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Just because you need to save money doesn't mean you have to compromise on the fun. With help from this article, you can plan an unforgettable trip to Auckland, New Zealand and stay on track with your budget.

Planning a Budget Trip to Auckland

Start your trip planning off right by searching for and booking the cheapest flights to Auckland. Even if you aren't sure of your travel dates yet, Skyscanner's unique cheapest month search can be very helpful. When you search using this tool, you will easily find all available airfare for up to a year in advance. This allows you to identify the least expensive month for travel to Auckland, New Zealand.

Now, we'll help you learn more about your destination. Below we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions and offer tips to help you find the lowest prices for Auckland hotels. We also make it easy to compare and book the best rental car deals in Auckland.

Are there any low-priced hotels or resorts in Auckland?

Yes. We used Skyscanner's mobile app to find that Auckland has hotels and resorts available for each and every budget. Did you know that you don't have to sacrifice luxury, to stay within your budget when in Auckland? We found 5-star accommodations for just $96 each night. Skyscanner's easy and intuitive hotel search allows you to view all available accommodations, read actual reviews, find answers to frequently asked questions, and make your reservations --all from the same page!

Where are Auckland hotels located?

In Auckland, you'll find hotels and resorts located along the coast and across the bay in Takapuna. Once you have selected your search criteria, simply click the Google map to view each property in its precise location.

What are my transportation options in Auckland?

Britomart is the central hub for public transport in the city of Auckland. In this transportation center buses are available at the ground level, trains are available underground in the terminal station and you can catch a convenient ferry close by. But, if your dream is tooling around the city in a convertible sports car, you will want to check out Skyscanner's awesome deals on Auckland rental cars.

How much do hotels in Auckland cost?

In Auckland the hotels range from $9 per night for a hostel room to $296 per night for a five-star luxury suite. No matter what your budget is, you can be sure you are getting the best deal possible with Skyscanner. The site searches thousands of advertised prices on the interne. When we searched for the cheapest hotel deals in Auckland we were able to book the cheapest hotels in the month of October, when you can get a 5-star hotel for under $101 per night, a 4-star hotel averaged $88, and economy hotels, hostels, and boarding rooms were available for as little as $10 per night.

Are there any unique boutique hotels in Auckland?

Yes! If you want to skip the large chains and opt for a quaint or modern boutique hotel, B&B, condo, or apartment in Auckland, Skyscanner will help you find those too. Two of the most popular boutique hotels on our site in Auckland are:

About Auckland New Zealand

New Zealand is a land of adventure. In Auckland, you can challenge yourself at the Runway Mountain Bike Park course or enjoy Butterfly Creek's wild animal park. Nearby Rock Ropes offers zip lines for the more adventurous and also a mini-golf course and paintball gallery for a different speed. The Mangere suburb is overflowing with cheap family activities including picturesque hiking trails like Sculpture Trail. Most trails are free. In downtown Auckland, you will find neighborhoods that are wonderlands for visitors of all ages. Another budget-friendly favorite is the Auckland Harbour cruises or exciting kayak tours to Rangitoto Island. For sports junkies, you will be interested to know that Super Rugby is the national pastime. You can catch a match at Eden Park stadium during the regular season.

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What are travelers saying about Auckland?

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Bharat Saboo
Bharat Saboo

Though New Zealand is beautiful it's very very expensive to travel and stay at hotels or motels. They should think about that before inviting tourism.

Gigi Morales
Gigi Morales

I really loved it when I was there 9 years ago and I’ve always wanted to come back. It’s so fresh and free.

Princes Angel Santos
Princes Angel Santos

Stayed in West Auckland for a month. Been to Welly, Rotorua, Hamilton, Mt.Rhuapehu and would totally come back. I've met so many people, they will def treat you so well. Can't get enough of food, everything is very nice. Love seeing green everywhere. I love Mew Zealand! Will see you again soon!

Julia sen
Julia senBangkok, Thailand

Auckland is fun and (surprisingly) busy city that we both really liked. I know you guys were torn in the comments about whether to dedicate time there or not – but the appeal of a few good restaurants was too much to bear! I loved our road trip – the food, the people and the scenery. Although, if you can I would add two days to this itinerary, I think it would give you the time you need to really explore


The least expensive month is June, with an average of $115 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Auckland is February, with an average price of $141 per night.
The average price of a hotel in October last year was $120 per night. This is 6% less than the average nightly price of $128 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Auckland, the expected average temperature in October is 14.5°C/58.0°F. The warmest month is typically February, which averages 23.6°C/74.5°F. The coolest month is July, with temperatures averaging 7.9°C/46.2°F.
The nearest airport to Auckland is Auckland International (AKL) (11.41 miles). Other nearby airports include: Ardmore (17.01 miles) Surfdale (17.73 miles) Coromandel (41.43 miles)

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