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Cheap flights from South Island to Istanbul

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South Island (CHC) to Istanbul (IST)

CHC - TR5
Price
$1,378 - $2,260
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$1,585

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

$1,378

From South Island to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from South Island to Istanbul?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 20% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to Istanbul?

To save on the cost of your flight from South Island to Istanbul, book at least 48 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,637 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,734.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Istanbul?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $1,650 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,214. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Istanbul (CHC - TR5)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from South Island to Istanbul in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

South Island to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

1 Dec - 5 Dec
$2,087pp
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
1 Dec - 5 Dec
$2,211pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
1 Dec - 5 Dec
$2,237pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Istanbul

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Istanbul is typically hotter than in Christchurch. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Christchurch to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Christchurch to Istanbul. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Christchurch to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Etihad Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Destination information for Istanbul

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺5.28
Average temperature for February in Istanbul
9.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Istanbul
70.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 3 airlines flying from South Island to Istanbul

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
$1,034 $1,188 No cancel fee 81%
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Etihad Airways
$1,047 $1,243 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
$1,256 $1,389 No cancel fee 75%
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