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Doing Business in the United Kingdom

Business methods in the UK are very similar to those in New Zealand.

In terms of reaching customers, the way people research and book travel has changed in the last five years. Better access to broadband Internet and the growth of e-commerce have been major factors behind this shift in behaviour. 

Market Key Facts

Key Source Regions/Cities

London, South England, Midland, Scotland, Wales

Direct Routes into New Zealand

London - Auckland


Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Malaysia Airlines

Leave Entitlement

23 days basic per annum


63,395,574 (July 2013 est.)




British Pound (GBP)

Total Outbound Travellers

56,836,000 (2011)

Peak Booking Periods

September - February

Peak Travel Periods

November - March

Data sources: 
CIA World Factbook (Currency, Population, Language)
www.statistics.gov.uk (Total Outbound Travel)


To find out how UK visitors plan and book their holidays, see our research.

Want to know more about doing business in the UK?

Visit the New Zealand Trade & Enterprise website.