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Low season

MayBest time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly (13% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

£889(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

£668or less

Good deal one-way

£456or less

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  • Looking for cheap airfare to Christchurch? 25% of our users found tickets to Christchurch for the following prices or less: Cheap flights to Christchurch from Newcastle upon Tyne £525 one-way - £596 round-trip, from Glasgow £574 one-way - £671 round-trip, from Birmingham £672 one-way - £726 round-trip
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price for flights to Christchurch.
  • High season is considered to be July and August. The cheapest month to fly to Christchurch is May.
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  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is the gateway to New Zealand’s South Island. As one of the country’s largest airports, many use it as an alternative to travel up to Nelson, Blenheim (5h drive), Hokitika (3h drive) or Queenstown (6h drive).
  • You are unable to purchase direct flights to Christchurch Airport due to its distance from the UK. The length of the flight therefore depends on how long your stopovers are, but you can find shorter journeys for approximately 28h – 32h.
  • When travelling to New Zealand, be aware that the country has very strict biosecurity laws. You will receive an entry card on your flight to Christchurch, where you must declare at risk items. Food, animal and plant products will have to be declared or disposed of before entering the country.
  • So that you don’t have to incur roaming charges, it is a simple process to purchase a local SIM Card. You can find kiosks of the two main phone companies, Spark and Vodafone in the International Arrivals Hall of the Christchurch Airport where you can purchase pre-paid SIM cards.
  • For those looking for things to do at the Christchurch airport, the International Antarctic Centre is an 8min walk from the airport terminal. Here you can find an interactive experience, showing Christchurch as the aerial gateway to Antarctica.

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Top 3 airlines flying to Christchurch

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.6
Singapore Airlines
Overall score based on 3,886 reviews
8.8
Boarding
8.5
Comfort
8.9
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.3
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Again seats space could be better. Crews were very attentive."
Cons: "Other passengers reclining their seats could be a nuisance..."

Cons: "The aircraft was very cold and chilly."

Pros: "Entertainment"
Cons: "Crew miss my drink"

Pros: "One of several preferred airlines when flying to Asia. Really enjoy their service, and it's wonderful to wake up to many beauties in view!"

Pros: "The crew was great although I needed to ask them for my meal cause they passed by me. They thought I had my meal already which I didn’t. I don’t think they did it on purpose so it was just misunderstanding. My flight was on SQ 38 from Singapore to LAX on October 30 2019 Other than that. All is amazing. I will still highly recommend Singapore Airlines to other people."
Cons: "I think I have nothing in mind about improvements because I can see they have been training very well. I would like to say keep up the good work"

Pros: "Everything is perfect, the crew services are very warm and professional, I strongly believe that Singapore airlines is the best in world as I tried many airlines but I don’t see like their them, I will strongly recommend and I will be their customer for any flight to Far East inshaallah."
Cons: "I recommend if they can provide paid massage service ( not complementary)at the suits class for long trip because there’s enough space to do it , I’m very glad to congratulate them for the level of service they reached ."

Cons: "The person next to me had a distinct body odor."

Cons: "I think the food in our flight was not that good.."

Pros: "Ok boarding, plane was new, entertainment system was up to date"
Cons: "Premium economy service is even worse than economy as crew is never around and busy in economy. Seats are bigger but not really comfortable. Food is same as economy. Doesn't worth it to buy premium economy."

Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "More tasty snacks throughout the flight"

Pros: "This was the most comfortable business class mid haul flight I've ever taken."
Cons: "Absolutely nothing went wrong."

Pros: "Better flight as bigger craft and no neighbours in my row so I got some sleep."

Cons: "Singapore airlines use their antique aged flights for services to chc.unconfortable and a poor in-flight entertainment system"

Pros: "The customer service at the Check-in, the flight attendants, the movies and the meals. More than my expectations! Will definitely use Singapore Air in the future in my travelings! Will recommend it to my circle of friends and relatives! Thank you very much. You are the best airline I've used since 1976!"
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Staff are great and on board service was good. Boarding is always well organised from Changi however it was a full flight and as always half the passengers exceeded their carry on allowance. Rather than addressing this bags were flung everywhere no nowhere within your actual reach during the flight. Very annoying when you are a passenger who does the right thing."
Cons: "See above. No in flight entertainment makes you feel like you're flying with the low cost carrier rather than a full service airline."

