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Cheap Tickets to Christchurch

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Christchurch Flights

Christchurch sits on the South Island of New Zealand. Located on the east coast, it is the island’s largest city, filled to the brim with historical landmarks and must-see attractions. From the scenic outdoor parks to the fascinating museum exhibits, there’s something to strike the fancy of every kind of traveller. Book your tickets to Christchurch with us today to see what everyone’s talking about.

If you’re the outdoorsy type, take advantage of The Garden City by saunter around the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and exploring Riccarton Bush. Prefer to fill your brain with some history about the local area? Canterbury Museum and Ferrymead Heritage Park are great places to begin your historical journey. Whether you decide to spend your holiday marvelling at the Christchurch Cathedral or checking out the eye candy at Christchurch Art Gallery, this destination just may have you wanting to extend your stay.

Best Time to Travel to Christchurch

Peak Season:

The peak season falls between December and February, the sunniest and warmest time of the year. The sun shines until around 9:30 p.m., and the average highs reach 22 degrees Celsius. Aside from the activities in town, there are several nearby beaches where you can soak up the sunshine and take a dip in the sea.

Shoulder Season:

Spring and fall are often referred to as the shoulder seasons. It’s not too cold and not too hot, as temperatures range between 17 and 20 degrees Celsius. The crowds tend to be thinner at this time, and you may score lower rates on lodging and airfare.

Off Season:

You’ll find cheap flights to Christchurch during the winter months. Though it still remains sunny, the temperatures do drop. The months between June and August have average highs of 12 degrees Celsius and lows of 3 degrees. Many tourists venture west to the slopes in nearby Canterbury to spend the day skiing and snowboarding.

Christchurch Airport and Transfer Information

Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

Distance: 10 km northwest of city centre

Christchurch flights land at CHC, located in Harewood, just minutes from the heart of city. You’ll come across a number of transportation options once you arrive at the terminal. The Metro bus provides various routes that service city centre, and you can catch them from outside of the international arrivals terminal. Taxis and shuttles are also available. Alternatively, if you’d prefer to have your own vehicle to drive around town, hire a car with us in advance and pick it up from the airport.

Online Resources for Travel to Christchurch

If you’re trying to decide when to book a trip or what to pack for your next Christchurch adventure, visit the MetService website and find out more about the local weather. For more advice on where to go and what to see during your trip, check out the information available at the official website for Christchurch travel.

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  • Reviews from verified customers

    Apr 18, 2018

    Details of having prepaid for a second piece of check in luggage hadn’t been communicated between Virgin and Air New Zealand so check in took quite a while to check between the two airlines.

    Apr 10, 2018

    Have travelled with virgiin (not a gre at experience) but will only deal with qantas when flying between NZ and Aus.

    Mar 17, 2018

    We were not sure whether food was complimentary. No clear advise so we did not eat any.

    Mar 10, 2018

    Easy and quick flight. Good landing.

    Feb 26, 2018

    Reliable service

    Feb 20, 2018

    like we can watch entertainment on boarding

    Feb 5, 2018

    Bag drop did not work

    Feb 2, 2018

    Emirates is just fantastic.

    Jan 25, 2018

    Wasn't Emirates. Qantas took on the flight.

    Jan 8, 2018

    Staff advised wrongly about passenger arrival card