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Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at $35 for one-way flights and $51 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Cheap flights to Lake Tekapo (CHC)

Get started finding a cheap flight to Lake Tekapo on Expedia by either choosing a deal on this page or entering into the search bar your travel dates, origin airport, and whether you want roundtrip or one-way airfare. You can filter for flexibility, number of stops, airline, and departure/arrival times to find the best flight for you.

We recommend using the ‘Flexible Dates’ calendar at the top of the page to see the price of plane tickets on the surrounding dates. This allows you to pick the cheapest days to fly if your trip allows flexibility and score cheap flight deals to Lake Tekapo.

Roundtrip prices range from $51 - $717, and one-ways to Lake Tekapo start as low as $35.

Be aware that choosing a non-stop flight can sometimes be more expensive while saving you time. And routes with connections may be available at a cheaper rate.

Airlines that fly to Lake Tekapo (CHC)

You have several options for which airline you choose to travel with to Lake Tekapo. There are 10 airlines flying into CHC: Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Fiji Airways. 

Cheap plane tickets may be available from different airlines at different times and with unique terms. It’s best to understand the details of each airline’s offer before judging its value.

For example, if you plan to check a bag or bring a carry-on, check whether the cheap airfare deal includes a baggage allowance. If not, verify whether the baggage fee is higher than the difference of other airline plane ticket deals offering free checked/carry-on baggage in exchange for a slightly higher airfare. 

Additionally, your preferred frequent flyer membership programs may influence your choice of cheap airline. Expedia allows you to enter your membership numbers during checkout to earn points from your airline and Expedia Rewards—all while getting a great deal and planning all your travel in one online platform.

Find the best deals

At Expedia, we source many flight deals from multiple providers, so you can easily find the best deals that are right for you. A great strategy for getting the best deals can be to make sure you book and travel at the optimal times. Airfare to Lake Tekapo (CHC) varies throughout the year based on seasonal demand. You’ll see the lowest rates for roundtrips to CHC in May and in April for one-ways.

Cancellation & flexibility

To change or cancel eligible flights, go to ‘My Trips’ and navigate to your itinerary. If you booked within the last 24-hours, you might be able to cancel your flight for free. Learn more about flight changes or cancellations from our customer service portal. Some plane tickets are available with no change fees, which you can filter for during your search.

Frequently asked questions

Where can I learn more about changing or canceling my flight to Lake Tekapo?
For more information about updating your flight to Lake Tekapo or canceling it, head over to our Customer Service Portal.
How do I find cheap flights to Lake Tekapo that have flexible change policies?
Many airlines offer the option to reschedule your flight without a change fee. All you pay is the difference between the original flight and the new flight you select. When you’re searching for flights to Lake Tekapo, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
Can I fly to Lake Tekapo now?
Make your visit to Lake Tekapo simple and straightforward by making your first stop our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the quickest way to stay informed about current travel restrictions, including quarantine requirements and the latest official health advisory information.
What is the name of Lake Tekapo's airport?
If you’re arriving by plane, you won’t have to think too long which airport to choose. Lake Tekapo has just one – Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC).
How many airlines fly to Lake Tekapo?
There are a total of 7 airlines connecting Lake Tekapo to 22 airports from all over the globe.
Which airlines fly to Lake Tekapo?
Air New Zealand and Jetstar are some of the top airlines with flights to Lake Tekapo. Travelers often pick Auckland as a departure point with Air New Zealand flying this route the most.
How many nonstop flights are there to Lake Tekapo?
Arranging an amazing Lake Tekapo escape is child’s play when there are 655 nonstop flights every week to pick from.
Where are the most popular flights to Lake Tekapo departing from?
A large number of flights to Lake Tekapo depart from Auckland, Wellington and Nelson airports.
How long is the flight to Lake Tekapo Airport?
Where you depart from determines how much of the in-flight entertainment you’ll get to enjoy. From Auckland to Lake Tekapo, the average flight time is 1 hour and 30 minutes. From Wellington it takes about 58 minutes, and from Nelson it’s 55 minutes.
How to book the cheapest flight to Lake Tekapo?
Don’t leave booking your flight to Lake Tekapo until the last minute. That’s one move savvy jet-setters use to get the best deals. Booking in advance means more options and cheaper flights. Another fantastic way to land the most affordable fare is to shop around. If your destination has a few airports, be sure to research the cost of flying into a less busy terminal. Lastly, be ready to secure your seat quickly if you find an irresistible price. It might not stick around for too long. With a bit of knowledge and a little good fortune, the perfect airfare will be yours.
How to survive the flight to Lake Tekapo?
We’ve rounded up all the info you need to make your flight an enjoyable experience. Follow our tips and you’ll be zooming through the airport and seeing the best of Lake Tekapo in no time.What to pack in your hand luggage:

  • The secret to having an amazing travel experience is to pack in advance. So, let’s start with the essentials: passport, travel docs, bank cards and medications. Next, bring items that’ll help pass the time, like your laptop or a few magazines. It’s also smart to pack your chargers, a quality neck pillow and a pair of headphones. Last but not least, don’t forget to chuck in toiletries like a toothbrush, lip balm and a fresh set of clothes.

Do not pack the following items in your hand luggage:

  • Make sure you don’t have sharp objects (like a knife or scissors) lurking in one of the compartments of your carry-on luggage. Other restricted items include flammable or explosive substances, such as aerosol cans and bleach, and liquids and gels in containers with a volume of more than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters).

What to wear on a flight:

  • Comfort should be your highest priority when deciding what to wear during your flight. Consider your choice of footwear carefully too, as swollen ankles and feet can be a side effect of flying. Flat shoes which are slightly roomy are always a smart option.
  • A condition called deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a risk on long-haul flights. It results from blood clotting due to inactivity and poor circulation. Walking up and down the aisle and doing foot and leg exercises while seated is a great way to prevent this happening. Wearing a pair of compression tights or socks also helps reduce the risk.

How to get through airport security fast when flying to Lake Tekapo?
As seasoned travelers know, the secret is to be organized before you arrive at the security gate. That way, you’ll be stepping onto that plane to Lake Tekapo before you know it. Follow these tips and get your vacation off to a spectacular start:

  • Be sure to keep your boarding pass and ID easily accessible. They’re the first things you’ll be asked to show at airport security.
  • The X-ray machine is up next. Remove anything metal on you that is likely to beep. This includes things like headphones or earphones, as well as heavy coats or jackets. They’ll need to be placed on the conveyor belt for screening.
  • For just a few minutes, you’ll have to unplug from the digital world. Your tablet, phone and any other electronic devices must also be sent through the scanner.
  • Any gels or liquids, such as shampoo or hand cream, that you want to take on board must be no greater than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters). Also, they all must fit inside a quart-size (one liter), zip-lock bag.
  • It’s also possible you’ll be asked to take your shoes off for scanning, so wearing lightweight sneakers is always a good idea.
  • Airlines won’t allow any pocket knives or other sharp items to come on board with you. If you must bring these kinds of items, check them in.

Flights to Lake Tekapo information
Destination AirportChristchurch Intl.
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHC
Destination City NameChristchurch
Flight Price$50

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Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at $35 for one-way flights and $51 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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