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Cheap flights from South Island to Rarotonga

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South Island (CHC) to Rarotonga (RAR)

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to RAR flight in 2021: compare South Island to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.
CHC - RAR
Price
$652 - $820
RAR
Temperature
26 - 30 °C
RAR
Rainfall
65 - 196 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

$652

From South Island to Rarotonga

One-way from

$390

One-way flight from South Island 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 day to fly return from South Island to Rarotonga?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island 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 South Island to Rarotonga 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $580, or $620 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Rarotonga?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rarotonga from South Island. Prices for February average $540 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $368. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 22% on your journey compared to booking in February

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from South Island to Rarotonga at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 10% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from South Island to Rarotonga in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHC to RAR flights in May, June
19 Jun - 26 Jun
$879pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
19 Jun - 26 Jun
$886pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
19 Jun - 26 Jun
$891pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Rarotonga 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from South Island found for this year
21 Oct - 27 Oct
$581pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
19 Oct - 27 Oct
$605pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
21 Oct - 25 Oct
$615pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Rarotonga from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Rarotonga
13:00 - 10:30
Air New Zealand
1 stop
19h 30m
CHC - RAR
Air New Zealand
$390
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Rarotonga

Can I find flights from South Island to Rarotonga for under $827 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Rarotonga for under $827. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $783, but on average you can expect to pay $893.

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.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Rarotonga for under $827 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to Rarotonga, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this 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.

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Rarotonga?

Christchurch will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Rarotonga over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Rarotonga?

With an average temperature of 30 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Rarotonga are hotter than in Christchurch.

How long does is the flight from South Island to Rarotonga?

For as low as $841, Air New Zealand can have you in Rarotonga from South Island in 6h 30m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Island to Rarotonga return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Island to Rarotonga from $841 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Qantas Airways.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Island to Rarotonga one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Air New Zealand, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $390.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Island to Rarotonga.
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Average temperature for May in Rarotonga
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Rarotonga
170.0 mm

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