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Cheap flights from Wellington to Rarotonga

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The best prices from Wellington to Rarotonga are usually found in May or November, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wellington (WLG) to Rarotonga (RAR)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to RAR flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.
WLG - RAR
Price
$436 - $622
RAR
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
RAR
Precipitation
100 - 260 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

$718

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$609

From Wellington to Rarotonga

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Rarotonga (WLG - RAR)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Wellington to Rarotonga in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wellington to Rarotonga?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Rarotonga. Flights to Rarotonga from Wellington in May are about $718 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $517.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Wellington to Rarotonga?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, 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 Wellington to Rarotonga?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 59 days in advance to save up to 12% 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 59 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 Wellington to Rarotonga 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $807, or $841 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Rarotonga

Which airlines flying from Wellington to Rarotonga have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Wellington to Rarotonga have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this Wellington to Rarotonga flight route?

Flights from Wellington to Rarotonga have been viewed 1,086 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Rarotonga?

While on average a flight from Wellington to Rarotonga is generally $513, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $272. When looking at the most popular route, (Wellington - Rarotonga), you can expect to pay $878 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rarotonga from Wellington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Rarotonga

Most visitors from Wellington can enter Rarotonga without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Rarotonga.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington 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 Wellington from Rarotonga?

Returning to Wellington 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 Wellington.

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

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Alternative routes for Wellington 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 Wellington 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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