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Cheap flights from South Island to Rarotonga from $848

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 31/7. 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
29 May — 5 Jun1
1 adult
Wed 29/5
Wed 5/6

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 23 days in advance to save up to 62% 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 23 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 $825, or $1,837 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rarotonga from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $1,038 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $661. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Island to Rarotonga as you normally would.

Cheap Jetstar flights from South Island to Rarotonga

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between South Island 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 124,196 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Jetstar flights we've detected travelling from South Island to Rarotonga. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Wed 31/716:50ZQN - RAR
1 stop26h 15mJetstar
Wed 7/822:00RAR - ZQN
1 stop14h 10mJetstar
Deal found 23/5$848
Wed 31/716:50ZQN - RAR
1 stop26h 15mJetstar
Wed 7/822:00RAR - ZQN
1 stop16h 25mJetstar
Deal found 23/5$851

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from South Island to Rarotonga

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between South Island 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 124,196 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Air New Zealand flights from South Island to Rarotonga. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Wed 7/823:25RAR - ZQN
2 stops13h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$980
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Wed 7/823:25RAR - ZQN
2 stops13h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,008
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Tue 6/803:10RAR - ZQN
2 stops9h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,067
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Tue 6/803:10RAR - ZQN
2 stops9h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,075
Fri 9/806:30CHC - RAR
2 stops17h 25mAir New Zealand
Sun 11/816:00RAR - CHC
1 stop17h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,116
Fri 9/814:00CHC - RAR
1 stop9h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 11/816:00RAR - CHC
1 stop8h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,124
Fri 9/807:05CHC - RAR
2 stops16h 50mAir New Zealand
Sun 11/816:00RAR - CHC
2 stops18h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,131
Fri 9/806:30CHC - RAR
2 stops17h 25mAir New Zealand
Sat 10/803:10RAR - CHC
2 stops12h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,149
Fri 9/806:30CHC - RAR
2 stops17h 25mAir New Zealand
Sat 10/803:10RAR - CHC
1 stop10h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,153

Cheap South Island to Rarotonga flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from South Island to Rarotonga specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 124,196 searches. Prices were last updated on 24 May 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from South Island to Rarotonga in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 20/608:35CHC - RAR
1 stop10h 30mMultiple Airlines
Thu 27/616:00RAR - CHC
1 stop17h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,211
Thu 20/609:40CHC - RAR
1 stop9h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 27/616:00RAR - CHC
2 stops22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,273
Thu 20/608:40CHC - RAR
2 stops10h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 27/616:00RAR - CHC
2 stops18h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,700

South Island to Rarotonga 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Island and Rarotonga in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 124,196 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from South Island to Rarotonga in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 31/716:50ZQN - RAR
1 stop26h 15mJetstar
Wed 7/822:00RAR - ZQN
1 stop14h 10mJetstar
Deal found 23/5$848
Wed 31/716:50ZQN - RAR
1 stop26h 15mJetstar
Wed 7/822:00RAR - ZQN
1 stop16h 25mJetstar
Deal found 23/5$851
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/822:00RAR - ZQN
1 stop16h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$916
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/822:00RAR - ZQN
1 stop16h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$924
Wed 31/716:50ZQN - RAR
1 stop26h 15mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/803:10RAR - ZQN
2 stops14h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$967
Wed 31/716:50ZQN - RAR
1 stop26h 15mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/803:10RAR - ZQN
1 stop18h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$969
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Wed 7/823:25RAR - ZQN
2 stops13h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$980
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Wed 7/823:25RAR - ZQN
2 stops13h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,008
Wed 31/707:00ZQN - RAR
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Tue 6/803:10RAR - ZQN
2 stops9h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/5$1,067

Find flights from South Island to Rarotonga within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Island 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 124,196 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.

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Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

1 stop26h 15m

Rarotonga

Wed 7/8

1 stop14h 10m

$848

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

1 stop26h 15m

Rarotonga

Wed 7/8

1 stop16h 25m

$851

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

2 stops16h 55m

Rarotonga

Wed 7/8

1 stop16h 25m

$916

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

2 stops16h 55m

Rarotonga

Wed 7/8

1 stop16h 25m

$924

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

1 stop26h 15m

Rarotonga

Tue 6/8

2 stops14h 10m

$967

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

1 stop26h 15m

Rarotonga

Tue 6/8

1 stop18h 30m

$969

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

2 stops16h 55m

Rarotonga

Wed 7/8

2 stops13h 15m

$980

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

2 stops16h 55m

Rarotonga

Wed 7/8

2 stops13h 15m

$1,008

Queenstown IntlRarotonga

ZQN - RAR

ZQNRAR

Queenstown Intl

Wed 31/7

2 stops16h 55m

Rarotonga

Tue 6/8

2 stops9h 30m

$1,067

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Deals found on 23/5

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Best time to book a flight from South Island to Rarotonga

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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 24 May 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from South Island to Rarotonga, such as Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.3
Very Good
618 reviews
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

6.8
Okay
632 reviews
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from South Island to Rarotonga. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Rarotonga from South Island?

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

  • Can I find flights from South Island to Rarotonga for under $900 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Rarotonga for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $848, but on average you can expect to pay $1,073.

  • What are the most popular routes from South Island to Rarotonga?

  • What does CHC to RAR mean?

    Great question - CHC to RAR just means Christchurch Airport to Rarotonga Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights! This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN), Dunedin Airport (DUD), Nelson Airport (NSN), Blenheim Airport (BHE), Invercargill Airport (IVC).

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your South Island to Rarotonga flight 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 South Island to Rarotonga with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter South Island to Rarotonga 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 South Island to Rarotonga that include hotel bookings?

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

  • How can I find direct flights from South Island to Rarotonga?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from South Island to Rarotonga.

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from South Island 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 South Island to Rarotonga that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from South Island to Rarotonga 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 South Island to Rarotonga?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on South Island 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 South Island to Rarotonga flight deals updated?

    The South Island to Rarotonga flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 23/5.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from South Island to Rarotonga?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from South Island to Rarotonga (average of $433). Flying from South Island to Rarotonga in August is currently the most expensive (average of $545). 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.

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Top 2 airlines flying from South Island to Rarotonga

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from South Island to Rarotonga. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 124,196 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$652Average$961FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air New ZealandCheapest$725Average$1,124FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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