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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to New Zealand

All the information you need to plan the best null to AKL flight in 2021: compare USA to New Zealand flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Zealand.
How far in advance should I book a flight from USA to New Zealand?

To save on the cost of your flight from USA to New Zealand, book at least 36 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,017 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,017.

What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to New Zealand?

Flights from USA to New Zealand lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from USA to New Zealand in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $802.

Cheap flights from USA to New Zealand in July, August 2021

The best prices found for USA to New Zealand flights for July, August
13 Aug - 27 Aug
$1,458pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28 Aug - 7 Sep
$1,793pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 10 Sep
$1,834pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

USA to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from USA found for this year
11 Nov - 30 Nov
$831pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Oct - 20 Oct
$831pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Nov - 27 Nov
$832pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New Zealand from USA

Save time with USA to New Zealand direct flight deals
24 Nov - 9 Dec
$1,087pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,137pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Jan - 24 Jan
$1,183pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from USA to New Zealand

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Zealand from USA, departing today and this week
28 Jul - 25 Aug
$1,864pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jul - 25 Aug
$1,869pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Jul - 24 Aug
$1,884pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New Zealand from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to New Zealand
7:00 pm - 10:20 am
Fiji Airways
2 Stops
19h 20m
LAX - AKL
Fiji Airways
$757
Kiwi.com
9:00 pm - 8:05 pm
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
55h 05m
JFK - AKL
Qatar Airways
$785
qatarairways.com
1:35 pm - 7:55 am
Air Tahiti Nui
2 Stops
23h 20m
DFW - AKL
Air Tahiti Nui
$1,014
Hotwire

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Flight FAQs

From USA to New Zealand

Are flight prices decreasing from USA to New Zealand due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both USA and New Zealand for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from United States to New Zealand to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from United States to New Zealand are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from United States to New Zealand have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from United States to New Zealand that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from USA to New Zealand for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to New Zealand for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $831, but on average you can expect to pay $857.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to New Zealand for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to New Zealand under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to New Zealand is less than $1,248.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to New Zealand for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from USA to New Zealand?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from USA to New Zealand.

What are the most popular routes from USA to New Zealand?

The most popular flight routes from USA to New Zealand are Los Angeles - Auckland Intl, San Francisco - Auckland Intl and New York John F Kennedy Intl - Auckland Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to New Zealand?

While on average a flight from USA to New Zealand is generally $1,791, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $400. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Auckland Intl), you can expect to pay $831 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from USA to New Zealand?

Consider United Airlines (97%), Alaska Airlines (94%) or Air Canada (94%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from USA to New Zealand.

How long is the flight from USA to New Zealand?

For as low as $1,087, United Airlines can have you in New Zealand from USA in 13h 05m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from USA to New Zealand round-trip?

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($831), offers the cheapest pricing from USA to New Zealand.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from USA to New Zealand one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from USA to New Zealand are Fiji Airways ($541), Qatar Airways ($781), and Air Tahiti Nui ($795).

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Can I fly to New Zealand from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to New Zealand

Most visitors from United States will not be allowed to enter New Zealand.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Can I fly back to United States from New Zealand?

Returning to United States from New Zealand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

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Destination information for New Zealand

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from USA to New Zealand.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.45
Flight duration
12h 37m

Airports servicing

Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva Teniente R. Marsh (TNM)

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA to New Zealand choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$785 $882 No cancel fee 67%
Air Tahiti Nui
$727 $1,025 No cancel fee 73%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Tahiti Nui. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Eastern
$874 $1,039 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Virgin Australia
$417 $1,074 No cancel fee 80%
China Southern
$579 $1,098 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hawaiian Airlines
$569 $1,217 No cancel fee 85%
Cathay Pacific
$909 $1,246 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$224 $1,264 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$624 $1,295 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$252 $1,315 No cancel fee 71%
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