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How long does a flight from New York to Rarotonga take?
An average nonstop flight takes 18h 15m, covering a distance of 6953 miles.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from New York to Rarotonga?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($1484), Air New Zealand ($1836) and Qantas Airways ($1959).
Do I need a passport to fly between New York and Rarotonga?
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Book cheap flights from New York to Rarotonga (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
New York
$1484
only
$1484
Newark
$1488
only
$1488
Destination
Rarotonga
$1484
only
$1484
Sat, Feb 24
JFK
RAR
22h 05m
Wed, Mar 7
RAR
JFK
33h 37m
$1484
Trip: 12 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Mar 6
EWR
RAR
36h 45m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
EWR
18h 41m
$1836
Trip: 10 days
8.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.5 Excellent
Based on 1666 reviews
Overall
8.7
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
9.0
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.2
ZQN
CHC
Okay 4.3

good entertainment

we purchased a sky couch for an extra $700 and was not put in a skycouch row. I have contacted Air New Zealand and have yet to hear back from them.

AKL
HNL
Mediocre 3.6

there were extra blankets.

Cold air blasting for 8 hours.

AKL
ZQN
Excellent 10.0

The pilot would tell us as we were flying over different mountains, regions etc, and the flight was not at all crowded, and there is so much more seat space than on any domestic American flight I’ve ever flown!

They charged 60NZD for one small checked bag! And then I misunderstood the policy on lithium batteries and switched my power banks from carry-on to checked bag and they confiscated them. So there goes that.

SFO
AKL
Good 6.3

Friendly, courteous crew

Seat dimensions seem to have shrunk noticeably. Very little leg room

YVR
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Everything was ok.

The Auckland airport is the closest I have ever been to burning in hell.

Wed, Mar 7
JFK
RAR
59h 30m
Mon, Mar 19
RAR
JFK
33h 00m
$1959
Trip: 12 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 2967 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SYD
JFK
Good 6.0

The wide selection of free movies and TV shows. The food is tasty!

Our first flight to LAX was delayed by 7 hours so we spent the day in Sydney airport, spending more money on meals that hadn’t been planned. Because of the delay, we missed our connecting flight from LAX to JFK. The flight we were re-booked on was also delayed for mechanical/paperwork issues so we arrived back home in NYC 8 hours later than originally scheduled. This caused us to spend more money on a taxi since it was too late to take public transportation. it also made it difficult to settle back in at home because both my husband and I had to get up early for work the next day and we missed several hours of unpacking and cooking time we would have had had our flight not been delayed.

MEL
LAX
Mediocre 2.3

Really nothing.

Boarding was slow and people were standing in line for ages before they started to let passengers board. Once boarded, flight was delayed over an hour so we just sat there on the plane. We were sitting in the last row where extremely cold air was just blowing directly at us the entire flight! We asked a few members of the crew including the manager and were told that that's what happens when you're close to the door. It was the MOST UNCOMFORTABLE flight of my life!!! I will never fly Qantas again. They were a complete nightmare and definitely the low point of our wonderful vacation.

LAX
BNE
Good 7.6

The crew was great and attentive.

I'm not sure why we needed to bus to the plane at LAX but it caused and over 1 hour delay for take off.

SYD
DFW
Good 6.6

Were able to create an allergy friendly meal for my daughter on board, even though the information we called and provided ahead of time was lost.

Economy class seats are too cramped for such long haul flights.

SYD
LAX
Excellent 10.0

All the food. Service was good.

There was a delay but they didn't explain what was going on. I overheard that there was a threat.

Fri, Feb 16
EWR
RAR
38h 27m
Sun, Feb 18
RAR
EWR
35h 25m
$2538
Trip: 3 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 53789 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
FLL
EWR
Good 6.6

Food was not good plane was dirty

EWR
SJU
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Terrible service. Flight delayed (two hours).

LAX
NRT
Good 6.0

The crews were very kind and friendly.

I bought a ticket for ANA but my flight was United. It was ok but I payed extra to get flight with ANA so I was disappointed a bit.

ORD
BNA
Excellent 10.0

Everything

AMS
IAD
Good 7.6

Good price.

It took you 4 days for you to get back to me with the confirmation number after I had requested it via e-mail. Also, you should note Lufthansa-issued documents never commence with "220-" and then the subsequent numbers. Lufthansa tickets are always issued with "2220-" at the beginning and then the subsequent numbers. You need to update your computers otherwise with the original Lufthansa-issued ticket number you provide at time of booking, the booking will not show up in Lufthansa systems.

