GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (GST)
- All goods and services are subject to a 15 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) included in the displayed price.
- Visitors cannot claim this tax back, however when a supplier ships a major purchase to a visitor's home address the GST will not be charged.
TIPPING AND SERVICE CHARGES
- New Zealanders do not expect tips for normal service - even in restaurants and bars. However, tipping for extra special service or kindness is at the discretion of the visitor. Hotels and restaurants in New Zealand do not add service charges to their bills.