Photos Courtesy of Air New ZealandAir New Zealand is offering residents of the USA and Canada a new Explorer Pass, which is meant to make trip planning to the South Pacific a whole lot easier. With 27 New Zealand destinations, seven in Australia and nine destination in the South Pacific islands (including Tahiti, The Cook Islands and Fiji), the Explorer Pass is sure to be a popular choice among seasoned travelers.
The destinations are split into four price zones: Within New Zealand and South Islands start from $79, between New Zealand and North/South Islands start at $109, and finally Australia and Pacific Islands are broken into two starting at $214 and $295. With sample itineraries to get you started on your traveling adventures, Air New Zealand is making it pretty easy on the passenger. To buy the pass, all you need to do is talk to a travel agent, call the airline directly or if you're already in New Zealand, you can stop by an Air New Zealand Holidays store.
It's important to note that to be eligible, not only do you have to live in either the USA or Canada, but you have to have purchased fare from the airline to New Zealand, Australia, or the Pacific Islands in the past.