Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Auckland to Rio de Janeiro
Most visitors from Auckland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Rio de Janeiro.
Read more about travel restrictions for Rio de Janeiro
Visitors from Auckland are not required to quarantine after entering Rio de Janeiro.
Visitors from Auckland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Rio de Janeiro.
Current regulations for vaccinated travelers to Rio de Janeiro: most visitors from Auckland may enter Rio de Janeiro but may still need to provide proof of negative COVID test.
Travel Health Declaration
Travelers and airline crew must complete a Traveler's Health Declaration Form within 72 hours of boarding and present it upon arrival.
Masks: Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
Flying to Rio de Janeiro from Auckland requires at least one stopover, as there are no direct flights for this route. The shortest flight duration is 30h 50m.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to Rio de Janeiro on a Tuesday and more expensive on a Sunday. On your return trip to Auckland, you should consider flying back on a Wednesday, and avoid Mondays for better deals.
Auckland airport is called Auckland Intl and the only airport in Rio de Janeiro is Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "El vuelo se atrasó 1 hora y media no comunicaron y cuando llame me indican mal tiempo pero conforme que no había mal tiempo.. no estoy satisfecha con LATAM"
Cons: "Delay by an hour"
Pros: "the crew was not friendly on boarding, or during the trip. I like it when they great you and say welcome aboard."
Cons: "long long line at check in... long line at the TSA late getting to the gate. Flight left an hour late did not meet my connecting fight no help in SP no ground crew for directions. long long line at customs then long line to rebook flight had a 7 hour layover in SP before Rio."
Pros: "yo tenia comida kosher y no me la dieron"
Cons: "No food just a cookie"
Cons: "Look for alternatives. This airline used to be good, but they grew too much and now is really bad. Overall experience was very bad. Evaluate low cost competition. Today they are much better than LATAM"
Cons: "My luggage was delayed on the previous leg of trip, so I didn't have it on arrival in Cusco. Also, after booking I was unable to modify the reservation to add 1 checked bag, so I had to pay a large fee at the airport."
Pros: "The inflight crew was nice."
Cons: "I hate checking in with LATAM! I swear they make up new bag rules for every person that walks up. There were people with 2 carry ones, purses, and shopping bags. But I couldn't bring 2 backpacks(school backpacks!) on. I had to check one. I HATE LATAM! Every time it is something different with them."
Pros: "check in and boarding (mostly because it was empty). Flight attendants. timely flight"
Cons: "premium seats should be more comfortable as advertised. On line services (extremely poorly designed and disfunctional website)"
Pros: "Boarding and Check in was really good"
Cons: "The temperature of the plane was too cold. A bit warmer would have been better."
Cons: "Old aircraft Business seat narrow"
Pros: "I liked the person I was sitting next to"
Cons: "It was fine, but they scattered my group of six all over the plane because we didn’t pay for special seats"
Cons: "Better pillows"
Cons: "No choice in food and very little provided. Half a sandwich with stale bread for breakfast"
Pros: "The seats are comfortable, the attention of the crew is great."
Cons: "1 hour delay with no email or other notification. Flight number changed with no notification until check in. Electronic check in system was not working twice, perhaps due to international minors, had to wait in line in order to check in. The boarding pass for our connection from Rio to Miami was not given to us in Sao Paulo when we had to manually check in. As a result, we had to exit the secured area in Rio to go check in manually again for our connection and then go through security and customs again."
Cons: "Three gate changes, the flight was delayed and the luggage was left outside in the rain. Recommend waterproofing when flying with Latam."
Pros: "Excellent thank you very much"
Cons: "Nothing, they had been VERY unprofessional and incompetent, they lost the luggage and is been now two days of going around back and forth with phone calls to AA and Latham, needless to say this has been a great inconvenience for the passenger and I'm constipated because of it!"
Pros: "Cabin crew were excellent Business class seating quite roomy"
Cons: "Food was ok but not to the standards of Qantas / Emirates or Etihad The cabin seating etc, looked a little tired & dated & the seats mechanical operation was clunky. Toiletries bag provided was quite limited, but was fit for purpose."
Cons: "Delay meant I missed a meeting deadline."
Pros: "I liked the presentation, the effort that LATAM puts forward in general. They have great uniforms that reminds me of old airlines, in a good way."
