International travel requirements

International travel requirements can change often. Find out if there are extra steps you need to take before your international flights.
Last updated 20 December 2022, 11:11am
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    Check requirements

    Each airline and destination may have different requirements and it is your responsibility to understand what you need to do for your entire trip, including connecting flights, transit points and your return journey. Failure to meet these requirements may result in denied boarding at the airport.  

    • Keep informed and check requirements often

    • Research current requirements for your trip

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    Complete requirements

    Make sure you get and submit the correct travel and health documentation that is required for your travel journey. Follow the steps below to see what you may need to do.

    • Apply for proof of vaccination (if required)

    • Arrange pre-departure testing (if required)

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    Prepare for travel

    Before you pack your bags, make sure to follow the steps below so you can enjoy your journey with us.

    • Travel documentation

    • Checking-in & Other requirements

Where are you flying to? 

We've put together these guides to help you understand the health and travel requirements for Air New Zealand's most popular destinations.

International travel requirements FAQs

Can my children travel as unaccompanied minors?

Can I travel to or from New Zealand with my pet?

What if I want to postpone my travel to a later date?

How do I provide proof of vaccination?

How do I supply proof of a negative pre-departure test?

I've recovered from COVID-19, what happens if I test positive?

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