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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga

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The best prices from Melbourne to Rarotonga are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Rarotonga (RAR)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to RAR flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.
MEL - RAR
Price
$760 - $1,128
RAR
Temperature
26 - 30 °C
RAR
Rainfall
65 - 196 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

$760

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$760

From Melbourne to Rarotonga

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Rarotonga?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 24 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 24 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 $812. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $927.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Rarotonga from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $736. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $466. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Rarotonga (MEL - RAR)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 11% on flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MEL to RAR flights in May, June
11 Jun - 16 Jun
$1,616pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
11 Jun - 16 Jun
$1,809pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Rarotonga 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne found for this year
19 Sep - 25 Sep
$1,496pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
11 Jun - 16 Jun
$1,616pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
11 Jun - 16 Jun
$1,809pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Rarotonga

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga for under $1,529 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga for under $1,529. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,496, but on average you can expect to pay $1,698.

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

Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga for under $1,529 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Melbourne to Rarotonga flight path was viewed by 1,288 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Rarotonga?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Melbourne is roughly less than Rarotonga. You can assume this to be the case over the next 13 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Rarotonga?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 30 °C range in February. The weather in Rarotonga is generally hotter than Melbourne's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Rarotonga?

Air New Zealand can get you from Melbourne to Rarotonga in just under 49h 10m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Rarotonga return?

Currently priced at $1,497, Air New Zealand will fly you from Melbourne to Rarotonga and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

Destination information for Rarotonga

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Rarotonga.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.08
Average temperature for May in Rarotonga
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Rarotonga
170.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Rarotonga

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Rarotonga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Rarotonga choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$406 $628 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$431 $745 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$571 $784 No cancel fee 78%
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Jetstar
$275 $840 No cancel fee 74%
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