Sat, Feb 24
EWR
RAR
27h 05m
Wed, Mar 7
RAR
EWR
42h 58m
$1488
Trip: 12 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, Mar 17
EWR
RAR
18h 15m
Mon, Apr 16
RAR
EWR
32h 04m
$1516
Trip: 31 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, Mar 17
JFK
RAR
26h 50m
Mon, Apr 16
RAR
JFK
26h 00m
$1523
Trip: 31 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Mar 12
EWR
RAR
25h 20m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
EWR
18h 41m
$1911
Trip: 5 days
8.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.5 Excellent
Based on 1666 reviews
Overall
8.7
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
9.0
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.2
AKL
HNL
Mediocre 3.6

there were extra blankets.

Cold air blasting for 8 hours.

AKL
ZQN
Excellent 10.0

The pilot would tell us as we were flying over different mountains, regions etc, and the flight was not at all crowded, and there is so much more seat space than on any domestic American flight I’ve ever flown!

They charged 60NZD for one small checked bag! And then I misunderstood the policy on lithium batteries and switched my power banks from carry-on to checked bag and they confiscated them. So there goes that.

WLG
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Very friendly and accommodating staff. Good food, comfortable seats, and excellent entertainment choices.

AKL
HNL
Okay 4.0

There was a blanket, pillow, and headphones on my seat when I arrived.

We were not able to select our seats and didn’t realize we had received the seat and bag fare. We only received a cup of water and were seated in the next to last row, often overlooked and not acknowledged.

CHC
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Very friendly staff, speedy boarding, nice comments from the captain.

Tue, Mar 6
JFK
RAR
35h 30m
Mon, Mar 19
RAR
JFK
33h 00m
$1996
Trip: 13 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 2967 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SYD
JFK
Good 6.0

The wide selection of free movies and TV shows. The food is tasty!

Our first flight to LAX was delayed by 7 hours so we spent the day in Sydney airport, spending more money on meals that hadn’t been planned. Because of the delay, we missed our connecting flight from LAX to JFK. The flight we were re-booked on was also delayed for mechanical/paperwork issues so we arrived back home in NYC 8 hours later than originally scheduled. This caused us to spend more money on a taxi since it was too late to take public transportation. it also made it difficult to settle back in at home because both my husband and I had to get up early for work the next day and we missed several hours of unpacking and cooking time we would have had had our flight not been delayed.

SYD
DFW
Good 6.6

Were able to create an allergy friendly meal for my daughter on board, even though the information we called and provided ahead of time was lost.

Economy class seats are too cramped for such long haul flights.

SYD
DFW
Good 7.6

Crew, food and entertainment were good.

Still cramped esp when front seat reclines. Seats are very uncomfortable by end of flight.

JNB
SYD
Excellent 8.0

On time departing and arriving.Flight attendants pleasant.

Nothing...was a great flight

LAX
MEL
Excellent 8.6

Overall it was an excellent flight, delicious food, wonderful crew and flight mainly smooth.

To get to the gate for boarding was like going from Terminal 2 to Terminal 7 too far for many people to walk and to eventually find when you are not familiar with the airport, thought for a minute Qantas had not paid their airport duties.

Sun, Mar 11
EWR
RAR
48h 33m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
EWR
25h 17m
$1923
Trip: 5 days
8.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.5 Excellent
Based on 1666 reviews
Overall
8.7
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
9.0
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.2
AKL
SYD
Excellent 10.0

We fly a lot and have flown American, European, Asian airlines but this has to be the best experienxe ever. First, their checkin is all automated, even baggage. That makes the lines really short. Their staff standing by to help at every moment. When we used another airline in Australia Jetstar, we waited in line for one hour and then were scolded for being late! We even had to pay for our water and the staff took turn scolding us over our overhead bin stuff. Boarding of NZ airline was so comfortable, without pushing or crowds. Staff always welcoming you with a smile. Seats are wide and we were given free drinks, free headohones, and wait for it.... free dinner! And all served so politey and in the most gracious manner as if we were their guests. We were so taken back by their service and this was the aecond time we have flown with them in 10 days. My young daughter thought may be their staff gets paid more so they seem to be so much more happy. I also think that there is something when you dehumanize your customers by charging them for water and being uncaring to their needs. The staff also starts to treat the customers as cattle. Besides Southwest Airlines, I havent come across one another airline where the staff treat their custmoers with reapect while charging them for water. So airlines, take note. I would pay $50 per ticket extra just to be in NZ airline.

