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New Zealand to Rarotonga (RAR)

All the information you need to plan the best null to RAR flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand 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 New Zealand to Rarotonga 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $598, or $639 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rarotonga from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $556 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $379. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Rarotonga (NZ0 - 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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to RAR flights in September, October
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$844pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$846pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Oct - 7 Oct
$852pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Rarotonga 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand found for this year
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$724pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Dec - 26 Dec
$762pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Dec - 31 Dec
$833pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Rarotonga direct flight deals
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$724pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Jan - 8 Jan
$745pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Dec - 26 Dec
$762pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga

Late deals on return flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand, departing today and this week
3 Oct - 7 Oct
$852pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Rarotonga from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga
02:40 - 07:30
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 50m
AKL - RAR
Air New Zealand
$348
Kiwi.com
09:00 - 13:50
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 50m
AKL - RAR
Air New Zealand
$389
Kiwi.com
03:15 - 07:50
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 35m
AKL - RAR
Air New Zealand
$392
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Rarotonga

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 $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $724, but on average you can expect to pay $976.

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

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga under $800. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Rarotonga is less than $822.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Rarotonga for under $900?

There are currently 1+ open flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga within the next 7 days for less than $900.

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.

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: Air New Zealand(62%), Virgin Atlantic(30%), Singapore Airlines(30%.)

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga?

On average you can expect to pay $710 for a flight from New Zealand to Rarotonga. The cheapest flight overall is $173 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Rarotonga) is currently priced at $724.

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 popular routes from New Zealand to Rarotonga?

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

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rarotonga from New Zealand?

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.


Do I need a test to 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.

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Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Rarotonga

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Destination information for Rarotonga

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to Rarotonga.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration from New Zealand to RAR
4h 03m
Average temperature for September in Rarotonga
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Rarotonga
106.0 mm

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
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Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne (GIS)

Airports servicing Rarotonga

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$320 $531 No cancel fee 80%
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Jetstar
$333 $609 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$487 $896 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$1,926 $2,240 No cancel fee 69%
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