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How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand to California at least 16 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 16 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New Zealand to California for as little as $1,140 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,309 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to California from New Zealand average $1,194. You can even find prices in May for less than $1,194, as users have found deals to California from as low as $825. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from New Zealand. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to California in April, May 2021

27 May - 1 Jan
$1,525pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 May - 1 Jan
$1,534pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 May - 1 Jan
$1,538pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to California 2021 flight deals

16 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,378pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$1,379pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Nov - 25 Nov
$1,402pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to California from New Zealand

27 May - 1 Jan
$2,033pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 May - 1 Jan
$2,293pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 May - 1 Jan
$2,295pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to California

14 Apr - 14 Jul
$2,516pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Apr - 14 Jul
$2,521pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Apr - 14 Jul
$2,522pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to California from New Zealand

09:05 - 08:40
Fiji Airways
1 stop
18h 35m
AKL - LAX
Fiji Airways
$799
Bravofly
14:15 - 03:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 45m
AKL - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$912
United
04:40 - 02:00
Qantas Airways
1 stop
40h 20m
AKL - LAX
Qantas Airways
$922
KAYAK

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From New Zealand to California

Can I find flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,564 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,564. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,473, but on average you can expect to pay $1,562.

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from New Zealand to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to California for under $2,133 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to California under $2,133. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to California is less than $2,866.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to California for under $2,559?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to California within the next 7 days for less than $2,559.

How popular is this flight route?

The New Zealand to California flight path was viewed by 8,116 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

When booking a flight from New Zealand to California, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Most travellers choose Auckland Intl - Los Angeles, Auckland Intl - San Francisco or Christchurch - Los Angeles when deciding on the best route from New Zealand to California.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $500. While the most popular route (Auckland Intl - Los Angeles) can be booked for $1,535 on average our data indicates $2,308 when flying from New Zealand to California

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New Zealand to California consider choosing Air New Zealand(97%), Air Canada(94%) or Turkish Airlines(94%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to California?

Departing from New Zealand to California will take you 14h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from New Zealand to California return?

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($1,486), and Qantas Airways ($1,513) offers the cheapest pricing from New Zealand to California.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qantas Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $758. Users have also found tickets on Fiji Airways for as little as $798.

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Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$545 $745 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$636 $908 No cancel fee 80%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$582 $934 No cancel fee 85%
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American Airlines
$568 $944 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$605 $945 No cancel fee 74%
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China Eastern
$806 $952 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.

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Air Tahiti Nui
$593 $965 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.

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Air China
$842 $993 No cancel fee 67%
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United Airlines
$422 $1,028 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$489 $1,140 No cancel fee 78%
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