Nothing

ZQN
AKL
Good 7.6

Snacks and drinks

No plug in

YVR
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Everything was ok.

The Auckland airport is the closest I have ever been to burning in hell.

WLG
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Very friendly and accommodating staff. Good food, comfortable seats, and excellent entertainment choices.

AKL
HNL
Okay 4.0

There was a blanket, pillow, and headphones on my seat when I arrived.

We were not able to select our seats and didn’t realize we had received the seat and bag fare. We only received a cup of water and were seated in the next to last row, often overlooked and not acknowledged.

Thu, Mar 8
JFK
RAR
35h 30m
Mon, Mar 19
RAR
JFK
33h 00m
$2071
Trip: 11 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 2967 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Cabin crew was ok.

Ground staff was terrible. Boarding took forever. Plane was dirty. Blanket had stains on them. Overall, just disgusting. I was afraid to touch anything on the plane. I took photos to document.

MEL
LAX
Excellent 9.3

Very friendly and attentive crew. Varied entertainment options, including a selection of Australian films. Good food!

Cramped seats. There is no need for air travel to be so miserable in terms of legroom.

SYD
LAX
Excellent 10.0

All the food. Service was good.

There was a delay but they didn't explain what was going on. I overheard that there was a threat.

SYD
DFW
Good 7.6

Crew, food and entertainment were good.

Still cramped esp when front seat reclines. Seats are very uncomfortable by end of flight.

LAX
BNE
Good 7.6

The crew was great and attentive.

I'm not sure why we needed to bus to the plane at LAX but it caused and over 1 hour delay for take off.

Sat, Mar 10
JFK
RAR
22h 05m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
JFK
33h 00m
$1779
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Mar 7
EWR
RAR
27h 20m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
EWR
16h 40m
$2061
Trip: 9 days
8.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.5 Excellent
Based on 1666 reviews
Overall
8.7
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
9.0
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.2
SFO
AKL
Good 6.3

Friendly, courteous crew

Seat dimensions seem to have shrunk noticeably. Very little leg room

ZQN
CHC
Okay 4.3

good entertainment

we purchased a sky couch for an extra $700 and was not put in a skycouch row. I have contacted Air New Zealand and have yet to hear back from them.

CHC
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Very friendly staff, speedy boarding, nice comments from the captain.

MEL
AKL
Good 7.3

The seats are super comfy and the staff are lovely and very attentive to ones needs. The only down fall would be that I had to pay for movies and a meal wasn’t included with my flight, but that’s minor. Also, baggage cost me 120.AUD for one bag! I thought that was pretty outrageous for one check in bag. But the pilot was very good and informative as the overall flight was smooth. Thanks again air New Zealand.

Over priced check in bag. Due to it not being according to weight. Ridiculous.

YVR
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Everything was ok.

The Auckland airport is the closest I have ever been to burning in hell.

Sun, Mar 11
JFK
RAR
36h 30m
Mon, Mar 19
RAR
JFK
33h 00m
$2079
Trip: 8 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 2967 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
MEL
LAX
Excellent 9.3

Very friendly and attentive crew. Varied entertainment options, including a selection of Australian films. Good food!

Cramped seats. There is no need for air travel to be so miserable in terms of legroom.

SYD
DFW
Good 6.6

Were able to create an allergy friendly meal for my daughter on board, even though the information we called and provided ahead of time was lost.

Economy class seats are too cramped for such long haul flights.

LAX
BNE
Good 7.6

The crew was great and attentive.

I'm not sure why we needed to bus to the plane at LAX but it caused and over 1 hour delay for take off.

SYD
DFW
Good 7.6

Crew, food and entertainment were good.

Still cramped esp when front seat reclines. Seats are very uncomfortable by end of flight.

LAX
JFK
Excellent 10.0

*Our flight from LA to Melbourne on January 7th was cancelled. Fortunately, Qantas crew members were able to place us on an American Airlines flight to JFK the very same day.

Sat, Feb 17
EWR
RAR
19h 40m
Wed, Feb 21
RAR
EWR
28h 20m
$2538
Trip: 5 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 53789 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
EWR
SJO
Mediocre 2.0

Más espacio, al menos una película que ver, y algún bocadillo por ser un vuelo de tantas horas

IAD
FRA
Good 7.0

One of the stewardess was very kind

The longer leg from US to Frankfurt was very difficult to sleep in because the mid cabin section light was not turned off

FLL
EWR
Good 6.6

Food was not good plane was dirty

TPA
ORD
Excellent 9.3

Loved the in flight direct tv in the seat backs

ORD
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Great customer service

Sat, Mar 10
EWR
RAR
22h 35m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
EWR
32h 13m
$1807
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 20
EWR
RAR
33h 40m
Fri, Feb 23
RAR
EWR
17h 40m
$2538
Trip: 4 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 53789 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
AMS
IAD
Good 7.6

Good price.

