Information & Facts
Taxis can be hailed outside the baggage claims area and cost up
to NZ$35 to go to The Terrace, Lambton Quay, Railway Station,
Courtenay Place and Seatoun. Fares to Johnsonville, Lower Hutt and
Tawa range between NZ$ 45 and NZ$ 65, while it costs up to NZ$100
to go to Uppper Hutt and Porirua.
Long and short-term parking is available.
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and
The Stagecoach Flyer bus will cost between NZ$2.00 and NZ$17.00
for an adult fare, depending on where you are going. Shuttle
services and taxis all go to the city centre for around NZ$15 and
Tel: +64 (0)4 385 5100 (24 hours).
Airport tax is NZ$25 (adults) and NZ$10 (children),
in transit passengers (up to 24hrs) are exempt.
Facilities at the airport include left luggage, bureaux de
change, ATMs, bars, shops and restaurants, a parent's room, post
office and a tourist information and hotel reservations desk.
Disabled facilities are good, those with special needs are advised
to inform their airline or travel agent in advance.
The official languages in New Zealand are English and
Local currency is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD), divided into 100
cents. Most businesses accept MasterCard and Visa, and while Diners
Club and American Express are also widely accepted in the main
tourist centres, they might have limited acceptance elsewhere.
Travellers cheques and foreign currency can be exchanged at banks,
bureaux de change and some hotels. ATMs can be found in all towns
There is only one terminal. Arrivals is located on the lower
level while departures is on the upper level.