Cons: "The services is good, but they do not do it with a smile on their face. I asked for a cup of water and both times it took them about 10 minutes to get me that cup. The crew always seems to be bothered to serve the customer. There is also a big difference between services going straight to Santiago on the 787 and to Peru on the 767. I understand the plan (767) is older and that does not bother me. What bothers me is the disparity in service between the two. I received great service the first time I traveled on LATAM, ever since then they have disappointed. I do not understand what is going on with them."
Pros: "We are an American Family. We traveled on LATAM Sydney to Auckland round trip. The plane was brand new Boeing Dreamliner 787-8 with all the bells and whistles. The attendants who are Spanish speakers but bilingual were delightful. We had one meal on each flight and 2 rounds of drinks. We had no issues with carry on or checked luggage. To summarize we had 2 perfect on-time flights with no fuss or drama. I couldn't recommend them more even if I tried.."
Cons: "Desorganização do embarque e atraso na saída"
Cons: "Aeronave muito velha, parecia que ia desmontar no ar."
Pros: "On time flight & very nice service."
Pros: "Comfortable and sufficient entertainment."
Cons: "The food wasn’t spectacular."
Cons: "really the complaint would be mostly about the airport than from the flight , limas airport it´s the rudest i´ve been so far , theres no happy or polite persons there except for 1 janitor and a lady in the to go station"
Pros: "Great service abd counter check in"
Pros: "Dreamliners are absolutely awesome. I felt refreshed when I landed. Smooth flight, awesome crew."
Pros: "crew! just awesome"
Cons: "some people being to loud at sleep times."
Pros: "There was nothing special"
Cons: "Staff attitude food"
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Good entertainment. Way better than any US airline."
Cons: "Cabin lights on for first 2 hours of an overnight (red eye) flight. No meal served as indicated on ticket, just M&Ms. Very cold cabin."
Pros: "I got to my destination safely and on time"
Pros: "I was upgraded to premium class. On my way back from Easter Island this was perfect because I had an accident 2 days earlier and needed to out my leg up. The service was great, they maje sure you are comfortabke. The luch very delicious. Thanks for the excellent service"
Cons: "At tge airport in Santiago it was not clear in wich lign I had to wait to check in. I stood about 30 minutes in the wrong one"
Pros: "Enjoyed my first trip on LATAM."
Pros: "Was pleasantly surprised to find more legroom, more storage and a great selection of entertainment.."
Pros: "customer service in Bogota"
Cons: "needs to download the app to watch movies if you do not have a I pad or smart phone????"
Pros: "Glad to have the pillow and blanket. Plane was clean and new. Really appreciate the luggage bins now allow standing up in the middle seat."
Cons: "Food was not as good as other LAN flights I've been on. No fruit in the fruit high season."
Pros: "Excellent service and courteous staff very clean aircraft great choice of movies/TV and music. Tasty snack provided. Good value.."
Pros: "Avión silencioso"
Cons: "45 minutos de espera en tierra al aterrizar"
Pros: "I liked the spaciousness and services of the 787 I liked the curteous and generous service of the crew I liked the boarding and deplaning I will consider using LATAM in my long-distance overseas travel"
Pros: "loved it"
Pros: "Entertainment app is really nice which makes the trip enjoyable and cost efficient"
Cons: "Unfortunately, entertainment content is rather dated and limited. A bit newer and varied content would be great for this amenity"
Pros: "While my flight attendants were all fine and everything was very good, my daughter flew w/ LATAM 3 days later than us and her experience was good on all flights except from Lima to Rio de Janeiro."
Cons: "It was all very good on the flight TO Lima. No problems."
Pros: "You should train your one world partners. After such a good trip with LAN you end up with American Airlines where crew treates you as you were a criminal!"
Cons: "You should train your one world partners. After such a good trip with LAN you end up with American Airlines where crew treates you as you were a criminal."
Pros: "Nothing stewardess mskstewardess"
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "Smooth ride no issues, I did not have anything bad to sat - the airport was lovely"
Cons: "Boarding was late and we left late but still got there on time"
Pros: "Good food and staff"
Cons: "Evething was good"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 1 hour on the tarmac"
Cons: "For United to go out of business"
Pros: "United delays"
Pros: "The staff was nice and helpful"
Cons: "The seats are not comfortable and not enough space. Not ideal for a long flight"
Cons: "Service for people not able to sleep on the long haul"
Pros: "The staff was accommodating and worked hard to make us more comfortable and be helpful when possible- there was a lot of turbulence so dinner was served late and there was a lot of time we couldn't move about but they made the best of it."
