New Zealand Fly, Drive & Lodge + Fiji

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New Zealand Fly, Drive & Lodge + Fiji

12 days/9 nights - from $2,350 per person including airfare from Los Angeles

Departures & Rates

Take a 9-night trip to New Zealand and Fiji, starting with seven nights in New Zealand. Discover this unique country by renting a car and exploring at your own pace while staying at the Golden Chain Motels included in your pass. Car rental is based on a mid-size car. After this exciting adventure, fly to Fiji, where you stay at Novotel Nadi Fiji for two nights with plenty of time to relax poolside or pursue water sports. Starting from $2350, including air, with daily guaranteed departures.
  • 1 night at Auckland City Hotel
  • 2 nights at Novotel Nadi Fiji
  • 6 nights in Gold Pass accommodations at Golden Chain Motels
  • 7-day Thrifty Car Rentals Package

Golden Chain Motels Gold Pass
Experience genuine Kiwi hospitality at Golden Chain Motels. Plan an itinerary for your once-in-a-lifetime New Zealand trip. Browse through the motel accommodation listings. Call Pacific Holidays to reserve accommodation before your departure. The Golden Chain Accommodation pass and pre-paid vouchers are a convenient, totally flexible, cost-effective way to travel around New Zealand. The package deal is based on studio unit.

Thrifty Car Rentals
Thrifty Rentals is New Zealand’s favorite and most trusted car rental company. Based on an automatic mid-size car, with two people traveling in one car, this rental package can get you zipping around the cities or touring the beautiful country for 7 days.

Suggested Self-Drive Itineraries 

  • North Island's History and Culture: Auckland, Bay of Islands, Hamilton and Rotorua
  • North Island's Wine, Lakes and Geysers: Auckland, Taupo, Napier and Taupo
  • North Island's Bush, Beaches and Geothermal: Auckland, Coromandel and Rotorua
  • South Island's Wild Life and Wilderness*: Queenstown, Anau and Dunedin
  • West Coast Glaciers*: Christchurch, Greymouth, Franz or Fox Glacier, and Queenstown
  • Top of the South*: Christchurch, Hammer Springs, Kaikorua, Picton and Nelson

*Additional cost for inter-island ferry Auckland/Queenstown and Christchurch airfare..

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land Only *Single Supplement
  • Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy and nclude government taxes and fees.
  • For Current prices of this tour program please call Pacific Holidays 1-800-355-8025 or email sales@pacificholidaysinc.com

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Prices include
  • Round trip air via Fiji Airways from Los Angeles to Auckland coach class
  • Arrival transfer from airport to hotel in Auckland
  • Round trip airport transfers in Fiji
  • 1 night at Auckland City Hotel, standard room, with breakfast
  • 2 nights at Novotel Nadi Fiji, superior garden room
  • 6 nights in Gold Pass accommodations at Golden Chain Motels in a studio unit
  • 7-day Thrifty Car Rentals Package, with Premium Inclusive Rate option
  • All taxes and service charges

Rental package includes: 

  • Automatic mid-size
  • Airport shuttle transfers
  • Unlimited miles
  • AA breakdown assistance
  • Vehicle insurance (subject to excess)
  • Accident excess reduction
  • Reduced low accident damage excess
  • Free maps and travel advice
  • Pre-rental clean and groom
  • Friendly advice from staff
  • Tourism radio

Additional items available:

  • GPS Satellite Navigation
  • Multiple car insurance options
  • Picnic seats
  • Roof racks
  • Snow chains
  • Child and baby seats
  • Inter-islander ferry tickets
  • Dual air bags
  • Airport/ferry fees

Rates do not include 

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above   


  • If above hotels or Fiji Airways is not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may  differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued within 30 days of reservation; full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available               

For more information of these hotels, please click the hotel name.

    from $2,350
    General information about the region
    Auckland. New Zealand
    January February March April May June July August September October November December
    Average High 73.6 74.7 72.3 68.2 63.9 59.9 58.5 59.2 61.7 64 67.1 70.9
    Average Low 59.4 60.4 57.9 53.8 50.5 46.6 44.8 45.5 48 50.7 53.6 57.2
    Average Rainfall 2.886 2.602 3.437 3.913 4.433 4.976 5.713 4.661 4.138 3.945 3.378 3.654
    * Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
    Time zone
    Health requirements
    New Zealand Dollar
    $1.00 USD = $1.49 NZD
    Visa requirement
    Nadi. Fiji
    January February March April May June July August September October November December
    Average High 88.9 88.7 88 87.3 85.5 84.6 83.3 83.7 84.9 86.4 87.6 88.5
    Average Low 72.9 73.2 72.7 71.1 68.2 66.7 64.9 65.1 66.7 68.7 70.7 71.8
    Average Rainfall 11.81 11.93 12.76 6.81 3.15 2.44 1.85 2.32 3.03 4.06 5.47 6.26
    * Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
    Time zone
    Health requirements
    Fijian Dollar
    $1.00 USD = $2.13 FJD
    Visa requirement
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