Cheap flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga

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How to find the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Rarotonga

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to RAR flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.

CHC - RAR

Price

$473 - $595

RAR

Temperature

22 - 26 °C

RAR

Precipitation

100 - 260 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

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

Round-trip from

$661

From Christchurch to Rarotonga

One-way from

$434

One-way flight from Christchurch to Rarotonga

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

Users have found that flying from Christchurch to Rarotonga on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 19% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Christchurch to Rarotonga from $836 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $836 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Rarotonga?

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Rarotonga from Christchurch average $726. You can even find prices in June for less than $726, as users have found deals to Rarotonga from as low as $514. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Rarotonga from Christchurch. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 14%.

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

When flying from Christchurch to Rarotonga, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHC to RAR flights in October, November
18 Nov - 25 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

6h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 55m
$1,063

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/10/21

Christchurch to Rarotonga 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from Christchurch found for this year
18 Nov - 25 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

6h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 55m
$1,063

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

28 Dec - 6 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

30h 20m
$1,272

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/10/21

28 Dec - 6 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

RAR

Rarotonga

2 stops

20h 35m
RAR

Rarotonga

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

24h 20m
$1,371

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

One-way flights to Rarotonga from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga
18 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

RAR

Rarotonga

2 stops

21h 40m
$434

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Rarotonga flights.

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.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,063, but on average you can expect to pay $1,399.

How popular is this Christchurch to Rarotonga 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.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Christchurch to Rarotonga return?

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Rarotonga, with prices starting at $1,063.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Rarotonga? While on average our users pay $515, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $299. The most popular route (Christchurch - Rarotonga), is priced around $1,360.

Can I fly to Rarotonga from Christchurch right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to Rarotonga

Most visitors from Christchurch can enter Rarotonga without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch 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.


Can I fly back to Christchurch from Rarotonga?

Returning to Christchurch 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 Christchurch.

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

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Rarotonga

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Christchurch to Rarotonga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Rarotonga choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$339
Average$597
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$618
Average$825
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety