Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Seoul
Most visitors from Seoul will not be allowed to enter New Zealand. Entry to New Zealand is allowed provided that a traveler is a partner, a dependent child, or a family member of a student or work visa holder; a temporary visa holder; a resident holder; critical health workers including their partner or independent children; students; ship crew and humanitarians. These groups must have a request to travel prior to entry.
Travelers do not need to request for an approval if they are New Zealand citizens and permanent resident visa holders; diplomats who hold a post in New Zealand; Australian citizens or permanent residents ordinarily resident in New Zealand and eligible travelers from the Cook Islands, Niue, and Australia.
Details can be found here.
Read more about travel restrictions for New Zealand
Visitors from Seoul will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
Visitors from Seoul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher
Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.
Masks: Required on public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The crew was really nice, as you can expect from a Japanese company. Super helpful and smiling. The food was also very good."
Cons: "The space is really tiny. The screen also tiny."
Cons: "On long flights, the seats need to be more comfortable and there needs to be more entertainment options. Also was not sure why we could not book seats even though we booked tickets in October."
Pros: "New plane or so it seemed. Crew very attentive to needs. Nice entertainment system with large screen."
Cons: "the seats are not reclined, not comfortable at all"
Pros: "Entire crew members, food, hospitality & aircraft."
Cons: "I am diabetic patient & I couldn’t get my aisle seat so, I had to wake up my both side passenger too often. Missing my Hindi movies."
Cons: "my original connection time or lay by was reduced to 50min. Didn’t get an express passage through security check point and my gate on this fateful day was 58A the furthest away after security check - so a long run for me and just made it to the queue 10min to flight"
Pros: "I was surprise that even it was a short 2/3 hour ride there was still food being served. A very nice Japanese breakfast. - smaller plane, bus that picked us up and dropped us off in front of the airport. As we were doing a 12 hour layover, all our check in luggage was taken care of and sent to van"
Cons: "At our first checkin from Korea Ana, seems we have to look at a screen for our luggage just to double check that they made it past customs (never had to do that before) - check in was a bit longer compare to yvr their scanner was much smaller so definitely can’t have big carry on"
Pros: "Friendly staff and decent size."
Cons: "Vancouverites are a bunch of entitled, self-absorbed twats. Not really much ANA can do about that."
Pros: "Staff were friendly. Alcohol beverages are free. Good upsated movie selections."
Pros: "All crew are so kind.Great services."
Pros: "The service was exceptional"
Pros: "Friendly attentive staff."
Cons: "The seat was narrow and after 9 hours, not comfortable... Normal for economy though"
Pros: "The flight attendents were very attentive. I started to havecan upset stomach on decent and the attendent checked in on me to see if I needed any help, she got me a botte of water and checked in on me again once we had fully landed. I really appreciated the concern and care they showed."
Pros: "Food and services"
Pros: "I like the way the flight attendants treat the passengers. They are very courteous, friendly and wearing very sweet smiles.The airplane is very prompt when it comes to arrival and departure schedule. Thank you very much for providing me a wheelchair which made my travel more convenient."
Cons: "So far there was nothing that I didn't like. The food was good and the airplane was clean."
Pros: "Great food"
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "Food was amazingly good!"
Cons: "Movie selection was limited"
Pros: "Very efficient"
Cons: "Food was not good"
Pros: "Food is good. Entertainment options are fantastic"
Cons: "Seats are very very narrow"
Pros: "The person who checked me in at ORD found me an alternative aisle seat with an unoccupied seat next to me. Great benefit for a 12+ hour flight. Very thoughtful."
Cons: "We left late."
Pros: "Service and food were great."
Cons: "That I was listed as standby when I went to check in; I eventually got my ticket and my preferred seat selection."
Pros: "Aircraft menu and service"
Cons: "Aircraft seat pitch"
Pros: "Big TV screen. Food."
Pros: "After flying domestic flights on US carriers, the idea of getting two meals and free drinks is almost shocking. Even more so when the food (though very Japanese) was quite good quality in economy. If you have to spend 10 hours or more crossing an ocean ANA is certainly a good bet, at least if you don't mind a bento box style meal."
