An Air New Zealand flight heading back to Auckland from Rarotonga. Photo:
Cook Islands Tourism Industry Council has welcomed sale airfares to the nation during the shoulder season.
Zealand announced one way fares to Rarotonga from $255 yesterday.
available until 4 October for the travel period covering 30 January – 27 March
Cook Islands Tourism Industry Council president Liana Scott was pleased to see the airline initiate “some excellent deals, particularly over low/shoulder season”.
“Kiwis have certainly have had a pretty mixed up year of
unfavourable weather events, so perhaps that quick break during our summer
season is just what they need.
“With no currency to change and only a 3.5 – 4-hour trip,
what better way than to unwind in paradise,” Scott said.
She said accommodators had also agreed to compliment the
deal with on the ground offers that make for a great overall package.
“The whole focus is to persuade Kiwis that February - March
is actually a fantastic time to travel, long warm balmy days, lots of fresh
tropical fruit and stunning sunsets are just the ticket needed to boost
wellness and revive the soul.”
conjunction with the low fares out of New Zealand, Air New Zealand is also
offering reduced fares on services out of Rarotonga.
are on sale until 9 October (1-8 October Cook Islands time) and include economy
fares starting from $208, premium economy from $363 and business premier from
Zealand General Manager Short Haul Jeremy O’Brien said the Cook Islands is one
of the airline’s most popular Pacific routes, so offering sale fares, gives
even more travelers the opportunity to experience the tropical destination.
wanting a little more relaxation in the New Year, now is your chance to get in
early and snap up some super low fares to one of the Pacific’s best island
destinations. The Cook Islands have something to offer every traveler – whether
you’re looking for adventure, culture, a family-friendly holiday, or just a
is an ideal time to visit the Cook Islands – temperatures average around 26
degrees Celsius and any summer rain is typically in the form of brief tropical
showers. What’s more, the summer months are generally quieter on the islands,
so you won’t be fighting anyone for a pool lounger.
are some of our lowest fares available to the Islands, giving customers the
chance to experience the tropics at affordable prices. We expect seats will be
snapped up quickly, so as always, recommend customers get in quickly if they
want to plan their island escape in 2024.”