Cons: "The added benefits of the Air New Zealand long flight planes of the entertainment like mini games and the footrest into bed as well as my husband and I not being seated in between two people but being on one side or the other."
Pros: "NOTHING!! I had to book them another flight thru another airline, because they had a delayed stating weather issues when it was nice and sunny so they couldn't make it on time. I will never trust United Airlines not for myself or any on my family members, nobody period!"
Cons: "Great flight attendants"
Cons: "Food ran out and only one choice"
Pros: "The crew was very good."
Cons: "The foot room could be better for lying on you side."
Pros: "Screens provided. Power outlets at seats."
Pros: "After United lost our luggage in Houston we had to file a claim in Auckland which meant we missed our flight to Wellington. Ground crew were super helpful and got us on the next flight 30 mins later. Cabin crew were great and sorted us out with water and snacks before take off as could tell we were desperate after flying in from London via Houston."
Cons: "My confirmation number did not work; originally my flight appeared to be through copa but then it was clear that it was part of the way on United and part of the way on copa; Was unable to check in for flight before getting to the airport; first flight was very delayed and connecting flight was not acknowledged in the delay - in other words, I was going to miss the connecting flight but was unable to get any information about re-booking; waited in the airport for 6 hours then boarded the plane and sat on the plane for 3 hours, then was told flight was delayed until the following day; eventually did take off 22 hours late; when I arrived in Quito finally my bag did not make it; they did not deliver my bag to my hotel as they said they would in the airport, instead I had to go an agency and pick it up. I missed a day and a half of seeing a dear friend I was coming here to visit and nothing can make up for that. Overall, terrible experience."
Pros: "On time departure and arrivial"
Cons: "Small seats"
Pros: "One of the crew members was excellent, kinder than most. My bag made it on the flight in spite of the delay and very tight connection."
Cons: "No plugs in regular economy class makes it hard to use the United app for entertainment."
Pros: "waived entertainment fees for our flight; crew at gate & in flight were friendly and helpful; stoopwafel instead of the typical peanuts or pretzel as a free snack; got us to our destination safely"
Cons: "they changed our flight without notifying us! they messed up our seats and asked my mother to deplane! when we were flying with twin babies! they also gave us grief about gate checking something on the trip home that we had no problems with on the way there. honestly i will never fly united again."
Pros: "We made it to our destination on time"
Cons: "Extremely cramped seating. Terrible food"
Pros: "United Airlines team and the plaine were brilliant."
Pros: "No one was in my row, so I had the opportunity to lay down and stretch out!"
Cons: "The crew didn’t seem to inviting. There was one woman who was very kind... but other than that, they all seemed like they hated thief jobs... the food was very bland."
Pros: "Entertainment was actually good"
Cons: "Not very good food but I guess they gave ice cream so maybe that made up for it? Not super comfortable seats/room."
Pros: "The movie choices were the only saving grace."
Cons: "They split up my family and were not accommodating in helping to find seats near each other. Flight attendants were rude. Requested a veggie meal and got chicken. Seats didn't recline."
Cons: "No WiFi. And no mid-flight complimentary sandwich (only for purchase items). For an 8 hour flight that is unacceptable."
Pros: "The passengers I sat next to they were very nice people"
Cons: "No leg room and the crazy amount of turbulence we encountered throughout the trip."
Pros: "On time, easy boarding. Good storage room for carry-on luggage. Clean, great new aircraft."
Cons: "Not enough beverages served during long flight."
Pros: "No complaints here! The Air New Zealand staff were amazing. They did their jobs really well! They made everyone comfortable during the trip."
Pros: "They got me to my destination safely."
Cons: "Flight attendant (Foster) was very rude to me and other passengers on board."
Pros: "Nothing, the fact that they were my membership partner for milege"
Cons: "Food was bad, boarding process sucks , seat sucks for first class, no free wifi , old dated devices , was not offer personal device on first class, crew seem mad all the time"
Pros: "great service from flight attendant Angela and Asian crew."
Cons: "It was more of a United experience....they canceled the flight 30 minutes before take off and scheduled me for the morning. It seemed they knew the that this flight would not take off because they sent my bags ahead on the earlier flight but left me waiting for 5 hours. before the cancellation. This was not a Kayak issue but a United"
Pros: "Made it safely from point A to point B."
