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Christchurch is one of New Zealand's top travel destinations. If you're planning a trip to New Zealand, you should definitely consider traveling to Christchurch to experience its world-class parks, beaches, and shopping. In particular, the Botanic Garden, Cathedral Square, and Sumner Beach are all highly recommended if you travel to Christchurch. But there's a lot more to check out in Christchurch, so be sure to look around the Christchurch travel guide in more detail.
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If you want to go to Christchurch, you should go to Antarctic Centre in Christchurch. That will help you see what is like to visit Antarctica.
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Christchurch airport is a small airport and for International travellers, the only concern will be the restrictions in carrying in food.

First, it is not that all food are not allowed, just meat, meat products and agricultural products.  I think simply anything that can grow or can carry germs are a concern.


So things like hiking boots, golf clubs etc are also checked for.  The main thing to do is DECLARE!.  they are nice about it if you do declare,.

The first check is actually when you are waiting at the carousel.  Dogs will sniff for food.  Even if your bag was used to carry food before the dogs will pick it up.  So if you are using old bags used for food be ready for it to be checked.

Then you go through the channed.  If unsure, then say so.  One thing i did once was blamed my mother in law in case she sneaked in some food and i told that before the check.  The officer actually took me through the process so if anything was found then at least i cn say i was not sure!.

Generally they are strern but nice here, mych more pleasat than Australia

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Money exchange is pretty much done around the city centre area. In order to save money, it is important to compare rates in different banks and exchange places. The night life is mainly bright around the Strip, area in the city centre close to the Avon River, where some pubs, restaurants and night clubs are placed. Lichfield Street has some nice restaurants with a reasonable good price and some amazing food experience, perhaps the Mexican Cafe or the Honey Pot at the corner of Lichfield and Manchester Streets. In Lichfield Street, you can also find "the only gay bar", upstairs above Ministry, called Cruz. It generally starts pretty late, after 12am and the music is quite catchy with some insteresting people around. :) Christchurch is quite a safe city, however like being anywhere in the World and not being a local, always look over your shoulder for security and don't trust everybody, but kiwi's are pretty easy going and friendly. Enjoy this city's experience. It is a peace of England on the other side of the World but with much better weather!
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