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Cheap flights from Auckland to Rarotonga

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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Rarotonga (RAR)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to RAR flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.
AKL - RAR
Price
$360 - $479
RAR
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
RAR
Precipitation
100 - 260 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Average price

$552

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$502

From Auckland Intl to Rarotonga

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga?

February can be a great time to fly to Rarotonga from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about $546. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $372. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Rarotonga?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 14% on the overall cost on flights from Auckland to Rarotonga.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga (AKL - RAR)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Auckland to Rarotonga in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 33% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Auckland to Rarotonga 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $587, or $627 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Rarotonga in October, November 2021

The best prices found for AKL to RAR flights in October, November
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$726pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Nov - 15 Dec
$773pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
18 Nov - 12 Dec
$791pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Rarotonga 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from Auckland found for this year
13 Dec - 30 Dec
$719pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$726pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Nov - 15 Dec
$773pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Rarotonga from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Rarotonga direct flight deals
8 Nov - 15 Dec
$773pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Nov - 27 Nov
$782pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
18 Nov - 12 Dec
$791pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Rarotonga

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

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

Can I find flights from Auckland to Rarotonga for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Rarotonga for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $773, but on average you can expect to pay $1,290.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Rarotonga for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Auckland to Rarotonga under $800. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Rarotonga is less than $1,290.

How popular is this Auckland to Rarotonga flight route?

Flights from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga have been viewed 14,252 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Auckland to Rarotonga return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($773), and United Airlines ($2,422) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to Rarotonga.

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Rarotonga?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Auckland to Rarotonga on time: Air New Zealand (35%), Singapore Airlines (8%), Virgin Atlantic (7%).

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Rarotonga?

On average you can expect to pay $697 for a flight from Auckland to Rarotonga. The cheapest flight overall is $169 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Rarotonga) is currently priced at $719.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Auckland to Rarotonga?

Before booking your flight from Auckland to Rarotonga, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Air New Zealand or United Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rarotonga from Auckland?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga

Most visitors from Auckland Intl can enter Rarotonga without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Rarotonga.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Rarotonga.

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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Auckland from Rarotonga?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Rarotonga

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rarotonga are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Auckland Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rarotonga are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

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Alternative routes for Auckland to Rarotonga

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Rarotonga

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Rarotonga.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration from AKL to RAR
5h 11m
Average temperature for October in Rarotonga
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Rarotonga
83.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Rarotonga

Top 4 airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Rarotonga 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
Virgin Australia
$314 $521 No cancel fee 80%
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Jetstar
$326 $458 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$478 $710 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$1,891 $2,199 No cancel fee 69%
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