Travel to New Zealand

Travelling has changed, and you may need to do a little more planning and preparation before take-off. Ensure you check and comply with all airline and government travel requirements before arriving at the airport.
 

Last updated: 13 September 2022
 

For travel from 13 September 2022, the New Zealand GovernmentOpens external site in a new window no longer requires passengers to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccinations when travelling to New Zealand.

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Travel requirements

Before booking and before departure, ensure you check the latest New ZealandOpens external site in a new window and AustralianOpens external site government conditions for travel, including any applicable Australian State Government restrictions and requirements, which may include mandatory travel and health declarations, vaccinations, use of face masks, and immigration and entry requirements (which may include renewing your passport, or applying for a visa), or you could be denied entry. This information is subject to change and we recommend you check these websites frequently for any updates.

Some countries have restrictions around transiting. If you're transiting via another country or onto another international flight, ensure you check the requirements of your transiting and destination country to ensure their Government allows you to transit.

If your itinerary includes travel with another airline, or Qantas codeshare flights which are operated by another airline on their aircraft, you'll need to contact them directly to understand and meet their requirements.

Requirements for travel to New Zealand

The New Zealand Government has announced its borders are fully open to visitors from anywhere in the world.

When travelling to New Zealand, you'll need to complete the online New Zealand Traveller Declaration (NZTD)Opens external site in a new window and receive a Traveller Pass. 

For more information, visit the New Zealand Government Unite against COVID-19Opens external site in a new window website.

Transiting through New Zealand

If you're transiting through New Zealand, you can only travel through Auckland International Airport.

  • You must stay in the transit area of the airport. 
  • You can remain in transit for up to 24 hours.
  • You may need a transit visa or NZeTA.
  • You don't need to complete the New Zealand Traveller Declaration.

Find out more information about transiting through New ZealandOpens external site in a new window.

Keep up to date with the latest requirements

It’s important to continue to check the relevant government websites for the latest travel requirements, as these may change closer to your departure date and more information may become available.  

 

Inflight and airport services

Find out about any changes to your airport and inflight experience.

See inflight and airport services for more information.