Book an Air New Zealand Flight. Get a Car for a Buck.

New Zealand's 'Summer of Senseless Sales' Launches with Weekly Offers

Jun 09, 2010, 09:11 ET from Air New Zealand from ,Tourism New Zealand

LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand's 'Summer of Senseless Sales. It Makes No Damn Sense' gives new meaning to road tripping down under. For five days only, travelers can book $1* (USD) 7-day car rental from Budget Rent-A-Car when they purchase any Air New Zealand flight from the US to New Zealand.

Travelers must book by June 14, 2010 for travel between July 1 and September 30, 2010. Call Air New Zealand Vacations to book your flight and $1 car rental at 1.800.262.1234.

The 'Summer of Senseless Sales. It Makes No Damn Sense' promotion will offer travelers new deals to New Zealand every week throughout the summer. Check out for the most up-to-date offers.

"With new offers rolling out weekly, our summer sale makes no damn sense other than welcoming American travelers to New Zealand," said Roger Poulton, Air New Zealand's vice president – Americas. "Our special offers will surprise and delight the most deal-savvy travelers and we hope to see you in New Zealand soon."

*$1 (USD) car rental is for seven days in a Group C vehicle (Automatic, Mazda 3 or similar) provided by Budget Rent-A-Car. $1(USD) car rental is available to all new return airfares to New Zealand booked between 6/9/20106/14/2010 PDT. Standard vehicle insurance is included. Minimum age 21. Please visit for the complete terms and conditions. Bookable only via Air New Zealand Vacations at 1.800.262.1234.

About Air New Zealand:

Air New Zealand offers more direct flights to the South Pacific than any other airline, including non-stop flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu and Vancouver to New Zealand, as well as Los Angeles non-stop to the Cook Islands and Samoa. Air New Zealand's most recent accolades include "Airline of the Year" by Air Transport World Magazine, "Best Business Class to Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific" for the fourth straight year by Business Traveler Magazine (USA) "Best Transpacific Airline" at the 26th Airline Industry Awards, "Best Passenger Service" award by Air Transport World magazine, and "Best Business Class Red Wine" for the Martinborough Pinot Noir 2005 at the 2007 Cellars in the Sky awards. United Mileage Plus, US Airways Dividend Miles and Air Canada's Aeroplan members earn and redeem mileage on select flights. Flight and vacation essentials can be booked on or by calling 1-800-262-1234 in the USA. Air New Zealand is a member of the Star Alliance network.

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About Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand is the agency that markets New Zealand internationally as a tourism destination. For the last ten years, this has been done through the '100% Pure New Zealand' global marketing campaign.

This campaign communicates a strong, consistent message that provides potential visitors to New Zealand with an enduring image of New Zealand, an image that convinces them this country is worth visiting. Everything Tourism New Zealand does - advertising, PR, online communications, work with travel trade and with events - carries the 100% Pure New Zealand message.

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Sarah Miller-Reeves

Air New Zealand

(310) 648-7039

SOURCE Air New Zealand; Tourism New Zealand