Pros: "The crew are awesome. Flight is on time. The journey was comfortableand safe. No delays"
Pros: "Ease of boarding; large overhead bins; relatively comfortable seats"
Cons: "Packed plane - every seat taken"
Cons: "Missed my flight over a misscommunication on getting to the airport. Thete was not sufficient time to arrive more than an hour early due to the fact Gimpo airport opens at 6am and the flight was at 7:45. When I arrived I was not allowed to check in or board and no one wanted to help me find out what to do. They suggested I call my ticketing agent. Thankfully they were helpful but they mentioned the ANA SHOULD have helped me find the next available flight but the representative kept repeating it was not her job. Finally she looked and said there were no available flights and tried to push me to buy another ticket through another company. My ticketing agent helped after she heard what happened and rebooked my flight for the next day. Hopefully everything goes smoothly but ANA staff at Gimpo were a bit of a nightmare to deal with"
Pros: "The landing was very smooth. I have motion sickness and usually the landing gets me really sick. However I was okay for this one."
Pros: "The crew was very efficient and the food was also good"
Cons: "You should add some veg dishes"
Pros: "Everything is perfect!"
Pros: "Great service, efficient and friendly staff, yummy food in adequate amounts,lots of movies to choose from."
Cons: "Sleeping upright is really difficult, but then I knew that."
Pros: "Courteous and friendly staff, clean aircraft and on-time schedule."
Cons: "There was nothing I did not like."
Cons: "We didn't hear the announcement that the gate for our flight had changed. I just happened to look at the flight info and noticed our flight was not listed. I went to the desk then I was informed of the change. Poor service."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very polite and kind."
Cons: "The food was not to my taste. I did enjoy the ice cream though! Perhaps it was very Japanese (which I am not tremendously familiar with), but even the pasta with sauce which I had the impression was going to be more Italian style, seemed odd. I felt like it was supposed to be gourmet, but just came off strange. I was wishing for something more straightforward."
Pros: "leg room!"
Pros: "Nice crew, clean lavatory"
Cons: "Had a chance to select seats only for return flight Seats were too narrow"
Cons: "Plane was hot and a lot of food but it wasn't very good."
Pros: "ANA airline was great! I love the service and the crew was very friendly, answers questions with a smile. I will definitely choose this airline for my travels, I know how they treat the coustomers."
Pros: "The attendant were so hospital..The flight is so smooth even when we landed it was a very good experience."
Pros: "Fan tasting service by the crew members from the point of check in. Very attentive to all details."
Pros: "Good staff, good service, good entertainment"
Cons: "Although my partner and I bought our tickets together and booked them almost 9 months in advance, we were not seated together, which made the flight more difficult and uncomfortable."
Pros: "Excellent service, friendly staff, smooth check-in and boarding. I love the simplified, smaller Boarding Pass that can actually fit into your passport and doesn't stick out as a sore thumb."
Cons: "Nothing, really."
Cons: "My suitcase was "lost" in Tokyo/Narita on the way to Shanghai. Don't know what happened. Got my luggage two days later. This isn't Kayak's fault. ANA should've done something to make this right."
Pros: "Everything about my flight was wonderful. The staff was always extremely helpful and happy. The plane was new and comfortable. Meals were good. Flight was on time. Everything went as best as it could."
Pros: "The service crew are excellent and very polite. Definitely like the new window feature."
Pros: "The service is always top notch from the flight attendant, food is better than most airline and toilet is always clean. I could get a good seat with the leg room at my request."
Cons: "Entertainment, the variety of film is quite limited but they have good Japanese movie."
Pros: "No delay in schedule"
Cons: "expect more movie variety"
Pros: "Quick boarding, comfortable seating and amazing flight crew."
Cons: "The flight crew was great. Also there was more then enough in flight entertainment for the entire flight."
Airlines flying from Seoul 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 Seoul
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Seoul
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Seoul
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Seoul
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Seoul