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== Visa requirements ==
  
== Travel to and from Christchurch Airport ==
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Please check [https://www.immigration.govt.nz Immigration NZ] for visa requirements.
  
There are several options available to you to travel into town from the airport. You can find further information on the different options below.
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== Quarantine restrictions/biosecurity ==
You can find an overview map of the Christchurch airport parking options (incl. taxi stands, bus stops etc.)  [https://www.christchurchairport.co.nz/media/745820/cial_carparks_map_white_rgb_nov2017or.jpg here]. As an international traveller, you will most likely leave the airport in the bottom left of the map, directly in front of the taxi stands and next to the bus/coach stands.
 
 
'''Bus'''
 
  
Christchurch's public transport systyem is operated by [http://www.metroinfo.co.nz/Pages/default.aspx Metroinfo]. A cash fare (single trip) to or from the airport to anywhere in Christchurch costs $8.50. A return ticket is $15.00. You can buy your ticket on the bus (cash only!).
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Like Australia, New Zealand has some fairly strict biosecurity requirements.  
The airport is serviced by the Purple Line, line 29 and line 125.
 
  
The Purple Line
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'''You cannot bring fresh fruit, meats, animal products and many other items into the country'''.
The [http://www.metroinfo.co.nz/timetables/Pages/Timetable.aspx?routeid=P Purple Line] takes you directly to the University (the conference venue). It runs every 30 minutes. The trip from the airport to the University takes 15 minutes. It takes 30 minutes to get from the airport to the city centre (Bus Interchange) on the Purple Line.
 
  
Line 29
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For more information, see [https://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/travel-and-recreation/arriving-in-new-zealand/ Biosecurity New Zealand]
[http://www.metroinfo.co.nz/timetables/Pages/Timetable.aspx?routeid=29 Line 29] is a direct connection between the airport and the city. This line runs every 30 minutes. The whole trip from the airport to the city centre takes about 30-40 minutes.
 
  
'''Shuttle'''
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== Transport to and from Christchurch aiport ==
  
'''Uber'''
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See the [[Public transport and travel to and from Christchurch airport]] page for more information.
 
 
'''Zoomy'''
 
 
 
'''Taxi'''
 
 
 
'''Car rental'''
 

Latest revision as of 21:27, 9 January 2019

Visa requirements

Please check Immigration NZ for visa requirements.

Quarantine restrictions/biosecurity

Like Australia, New Zealand has some fairly strict biosecurity requirements.

You cannot bring fresh fruit, meats, animal products and many other items into the country.

For more information, see Biosecurity New Zealand

Transport to and from Christchurch aiport

See the Public transport and travel to and from Christchurch airport page for more information.