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Find cheap flights from San Diego to New Zealand from $1,293

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June

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November

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Flight from San Diego to Auckland

FAQs - booking New Zealand flights

  • Which airport in New Zealand has on-site hotels?

    Wellington Airport has two on-site hotels at Wellington Airport where passengers can check-in. There are Rydges Wellington Airport in the International Arrivals connected to the terminal providing complimentary shuttle services to the city centers of Wellington if you land at the airport late in the night and Airport Motor Lodge located about a 6-minute walk to the terminal.

  • Which financial services are available at AKL airport?

    AKL airport offers currency exchange services essential to international travelers. Travelex offers Travelex Money Transfer and Money Exchange services at the International Terminal. Travelex services also include Travelex TravelCard purchase that helps you save travel money. All major currencies are available from Travelex in the domestic and international terminals.

  • Are there passenger-accessible parking facilities at SAN airport?

    Yes. SAN airport offers various ample parking spaces to its travelers. Short-term parking services are offered in Terminal 1 and 2 parking lots connected to the terminals by covered walkways. If you need long-term parking use the parking lot on Harbor Drive and Winship Lane.

  • Does SAN airport offer pet-friendly facilities?

    Yes. SAN airport provides pet-friendly facilities for traveling animals. There is a fenced and grassy outdoor pet relief area outside Terminal 1 where you can take your furry friend to run, have fun, and hydrate while waiting for the flight. Other pet relief areas are on the West side concourse, near gate 47 where pets can relieve themselves.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from San Diego to New Zealand?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from San Diego to New Zealand.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from San Diego to New Zealand?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to New Zealand from San Diego is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from San Diego to New Zealand?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to New Zealand with an airline and back to San Diego with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from San Diego to New Zealand?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to New Zealand from San Diego up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to New Zealand

  • Morning departure is around 12% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • San Diego International Airport is an ideal option for disabled travelers because it has improved accessibility to cater to travelers with special needs. Accessible toilets, lifts, and change rooms are located throughout the airport. TDD telephones for deaf travelers and mobility carts are also available. Park and ride services are provided for disabled travelers, making it easier to get to the terminal.
  • SAN airport has public art programs for life-enriching art experiences. Before boarding, check out the public artworks displayed in the airport terminal and gate areas. Temporary exhibitions and major artworks are also displayed to its passengers as a part of its Terminal 1, 2, and 3 buildings. You can also enjoy performing arts offered in the terminals while waiting for your flight.
  • Auckland International Airport (AKL) is one of New Zealand's airports with VIP Lounges designated for use by corporate travelers. The international terminal hosts Air New Zealand International Lounge, Qantas International Lounge, Strata Lounge and Emirates Lounge offering food, refreshments, computers, fax, printers, newspapers, magazines, TV, and showers to business class passengers.
  • Family travelers will be glad to land at Wellington Airport (WLG) as it provides family facilities. It has a family-friendly parent's room on Level 1 with children's high chairs. The mothers' room in the main terminal is equipped with a sink, comfortable seating, and a cupboard with a baby changing unit are also available. You will also find baby changing tables in the international arrivals.
  • Christchurch Airport (CHC) in New Zealand offers various ground transportation options to its arriving travelers. There are taxi services outside the International Arrivals Hall with Corporate Cabs, Blue Star Taxis, Gold Band Taxis, and First Direct Taxis as the official operators. Group travelers who want to get to the city center should consider Metro Bus. Car hire services are offered next to the baggage reclaim area in the International Arrivals Hall.
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*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Recent return flight deals

20/8Tue
1 stopAir New Zealand
18h 53mSAN-AKL
5/9Thu
1 stopAir New Zealand
16h 05mAKL-SAN
$1,950
12/8Mon
1 stopAir New Zealand
18h 50mSAN-AKL
20/8Tue
1 stopAir New Zealand
17h 34mAKL-SAN
$2,004
20/8Tue
2 stops
22h 45mSAN-AKL
5/9Thu
2 stops
34h 34mAKL-SAN
$2,016
12/8Mon
2 stopsUnited Airlines
26h 01mSAN-AKL
20/8Tue
2 stopsUnited Airlines
30h 19mAKL-SAN
$2,040
20/8Tue
2 stops
23h 20mSAN-AKL
5/9Thu
3 stops
27h 10mAKL-SAN
$2,047
16/6Sun
2 stopsDelta
40h 15mSAN-AKL
26/6Wed
1 stopDelta
23h 46mAKL-SAN
$2,069
4/6Tue
2 stopsUnited Airlines
23h 30mSAN-AKL
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30h 14mAKL-SAN
$2,202
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2 stopsDelta
29h 20mSAN-AKL
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1 stopDelta
15h 52mAKL-SAN
$2,211
12/8Mon
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47h 41mSAN-AKL
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3 stopsFiji Airways
37h 15mAKL-SAN
$2,787
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2 stopsFiji Airways
35h 20mSAN-AKL
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3 stopsFiji Airways
37h 10mAKL-SAN
$3,995

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18/9Wed
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$1,293
18/6Tue
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24h 28mSAN-AKL
$1,404
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$1,433
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16h 50mSAN-AKL
$1,778
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$1,795
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38h 05mSAN-AKL
$1,834
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