Cheap flights from Australia to Rarotonga

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Rarotonga?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 20% 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 24 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 Australia to Rarotonga 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $894, or $1,020 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Rarotonga. Flights to Rarotonga from Australia in March are about $810 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $513.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Rarotonga (AU - RAR)?

When flying from Australia to Rarotonga, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

One-way flights to Rarotonga from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Rarotonga
2 Apr.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

RAR

Rarotonga

2 stops

15h 30m
$506

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

2 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

2 stops

15h 00m
$519

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

2 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

14h 30m
$565

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to Rarotonga flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Rarotonga from Australia?

Most people fly into Rarotonga (RAR) if they book a flight to Rarotonga from Australia. Rarotonga is conveniently located just 0.8 km from Rarotonga’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Australia to Rarotonga that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Jetstar. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Australia to Rarotonga for under $2,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Rarotonga for under $2,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $1,948, but on average you can expect to pay $2,699.

How popular is this Australia to Rarotonga flight route?

Within the past month, 2,325 users have taken a look at flights from Australia to Rarotonga.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Rarotonga?

The most popular route from Australia to Rarotonga is Brisbane - Rarotonga. You may also consider Hobart - Rarotonga or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Rarotonga.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Rarotonga?

When booking a flight from Australia to Rarotonga, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Rarotonga?

While on average a flight from Australia to Rarotonga is generally $604, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $368. When looking at the most popular route, (Brisbane - Rarotonga), you can expect to pay $1,425 for that flight.

Can I fly to Rarotonga from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Rarotonga

Most visitors from Australia will not be allowed to enter Rarotonga.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia 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.


Can I fly back to Australia from Rarotonga?

Returning to Australia from Rarotonga

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rarotonga must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

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

Departure points for flights from Australia to Rarotonga

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Top 4 airlines flying from Australia to Rarotonga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Rarotonga choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$386
Average$945
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$446
Average$1,031
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$473
Average$894
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$502
Average$1,205
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety