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Cheap flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga from $785

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 1/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CHC — RAR
22 Apr — 29 Apr1
1 adult
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Cheap flight deals from Christchurch to Rarotonga

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Christchurch (CHC) to Rarotonga (RAR). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 17 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$1,218

Round-trip from

$716
High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
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 Saturday 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 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 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 $1,113 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,573 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 May. Prices to Rarotonga from Christchurch average $1,165. You can even find prices in May for less than $1,165, as users have found deals to Rarotonga from as low as $727. 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 31%.

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 12% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Jetstar flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Christchurch and Rarotonga. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Jetstar flights we've found from Christchurch to Rarotonga. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Sat 1/606:15CHC - RAR
1 stop12h 50mJetstar
Wed 5/622:00RAR - CHC
1 stop11h 50mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$785
Fri 7/620:25CHC - RAR
1 stop22h 40mJetstar
Fri 14/622:00RAR - CHC
1 stop14h 50mJetstar
Deal found 15/4$866

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Christchurch and Rarotonga. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Air New Zealand flights we've found at this time heading from Christchurch to Rarotonga. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Fri 7/620:30CHC - RAR
2 stops37h 25mAir New Zealand
Fri 14/623:25RAR - CHC
2 stops17h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$1,058
Sat 1/614:00CHC - RAR
2 stops19h 55mAir New Zealand
Wed 5/623:25RAR - CHC
2 stops17h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,237

Christchurch to Rarotonga 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Christchurch and Rarotonga in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Sat 1/606:15CHC - RAR
1 stop12h 50mJetstar
Wed 5/622:00RAR - CHC
1 stop11h 50mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$785
Fri 7/620:25CHC - RAR
1 stop22h 40mJetstar
Fri 14/622:00RAR - CHC
1 stop14h 50mJetstar
Deal found 15/4$866
Sat 1/606:15CHC - RAR
1 stop12h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 5/623:25RAR - CHC
2 stops17h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$939
Fri 7/620:30CHC - RAR
2 stops37h 25mAir New Zealand
Fri 14/623:25RAR - CHC
2 stops17h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$1,058
Sun 2/616:50CHC - RAR
1 stop12h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 8/613:10RAR - CHC
2 stops27h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$1,196
Sat 1/614:00CHC - RAR
2 stops19h 55mAir New Zealand
Wed 5/623:25RAR - CHC
2 stops17h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,237
Sun 2/609:40CHC - RAR
2 stops19h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sat 8/613:10RAR - CHC
2 stops27h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$1,298

Find flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.

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$785 - $1,298

Route

Departure

Return

Price

ChristchurchRarotonga

CHC - RAR

CHCRAR

Christchurch

Sat 1/6

1 stop12h 50m

Rarotonga

Wed 5/6

1 stop11h 50m

$785

ChristchurchRarotonga

CHC - RAR

CHCRAR

Christchurch

Fri 7/6

1 stop22h 40m

Rarotonga

Fri 14/6

1 stop14h 50m

$866

ChristchurchRarotonga

CHC - RAR

CHCRAR

Christchurch

Sat 1/6

1 stop12h 50m

Rarotonga

Wed 5/6

2 stops17h 00m

$939

ChristchurchRarotonga

CHC - RAR

CHCRAR

Christchurch

Fri 7/6

2 stops37h 25m

Rarotonga

Fri 14/6

2 stops17h 05m

$1,058

ChristchurchRarotonga

CHC - RAR

CHCRAR

Christchurch

Sun 2/6

1 stop12h 25m

Rarotonga

Sat 8/6

2 stops27h 15m

$1,196

ChristchurchRarotonga

CHC - RAR

CHCRAR

Christchurch

Sat 1/6

2 stops19h 55m

Rarotonga

Wed 5/6

2 stops17h 00m

$1,237

ChristchurchRarotonga

CHC - RAR

CHCRAR

Christchurch

Sun 2/6

2 stops19h 35m

Rarotonga

Sat 8/6

2 stops27h 15m

$1,298

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Deals found on 16/4

When is the best time to book a flight from Christchurch to Rarotonga?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Christchurch to Rarotonga. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga is 63 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Rarotonga?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Christchurch to Rarotonga. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Christchurch to Rarotonga flight should consider departing on Thursday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Rarotonga by month

Plan your trip from Christchurch to Rarotonga by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Christchurch to Rarotonga is currently $0 while a return flight costs $1,054. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Christchurch to Rarotonga (average of $421). Flying from Christchurch to Rarotonga in August is currently the most expensive (average of $547). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$744

February

$715

March

$771

April

$792

May

$781

June

$865

July

$858

August

$929

September

$868

October

$768

November

$746

December

$844

Temperature and rainfall in Rarotonga by month

Plan your trip to Rarotonga by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

RAR

Temperature

22 - 26 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Rarotonga

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Rarotonga. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Rarotonga. Reviews last updated 17 April 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Jetstar and Air New Zealand from Christchurch to Rarotonga. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
670 reviews

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

8.3
Very Good
670 reviews
8.3
Very Good
670 reviews

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

6.9
Okay
683 reviews
8.3
Very Good
670 reviews

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

Related info for your journey

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $785, but on average you can expect to pay $1,053.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Rarotonga round-trip?

    Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Rarotonga, with prices starting at $785. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $1,058 round trip. These flights start at 32% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

  • What does CHC to RAR mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Christchurch Airport to Rarotonga Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a CHC to RAR flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Christchurch to Rarotonga flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Christchurch to Rarotonga by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Christchurch to Rarotonga?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Christchurch to Rarotonga flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Christchurch to Rarotonga flight deals updated?

    The Christchurch to Rarotonga flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 17/4.

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JetstarCheapest$713Average$877FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air New ZealandCheapest$857Average$1,094FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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