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2021 Wellington vacations

Wellington Vacations

Wellington is the beautiful and bustling capital of New Zealand, a seaside city ringed by mountains at the tip of the North Island. Known for its film industry, national treasures, and captivatingly rugged landscapes, Wellington is a sophisticated city with a small town feel and so many subtle layers you won't want to miss. A tour de force when it comes to food and fun, it's a good idea to consider rental cars in Wellington, especially since it's sometimes called the world's windiest city.

Major Attractions

Wellington packages offer a chance to see some of the country's finest attractions, such as Te Papa, the national museum of New Zealand, as well as the local Museum of Wellington City & Sea. The Wellington Cable Car provides fantastic views of the landscape, while Zealandia grants the chance to see rare New Zealand animals, and the Staglands Wildlife Reserve is a hidden hot spot for fauna as well. For those looking for a lovely and relaxing stroll, the Wellington Botanical Garden is the ideal spot.

Recurring Festivals and Events

The simply-named New Zealand Festival held yearly in Wellington is the country's longest-running and largest multi-arts festival. Catch it in February or March, and late March also brings the nearby Wairarapa Balloon Festival, where the skies are filled with these international beauties. CubaDupa celebrates the city's bohemian side, and wild flower children flock from all over for this festival of colors, which is also in March. Foodies should consider Wellington vacations in August in order to catch the creative and competitive Wellington on a Plate culinary festival and the complementary Beervana, a nirvana for craft brew aficionados. Fashion-forward art enthusiasts shouldn't miss autumn's World of WearableArt Awards Show, and internationally-renowned fusion of art and fashion.

In reality, Wellington is full of spirited people and events year-round. Search Travelocity for Wellington package deals and hotels in Wellington to get in on the fun, and browse over 400 airline and 510,000 hotels worldwide!

New Zealand Vacations

How much are vacation packages to New Zealand?

Your travel fantasies can all come true in New Zealand for as little as $8,360. Our vacation packages include flights and hotels, so organizing everything should be a breeze. The only thing you'll need to concentrate on is what amazing attraction you'll head to first.

Where can I get the best vacation package deals for New Zealand?

You can pick up unbeatable New Zealand package deals with Travelocity. Pick and choose from as many as 400 partner airlines and 665,000 worldwide properties and turn those vacation dreams into a reality.

Why should I book my New Zealand vacation bundle with Travelocity?

Because you'll never roam alone if you lock in your vacation with us, and we offer 24/7 customer support and superb service to boot. Add to that our Price Match Guarantee and tons of experiences to choose from. We're here to help you have the vacation of a lifetime.

Will I save money on my New Zealand car rental if I book it with a hotel or flight?

Certainly. And our New Zealand vacation packages are the perfect way to do it. In just a few clicks you can save cash and time by booking everything in one place. Collect the keys to your rental car then chart your own course. Searching for things to do? Add some activities or experiences to your package and make savings on those too.

What is the best time of year to go to New Zealand?

Vacationing in the quietest months, October, November, August, has its advantages — think cheaper hotels and flights and less pushing past tourist crowds. But there's an undeniable magic in the air during the peak season. More events will be planned and more attractions will be open in March, April, February. If you're on a tight budget, August usually has the thriftiest hotel rates. You'll pay more for a room in October.

What is there to do in New Zealand?

New Zealand is overflowing with fabulous photo-ops, however Sky Tower and University of Auckland are two you shouldn't miss.

Top Wellington Hotels Deals

Rydges Wellington

Rydges Wellington

4.5 out of 5.0 75 Featherston St, Wellington
(3 Reviews)
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and valet parking. There's a fitness center on site, and a 24-hour front desk and a coffee shop are also provided.
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

4.5 out of 5.0 147 The Terrace, Wellington
(2 Reviews)
This smoke-free hotel's 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and fitness center are some of the featured amenities. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and in-room childcare. WiFi in public areas is free.
Oaks Wellington Hotel

Oaks Wellington Hotel

4.5 out of 5.0 89 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington
A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a coffee shop, and express check-in are also offered.

Where to stay in Wellington: Best areas for travelers

  • Lower Hutt: If you need to spend time in nature to feel good, make your way to Matiu - Somes Island and Rimutaka Forest Park. Soak up the serenity by day, and by night, get comfortable at the Quality Inn Angus. The Motel 22 and the Fernhill Motor Lodge are two more options to consider in this neighborhood.

Things to do in Wellington

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Top Flight Deals to Wellington

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