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South Island to Rarotonga (RAR)

All the information you need to plan the best null to RAR flight in 2021: compare South Island to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.
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.

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

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.

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 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.

Cheap flights from South Island to Rarotonga in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Island to RAR flights in October, November
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$1,063pp
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
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$1,063pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
28 Dec - 6 Jan
$1,272pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
28 Dec - 6 Jan
$1,371pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Rarotonga from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Rarotonga
10:05 - 08:45
Air New Zealand
2 stops
21h 40m
CHC - RAR
Air New Zealand
$434
Priceline

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Rarotonga

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.

Which airlines flying from South Island 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 South Island to Rarotonga have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from South Island to Rarotonga for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

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.

How popular is this South Island to Rarotonga flight route?

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.

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

The most popular flight routes from South Island to Rarotonga are Christchurch - Rarotonga, Nelson - Rarotonga and Invercargill - Rarotonga.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to 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

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rarotonga from South Island?

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.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island 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 South Island from Rarotonga?

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.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rarotonga are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

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Alternative routes for South Island to Rarotonga

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Departure points for flights from South Island 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 South Island to Rarotonga.
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Average temperature for October in Rarotonga
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Rarotonga
83.0 mm

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