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The new integrated passenger terminal at Christchurch Airport - opened April 2013 is divided into an International Arrivals area (to the right), International & Domestic check-in area (to the left) and Regional Departures & Arrivals area at the very left end.  Outside, and across from International Arrivals is the pickup area for off-airport rentals, city bus & coaches, regional shuttles, & pre-booked taxis. The center & left end are for taxi & shuttle pickups. 
 - For all your transport, tourism & activitiy bookings visit the iSITE in the International Arrivals Hall, which is a one-stop shop, staffed by local experts in the field of transportation, tourism and bookings. i-SITE is open daily 8am-6pm, and also offers a Mail box & stamps, photocopy, printing, and assistance in driver's licence translations. Tel: +64 (3) 741 3980 /
   The Ground Level serves both check-in and international arrivals: As you enter, offers BNZ bank, ASB ATM, New Zealand Gift shop; Travelex currency exchange, Luggage Solutions & an Emirates sevice desk. The Air New Zealand service desk is more to the west. This area with separate entry/exit doors houses the Airport Services Office, Regional baggage claim (Domestic baggage claim is at opposite end), Fly Thru Cafe and Hub Convenience food stores, and access to gates G3-14.
In the Center of the ground level is the Check-in Hall with an information counter.
The eastern part of the ground level is for international arrivals, with baggage claim and, Customs & Security checkpoint - leading to the International Arrivals Hall housing rental car counters, BNZ ATM, iSITE, ANZ ATM, Lazy Cat Travel, Spark, Vodafone, Duty & Tax Fee collectiton point and JR/Duty Free.
   Level 1 is the post-security Departure level - divided into Domestic and international departure Lounges:
 - Domestic Departures  find some food & drink and retail concesions, and have access to gates 19-15.
 - International Departures find JR/Duty Free, Duty & Tax Free Collection point, Travelex currency exchange, MAC, Ballantynes, Relay, Global Culture, TravelPharm,  a childrens' playground. and access to gates 20-35.

NOTE:  The second phase of the terminal expansion project was completed September 2016 - adding around 470,000 sq.feet , raising maximum passenger capacity to 12M annually, and nearly doubling its gates to 25 (17 contact & 8 remote gates).  FFuture plans are to increase capacity to 16M annually.
The new retail precinct called 'Spitfire Square'  houses a supermarket, bank, cafe, restaurant, pharmacy, bookshop & florist.

Passengers continuing their Journey:  (For transit & connection information open http://www.christchurchairport.co.nz/en/airport-information/passenger-information/arrivals-transit-and-connections/ )
   International Arrivals connecting to a domestic flight  need to claim their bags, exit Customs Hall & thereafter re-check them in at the Connections Desk in the International Arrivals Hall.
   International arrivals connecting to an international flight: (a) if using same airline, & have your onwad boarding pass, stay within the airside (secure) transit lounge prior to proceeding to your connecting gate - your bags will be automatically transferred;  However, if using a different airline you need to get your bags, exit Customs Hall and check in your bags at the Connections Desk in the International Arrivals Hall. 
    Overnight stays: The departures terminal closes after the last evening flight. There is no sleeping allowed on floor or furniture - unless your arrival at the Airport is past 10:30pm (22:30) and your connecing flight is before 8am (08.00) - in which case you are permitted to either use the Air Lounge, if available, or sit in a chair -  The check-in hall opens a 3:30am.  For overnight accommodations, either visit the airport i-SITE team at International Arrivals Hall, or call 0800-568-369, (03) 353-7774, or e-mail travel&tourism@cial.co.nz.

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