Discover Travel staff were excited to be hosted by Christchurch Airport and China Southern Airlines recently, to inspect China Southern Airlines’ newer, larger Dreamliner (B787-900). This new aircraft started flying daily from Christchurch to Guangzhou (and beyond) on 29 October. The evening was an opportunity to celebrate China Southern Airlines’… Read the rest
In news that’s been long awaited by long haul travellers in Christchurch, Singapore Airlines have today announced they will be flying their A350 aircraft to Christchurch from 07 January 2019. The A350 will replace the current Boeing 777-200ER which operates flights Christchurch to Singapore (SQ298) and Singapore to Christchurch (SQ297)… Read the rest
We’ve been busy decorating and re-designed our office, and are proud to enter 2018 with a fresh and spacious new in-store look. While the Oxford Terrace construction works continue (scheduled to finish in August) we are now using Montreal Street as our main entrance.
We now have a dedicated reception… Read the rest
After months of speculation, Air New Zealand have announced their latest long-haul destination – they will commence thrice weekly direct services between Auckland and Chicago, effective from 30 Nov 2018.
NZ 787-9 aircraft will operate the Auckland-Chicago year-round service, which has a northbound flight time or around 15 hours, and… Read the rest
We advise all clients to obtain and International Drivers Permit (IDP) before you leave.
IDP’s are only available from the AA in New Zealand costing between $20 – $30.
To apply you can:
download an application form
apply online: http://www.aa.co.nz/drivers/driver-licences/driving-permits-for-driving-overseas/
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Did you now you cannot bring vaporisers (like e-cigarettes and e-baraku) or refills into Thailand?
Britain’s Foreign Office has issued a warning to Britons visiting Thailand that these items are likely to be confiscated and you could be fined or sent to prison for up to 10 years if convicted.… Read the rest
UPDATE 27 SEP 2017
We has been informed of an easement in the South African visa application process, meaning it is now possible to have a nominated person lodge the application in person with VFS Global in Auckland or Wellington on your behalf. Clients wishing to do this must write… Read the rest
Experience. The Difference.
Previously known as Adventure Travel, Discover Travel was the first commercial business to re-open just two weeks after the February 2011 earthquake. Rebranded as Discover Travel in 2013, the fresh new brand continues to offer the same destinational focus on long haul and explorational travel experiences.… Read the rest
Emirates A380s are now flying between Christchurch and Dubai daily with the commencement of services on the airline’s double-decker flagship aircraft. The new service removes of the en-route stop in Bangkok so passengers now travel all the way from Christchurch to Dubai with just one stop in Sydney.
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Emirates have advised that they are now charging travellers for advanced seat selection for flights originating in New Zealand for their cheapest fares. Prices start from NZ$20 per adult for a trans-Tasman sector, increasing to NZ$90 per adult for flights through to Europe. Advance Seat Reservation before check-in is subject… Read the rest