Pros: "The cabin crew were fantastic. Food was abundant. Most boarding systems worked well. Choosing seats was confusing on website so we were allocated seating. The newer planes had a fantastic touch screen entertainment system. The seats on the newer planes were much more comfortable and roomy"
Cons: "The small seats are squishy on the older planes. The entertainment system on the older planes were dated and difficult to use. I felt sick after the flight to UK but felt fine coming home after one long flight on a newer plane."

Pros: "Crew was very friendly and responsive to my needs. They met it with a smile."

Pros: "Food, service"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Food was terrible , crew were rude, there were delays due to airline problems at both ends of the flight, there was a complete lack of communication about the problems and how long the delays were going to be. Handling of missed connections was abysmal... Overall extremely disappointing."

Pros: "Friendly staff."
Cons: "The food for Premium Economy was very poor. The choices were substandard and the food at some meals was inedible. Very disappointing for the price of the tickets. The cabins and equipment seemed old and jaded."

Cons: "No entertaining at all, only old movies. The seats are very tight. There was a guy snoring during the flight keeping everybody awake. The breakfast was mediocre, just a a bun with fruit"

Pros: "Very attentive and super awesome crew."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Excellent attention to service and comfort."

Cons: "Food , both quality and quantity was poor. Entertainment - world movies did not have many choices for such a long flight"

Pros: "Efficient, comfortable."

Pros: "Excellent service and attitude from ALL crew! Roomy premier economy!"

Pros: "Service is always excellent"
Cons: "Food however was very disappointing. Surprising as Singapore Airlines pride themselves on quality and the food was poor :-("

Cons: "Because the flight from IAD to London was cancelled, I never made it to this flight."

Pros: "Fantastic flight attendants never needed anything just a 1st class job definitely a 5 star airline thanks for everything"
Cons: "All good"

Pros: "Seats, crew"
Cons: "Nothing else other than above"

Pros: "Great crew, good food (best I've had on an airplane), plenty of drinks, and a good entertainment system."
Cons: "Nothing bad to say about this flight. Great airline."

Pros: "Excellent crew services"
Cons: "Entertainment system is rather tired for today’s standard for first tier airlines, in particular the headphone jacks which may not work from wear & tear. It’s a hit & miss whether the sound works or not. Obviously mine didn’t on one side this time. Very frustrating if you are on a long flight and there’s nothing you can do if the flight is full."

Pros: "The cabin crew are very helpful and friendly. I sat at the end of the row in the upper deck. After the gate door closed , they let me sit in the empty sit away from the toilets . During the flight they’re around with water and juices to make sure we’re dehydrated,"

Pros: "Crew service"
Cons: "Very old entertainment system. Poor screen visibility. Cramped"

Pros: "Service is very good."
Cons: "Too warm/hot inside the cabin throughout the flight."

Pros: "The food was excellent for Vegan meals. The staff was friendly and attentive. The ability to see the flight path, air speed and such is very nice."
Cons: "The entertainment was not the kind of shows I like. Never mind, I see the flight path and orher flight particulars."

Pros: "With 15 and 1/2 hours on the flight ahead, I was dreading the long, tedium of sitting for hours upon hours. But Singapore Airlines made the time fly with friendly service right when you were getting hungry and pleasant assistance when requested. Thank you Singapore Airline Flight Attendants!!"

Pros: "Great flight amazing service"

Pros: "The crew Were so attentive. And Also not untrusive. If i was asleep they left me and offered me food and drink when i woke. Excellent airline."

Pros: "Amazing plane and crew!"
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "Professionalism and friendliness of crew"
Cons: "Seat not great for my length even though it was business class"

Pros: "great service. new plane. excellent video system."
Cons: "not much to complain about."

Pros: "Really recommended . Wait alittle longer but i got a free tour go around Singapore ."

Pros: "Crew was very attentive and professional"
Cons: "Return flight the movies were the same as three weeks earlier."

Pros: "Service was great, food was alright, was able to move from a middle seat to a window."
Cons: "The flight I was supposed to take from Nanjing to Hong Kong by Hong Kong Airlines in the afternoon didn't exist so I had to take a morning flight. Was given no warning and had to check on my own. The Singapore Airlines flight was on time though."

