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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Wanaka?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor contains everything from up-to-date info on travel advice reports to current quarantine policies. Be sure to check it out before booking your plane trip to Wanaka.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
For helpful info about changing or canceling flights due to COVID-19, please refer to our Customer Service Portal. Also, it’s always wise to scan through your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions before you make a booking.
Which airlines fly to Wanaka?
With airlines running services to Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN), a major entry point to Wanaka, you have plenty of options. Land an incredible deal among these leading international airlines that’ll get you to this city:

  • The Flying Kangaroo - 31 flights to Wanaka per month
  • Jetstar - 31 flights to Wanaka per month
  • Air New Zealand - 23 flights to Wanaka per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Wanaka?
Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) is the entry point to the city, so the only decision you need to make will be the window seat or the aisle seat. Downtown Wanaka is approximately 30 miles away and where many travelers begin their adventure.
How much is a flight to Wanaka?
Return flight prices dipped as low as this past week to Wanaka, and peaked at . Several lucky travelers journeying out of () managed to bag one-way fares starting at just .
How to book the cheapest flight to Wanaka?
Picking up cheap flights to Wanaka is as easy as booking with Orbitz. But if you’d love to make sure you’re getting the best flight deals around, here are a few tips your wallet will love:

  • Depending on your departure point, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). From time to time, alternative departure points offer more value for money.
  • If you’re flexible with your travel schedule, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. You’ll see the flight deals for the days either side of your selected departure. Airfares often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • You can also use the ‘Show options’ link to filter results for your preferred carrier, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even pick the time of day you want to fly.
  • Lock in your airfare as soon as you’ve worked out your travel dates. While it does happen now and then, flights rarely drop in price as your departure date nears.
  • Combine your flights, hotels and car rental into a package deal and score great discounts. Save your dollars for things you’re really excited about, like exploring every corner of Wanaka.
  • Where possible, don’t fly in the most popular seasons. Airfares are often at their highest during school breaks, summer and other vacation periods like Easter and Christmas.

How long is a flight to Wanaka?
The length of time you spend in the air depends on several factors, including the location you take off from. We’ve compiled a list of average flight times for three of the top domestic routes to Wanaka:

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) to Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) - 1 hour and 54 minutes
  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) to Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) - 1 hour and 7 minutes
  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) to Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) - 1 hour and 25 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Wanaka?
If you can, book your flights to Wanaka in January. This is the best month to score low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a bit of patience and planning, you’re bound to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Wanaka?
To score a great flight deal, book on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. These are generally the cheapest days to purchase tickets to Wanaka.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Wanaka?
According to Orbitz data from 2020, you ought to start your trip on a Monday to nab cheap flights to Wanaka. Next most inexpensive day? Tuesday. Saturday is the most expensive. So, think about departing early in the week if you’d like to book a wallet-friendly fare and stretch your travel budget.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Wanaka?
To secure cheap flights to Wanaka, pack your suitcase and jet off in August. Orbitz data has found that generally, this is an excellent month to save big on your fare. If you’re considering flying to Wanaka during June, be aware that this is the least affordable time of year to travel.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
When searching for your Wanaka flights on Orbitz, select “Filter by flexible change policies.” This filter will show you all the airlines offering free cancellation and no change fees. That means you can breathe easy knowing that if things change, your ticket can too.
What do I need for the flight to Wanaka?
A long-haul flight can be daunting, but it’s nothing a little preparation can’t fix. We’ve put together our top tips and tricks to make sure your trip is a hassle-free one:

  • In all cases you’ll need to show proof of identification. How much? This depends on where you’re traveling from. When booking your tickets, you are encouraged to put down the same name, gender and birth date as shown on your government-issued ID.
  • If you’re flying direct to Wanaka, chances are you’re going to be in the sky for quite a while. Take plenty of snacks and entertainment to keep you occupied. Now is a fantastic time to dive into that book you’ve been dying to read!
  • Cabin temperatures can get real chilly. Bring a sweater even if you’re heading off during the height of summer.

How many direct flights are there to Wanaka?
With 58 flights traveling straight to Wanaka per month, it won’t be difficult to find one that fits your schedule. Various airlines fly nonstop to this location, including Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Wanaka?
There are ways of booking first or business-class tickets to Wanaka that won’t burn a hole through your wallet. Find a seat at the front of the plane for less with these useful tips:

  • Be flexible with your travel dates and hold out for deals on first or business-class airfares.
  • Low-cost airlines offer business-class seating at more affordable prices. Ditch the full-service carriers and go with one of these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade your fare through your frequent flyer program.

How to get into Wanaka from the airport?
You may like to drive the 30 miles northeast to central Wanaka. If that’s the case, there are multiple Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) car rental offices for you to choose from at Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN), including Firefly, Europcar and Budget. Otherwise, use public transportation or take a taxi into town, then choose your ride from Wanaka car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Wanaka?
are the most popular months to visit Wanaka. If an average daily high of 55undefined sounds inviting, book your getaway for the beginning of summer — December 1. Many people prefer this time of year for its warmer weather. At night, the average temperature falls to 40undefined.
Travel tips for Wanaka

  • Downtown Wanaka is brimming with top attractions. Hot spots like Puzzling World and Rippon Vineyard will keep your feet on the move and your adventurous spirit happy.
  • If you’re in the mood for a fun day trip, there are more sights waiting for you a short commute from the center. Find out why Coronet Peak Ski Area and Lake Wanaka are on the to-do lists of most Wanaka adventurers.
  • Eager to explore some other Otago cities? Book a car rental and hit the road to Walter Peak or Queenstown. With your own vehicle, getting to those harder-to-reach destinations will also be easy.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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