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.
Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rarotonga from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $726 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $514. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.
Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 19% 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 $836, or $836 for flights within the next 24 hours.
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.
Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar flying from South Island to Rarotonga have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.
Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Rarotonga for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,063, but on average you can expect to pay $1,399.
The South Island to Rarotonga flight path 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.
The most popular flight routes from South Island to Rarotonga are Christchurch - Rarotonga, Nelson - Rarotonga and Invercargill - Rarotonga.
Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $299. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Rarotonga) can be booked for $1,360 on average our data indicates $515 when flying from South Island to Rarotonga
Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to Rarotonga
Most visitors from South Island can enter Rarotonga without restrictions.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Rarotonga.
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Rarotonga.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.>
Returning to South Island 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 South Island.
Visitors from Rarotonga are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.