Compare Cheap Flights from Auckland to Vancouver, Canada
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Compare Cheap Flights from Auckland to Vancouver
Vancouver is a unique blend of attractions, culture, festivals and hospitality that can’t be found anywhere else in Canada. You can take part in the world-famous BMO Vancouver marathon that is always in May. Or if food makes your soul sing then you can challenge your palate with Canada’s largest restaurant festival, featuring pre-selected menu samples from about 200 different restaurants. This foodie adventure lasts around 2 weeks between January and February. From gardening, winter sports, and wine festivals to breath-taking views, there are plenty of reasons to take flights Auckland to Vancouver for a short or long stay.
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Best time to visit Vancouver
The Best Time to Visit Vancouver
The climate of Vancouver is generally tolerable all year round with festivals for every season, but for travellers that don’t like snow, it’s better to avoid the winter season. Those who love winter sports, food and wine festivals should visit Vancouver during the winter months from December to February. During Spring (from March till May) there are fewer visitors, so the price of Auckland to Vancouver airfares and accommodations does go down. Plus, there are other activities like whale watching and the Cherry blossom festival to enjoy at this time. The peak of the season usually hits during summer, which means you would have to book Auckland to Vancouver airfares fairly in advance to get a good deal. With good temperatures and tolerable humidity, Vancouver’s summer is good for getting a tan, doing some swimming and getting some sightseeing done. The summer lasts from June through August.
Departing From Auckland
There are, indeed, over 50 flights Auckland to Vancouver. For the shortest flight time you will need to book cheap flights from Auckland to Vancouver via Air New Zealand, as they offer a direct connection.
Getting to Auckland Airport (AKL)
The fastest way to get to Auckland Airport (AKL) is usually by car, uber, taxi or some other car service. If you chose to go by taxi, a trip from the city’s Central Business District to the Airport will run you about $70NZD. Another popular option is to use the SkyBus service, which even runs a direct express line from the Central Business District to Airport, all for the price of $18NZD. Barring any extremely poor weather, these lines run on schedule and will get you to your AKL to YVR flight on time.
Parking at Auckland Airport (AKL)
Auckland Airport (AKL) offers a few parking solutions for its travellers. Whether you are in a rush to catch your AKL to YVR flight or looking for a good deal, there is something for everyone. For cheaper prices book your parking spot online.
Where to Park at Auckland Airport (AKL)
- Long Term Parking – Uncovered parking starts from 6-9 NZD, but some car parks are free for the first 20 minutes.
- Valet Parking – starting from $30NZD for half an hour;
- Park & Ride – First 20 minutes are free, and then the charge starts from $5NZD;
- Short term parking – Starts from $2NZD uncovered, but $11NZD -$15NZD for the covered domestic and international terminals respectively.
Arriving in Vancouver
All flights from AKL to YVR will arrive at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
How to Get from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Your Vancouver Hotel or Accommodation
There are plenty of ways to get to your hotel from the Vancouver International Airport. Because the city centre is only 15 kilometres removed from the airport, you are facing a relatively short commute. There are over 15 taxi services that cover the airport, offered both a flat rate and metered service. A taxi fare to Vancouver’s city centre would run you about $40CAD ($47NZD). While Uber is not available for now, you can also hire a car, sedan or even a private limo at the airport. Another popular choice is using the Canada line trains. They run directly from Vancouver International Airport to the city centre. To find the trains you must leave the International Arrivals building and follow the trail of Canada line signs, that will lead you to an elevator. The elevator will transport you to the trains. The train ride will last about 30 minutes and will run you $10CAD ($12NZD).
Things to do
Things to do in Vancouver
For the avid traveller, Vancouver offers a plethora of events to leave a lasting impression on anyone who visits. For nature lovers, you can always visit between the end of March and the beginning of April. Why? Tens of thousands of cherry trees come into bloom and many travellers flock to see it. This Cherry Blossom Festival is marked with celebrations, special walking and bike tours, as well as special spots to watch the cherry trees bloom.
Then again if you’re interested in water sports, you can book flights Auckland to Vancouver to see the Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival. More than a hundred thousand enthusiasts from all over the globe come to Vancouver to paddle their hearts out in this unique race of 180 teams in their decorated dragon boats. Perhaps you are a fine wine connoisseur, if so the then the VanWineFest is just what you need to see. One of the oldest wine festivals on Earth, running for 75 years now, is held in Vancouver in late February, and offers everything from wine tasting with gourmet meals to a chance meeting with world-famous winemakers. All of that is certainly worth the price of Auckland to Vancouver airfares.