When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 30% on flights from South Island to South America compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $2,397. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,499.
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to South America. Flights to South America from South Island in June are about $1,690 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $1,034.
The most popular flight routes from South Island to South America are Queenstown Intl - Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Queenstown Intl - Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl and Christchurch - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl.
New policies can now be found on LATAM Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from South Island to South America include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.
Some of the carriers operating flights from South Island to South America that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are LATAM Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.
While on average a flight from South Island to South America is generally $1,604, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,192. When looking at the most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery), you can expect to pay $2,783 for that flight.
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