The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for Asia Pacific Congress of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology. To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please visit Conventions Plus online booking tool: http://conventionsplusbookings.staralliance.com/trips/StarHome.aspx?meetingcode=NZ02S18
Registered Event participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the APSCVIR Meeting qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.
The participating airlines for this Event are: ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EVA Airways, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United.
Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Star Alliance Round the World fares.
The following Star Alliance airlines are offering special discounts for travel to/from Japan: Special Offers for Japan are available from : Turkish Airlines, Air New Zealand. To obtain these discounts for travel to/from Japan please contact the respective Star Alliance member airlines’ booking office. Contact details can be found on http://www.staralliance.com/convention-delegates under “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts”. Please quote the following Event code NZ02S18 for ticket reservation.
All visitors to New Zealand must have a passport which is valid for at least three months beyond the intended stay in New Zealand.
Overseas conference participants can come to New Zealand on a visitor visa to attend a conference. For visa waiver countries, you will be granted a visitor visa on arrival. For visa required countries, you must apply for the visa before travelling.
You can apply using the standard visa form and when asked for the purpose of your visit please indicate you are attending a conference. Visa applications can also be made online, please select the type of visitor visa as General Visitor Visa, and then under "what is the purpose of your visit to New Zealand" please select the "Conference / Convention" option.
More information can be found here: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/our-online-systems/applying-for-a-visa-online/immigration-online
Immigration New Zealand has established partnerships with the below organisations, offering streamlined visitor visa processes for members who are able to demonstrate that they meet certain qualifying criteria.
|Air New Zealand||Gold Elite, Gold or Silver Airpoints Cardholders||Visa Application Checklist|
|China Southern Airlines||Gold or Silver Status Cardholders||Visa Application Checklist|
|China UnionPay||Diamond or Platinum status credit card holders||Visa Application Checklist|
Find out more about streamlined visa processing here.
Citizens of some countries do not need to apply for a visa before travelling to New Zealand, view the list of visa waiver countries here.
If you are a citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand, you do not need to apply for a visa to visit New Zealand but you must:
If you intend to stay in New Zealand for longer than three months, you must apply for a visa prior to entering New Zealand.