Family time

Create holiday memories that define your family, so that years later you can say to each other "remember when we went to..."

Whether you're travelling with two, three or four generations, family holidays are about sharing experiences that work for everyone. It starts with an itinerary that's versatile enough to deliver kid fun and grown-up fun at every location. It continues with food, views and activities that keep everyone smiling. It finishes with the conviction that you’ve had the best family holiday of your life.

Air New Zealand has been flying families to fun for more than seven decades. For many people, that means the sun and sand - tranquil lagoons in the Pacific and surf beaches in Queensland. For other families it's about mind-broadening history and famous places in Europe, the United Kingdom, USA and Canada. You'll find them all below.

  • Always a winner with every generation, Fiji can do luxury family holidays, as well as doing-it-on-the-cheap experiences.  
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  • A family holiday in Raro is like a tropical version of the classic Kiwi beach holiday. The water’s warm, the sand is white and the fish are crazy colours. 
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  • One of the best places for family holidays in Australia, the Gold Coast mixes ocean fun with amazing theme parks 
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  • Houston has what top family holiday destinations need – exceptional attractions, irresistible food and a great climate.  
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  • If you have older kids, London is one of the best family holiday destinations in the world. It’s also where European family holidays begin.  
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  • As well as the original Disneyland, LA has the famous La Brea Tar Pits - the world’s most famous ice age fossil excavation.  
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  • Discover a French-flavoured Pacific Island known for its ‘Tchou Tchou’ train, forest park zoo and eye-opening island snorkelling trips. 
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  • Take your family to meet the cute quokkas of Rottnest Island, then head up the coast to discover gorgeous beaches and Ningaloo Reef.  
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  • Find a fale resort and introduce your family to tropical glamping at the beach or discover a luxury resort with all the trimmings.  
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  • In Hawaii your family can surf, snorkel and shop ‘til they drop. And don’t forget about the mighty volcanoes on the big island.  
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  • For families with older kids and teens, San Fran is an exercise in big fun. From Alcatraz to Golden Gate Bridge, uniqueness lives here. 
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  • Here your family can learn to surf, explore the everglades in kayaks, see crazy old volcanic cones and hunt wildlife with cameras. 
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  • On the main island of Tongatapu there are incredible blow holes, caves and secret beaches, while Vava’u is a place for sailing and whale encounters.  
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  • Grouse, Cypress and Mt Seymour - these are names that deservedly send shivers down the spine of snow sport lovers. 
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