Cons: "The video screens need to be upgraded"

Pros: "Check in and boarding were flawless. The flight left about one hour late. The seats in coach are getting smaller and smaller. I got an aisle seat to have a little extra room (I'm 6'1") only to get hit big time by the food cart (they did apologize). The food was plentiful, but mediocre at best. The flight attendants were working hard, but we're abrupt and tired. Overall, I have three stars, when in the past, flying SA was always a five star experience. It got me back home though. :)"

Pros: "Spacious, comfortable seat"

Pros: "Crew was amazing and aircraft was brand new."

Pros: "Excellent care of crew to ensure social distancing is adhered at all times."

Pros: "I had better experience with Emirates before...we had to wait ages for our food but maybe because we were the last one on the list. Food was nice and crew friendly."

Pros: "Plane was large and comfortable."
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic and confusing."

Pros: "Crew & food was amazing"

Pros: "Comfortable seats, nice entertainment and food"

Pros: "Crew was good, flight was on time."
Cons: "They could have given the amenities, which I think they forgot"

Pros: "Very pleasant and helpful"
Cons: "All good"

Pros: "Great food & great entertainment. Love the free WiFi"

Cons: "Improve cabin comfortable"

Pros: "Crew were great! Emergency exit was great too"

Pros: "No one gave me food. I pressed the button to request services, and had to wait for two hours until someone finally came and get me a drink (the flight was about 3 hours long). This was the worst flight experience that I ever had. Very bad."

Pros: "Everything was nice.."
Cons: "None..."

Pros: "Fast and easy"

Cons: "We didn't get to fly from SYDNEY to CHRISTCHURCH when we were supposed to!"

Pros: "the seats, the window"
Cons: "fliglth to short"

Cons: "I cant cause im still at quantos waiting for them to find my god damn bags!"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Crew some times get angry and work without passion"

Cons: "Caused me a 20+ hour layover in dubai in a horrible hotel"

Pros: "Very Very Good"

Pros: "The food and entertainment on board was the best I’ve ever experienced on a flight."
Cons: "The headset didn’t work properly so had to listen to music and movies through half the earphones."

Pros: "Everything. Nothing negative."

Cons: "All good"

Cons: "One carryon and no personal item - inconvenient and irritating! Security staff disposed of manicure scissors that met printed guidelines. Checked baggage was damaged, will avoid Emirates because of this. Staff, comfort, and food were very good, but will still select other airlines"

Cons: "My original flight was delayed so I needed to book for a hotel in manila and need to rebook my connecting flight from christchurch to queenstown. Supposedly, the airline company should offer a reimbursement for all my additional expenses. Vey inconvenient on my part."

Cons: "Was not told that my luggage was on a weght system and not a piece system for a n international flight. I ended up paying $249 for my extra suitcase that weighted 25 lbs and it was only a 2.5 hour flighr!"

Pros: "Emirates is a great airline with friendly staff and an amazing fleet of aircraft"
Cons: "I had updated for my flight from Jeddah to Dubai, but found that business class passengers were not given priority boarding and had to wait for all other passengers to board. The plane also took off late."

Pros: "Quantas Operated by Emirates is definitely not Emitrates standard."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "A380 economy cabin, excellent legroom for a 6"2 bloke like me. Seat was wide enough too. Really good food and a cracking entertainment system. Happily fly them again."

Pros: "Friendly staff and on time schedule"
Cons: "Tight leg room"

Pros: "It was a smooth and pleasant journey."
Cons: "Menu options were somewhat limited"

Pros: "Food was great! The aircraft was very nice and the flight attendants were so helpful! Only a 3 1/2 hour flight and it was the best way I have flown!"

Cons: "There were not proper announcements for delay of flight. Flight moved from gate while overheads bins doors were still open, lots of passengers were still standing, walking in the aisles. Even though I told Steward not to wake me for the meals but still I was woken up 3 times for two serving of meals."

Cons: "The crew was not friendly and very slow. I was flying with an infant and a child and have had excellent experiences on a number of other less expensive airlines and I am disappointed that I had bad service on Emirates business class."

