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How much currency you need to go on vacation to Auckland, New Zealand

CXI April 16th, 2019

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Don't guess how much currency you need for your trip to New Zealand! We've got you covered. Your trip should be about having fun, so leave the worries at home after you've ordered the currency you need.

If you're headed to Cancun in Mexico instead, don't fret. We've already shared our tips for your trip to Cancun!


In our how much currency to bring abroad chart below, you'll see a 10 mile cab ride is on average about $44.69 USD in Auckland, New Zealand. Having this information handy should give you a good idea on how much you would need to get around the city. 

How much currency to bring abroad


There are many great restaurants in New Zealand, but we recommend Culprit in Auckland for some fresh and delicious dishes. Many people enjoy their signature duck dish.

As shown in our how much currency to bring abroad chart above, it costs on average $23.22 USD for a budget dinner for two and $6.14 USD for a pint of beer. 

Currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD) 

The New Zealand dollar has denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 in circulation. Locally, this currency is called "the kiwi." Learn more about the New Zealand dollar.

If you have leftover NZD after your trip to New Zealand, CXI will buy them back from you. If you originally received this foreign currency from CXI, then with the currency receipt we do not have any exchange fee to buy it back! Order your New Zealand dollars now


Roundtrip tickets to Auckland, New Zealand typically range from about $667 USD to about $1,291, depending on where you leave from, the airline you fly with, and when you are taking your trip, according to Expedia.

According to our 15 Destinations Where You Will Get the Most Value for US Dollar, the month for the best ticket price is March, while the day of the week it is best to start a trip is Thursday.

Don't forget before you book that flight, check out everything you need to know about the five trusted travelers programs in our video below. 

CXI Trusted Travelers Program Video

Vacation rentals

Hotels can be very expensive, so it might be a good idea to stay at an Airbnb and experience the city like a local. Take a look at some of the best rated superhost places to stay in Auckland, New Zealand from Airbnb.


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