4-6 December 2024 | Ōtautahi Christchurch | Aotearoa New Zealand

Travel information

Travelling to and around New Zealand is easy. Use the following travel information to help prepare for your journey to our beautiful country or download our factsheet about visiting New Zealand.

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Passports, visas & electronic travel authority (ETA)

When you arrive, your passport must be valid for at least three months beyond your intended departure date, and if required, have a valid New Zealand visa.

New Zealand is visa free from 60 countries and territories. Visitors from visa-waiver countries must request an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) prior to coming to New Zealand. You may also have to pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL). For more information on the ETA and IVL, visit Immigration New Zealand.


Travelling to New Zealand is easy. Flights are available from many international destinations. New Zealand is only a 9-12 hour overnight flight from most countries on the Pacific Rim.

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General information