Pros: "Boarding process followed at LHR #3 was well done and organized, made good use of passenger's time. Desk personnel at LHR #3 was professional, as was crew on aircraft into Dubai."
Cons: "No breakfast (had sticker on seat to wake up if needed) and ended up awake whole flight. Flight for LHR to Dubai did not provide breakfast although 1950 -> 0550 red-eye flight"

Pros: "For starters, the seats were decently comfortable. They were wide, and offered generous legroom. The food was good: an unbelievable improvement from the previous flight (I recommend the chicken). The ICE system was impeccable. It had a wide selection of movies, TV shows, and games as well as access to the news. However, the flight's greatest perk my have been the compassionate crew. They were very helpful and friendly. They offered many accommodations, like a pizza and photo, all for free. Overall, the flight went very well."
Cons: "Although I enjoyed the flight, the only bad part was the boarding process. To start off, the departure in Milan was delayed for about 45 minutes. Also, when boarding finally began, the line was extremely long and moved very slowly. That was the only event that marred the flight to JFK."

Pros: "great lie flat bed, was too tired to take advantage of the service"

Pros: "This was my first time getting a bump up to First. Loved the dining options and comfort level. Staff on board were wonderful. Shower a particular novelty but it did perk me up prior to landing."
Cons: "I cannot fault anything about his experience. Simply fantastic."

Pros: "Emirates flight was amazing"
Cons: "Bug in Kayak app cost me £60 through the flight not being confirmed and having to rebook. Be vary wary of the Kayak app."

Pros: "Timing, service, comfort"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Great hospitality from the crew and quality plane facilities."

Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Flight was a hour late, then we sat on the plane for another half hour because people were in the wrong seat"

Pros: "I felt that the crew kind of forgot about us; there were lots of trolleys going by with drinks but each presumed that we had been served. I also felt that the crew in this section weren't friendly. I know it was an extremely busy flight but there wasn't much eye contact with the some of the crew, I felt that the stewards (men) were the least friendly."
Cons: "The food was bland and boring but i do like having real knives and forks. The white wine choice wasnt good. The crew didn't seem that familiar with the types on offer, ie savignon blanc, chardonnay etc. They just handed you the wine and hoped it would be ok. I felt for such a long flight the crew could have announced that if anyone would like extra snax or drinks then feel free to call a member of the crew or even go to the kitchen and ask. Wifi was offered on the flight but it wasn't explained how to use it so I didn't have this facility as I couldn't connect! Once we asked it was explained but I still wasn't able to connect. Would be helpful if this could be explained / announced to the passengers."

Pros: "Lots of leg room. Excellent entertainment system."
Cons: "Not every seat had a power outlet. They took the headphones back a little too soon."

Pros: "Safety, on time, A380 is better than B777 (comfort)"
Cons: "Food, i like the hot bread rather than cold bread"

Pros: "The A380 was much more comfortable way to fly than the 777"
Cons: "I disliked the food"

Cons: "There was a delay"

Pros: "Good space"
Cons: "It's unfortunate that when you order a special meal you dont get your drinks until after you have eaten your meal. and if you end up waiting then you end up having a cold meal. It would be great if this could be changed"

Cons: "There was only one hour of wifi, seriously? I mean Dubai is one of the nicest airports but maybe whats necessary is to be able to cater and not just put up even more redundant shops which lack people. People are traveling and might actually need to be in contact especially since flights are so spaced out"

Pros: "Excellent"

Pros: "Crew were great"
Cons: "Cabin kept very hot, very difficult to sleep. Seats were so-so comfortable"

Pros: "Thank you for waiting for us. We were delayed. I appreciate not missing our flight."

Pros: "None"
Cons: "Seats"

Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Valencia is probably the least user friendly airport. Security personnel there are unbearable. Boarding took unnecessarily long. Luggage took close to 30 min in Zurich"

Pros: "The movie"
Cons: "More space! The crew could have been nicer"

Pros: "Crew was kind and gracious."
Cons: "Hand carry was checked 3 different times. Goes to show that Swiss staff doesn’t trust its colleagues to determine if the bag passes muster."

Pros: "The crew was very friendly. Family line was nice when travelled with the little ones."
Cons: "I It will be helpful if the Gate information available within 6 hours of the flight. We don't have gate information and our flight within 3.5 hours. But overall wonderful experience."

Cons: "Difficult if not impossible to sleep in coach"

Pros: "Professional courteous staff"
Cons: "Tray table slid downward whenever it was opened. Headphones quit after the first hour and got scratchy. So little room..tiny video screen. I could not get advance seating because of a code share flight."

Pros: "TV screens and movies. Food was great."

Pros: "Food was tasty. Crew was very good."
Cons: "Legroom was horrible, and I’m 5’-7”! Ancient entertainment units."

