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Travel Details

 

Auckland International Airport

If you are arriving from overseas via Auckland International Airport you must claim your baggage and exit the Customs Hall before transferring to a domestic flight to Christchurch.  The international terminal is separate from the domestic terminal.  You can transfer terminals via a free shuttle bus or by following the blue line for a short seven minutes’ walk. Visit http://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/ for more information. 

Christchurch International Airport

If you are arriving from overseas via Christchurch International Airport, you will complete border processes in the international terminal. Visit http://www.christchurchairport.co.nz for more information.

Transfer to Hotel

Taxi stands are available outside the arrivals hall.  Travel time from the airport to the city centre is approximately 15-20 minutes. The standard fare is usually around $45 - 65. A bus shuttle is another option and costs less per person than a taxi. Avis offers corporate rates exclusively to meeting delegates. Call local Avis office at 0800 284 722 (booking reference AWD: Z994400).

Vaccinations

No vaccinations are required

Visas

All visitors to New Zealand must have a valid passport for at least six months beyond the intended stay in New Zealand. Citizens of some countries must obtain a Visitor’s Visa. Visa information and the visa application form are available at www.immigration.govt.nz. If you require a Visitor’s Visa, please allow at least 5-6 weeks for processing. If you are a citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand, you do not need to apply for a visa to visit New Zealand but you must Hold a valid ticket from New Zealand to a country where you have the right of entry, have sufficient money to support yourself during your stay in New Zealand, hold a passport valid for 6 months beyond the date you intend leaving New Zealand, remain in New Zealand only for the time granted on your arrival.

 

Next Events

PAPS 2020
April 19-23, 2020
Tainan, Taiwan

PAPS 2021
Dates TBD
Quito, Ecuador

PAPS 2022
Dates TBD
Bali, Indonesia

PAPS 2023
Dates TBD
Melbourne, Australia

 

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