Tag Archives: Queenstown

Mini-Report:  Air New Zealand Queenstown to Auckland

This is part 11 in a series about my November 2016 trip to New Zealand, booked off a $215 mistake fare. Air New Zealand Flt. 644 A320, Single-Cabin Economy Sch. Dep. 2:30pm        Sch. Arr. 4:20pm Act. Dep. 2:50pm        Act. Dep. 4:43pm The Queenstown airport is pretty small.  I really could have taken an… Read more »

Hotel Review: The Disappointing DoubleTree Queenstown

This is part 10 in a series about my November 2016 trip to New Zealand, booked off a $215 mistake fare. I’ve explained before why Hilton HHonors is pretty much the worst loyalty program.  Being a Diamond member for the past year has pretty much been no better than being a… Read more »

Trip Report: Wanaka, Queenstown, and Doubtful Sound

This is part 9 in a series about my November 2016 trip to New Zealand, booked off a $215 mistake fare. My trip to New Zealand had five segments, and the only one that wasn’t particularly good was my time in the Queenstown area.  There were three reasons: (1) I had… Read more »