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Cheap flights from South Island to Rarotonga Island

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South Island (CHC) to Rarotonga Island (RAR)

CHC - RAR
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$646 - $812

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Average price

$684

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

$646

From South Island to Rarotonga Island

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 Rarotonga Island?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from South Island to Rarotonga Island. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Rarotonga Island.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from South Island to Rarotonga Island compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $575. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $614.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Rarotonga Island from South Island average $535. You can even find prices in February for less than $535, as users have found deals to Rarotonga Island from as low as $364. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Rarotonga Island from South Island. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 22%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Rarotonga Island (CHC - RAR)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 11% on flights from South Island to Rarotonga Island by exploring options for tickets at midday.

South Island to Rarotonga Island 2021 flight deals

18 Sep - 20 Sep
$849pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
18 Sep - 20 Sep
$850pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
18 Sep - 21 Sep
$970pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

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From South Island to Rarotonga Island

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Rarotonga was viewed by 1,107 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar flying from Christchurch to Rarotonga have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Rarotonga?

Christchurch will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Rarotonga over the next 5 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Rarotonga?

With an average temperature of 30 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Rarotonga are hotter than in Christchurch.

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