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Experience Australia with Air New Zealand
Now is the time to check Australia off your bucket list with a very special offer. Choose from 7 popular Australian destinations: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Cairns, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast from one low price. We can fly you down under in comfort, style and with ease. When you fly with us you'll enjoy a variety of seating options (including the luxury of our lie-flat Business Premier and our unique, family-friendly Skycouch), and more than 2,000 hours of on-demand entertainment available via personal touch screens. With daily departures from the US to Australia, including one-stop services from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Houston, Air New Zealand makes it easy to explore the best of Australia.
A proud member of the Star Alliance, Air New Zealand passengers enjoy select reciprocal loyalty benefits, services and greater connectivity through the Alliance’s global network of airline partners like United Airlines.
Known to many as the ‘Land Down Under’, Australia's most significant attraction is its natural beauty. At nearly the same size as continental USA you’ll have plenty of fun planning your perfect itinerary. Mix culture-rich Melbourne with the surf, sun and scenic delights of Sydney, visit Great Barrier Reef, discover the wonderful vineyards in the Barossa Valley outside of Adelaide and explore the wonders of the World Heritage rainforest surrounding Cairns.
- Sydney - Discover Australia's famous harbour city.
- Gold Coast - Learn to surf in Australia's surfing paradise
- Melbourne - Explore cultural Melbourne's hidden Laneways
- Cairns - Discover the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef
- Adelaide - Walk with the wildlife on Kangaroo Island
- Brisbane - A backdrop for a whole range of exhilarating outdoor adventure
- Perth - Swim with the whale sharks in Ningaloo.
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Sample our award-winning, best in class comfort of Premium Economy class and benefit from enhanced seating and the very finest of in-flight dining experiences. Or treat yourself to Business Premier - first class service at Business Class prices. The most comfortable lie flat bed in its class will have you arrive at your destination feeling relaxed and invigorated.
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Fare/Pricing Details - Round trip Economy Class airfare per person on specified Air New Zealand operated flights between Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Houston (IAH) and Australia via Auckland, New Zealand (AKL). Fares shown are valid for travel from Monday to Thursday on the trans-Pacific sector. Surcharge of $50 per direction applies for travel from Friday to Sunday on the trans-Pacific sector. Includes Government fees and taxes such as Passenger Facility Charge of $4.50 and the September 11 Security Fee of $5.60 USD per person per enplanement in the USA to a maximum of $10.00 USD. Fare is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Fare Listings are for general information only and not a reflection of current seat availability. Reference: GXAU1
Taxes - Taxes include all US and foreign Government imposed fees and taxes and Security fees.
Payment & Ticketing - Ticket must be purchased at least 2 days prior to travel. Bookings made online must be purchased immediately with credit card. Prices are in US dollars and offer is available in the USA only. Electronic Tickets will be issued on all eligible routes and sent to the email address provided in the booking process. Flights with Air New Zealand (NZ) designator qualify for electronic tickets. No waitlists are permitted. Prices are subject to change at any time. We want to provide you with the most competitive fare deals in a fluctuating marketplace and because of this, prices may go down. Under the fare rules of all fare types (excluding full price fares) we are not able to provide rebooking with a refund of the difference in price if a lower fare becomes available. Please read all fare rules carefully before booking.
Cancellations/Changes - Changes are permitted for $200 change penalty per person subject to booking class availability. No change permitted to first international outbound sector A service fee of $50 USD per person will apply to changes. New ticket must be of equal or greater value than original ticket. Contact Air New Zealand. Ticket is non-refundable, non-endorse able, non-transferable. Partially used tickets are non-refundable. Other restrictions may apply.
Baggage Allowance - Learn about our Baggage Allowance. First bag at no charge subject to weight requirement. Additional charges may apply.
Stopover Options: This airfare permits a free stopover in Auckland, New Zealand or Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Additional stopovers are $100 each per published fare routing. Additional airport or government fees or taxes may apply for any stopovers made.
Frequent Flyer - Frequent Flyer accrual is permitted with Air New Zealand Airpoints or United Airlines MileagePlus. Please check with each program for more details.
Minimum/Maximum stays - first Sunday minimum stay and 12 month maximum stay
Children/Infants - Accompanied children 2-11 years pay 75% of the base fare. Accompanied infants under two years of age not occupying a seat pay 10%. Only one infant discount per adult passenger. For information regarding services for young children, services for young children.
Travel Documentation - Passengers are responsible for obtaining necessary travel visas, or other documentation required for international travel. USA citizens are required a visa for entry into Australia. For further information, regarding travel documentation, travel documentation.
Air New Zealand offers our best fares on the web site. If you prefer to speak with a specialist, please contact our customer support center at 1-800-262-1234. Higher airfares will apply to bookings made over the telephone.