Cheap Flights to Christchurch

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How much do things cost in Christchurch?
Oranges (1kg) $3.68
Monthly Pass (local transport) $86.72
Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment $114.71
One-way ticket (local transport) $2.77
Gasoline (1 liter) $1.89
Taxi 1km $2.47
Loaf of white bread $1.92
Tomato (1kg) $4.55
Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend) $8.67
Lettuce $1.90
* All price are converted to USD

About Christchurch

Christchurch is also known as the Garden City. You will find several landmarks around the city gardens and aesthetic parks that resonate that of the Victorian style in England. This multicultural city is one of the great locations for backpacking tourists all over the world. This city is the biggest city in the South Island and is located just the edge of Canterbury. The international tourism in this city is a booming market and industry sector. You will also enjoy the cyber cafes within the city as it boasts of being a hub in the electronics and software programming arena. During the 2010 and 2011, Christchurch was hit with earthquakes with magnitude ranging from 6.0 to 7.2. Until now, the city is recovering from that natural disaster.

You can get in this city through Christchurch International Airport for both domestic and international tourists. There are several airlines offering cheap flights in Christchurch (to and from). Air New Zealand and Jetstar are some of the airlines that you can try. Within the country, you can drive by car passing through the State Highway One and you will enjoy the beautiful scene on the road. Buses, trains and boats are also a mean to enter the city. If you want to get around city, it is recommended to rent a bike or car and it is easy to tour the city proper because of the grid layout. The improved bus transportation and tramway is also a great means to get around. Choose these transportation options over the taxi if you want to save money. Here are some of the places that are must-see:

    • International Antarctic Centre

    • Arts Centre

    • Air Force Museum

    • Botanic Gardens

    • Ferrymead Heritage Park

    • Christchurch Art Gallery

    • Riccarton Bush

    • Orana Wildlife Park

    • Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

    • Yaldhurst Museum

    • Canterbury Museum

    • Earthquake Tourism

What you can do in the city and in the outskirts of the city? You can do biking or driving on the Summit Road. Enjoy the scenery and sights in Lyttelton and the produces and goods from Lyttelton Farmers Market. If you want boating experience, try the Antigua Boatsheds. There are also festivals that you have to experience here such as the Summer time, Kidsfest, Carnival Week and much more.

Budget hotels in Christchurch can be in the average of $50 and round $20 for hostels dorms. You may want to strike deals with hotel accommodation and cheap flights in Christchurch if you are looking for budget friendly vacation.

Information about travelling to Christchurch

  • Average temperature for this month in Christchurch
    22 °C
  • Average rain for this month in Christchurch
    16.5 mm
  • Minimum temperature during the year in Christchurch
    -6 °C
  • Currency exchange rate
    NZ$1.00(NZD) = $0.65(USD)

Airports of Christchurch

Christchurch International