Pros: "The crew and flight"
Cons: "No airconditioning while waiting on the shuttle bus to the plane"

Cons: "Boarding took way too long. Plane left almost 30 minutes after scheduled time."

Pros: "Les hôtesses ont été super gentilles. Merci!!!"
Cons: "L’espace entre les sièges est très réduit"

Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Paying for WiFi."

Pros: "I fell asleep during the meal service and there was not a vegetarian option left over but the crew was SUPER and brought me some other snacks and made my day. Thanks!"

Pros: "On time; everyone friendly and helpful."

Cons: "My tv screen wasn’t working."

Pros: "Food is excellent... nice variety plus dessert. Everything was hot & delicious & used metal utensils which was much nicer than plastic."

Pros: "Air hostesses were very courteous, friendly and the cabin was clean and comfortable. My flight from jfk to Geneva (then Zurich) was cancelled due to weather in Geneva (Swiss 23) so I got upgraded to a delta flight to Brussels then to Zurich Comfort+ !!! Thank you!"
Cons: "Flight from Zurich to Johannesburg: Swiss 288 (airbus a340-300) Sat in the last row of the Swiss air flight, economy, which was okay but our whole row video enternatinment system didn’t work. You’d pick a movie and it wouldn’t play. The games, camera and flight status animation all worked but not the movies. Air hostess tried resetting , still nothing. But it was a great opportunity to have a lovely conversation with my new German Friend Barbara and read my book! More lactose intolerant alternatives for breakfast which had much (cheese, yogurt, croissant) Other than those two , excellent flight. Thank you Swiss!"

Pros: "Pretty much on time even with snow conditions!"
Cons: "Coffee was pretty much cold."

Pros: "The airline crews politeness & courteous comfortable seating were helpful on meal selection."

Pros: "Kindness, courtesy and smiles"
Cons: "nothing in particular"

Pros: "Best food and attention that I've had on an airline in 20 years. Really. I was telling a friend today, Swiss Air started with drinks, gave us a Parisian baguette sandwich, gave us a healthy breakfast of yoghurt warm croissant butter jam orange juice, drinks again, and several passengers surrounding me got special attention, one woman with a baby, a disabled person, and a teenager that was 6'5" was relaocated by the flight attendant without him even asking to a bulkhead seat for more comfort. You don't see this kind a attention to detail on any US flights or US airlines, so I noticed it. It was as if I was traveling back in the 70's or 80's when Airlines would compete for our dollars with their service. I mentioned to my friend that if I had a choice and Swiss Air was one of the choices, I'd choose Swiss Air over any other airline."

Pros: "I really liked the "About my flight" application on the viewing screens because it always gave me an idea of what we were flying over and how much longer we woulld be in the air. The food was excellent and I was pleasantly surprised that I could have wine with dinner or any time the attendants offered beveragess. The attendants were always professional and helpful. They all were fluent in English as well as several other languages. It was a nice touch when the attendant wore white gloves when he or she was collecting passengers' trash after meals and/or beverage service. I loved the cheese that was served at dinner. The warm croissants served at breakfast were a very nice touch."
Cons: "Due to turbulence, I could not get out of my seat as much on the return flight, so I did have some swelling in my feet."

Pros: "On time, good service, nice crew"
Cons: "Tight space for legs when chair is in flat setting"

Pros: "Very attentive to children at boarding and in-flight."

Cons: "Airbus 330 seats are too narrow and the arm rests too high. I am about 5'3" and weigh about 150. I can't imagine what a taller and/or heavier passenger must feel like in these seats. Also I dislike the "nickel and diming" philosophy used by most airlines these days making people pay an extra $29 to reserve a specific seat. Give me a price from the beginning with a seat assignment."

Pros: "The comfort of the aircraft was great, as well as the service of the flight crew. We're very thankful that the airline put us up in a hotel and gave us a voucher for food due to a layover in Zurich."
Cons: "The flight was an hour late, causing us to miss our connecting flight."

Pros: "MANAGER WAS FABULOUS STAFF WAS FABULOUS"
Cons: "NOTHING"

Cons: "The flight was late and I almost lost my connecting flight."

Pros: "Great flight, happy to have service from Zurich to Nis."

Pros: "The crew made the best they can."
Cons: "The airplane was to old. The company should put a better one ."

