Spread over a whopping 17,000 islands, carved by smoking volcanos and dotted with megacities that pulse with life and culture, Indonesia is a jewel of a travel destination. There are oodles of airlines that offer cheap flights to Indonesia from New Zealand these days. The trip typically takes in the region of 12-18 hours, with the best-priced departures on offer from the main airports of Christchurch and Auckland. Common arrivals are into Jakarta, the fizzing and energetic capital on Java island (head there for coffee and rainforests). Other popular links go to Bali, where your days can be filled with surf lessons and temple hopping.
Get lost in mystical Bali for visions of Hindu shrines, powerful surf breaks, and bumping nightlife alike.
Encounter prehistoric dragons at the Komodo National Park. Oh, and there are pink-tinted beaches and dusty mountains to wonder at to boot!
Dating from the 9th century, the Borobudur Temple is a Mahayana Buddhist wonder that towers over central Java.
Right now, November/2020 is the cheapest month to take a flight to Indonesia. September/2020 is the most expensive time to fly to Indonesia.
Emirates and Air New Zealand have non-stop flights from New Zealand to Indonesia.
Cathay Pacific is the cheapest airline to fly to Indonesia from New Zealand.
The best airline to fly between New Zealand and Indonesia is Qatar Airways. If you want non-stop flights then Emirates is best. The best budget airline is Jetstar.