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Christchurch Holidays

Christchurch

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and one of the world’s most unique destinations. Bordered by the Port Hills and the Pacific Ocean, it is situated on the Canterbury Plains with the Southern Alps as a majestic backdrop, allowing for a huge array of experiences all within just a few hours’ drive. 

Known traditionally as “The Garden City”, the serene Avon River flows through the centre of the city (its banks now largely forming an urban park), and through the award winning Christchurch Botanic Gardens. The gardens feature one of the finest collections of exotic and native plants found in New Zealand, and are home to one of Christchurch’s most iconic activities, Punting on the Avon.

More recently however, Christchurch has been rebuilding and revitalizing itself following the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 and making way for some of the most innovative and creative projects in the world. With a huge emphasis on sustainable and environmental issues, Christchurch is embracing its new future, and is excited about the possibilities of having a chance to reinvent itself with modern buildings and bright urban events. This is a chance to visit a city on the brink of reimagining itself with world class technology and innovation alongside history and heritage.

Christchurch is also known for great dining with a huge choice in cuisine around the city. Local restaurateurs are spoiled for choice with such high quality local wines, and produce, leading to ever changing seasonal menus using local and fresh ingredients.

It is important not to forget about Christchurch’s backyard of Canterbury. You can ski at one of many world-class alpine resorts, play golf, bungee jump, raft, mountain bike, hot-air balloon, wind surf, whale watch, visit internationally-acclaimed wineries and gardens and soak in thermal hot pools – all within a short drive of the city. And that is just the beginning!

Latest Christchurch Hotels and Resorts Holiday Packages

 

from $640pp*

Sherborne Motor Lodge

  • return economy airfares to Christchurch
  • 4 nights accommodation in a One Bedroom Queen with Garden View
  • ADD Return Airport Transfers from AUD $40pp (Select under Transfers in the Booking Path)
  • ADD Car Hire with Hertz from $90 per day (Remember to select Car Hire in the booking path)
  • NEW! Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 30 Nov 2014. Travel 01/08/14 - 15/12/14, 01/02/15 - 30/03/15

from $668pp*

Pavilions Hotel

  • Pavillions Hotel includes return economy airfares to Christchurch
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Standard Studio
  • ADD Return Airport Transfers from AUD $40pp (Select under Transfers in the Booking Path)
  • ADD Car Hire with Hertz from $90 per day (Remember to select Car Hire in the booking path)
  • NEW! Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 30 Nov 2014. Travel 01/08/14 - 15/12/14, 01/02/15 - 30/03/15

from $734pp*

Chateau on the Park

  • return economy airfares to Christchurch
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Deluxe Room
  • ADD Return Airport Transfers from AUD $40pp (Select under Transfers in the Booking Path)
  • ADD Car Hire with Hertz from $90 per day (Remember to select Car Hire in the booking path)
  • NEW! Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 30 Nov 2014. Travel 01/08/14 - 15/12/14, 01/02/15 - 30/03/15

from $780pp*

Copthorne Hotel Commodore Christchurch Airport

  • return economy airfares to Christchurch
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Superior Room
  • ADD Return Airport Transfers from AUD $40pp (Select under Transfers in the Booking Path)
  • ADD Car Hire with Hertz from $90 per day (Remember to select Car Hire in the booking path)
  • NEW! Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 30 Nov 2014. Travel 01/08/14 - 15/12/14, 01/02/15 - 30/03/15

from $780pp*

Akaroa Cottages

  • return economy airfares to Christchurch
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Seaview Studio
  • ADD Return Airport Transfers from AUD $40pp (Select under Transfers in the Booking Path)
  • ADD Car Hire with Hertz from $90 per day (Remember to select Car Hire in the booking path)
  • NEW! Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 30 Nov 2014. Travel 01/08/14 - 15/12/14, 01/02/15 - 30/03/15

from $1,114pp*

The George

  • return economy airfares to Christchurch
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Executive Room
  • ADD Car Hire with Hertz from $90 per day (Remember to select Car Hire in the booking path)
  • ADD Return Airport Transfers from AUD $40pp (Select under Transfers in the Booking Path)
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 30 Nov 2014. Travel 01/08/14 - 15/12/14, 01/02/15 - 30/03/15

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