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Undisputedly a country which has it all

Made up of two rather remote islands (and many smaller ones), this tiny country is one of the world’s greatest tourist destinations thanks to the incredible unspoilt scenery, naturally warm and friendly people, pleasant climate and fascinating blend of cultures.

Why visit New Zealand?

  • Spectacular landscapes
  • Cultural diversity
  • Sparkling glaciers
  • Smoking volcanoes
  • Sweeping coastlines
  • Award-winning wines
  • Glimmering fiords
  • Adrenalin filled adventures

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Premier Holidays & New Zealand

Our vastly experienced travel advisors are passionate about New Zealand. With first-hand knowledge of when and where to go they can create the perfect holiday experience for you, at the best possible price.

The facts:

Flight duration: Most international flights arrive into Auckland, located on the North Island. From here, connecting domestic flights operate into most cities. All flights involve a stopover, either in the Middle East or Far East. Journey time to Auckland from the UK is approximately 24 hours 30 minutes; Wellington is approximately 27 hours and Christchurch 26 hours.

Recommended airlines flying to New Zealand: Air France; Air New Zealand; American Airlines; British Airways; Cathay Pacific; Emirates; Etihad; KLM; Malaysia Airlines; Qantas; Qatar Airways; Singapore Airlines; Thai Airways; Turkish Airlines; United Airlines.

Local time: GMT +12 hours

Currency: New Zealand dollar.

Language: English.

Passports & Visas: A full British passport, which is machine readable and valid for six months beyond your return date is required.

Health: Before booking any holiday we recommend that you consult a general practitioner or health professional for information on any health requirements for the areas you wish to visit. If you have previously travelled to a Yellow Fever area, you may be required to provide a vaccination certificate.

Best time to travel: North Island is the warmer of the two islands as it is closer to the equator and enjoys a subtropical climate with winter temperatures around 6ºC and summers a comfortable average of 23ºC. Winters on the South Island, especially in the mountains, can be as cold as -10ºC. However, coastal regions enjoy mild temperatures with January and February the warmest months and July the coldest.