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Cheap flights from South Island to North America

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All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare South Island to North America flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in North America.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to North America?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 16 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from South Island to North America compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 16 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,156. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,327.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to North America?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to North America from South Island average $1,211. You can even find prices in May for less than $1,211, as users have found deals to North America from as low as $836. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to North America from South Island. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

Cheap flights from South Island to North America in July, August 2021

The best prices found for South Island to North America flights in July, August
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$2,519pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$2,565pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
27 Jul - 2 Aug
$2,831pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to North America 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to North America from South Island found for this year
31 Oct - 6 Nov
$1,500pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
21 Oct - 1 Nov
$1,591pp
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
21 Oct - 1 Nov
$1,601pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to North America

Late deals on return flights to North America from South Island, departing today and this week
27 Jul - 2 Aug
$2,831pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$6,847pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
27 Jul - 2 Aug
$19,604pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to North America from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to North America
02:30 - 08:55
Qantas Airways
2 stops
26h 25m
CHC - LAX
Qantas Airways
$949
Kiwi.com
04:40 - 10:15
Emirates
3 stops
49h 35m
CHC - LAX
Emirates
$1,716
FlightHub
13:00 - 07:45
Air New Zealand
1 stop
14h 45m
CHC - LAX
Air New Zealand
$2,085
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to North America

Can I find flights from South Island to North America for under $1,585 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to North America for under $1,585. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,500, but on average you can expect to pay $1,910.

Which airlines flying from South Island to North America have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from South Island to North America have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, 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.

Are there direct flights from South Island to North America for under $1,441 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to North America, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to North America for under $2,882?

There are currently 5+ open flights from South Island to North America within the next 7 days for less than $2,882.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Island to North America?

Before booking your flight from South Island to North America, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Fiji Airways or Air New Zealand.

What are the most popular routes from South Island to North America?

When deciding which route to take from South Island to North America, consider Christchurch - Los Angeles, Dunedin - Vancouver Intl or Christchurch - Minneapolis St Paul, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to North America?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $630. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Los Angeles) can be booked for $1,501 on average our data indicates $984 when flying from South Island to North America

How long does is the flight from South Island to North America?

Airlines like Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, and Fiji Airways fly from South Island to North America in about 18h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Island to North America return?

Fiji Airways, at $1,591, was found to be the cheapest airline from South Island to North America.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Island to North America one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qantas Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $744. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Emirates, as they are both options that can get you from South Island to North America for a low price.

Destination points for flights from South Island to North America

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Destination information for North America

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Island to North America.
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Top 6 airlines flying from South Island to North America

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to North America choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$558 $742 No cancel fee 74%
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American Airlines
$588 $866 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$653 $1,001 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$651 $1,004 No cancel fee 80%
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United Airlines
$582 $1,063 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$663 $1,185 No cancel fee 78%
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