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).
No vaccinations are required
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.