Cheap flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga

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

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand to Rarotonga at least 61 days early can save you up to 14% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga for as little as $630 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $673 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Rarotonga?

February can be a great time to fly to Rarotonga from New Zealand with a flight ticket averaging about $587. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $400. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Rarotonga (NZ - RAR)?

When flying from New Zealand to Rarotonga, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to RAR flights in January, February
13 Feb - 24 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$600

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

24 Feb - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$690

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

20 Feb - 28 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$709

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 24/1/22

New Zealand to Rarotonga 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand found for this year
10 Sep - 23 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$468

Jetstar

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Deal found 24/1/22

20 Oct - 26 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$474

Jetstar

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Deal found 25/1/22

20 Oct - 26 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$486

Jetstar

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Deal found 25/1/22

Direct flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Rarotonga direct flight deals
6 Mar - 8 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$560

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

8 Mar - 8 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$573

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

13 Feb - 24 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$600

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga

Late deals on return flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 10 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$714

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 24/1/22

1 Feb - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$817

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

2 Feb - 3 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 35m
$819

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 27/1/22

One-way flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga
3 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 50m
$186

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/1/22

1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
$259

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 24/1/22

22 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

RAR

Rarotonga

Nonstop

3h 45m
$283

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Rarotonga flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand?

Most people fly into Rarotonga (RAR) if they book a flight to Rarotonga from New Zealand. Rarotonga is conveniently located just 0.8 km from Rarotonga’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $560, but on average you can expect to pay $687.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga under $600. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Rarotonga is less than $688.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Rarotonga for under $800?

There are currently 10+ open flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What days are direct flights available from New Zealand to Rarotonga?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How popular is this New Zealand to Rarotonga flight route?

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

How many flights depart from New Zealand to Rarotonga on average per day?

1 flight departure from New Zealand to Rarotonga per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Zealand to Rarotonga?

Airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar fly from New Zealand to Rarotonga in about 3h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 6h 05m. The distance from New Zealand to Rarotonga is about 3030 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Rarotonga?

Most travellers choose Auckland Intl - Rarotonga, Wellington - Rarotonga or Christchurch - Rarotonga when deciding on the best route from New Zealand to Rarotonga.

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

Consider Jetstar, Air New Zealand or United Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to Rarotonga.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Zealand 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 New Zealand to Rarotonga on time: Singapore Airlines (67%), Air New Zealand (56%), United Airlines (50%).

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga?

On average you can expect to pay $471 for a flight from New Zealand to Rarotonga. The cheapest flight overall is $218 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Rarotonga) is currently priced at $573.

Can I fly to Rarotonga from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Rarotonga

Most visitors from New Zealand can enter Rarotonga without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand from Rarotonga?

Returning to New Zealand 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 New Zealand.

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

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga

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Top 4 airlines flying from New Zealand to Rarotonga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand 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$300
Average$626
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$337
Average$560
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$513
Average$887
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$2,030
Average$2,362
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to Rarotonga

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