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.
ME1 - RAR
$814 - $1,208
26 - 30 °C
65 - 196 mm
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
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?
Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% when planning your travel around this day of the week.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Rarotonga?
To save up to 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Rarotonga from $1,078 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,123 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Rarotonga?
Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rarotonga from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $931 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $721. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Rarotonga (ME1 - RAR)?
When flying from Melbourne to Rarotonga, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 11% versus a flight in the afternoon.
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From Melbourne to Rarotonga
What airport do you fly into for flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne?
Rarotonga (RAR), located 0.8 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga. 4 airlines have flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.
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.
How popular is this Melbourne to Rarotonga flight route?
Within the past month, 1,288 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga.
View COVID Travel Restrictions for Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rarotonga from Melbourne?
Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Rarotonga
Most visitors from Melbourne will not be allowed to enter Rarotonga.
COVID-19 testing requirements Visitors from Melbourne are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Rarotonga.
Quarantine requirements Visitors from Melbourne 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Melbourne from Rarotonga?
Returning to Melbourne from Rarotonga
COVID-19 testing requirements Visitors from Rarotonga must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.
Quarantine requirements Visitors from Rarotonga are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.
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Destination information for Rarotonga
Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Rarotonga.