Pros: "The Swiss airline bit was about an hour late. Weather etc. But such things happen. The flight itself was fine. They even served food and a beer."
Cons: "The queues at Heathrow for passport control were long. The non-EU q was awful. Luckily the tube was running all night on those lines we needed."

Pros: "I had a super-short connection from Stockholm at Zurich (going to JFK), and I just assumed I'd have to be rebooted, but they held the plane for all of us! Entertainment was excellent, service was great - I really like the food, although I don't eat well on flights. Comfortable - I slept for a few hours. Really great experience (until I hit customs in JFK, but SwissAir has no influence on that :) )"

Pros: "Not anything to rave about. The in-flight entertainment was bland - fortunately the flight was only 2 hours. There were various TV screens that could be seen, but no way to listen. In this case it wasn't a loss because I noticed that they were showing cartoons, even though there were no children on board. The snack was a simple sandwich, a little smaller than the size of a hotdog bun. Supposedly it was an artesian Swiss sandwich, but I think they could have done better. Overall, I'm happy with Swiss Air, and would definitely fly with them again."

Pros: "Punctuality, efficiency and courteous and prompt service. Zurich is a wonderful airport to connect through."
Cons: "Only that WiFi is too expensive!!"

Pros: "Food & beverage, onboard entertainment and beauty product in the bathroom was good."
Cons: "Service was okay and the seats were horribly uncomfortable. Not what I remember from Swiss when I use to fly constantly with them 2 years ago. Also, I was singled out by the crew at the gate and pulled aside. Racially profiling at its finest."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Getting off the plane after 11 hours of turturous discomfort."
Cons: "I am not unusually large but it is clear that the seats on your planes are completely inadequate for anyone other than a child. There is no possible way for anyone who isn't seriously sedated to sleep or even sit for any extended period of time in what amount to slightly cushioned coffins. I literally spent an hour in the toilet trying to fall asleep because at least in there I had room to extend my legs. At least in there I could actually breathe (the ventilation system is totally inadequate for anyone sitting near the windows and results in horribly stuffy and uncomfortable air.)"

Pros: "It was nice to be given a 20 euro voucher for food and beverage, due to the 5 and a half hour flight delay."
Cons: "There was much confusion and no one seemed to know what was going on with this flight. By the time I reached Schipol all trains and trams had stopped. I had to pay an extra 40 euro for cab home that night."

Pros: "my wife needed a wheelchair, so we were whisked between terminals. but if we had had to negotiate that long distance by ourselves we would probably have missed the connection because there was only an hour layover and the distance between gates was great"

Pros: "Friendly and attentive staff, plenty of good food and beverages. Comfortable seats"
Cons: "There wasn't anything bad"

Cons: "On my return journey I was told at check in that there were delays that would mean missing my onward journey from Zurich. I was then rerouted through Istanbul with the promise that I would be well compensated for my troubles. I was told that I would receive a certain amount for every hour I was delayed from my original arrival at end destination. Well I arrived 8 or more hours after I had originally expected (and the reason I booked with Swiss Air was because of the timing and the apparent luxury of the flight). Once I got back home and tried to pursue this amazing compensation I received some of the worst customer service ever and received 0 compensation for the experience. Very disappointed and will never fly swiss airlines again."

Cons: "No me gusto . porque quando compre las pasajes con ustedes por la pagina me decia q estaba incluydo 1 maleta de 23 kg y otra de mano 8 kg. por el precio total pagado y cuando llegue ñas mañetas no estavam incluydas y tuve que pagalas. Yo ley las condiciones de mi pasaje y me daba exactamente esto que tenia derecho a las maletas. Grande falla de ustedes. ya no comprare mas con su compania K"

Pros: "Good entertainment"
Cons: "Couldn't control the airflow at your seat."

Cons: "Several flights to US were leaving from the gates in the same wing of the terminal. A separate US passport control hurdle was set up there as an additional step prior to the boarding. The lines were long and barely moved when I joined about 40 min before my departure time. The security guy who handled the lines refused to let me through without waiting in the line. I was pretty stressed that I won't make it in time. Eventually it was all fine, people were picked up from the line by crew members of the flights that were about to leave. And when I eventually got throught, the flight did wait for about 15-20 min for the connecting passengers that were late. Having a clear communication at that US passport control line near the gate would make my flight connection and boarding process much less stressful."

