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|May||Best time to beat the crowds (3% less expensive on average)|
|December||Most popular time to fly (6% more expensive on average)|
Average price of a return ticket
|$516||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Rarotonga
- Looking for cheap airfare to Rarotonga? 25% of our users found return tickets to Rarotonga for the following prices or less: From Auckland Intl $414, from Napier Hawkes Bay $774, from Dunedin $796
- Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly to Rarotonga is May.
- Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) is the major travel hub for those travelling to the island of Rarotonga, as well as the greater Cook Islands region. The only other international airport for the Cook Islands is Aitutaki (AIT), where flights are less regular and considerably more expensive.
- The distance between Rarotonga Airport and the downtown district is 3 km, however destinations all across the island can easily be reached by a short drive. Tikioki Beach is a popular resort destination on the opposite side of the island from the airport and can be reached within approximately 25 min.
- You can find an ATM just after you pass through customs in the International Arrivals hall. The ATM will dispense New Zealand dollars, which is widely accepted across all of Rarotonga as well as the Cook Islands currency. The value of both currencies is equal and they are circulated throughout all of the Cook Islands.
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