Cheap flights from New Zealand to the Cook Islands

How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Cook Islands?

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New Zealand to Cook Islands within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $626.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Cook Islands?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Cook Islands. Flights to Cook Islands from New Zealand in February are about $583 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $397.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Cook Islands (NZ - CK)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to Cook Islands flights in January, February
9 Feb - 14 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$654

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

27 Feb - 21 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$706

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

9 Feb - 13 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$709

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

New Zealand to Cook Islands 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cook Islands from New Zealand found for this year
8 Sep - 21 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$452

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

18 Jun - 1 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$453

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

14 May - 23 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$461

Jetstar

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Deal found 19/1/22

Direct flights to Cook Islands from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Cook Islands direct flight deals
18 Jun - 1 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$453

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

2 Apr - 4 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$464

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

18 Jun - 2 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$583

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands

Late deals on return flights to Cook Islands from New Zealand, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 3 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$846

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

27 Jan - 30 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$949

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/1/22

28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$959

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

One-way flights to Cook Islands from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands
9 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
$175

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

15 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
$300

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/1/22

15 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

6h 30m
$482

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Cook Islands flights.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Cook Islands have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from New Zealand to Cook Islands have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $453, but on average you can expect to pay $668.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands under $500. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Cook Islands is less than $668.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Cook Islands for under $900?

There are currently 4+ open flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this New Zealand to Cook Islands flight route?

This flight path from New Zealand to Cook Islands was viewed by 14,252 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Can I fly to Cook Islands from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Cook Islands

Most visitors from New Zealand can enter Cook Islands without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cook Islands.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Cook Islands.

Documents
Online Contact Form - Travelers are required to complete the online contact form no more than 72 hours before departure.

Travel Authorization - Travelers are required to request permission to travel to the Cook Islands from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration. They should email their request to: immigration2@cookislands.gov.ck.

Travelers who do not have a Cook Islands stamp or a permit issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration will be required to complete a Medical Immigration form before departure.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Cook Islands?

Returning to New Zealand from Cook Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cook Islands are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cook Islands are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to Cook Islands

Select to see more specific information for flights from New Zealand to all places in Cook Islands

Top 4 airlines flying from New Zealand to Cook Islands

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Cook Islands choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$298
Average$622
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$335
Average$556
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$510
Average$1,034
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$2,017
Average$2,346
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to Cook Islands

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