G'day Angie and fellow Ziners,
Sorry Rick had such a bad experience with Qantas. We are people
the short side, so room is not normally a problem for us on
just about any
airplane. However, we have never known anyone who complained
We thoroughly enjoy flying Qantas, even though United is our
program. The meals are above average to our taste, and the
excellent. We last flew on Qantas in October this year.
The airport in Auckland is so simple to figure out that we
amazed. They have a amphitheatre-like group of cushy seats
at the arrival
gate. Wonderful to wait for your arriving friends and just
(It is also right next to a McDonalds for early breakfast while
As far as the weather in April (late Fall), expect it to be
rainy. It rains a lot in New Zealand, which is why it is so
country is called the Land with the long white cloud, but from
experience in October, we thought it should be Land of the
cloud. Because the land is so lush, you will see some 60 million
million deer (they are farmed) and God only knows how many
cows (it is a
large dairy producing country).
You should enjoy New Zealand, despite its weather. We did.
Have fun and safe travelling to everyone.
Marghe and Marghe in Coral Cove, AU