Pros: "Very friendly check in clerk ( Andrea ) Easy airport"

Pros: "In time Nice service Delicious Meals Great Movies"
Cons: "No priority for boarding with Children No internet on Board"

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3 stops
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70h 30m
CHC - LGW
16/8
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67h 10m
LGW - CHC
23/8
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68h 25m
CHC - LGW
14/10
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37h 55m
MAN - CHC
28/10
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3 stops
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36h 45m
CHC - MAN
1/9
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3 stops
Multiple Airlines
47h 05m
LHR - CHC
25/9
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3 stops
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33h 10m
CHC - LHR
24/6
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3 stops
Multiple Airlines
47h 55m
LHR - CHC
30/7
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3 stops
Multiple Airlines
60h 35m
CHC - LHR
16/8
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3 stops
Multiple Airlines
54h 55m
LGW - CHC
23/8
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2 stops
Multiple Airlines
50h 20m
CHC - LGW
1/9
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1 stop
Multiple Airlines
40h 45m
LHR - CHC
25/9
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2 stops
Multiple Airlines
35h 45m
CHC - LHR
1/9
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2 stops
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59h 30m
LHR - CHC
25/9
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2 stops
Multiple Airlines
35h 45m
CHC - LHR
1/9
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
40h 45m
LHR - CHC
25/9
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
39h 50m
CHC - LHR
1/10
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2 stops
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35h 00m
LHR - CHC
28/10
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1 stop
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30h 05m
CHC - LHR
14/10
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39h 25m
MAN - CHC
28/10
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32h 25m
CHC - MAN
10/12
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Emirates
33h 20m
LHR - CHC
5/1
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1 stop
Emirates
34h 25m
CHC - LHR
31/7
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38h 45m
LHR - CHC
14/8
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
39h 50m
CHC - LHR
31/7
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
29h 20m
LHR - CHC
14/8
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2 stops
Singapore Airlines
31h 15m
CHC - LHR
10/12
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Emirates
35h 15m
STN - CHC
5/1
Wed
2 stops
Emirates
30h 25m
CHC - STN
10/12
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2 stops
Emirates
35h 30m
LGW - CHC
5/1
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2 stops
Emirates
29h 55m
CHC - LGW
10/12
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1 stop
Emirates
35h 25m
LGW - CHC
5/1
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1 stop
Emirates
29h 55m
CHC - LGW
10/12
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
35h 25m
LHR - CHC
5/1
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
30h 55m
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31/8
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3 stops
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36h 40m
LHR - CHC
16/8
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3 stops
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54h 55m
LGW - CHC
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2 stops
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36h 40m
LHR - CHC
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3 stops
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47h 05m
LHR - CHC
8/12
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46h 55m
LHR - CHC
8/12
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40h 50m
LHR - CHC
8/12
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3 stops
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45h 05m
STN - CHC
29/10
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Singapore Airlines
33h 00m
LHR - CHC
29/11
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51h 10m
STN - CHC
29/11
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49h 15m
LHR - CHC
29/11
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52h 20m
LHR - CHC
22/9
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Singapore Airlines
38h 45m
LHR - CHC
6/10
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
38h 45m
LHR - CHC
22/9
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Singapore Airlines
48h 05m
LHR - CHC
6/10
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47h 05m
LHR - CHC
29/11
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Emirates
34h 15m
STN - CHC
6/9
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Singapore Airlines
38h 00m
LHR - CHC
16/8
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1 stop
Singapore Airlines
38h 45m
LHR - CHC
8/12
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1 stop
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27h 15m
LHR - CHC
16/8
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2 stops
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33h 00m
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Recent domestic flight deals

23/6
Wed
direct
Jetstar
1h 25m
AKL - CHC
23/6
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direct
Jetstar
1h 20m
CHC - AKL
23/6
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direct
Jetstar
1h 25m
AKL - CHC
28/6
Mon
direct
Jetstar
1h 20m
CHC - AKL
22/9
Wed
direct
Air New Zealand
1h 05m
WLG - CHC
24/9
Fri
direct
Air New Zealand
1h 00m
CHC - WLG
5/10
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direct
Air New Zealand
1h 25m
AKL - CHC
6/10
Wed
direct
Air New Zealand
1h 25m
CHC - AKL
22/9
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direct
Jetstar
0h 50m
WLG - CHC
24/9
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direct
Jetstar
0h 50m
CHC - WLG
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