Qantas set to fly their Dreamliner’s over to New Zealand during the peak summer season.

Qantas NewsDate Posted 20/06/2019 For the first time ever, Qantas has announced that they will be deploying their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on selected routes to Auckland at the end of this year. This will become the airlines shortest international route operated by the Dreamliner, making for a great opportunity to allow passengers to try out this new, next generation aircraft. Not only will be it … Continue reading Qantas set to fly their Dreamliner’s over to New Zealand during the peak summer season.

A trip where all your plans go out the window

My ExperiencesDate Posted: 16/09/2018 Flying across Australia from Perth to Melbourne on board the Qantas Dreamliner in Business Class, was quite literally the calm before the storm. Unknown to me as I stepped onto that aircraft and embarked on my journey across to the east coast was that Sydney was bracing for severe weather that evening. As I disembarked my flight once I arrived at … Continue reading A trip where all your plans go out the window

Finally, an Intercontinental property arrives in Auckland and it’s in the perfect location!

Intercontinental Hotel NewsDate Posted: 14/09/2018 Auckland is set to embrace the Intercontinental Life when their first Intercontinental branded hotel is set to open its doors in 2022. The Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) has partnered with the largest city centre real estate owner in New Zealand, Precinct Properties. The best part about this brand new hotel would have to be the location with the hotel offering … Continue reading Finally, an Intercontinental property arrives in Auckland and it’s in the perfect location!

Emirates celebrate 15 years of Auckland operations, connecting Auckland with The World.

Emirates AirlinesDate Posted 31/08/2018 Since the Dubai based carriers inaugural flight back in 2003, Emirates has transported over two million passengers to and from Auckland in the fifteen years of operations into New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland. Operating 21 flights each week to Dubai, Bali (Denpasar) and beyond. Emirates began services into Auckland with daily flights via Sydney and Melbourne, adding Brisbane down the track … Continue reading Emirates celebrate 15 years of Auckland operations, connecting Auckland with The World.

A new hotel brand is set to debut in Auckland from 2021… Welcome Hotel Indigo!

Intercontinental Hotel GroupDate Posted: 12/08/2018 Welcome to the neighbourhood, Hotel Indigo! The Hotel chain will make its first New Zealand debut in 2021, making it the first time the region has seen a Hotel Indigo property. The hotel chain will become part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group once it opens, with IHG Rewards Club members being able to earn points and eligible night stays at … Continue reading A new hotel brand is set to debut in Auckland from 2021… Welcome Hotel Indigo!

Virgin Australia’s now connecting Newcastle and Auckland with direct flights to commence in late-November

Virgin Australia NewsDate Posted: 30/07/2018 For the first time in sixteen years, travellers will be able to fly directly between Newcastle and Auckland. Opening up an immense tourism boost to both Newcastle and Auckland. This is a first for Virgin Australia and also the first international flight from the newly upgraded Newcastle Airport Terminal. The new service will be a thrice-weekly service during the peak … Continue reading Virgin Australia’s now connecting Newcastle and Auckland with direct flights to commence in late-November

REVIEW: Auckland, New Zealand

Attraction Review, Auckland Overview (Auckland, New Zealand)36°50’26’S; 174°44’24’E Auckland is one of those places where anything is possible from relaxing over a glass of wine, to having a huge adrenaline rush while skydiving. Anything is possible!Auckland is the north island of New Zealand. It is the largest urban area within the country and in 2016, Auckland was named in the top three most livable cities, … Continue reading REVIEW: Auckland, New Zealand

REVIEW: Novotel, Auckland Airport

Hotel Review, Novotel Auckland Airport (Auckland, New Zealand) Date Stayed: 12/03/2018 – 14/03/2018 (2 Nights) The Novotel Auckland Airport is situated straight across the road from the International Terminal, quite literally across the road. As soon as you arrive at the hotel you can see in the hotels design that they have incorporated New Zealand’s culture and heritage throughout the building. The culture is on … Continue reading REVIEW: Novotel, Auckland Airport

EK406, Melbourne to Auckland

Flight Review, Emirates (EK406/QF8762), Melbourne (MEL) to Auckland (AKL) Date Flown: 12/03/2018 Emirates operate daily flights from Melbourne to Auckland as part of their Dubai-Melbourne-Auckland service. All flights are operated by their flagship A380-800 aircraft. EK406 is operated by Emirates, but it can also be booked as a codeshare service with Qantas, with a QF Flight number (QF8762). Emirates has two different seating configurations on … Continue reading EK406, Melbourne to Auckland