If your dreams are to hike across the mountainous expanse of middle earth, surf your heart out across the azure waters of the Pacific, or simply sip a glass of local vintage after a day of shopping in Auckland, you’re in luck! Air New Zealand launches their new flight November 30, 2018, and you can now fly directly from Chicago for convenient travel to New Zealand. Book your tickets before flights fill up on what is destined to be a popular route.
With year-round flights from the Windy City, convenient travel to New Zealand makes it easy to experience the magic of this country. As they say in the travel business, the majestic country of New Zealand is just a dinner, a movie and a nap away. Simply board your flight, have a delicious meal and get a good night’s rest as you dream of all the possibilities New Zealand has to offer.
Will you explore the dazzling waterfalls of the South Island’s Milford Sound? Maybe you’re ready to immerse yourself in the captivating Māori culture. No matter how you pass the time, you can look forward to welcoming hospitality —a Māori concept called manaakitanga that has spread throughout the country — and mouth-watering traditional Kiwiana dishes. And it’s only a flight away! You can’t miss the many opportunities that convenient travel to New Zealand provides.
In fact, with the addition of the direct route from Chicago, there are now 5 total nonstop flights from the U.S. to New Zealand. Hop a flight from Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Chicago to head to Auckland and begin your travel adventures. These flights average about 13 hours, making them equivalent to a flight to Europe from the West Coast. You’ll be in the magical land of New Zealand much faster than you think!
These direct flights open up a wide variety of vacation possibilities for your next memorable getaway. Holiday together as a family to the bustling city of Auckland, set off on a romantic retreat in the mountains with your significant other or explore the expanse of New Zealand on your own as a single traveler. These flights take place throughout the year from Chicago to Auckland (and back again), so pick the perfect time to book your trip to the enigmatic country of New Zealand.