Charges by family travel group - NZ citizens or residence class visa holders

Use these scenarios as guidance to understand how different family travel group configurations will impact your charges. The charges shown here are for the current period of isolation in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

The charges on this page, updated to reflect the charges for the stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility, relate to people who fit one of the following categories:

  1. All individuals in the family travel group are New Zealand citizens or residence class visa holders or Australian citizens or permanent residence visa holders who are ordinarily resident in New Zealand, AND none of the individuals in the family travel group are an other critical worker, OR
  2. One individual in the family travel group is a New Zealand citizen or residence class visa holder and the other individuals are family members (spouse, partner, guardian or child under 18) of that individual, AND none of the individuals in the family travel group are an other critical worker, OR
  3. One individual in the family travel group is a critical health worker and the other individuals are family members of that individual, AND none of the individuals in the room are an other critical worker.

If these categories do not apply to you:

Read about charges for Temporary entry class visa holders

Find out more about charges for critical workers in managed isolation

Family travel groups of up to 12 people will only be charged 1 first adult fee, regardless of how many rooms they occupy.

A “family member” of any person (person A) means another person who:

  • has a biological or legal relationship with person A; or
  • is a member of person A’s whānau or other culturally recognised family group.

How to interpret the scenarios below

The following scenarios are for people who entered New Zealand on or after 1 January 2022.

  • The maximum number of people per room is 4. If you arrived after 1 January 2022, you will only be charged for one adult at the full rate, even if you have more than one adult in each room.
  • Children under the age of 3 cannot be unaccompanied in a room, they require an individual over the age of 14 to accompany them
  • Families with more than 4 members must be split over multiple rooms. There must be an adult in every room
  • When a child (aged 3-17) is the “first and only person in the room”, their legal guardian will be liable for the fees.

The fee (including GST) for NZ citizens and residence class visa holders is:

  • $1,610 for the first or only person in the family travel group
  • $460 for each additional adult in the family travel group
  • $230 for each additional child (3 to 17 years old, inclusive) in the family travel group
  • children under 3 years old are not charged.

See Previous charging rates for those who entered prior to 14 November 2021

2 adults in a family travel group

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $1,610)

  • First individual in the family travel group
  • Regardless of age, they are the “first/only person in the room”.

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $460)

  • Second individual in the room

Total charges liable:

$2,070 ($1,610 + $460)


2 adults, 1 child in a family travel group

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $1,610)

  • First individual in the family travel group
  • Regardless of age, they are the “first/only person in the room”

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $460)

  • Second individual in the family travel group

Individual between 3-17 years old (charge = $230)

  • Third individual in the family travel group

Total charges liable:

$2,300 ($1,610 + $460 + $230)


2 adults, 2 children in a family travel group

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $1,610)

  • First individual in the family travel group
  • Regardless of age, they are the “first/only person in the room”

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $460)

  • Second individual in the family travel group

Individual between 3-17 years old (charge = $230)

  • Third individual in the family travel group

Individual between 3-17 years old (charge = $230)

  • Third individual in the family travel group

Total charges liable:

$2,530 ($1,610 + $460 + $230 + $230)


1 child

Individual between 3-17 years old (charge = $1,610)

  • First individual in the room
  • Regardless of age, they are the “first/only person in the room”.

Total charges liable:

$1,610


1 adult

Individual between 18+ years old (charge = $1,610)

  • First individual in the room
  • 1 room required
  • Regardless of age, they are the “first/only person in the room”.

Total charges liable:

$1,610


1 child with approved guardian

1 child with guardian icon

Individual 3-17 years old (charge = $1,610)

  • First individual in the family travel group
  • Regardless of age, they are the “first/only person in the room”
  • Any child 14 and under is required to be accompanied in managed isolation by an approved guardian.

Approved guardian 18+ years old (charge = $460)

  • Second individual in the room

Total charges liable:

$2,070 ($1,610 + $460)


2 adults, 4 children in a family travel group (2 rooms)

Room 1

 

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $1,610)

  • First individual in first family travel group

Individual 3-17 years old (charge = $230)

  • Second individual in first family travel group

Individual under 3 years old (no charge)

  • Third individual in first family travel group

Room 2

 1 adult 2 children split icon

Individual 18+ years old (charge = $460)

  • First individual in the family travel group in a second room

Individual 3-17 years old (charge = $230)

  • Second individual in the family travel group in a second room

Individual under 3 years old (no charge)

  • Third individual in the family travel group in a second room

Total charges liable:

$2,530 ($1,610 + $230 = $1,840 (room 1) + $460 + $230 = $690 (room 2))


Exempt individual and non-family member

Individual exempt from charges

  • No charge.

Non-family member (charge = $1,610)

  • One room required (sharing with exempt person)
  • They are the “first/only person in the room”.

Total charges liable:

$1,610


Exempt individual and 1 adult/child who is a family member in a family travel group

Individual exempt from charges

  • No charge.

Individual (Family member of exempt person) 

  • A “family member” of any person (person A) means another person who:

    • has a biological or legal relationship with person A; or
    • is a member of person A’s whānau or other culturally recognised family group.

Total charges liable:

Not liable for charges

Last updated: 04 March 2022