Travelling around New Zealand

Look for the latest updates on travel restrictions visit the New Zealand Government's COVID-19 website(opens in new window)

Know what to expect and how to safely travel around New Zealand.


New Zealand's COVID-19 safety practices

There are no longer any Covid-19 related travel restrictions in New Zealand.  

COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for all travellers arriving in the country, including air crew are no longer required. 

People arriving in the country are given free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) at the airport and should test on the day or day after they arrive and the fifth or sixth day afterwards. 

Only people who test positive for COVID-19 will be required to isolate for seven days.  

You can find out more on the official COVID-19 website(opens in new window).

How to stay safe 

While travelling around New Zealand, you should try to physically distance from others in airports or busy transport hubs. 

Face coverings are no longer required except when visiting: 

  • Healthcare facilities like hospitals, GPs, pharmacies and rest homes 
  • Some workplaces or marae (at their own discretion) 

For further information visit the COVID-19 website. 


Look for the COVID Clean Approved logo

Look for the COVID Clean Approved logo(opens in new window) when booking your trip to identify which tourism businesses have declared they are taking health and hygiene measures to help protect against COVID-19.

The COVID Clean Approved program demonstrates that Qualmark awarded businesses have implemented processes that are in line with guidelines set by the Ministry of Health.

Find more health and safety information