Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

$1 reserve international airfare auction today

Media Release
5 November 2008


Buck the recession with $1 reserve international airfares on auction tomorrow

International destinations including London, Los Angeles, and Beijing are going on the block at grabaseat.co.nz with a $1 reserve.

Regional New Zealanders will be winners too with the first auction including Palmerston North to San Francisco, Dunedin to Vancouver, Napier/Hastings to Tokyo and Invercargill to Shanghai.

The auctions begin at lunchtime tomorrow (Thursday) on grabaseat.co.nz and will finish on Friday afternoon.

The lots are between two and six seats – allowing a whole family or group of friends to travel together.

The dates for travel vary between each lot, but with some travel starting the next day.

“There is a real opportunity for spontaneous Kiwis to be breakfasting in LA at the weekend. There are even flights on Christmas day for those who want to celebrate on both sides of the world,” says grabaseat’s Nicki Garraway.

Ms Garraway says that despite the tough economic times grabaseat is determined to get Kiwis out and about both around New Zealand and using the broader Air New Zealand network.

“We recently launched grabaseat weekenders which have been a hit with our customers, and grabaseat auctions will provide a fantastic opportunity for people to grab a great deal to go somewhere new.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

By May 2018: Wider, Earlier Microbead Ban

The sale and manufacture of wash-off products containing plastic microbeads will be banned in New Zealand earlier than previously expected, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today. More>>

ALSO:

Snail-ier Mail: NZ Post To Ditch FastPost

New Zealand Post customers will see a change to how they can send priority mail from 1 January 2018. The FastPost service will no longer be available from this date. More>>

ALSO:

Property Institute: English Backs Of Debt To Income Plan

Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive Ashley Church is applauding today’s decision, by Prime Minister Bill English, to take Debt-to-income ratios off the table as a tool available to the Reserve Bank. More>>

ALSO:

Divesting: NZ Super Fund Shifts Passive Equities To Low-Carbon

The NZ$35 billion NZ Super Fund’s NZ$14 billion global passive equity portfolio, 40% of the overall Fund, is now low-carbon, the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation announced today. More>>

ALSO:

Split Decision - Appeal Planned: EPA Allows Taranaki Bight Seabed Mine

The Decision-making Committee, appointed by the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd, has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight. More>>

ALSO: