass, Lake Forsyth and Little River, then at Hill Top for panoramic views of Akaroa Harbor. A visit to the cheese factory at Barry's Bay allows you to sample some New Zealand cheese. Akaroa is a French-inspired seaside village, complete with French street names and architecture. Lunch is at Bully Hayes restaurant. After lunch, board your vessel Canterbury Cat to commence a two-hour Akaroa Harbor Cruise. Explore Akaroa Harbor and see if you can spot dolphins, penguins and seals.                
  • Nomad Safari of the Scenes Glenorchy tour
    • The tour to rule them all, for Lord of the Rings and scenery fans. This scenic safari offers breath-taking mountain and forest views along the shore of Lake Wakatipu towards Glenorchy and the Paradise Valley. Visit the filming locations for Isengard, the Ithilien Camp, Lothlorien and Fanghorn forest, Battle of Amon Hen and many more.
  • Milford Sound coach and nature cruise from Queenstown
    • Discover native wildlife, towering waterfalls and majestic mountains on this extended nature cruise. Travel on a purpose-built day cruising catamaran with large windows and expansive outdoor decks, perfect for panoramic viewing. Get within touching distance of impressive rock walls and close enough to feel the full force of the powerful 15,000-year old Stirling Falls - raincoats are supplied to keep you dry. Specialist nature guides share their local knowledge with lively and informative commentary. Lunch is also included and there's a free tea and coffee, and a licensed bar on board.  
  • Airport transfers included
  • Islands in the Sun After Hours Emergency Travel Assistance                 


Pricing Details

Price per person from $2019*

Travel Dates

11/24/2019 - 12/31/2019

Other travel dates apply, please call for details.

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Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. Valid for economy class travel from Los Angeles for international flights between 24 November - 31 December ,2019. Supplements will apply for travel other dates. Bookings must be made 7 days prior to departure and no later than 15 December 2019. Air and land Black-out dates and seasonal supplements will apply. Voluntary ticket changes are permitted at a charge of up to $200 per transaction plus any difference in airfare. Other restrictions apply. Governmentally-imposed taxes and fees and carrier-imposed charges are included. Car insurance, security deposit, one way fees and deductible are additional; please ask for details. Some airlines may impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage. Please contact your airline or refer to its website for details information regarding their checked baggage policies. Some services provided by other carriers. Not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (04 October 2019) All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Optional sightseeing package available is at an additional cost and must be pre booked. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour Code: ST19019. CST#2001136-50

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