Flights from Wellington
Wellington International Airport
Flights from Wellington, New Zealand, are simple to book on Orbitz.com. Wellington is served by Wellington International Airport, which is located five miles southeast of the city. Seven airlines currently fly into the airport; it is a secondary hub for Air New Zealand, which offers international service to Australia.
Parking at Wellington International Airport
Wellington International Airport provides several parking options for departing passengers. All lots are open 24 hours a day, and spaces can be booked in advance. Valet parking is available for those who wish to simply drive up to the terminal. Premium parking is located closest to the terminal and has 24-hour surveilance with security cameras. Covered parking is available for both short- and long-term use, and the terminal lot provides a covered walkway for passengers to walk to the terminal. The long-term parking lot also offers free shuttle service to the airport.
Other Transportation to the Airport
The Airport Flyer bus service is a convenient door-to-door shuttle from Lower and Upper Hutt to Wellington International Airport; it stops at numerous locations throughout the city. Buses leave every 15 minutes from Lower Hutt. Three taxi companies offer transportation to the airport, and travelers wishing to share a ride can do so using the Super Shuttle.
Dining at Wellington International Airport
The airport invites departing passengers to fuel up before their flights at a number of restaurants. Donut King serves a variety of iced donuts and cinnamon rolls. Orb, a unique coffee shop, opens at 4 a.m. to welcome travelers. If a full breakfast is more your style, stop in at Red Rocks and treat yourself to a hot breakfast. Find flights from Wellington on Orbitz.com and experience all the yummy treats the airport has to offer.
Flights to Gold Coast
Airports in the Gold Coast
Flying into Australia's Gold Coast will take you to Gold Coast Airport, located on Eastern Avenue in Bilinga, Queensland. You can find flights to the Gold Coast on Orbitz.com, where you can easily compare multiple flights to find the best bargain. Air New Zealand and Air Asia operate out of Gold Coast Airport.
Transportation from the Airport
Renting a car is one of the easiest ways to travel along the Gold Coast. Orbitz.com lets you view car rental rates and vehicle options for six rental companies in an easy-to-read chart. You can also purchase tickets for the local bus or Gold Coast tourist shuttle at the transport and information desk located near the arrival terminal at the airport.
Weather in the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast has an average of 300 days of sunshine each year. Summer days often have highs in the low 80s, while winter days see minimum average temperatures around 50 degrees Fahrenheit. If you plan to visit the beaches, be sure to bring sunscreen and a bathing suit.
The Gold Coast's Major Attractions
You can discover whales and aboriginal culture alike during your visit to Australia's Gold Coast. If you prefer the beach, you can explore the golden beaches, where the bikini was born. Most months of the year also have sporting championship festivals where you can watch surfing competitions and more. You can also visit the Gold Coast Wax Museum, Australia's largest wax museum, fly a jet with a flight simulator in Surfer's Paradise, and explore Mount Tamborine Adventure Parc for a day of action. Find out more about local attractions when you use Orbitz.com to book flights to the Gold Coast.
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