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South Island (CHC) to South America

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

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 $2,300. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,399.

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

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 $1,622 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $992.

Cheap flights from South Island to South America in March, April 2021

1 Apr - 29 Apr
$2,611pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
1 Apr - 29 Apr
$2,809pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
1 Apr - 30 Apr
$5,227pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to South America 2021 flight deals

2 Oct - 30 Oct
$1,639pp
CHC
Christchurch
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
LATAM Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
17 Jul - 20 Jul
$1,709pp
CHC
Christchurch
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
17 Jul - 20 Jul
$1,724pp
CHC
Christchurch
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to South America from South Island

13:00 - 15:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 20m
CHC - SCL
Multiple Airlines
$2,533
Destinia
13:00 - 09:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
36h 25m
CHC - SCL
Multiple Airlines
$2,550
Destinia
13:00 - 15:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 20m
CHC - SCL
Multiple Airlines
$2,649
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Flight FAQs

From South Island to South America

Can I find flights from South Island to South America for under $1,796 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to South America for under $1,796. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LATAM Airlines for just $1,709, but on average you can expect to pay $3,364.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Christchurch to South America to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on LATAM Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Christchurch 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.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to South America have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Christchurch to South America have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, LATAM Airlines, 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 Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from South Island to South America for under $1,658 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to South America, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

What are the most popular routes from Christchurch to South America?

When deciding which route to take from Christchurch to South America, consider Christchurch - Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Christchurch - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl or Christchurch - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to South America?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,144. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini) can be booked for $12,525 on average our data indicates $1,540 when flying from Christchurch to South America

How long does is the flight from South Island to South America?

For as low as $1,710, LATAM Airlines can have you in South America from South Island in 14h 30m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Island to South America return?

Flying on LATAM Airlines is currently your cheapest option to South America, with prices starting at $1,710. Another option worth looking into is Emirates, starting at $2,612 return.

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Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 3 airlines flying from South Island to South America

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
$707 $1,252 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$738 $1,259 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$896 $1,406 No cancel fee 78%
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