Cons: "On most airlines, including United, flying is ever more uncomfortable and degrading. Too many people crammed into too little space. My pre-check-in was fruitless because a paper ticket was necessary. The constant upselling of "better" classes of service/comfort and sorting passengers into descending boarding categories is utterly out of control. Make it stop."
Pros: "Crew was very helpful especially with looking up connecting flights due to most people missing their connection."
Cons: "The delay, but what can you do. The seats are not comfortable when you're short."
Cons: "Need more leg room and more movie options. Also crew needs to be a little nicer lol"
Pros: "s This time my flight was on time so I was happy"
Pros: "not much. only bless the gate agents for being able to rebook the plethora of travelers like me who get stranded."
Cons: "United Airlines constantly overbooks so you either don't get on, or you make the connecting flight. On my recent trip, I had to be rebooked on both flights to my destination, and both flights home. They really suck."
Cons: "I was delayed for 6 hrs"
Pros: "Never been treated so disrespectful and like I was insignificant in allyour life!"
Cons: "Polaris Biz servie was worse than old biz class service. Only six salmon dinners aboard! Cabin crew needed to asked for many standard items. After dinner service, they were invisible. Brkfst was rushed in last hour before touch down. This was a real disappointment after an excellent flight from LAX to MEL! We can fly AA for such service at a lower price!"
Pros: "Everything was on time."
Cons: "Despite wearing a down coat, scarf, and hat, and holding my bag in my lap, I was freezing cold the entire flight. This was after the flight attendant let me move towards the back of the plane so I could be warmer than sitting up towards the doors. A December 6am flight with no heat? Ridiculous!"
Cons: "My seat doesn't recline, on top of being as comfortable as a rock. Passenger in front of my threw their garbage everywhere"
Pros: "Land crew quickly attended to my need since I missed my connecting flt due to departure and US Customs delays."
Cons: "You will have to walk briskly from one end of LAX to the other end to be able to catch the connecting flt. Delay caused by air traffic in Beijing made me miss my connecting flight from LAX to SAN. Next available flt would be 7hrs wait so I just took off and had someone to pick me up from LAX."
Pros: "Crew was great, food was good, and had a superb entertainment selection."
Cons: "Comfort was as issue, I was assigned more leg room at the emergency row and the wall would be pushing against me, forcing me to go towards my neighbors side. Also, I had initially picked the last row to sit on, which was stated on my itinerary but when I printed my boarding pass, I got assigned middle of plane - which I did not understand nor complain about."
Pros: "Efficient and professional crew."
Cons: "Almost nonexistent snacks. I know it is a short flight, but a small packet of pretzels is pretty sad. The flight attendants are great, but come on..."
Pros: "On time. Boarded smoothly. Pleasant crew. Snacks and beverage included. No cost to check bag."
Cons: "Seat was uncomfortable."
Pros: "Arrived a bit early to the destination."
Cons: "Every time the crew came by with something (more food, duty free, custom forms) (which seemed very regularly) it was announced over the intercom so it made sleeping very difficult on the 11 hour red eye flight. Other airlines will just walk by and catch your eye if you are awake. Seats were quite small as well."
Pros: "I like the entertainment screen and the food was tasty"
Cons: "My seat...not being able to pick an aisle seat. Also the passenger behind me kept doing something with her seat pocket and I could feel that everytime. Need more padding there. And halfway through the flight the screen quit working."
Pros: "The Air NZ FLight from Aickland to San Francisco was operated by United Airlines. The seat had excellent leg room. The attendants were very pleasant and available throughout."
Cons: "When I first border the plane there was another passes egg in my allocated seat. The selection of movies available was only okay. their is only a minimal number of toilets for the number of passengers and one of them was out of paper when I went or use it. But they were always clean."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "PA unreadable, entertainment screen broken, special allergy safe meal lost, luggage didn't transfer to next plane and we actually had to drive back to airport and get it 25 hours later loosing time on our trip,staff apathetic to everything! Will NEVER fly United again!"
Airlines flying from Auckland to Rio de Janeiro have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Auckland to Rio de Janeiro
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Auckland to Rio de Janeiro
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Auckland to Rio de Janeiro
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Auckland to Rio de Janeiro
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Auckland to Rio de Janeiro