Travelling on international flights with children and infants

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While travelling in New Zealand with an infant is a relatively painless process, the same cannot be said for international journeys, particularly those which can span 12 hours or more.

All airlines have some version of an infant policy, but these can vary depending on the route and class of travel. We’ve compiled a list of twelve major international airlines which fly from New Zealand, and can be easily booked with frequent flyer points. 

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The best uses of Etihad Guest miles for travellers in New Zealand

Etihad is a Virgin Australia partner for points earn and redemption, making it a useful program to know about – and it has some especially good redemption rates for many Virgin Australia Trans-Tasman and South Pacific routes.

In this guide, we’ll look at the options for redeeming Etihad Guest miles mainly on partner airlines, and we’ll explain why outright redemptions and upgrades on Etihad flights don’t make much sense from New Zealand. Continue reading…