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Grabaseat NOW!

Grabaseat NOW!

Kiwis are making the most of Air New Zealand’s new online domestic campaign with more than 4000 heavily discounted fares, some as low as $29 per sector, snapped up in the last few days.

grabaseat, an online campaign which began on Monday (July 17), sees a range of ludicrously low domestic fares posted daily on the Air New Zealand website. Fare specials from any of Air New Zealand’s 26 domestic ports will be priced below the airline’s every day low fare pricing structure.

“We want people to enjoy a little spontaneity and see more of this great country we live in. Whether it’s a visit to your parents’ place, a romantic weekend away or a shopping spree in another city, the ludicrously low fares will make impromptu getaways a reality for those keen to hunt them out,” says Air New Zealand Group General Manager Short Haul Airlines Norm Thompson.

The airline launched the campaign by notifying its customer database first as well as encouraging staff to tell their friends and family about the super hot deals.

“We wanted to tell our loyal customers about the sale first but the tickets are available to anybody wanting to travel domestically in New Zealand. There’s no doubt these fares are ludicrously low and the key to getting the best deals will be to check the site daily.”

Fares available online this week included:

From From No. of fares Fare Price
Auckland Wellington 500 $39
Wellington Auckland 500 $39
Christchurch Hokitika 100 $39
Hokitika Christchurch 100 $39
Christchurch Napier 50 $49
Napier Christchurch 50 $49
Auckland Taupo 40 $49
Taupo Auckland 40 $49

From From No. of fares Fare Price
Auckland Nelson 500 $49
Nelson Auckland 500 $49
Christchurch Dunedin 350 $49
Dunedin Christchurch 350 $49
Gisborne Wellington 15 $39
Wellington Gisborne 15 $39
Hamilton Palmerston North 15 $59
Palmerston North Hamilton 15 $59

From From No. of fares Fare Price
Christchurch Nelson 400 $49
Nelson Christchurch 400 $49
Christchurch Rotorua 300 $79
Rotorua Christchurch 300 $79
Auckland Dunedin 80 $69
Dunedin Auckland 80 $69
Palmerston North Wellington 25 $29
Wellington Palmerston North 25 $29

From From No. of fares Fare Price
Auckland Queenstown 500 $79
Queenstown Auckland 500 $79
Christchurch Wanaka 100 $59
Wanaka Christchurch 100 $59
Kaitaia Auckland 15 $39
Auckland Kaitaia 10 $39
Wellington Westport 10 $49
Westport Wellington 10 $49

Today (Friday) anyone living in Christchurch, Wellington, Napier, Auckland, Tauranga and Blenheim will benefit from greatly reduced fares.

“One of the great features of grabaseat is that once online, customers will be able to view a seat countdown (in real time) for each route – so they instantly know if special fares are still available,” says Mr Thompson.

grabaseat fares are only available online at and as different routes will be offered each day customers will need to visit the site regularly to seek their desired fares. Travel periods will vary but most will begin three to six weeks out from the booking date, allowing people time to plan their mini-break or family visit.

“Air New Zealand is committed to making domestic travel more accessible to all New Zealanders and we hope people take this opportunity to see more of their own backyard,” says Mr Thompson.

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