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The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Air Rarotonga, and Qantas. Wellington and Rarotonga have 46 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Wellington to Rarotonga

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Air RarotongaRARGZYesNo
QantasQFAQFYesNo

Cook Islands COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Latest COVID-19 restrictions

Cook Islands

Kiwi.com/COVID-19/Cook Islands
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required
  • No quarantine is required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Cook Islands – 09/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from New Zealand can enter Cook Islands, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Cook Islands
  • Mandatory Immigration Status form for Cook Islanders or permanent residents
  • Mandatory accommodation booking
  • Recommended travel insurance
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain places

Return

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for New Zealand
  • Mandatory New Zealand Travel Declaration
  • Recommended travel insurance

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Wellington?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Wellington and Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne, Nelson, Sydney, Dunedin, Denpasar, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Ho Chi Minh City, Tauranga, Cairns, Hanoi, Bangkok, Hamilton, Rotorua, Singapore.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rarotonga?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rarotonga and Auckland, Melbourne, Dunedin, Queenstown, Christchurch, Perth, Nelson, Palmerston North, Sydney, Aitutaki, London, Brisbane, Invercargill, Iloilo City, Suva, Nadi, Port Vila, Manchester, Los Angeles, Siem Reap.
What airports are near Wellington?
The main airport in Wellington is Wellington International. It is also served by Wellington International, Palmerston North, Whanganui Airport, Kapiti Coast.
What airports are near Rarotonga?
The main airport in Rarotonga is Rarotonga International. It is also served by Rarotonga International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Wellington and Rarotonga?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Wellington and Rarotonga thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Wellington and Rarotonga can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Wellington and Rarotonga?
Currently, you can fly between Wellington and Rarotonga with Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Air Rarotonga, Qantas.
When's the best time to travel between Wellington and Rarotonga?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Wellington and Rarotonga, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Wellington and Rarotonga?
Traveling between Wellington and Rarotonga, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Wellington and Rarotonga depart?
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