Air New Zealand are the national flag carrier of New Zealand and regularly fly pets from UK to New Zealand and back again. The flights they offer are one of the shortest ways to fly pets from UK to New Zealand. The flights stop in either Los Angeles, USA or Hong Kong. The benefit is that the stop is a short stop and so the pets do not have to be moved off the aircraft and are checked and watered at the stopover.

The main destination for pets on the Air New Zealand flights is Auckland, New Zealand as the Christchurch route is better served by Singapore Airlines. All pets landing in New Zealand now have to serve 10 days quarantine on landing in either Auckland or Christchurch.

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Questions on taking your pets on Air New Zealand? Call our experts on 01725 551124.

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Pixel to USA – October 2019

I can’t thank you and all of the Pet Air team enough for being so perfect: so prompt, attentive, communicative, always available to clarify any questions I had, to calm my worries, so lovely to Pixel.

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Ayumi and Askari to the USA – September 2019

Thank you for everything!! The cats arrived safely and they are settling in nicely. You have all been so amazing and taken the stress out of this experience for us. Thank you again.

The Patel family
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Sansa to Australia – August 2019

Everything went very well with Sansa’s relocation to Australia... in fact, so much better than I expected.

The Richmond-Wells family