It took you 4 days for you to get back to me with the confirmation number after I had requested it via e-mail. Also, you should note Lufthansa-issued documents never commence with "220-" and then the subsequent numbers. Lufthansa tickets are always issued with "2220-" at the beginning and then the subsequent numbers. You need to update your computers otherwise with the original Lufthansa-issued ticket number you provide at time of booking, the booking will not show up in Lufthansa systems.

TPA
ORD
Excellent 9.3

Loved the in flight direct tv in the seat backs

ORD
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Great customer service

IAD
FRA
Good 7.0

One of the stewardess was very kind

The longer leg from US to Frankfurt was very difficult to sleep in because the mid cabin section light was not turned off

MEX
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Almost on time.

Should have 1 free check in luggage to Mexico.

Tue, Mar 6
JFK
RAR
35h 30m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
JFK
33h 00m
$2121
Trip: 10 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 2967 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
BNE
Good 7.6

The crew was great and attentive.

I'm not sure why we needed to bus to the plane at LAX but it caused and over 1 hour delay for take off.

LAX
MEL
Excellent 8.6

Overall it was an excellent flight, delicious food, wonderful crew and flight mainly smooth.

To get to the gate for boarding was like going from Terminal 2 to Terminal 7 too far for many people to walk and to eventually find when you are not familiar with the airport, thought for a minute Qantas had not paid their airport duties.

SYD
LAX
Excellent 10.0

All the food. Service was good.

There was a delay but they didn't explain what was going on. I overheard that there was a threat.

MEL
LAX
Mediocre 2.3

Really nothing.

Boarding was slow and people were standing in line for ages before they started to let passengers board. Once boarded, flight was delayed over an hour so we just sat there on the plane. We were sitting in the last row where extremely cold air was just blowing directly at us the entire flight! We asked a few members of the crew including the manager and were told that that's what happens when you're close to the door. It was the MOST UNCOMFORTABLE flight of my life!!! I will never fly Qantas again. They were a complete nightmare and definitely the low point of our wonderful vacation.

SYD
JFK
Good 6.0

The wide selection of free movies and TV shows. The food is tasty!

Our first flight to LAX was delayed by 7 hours so we spent the day in Sydney airport, spending more money on meals that hadn’t been planned. Because of the delay, we missed our connecting flight from LAX to JFK. The flight we were re-booked on was also delayed for mechanical/paperwork issues so we arrived back home in NYC 8 hours later than originally scheduled. This caused us to spend more money on a taxi since it was too late to take public transportation. it also made it difficult to settle back in at home because both my husband and I had to get up early for work the next day and we missed several hours of unpacking and cooking time we would have had had our flight not been delayed.

Fri, Mar 9
EWR
RAR
38h 10m
Fri, Mar 16
RAR
EWR
36h 10m
$2154
Trip: 7 days
8.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.5 Excellent
Based on 1666 reviews
Overall
8.7
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
9.0
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.2
ZQN
AKL
Good 7.6

Snacks and drinks

No plug in

AKL
ZQN
Excellent 10.0

The pilot would tell us as we were flying over different mountains, regions etc, and the flight was not at all crowded, and there is so much more seat space than on any domestic American flight I’ve ever flown!

They charged 60NZD for one small checked bag! And then I misunderstood the policy on lithium batteries and switched my power banks from carry-on to checked bag and they confiscated them. So there goes that.

AKL
HNL
Mediocre 3.6

there were extra blankets.

Cold air blasting for 8 hours.

CHC
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Very friendly staff, speedy boarding, nice comments from the captain.

AKL
SYD
Excellent 10.0

We fly a lot and have flown American, European, Asian airlines but this has to be the best experienxe ever. First, their checkin is all automated, even baggage. That makes the lines really short. Their staff standing by to help at every moment. When we used another airline in Australia Jetstar, we waited in line for one hour and then were scolded for being late! We even had to pay for our water and the staff took turn scolding us over our overhead bin stuff. Boarding of NZ airline was so comfortable, without pushing or crowds. Staff always welcoming you with a smile. Seats are wide and we were given free drinks, free headohones, and wait for it.... free dinner! And all served so politey and in the most gracious manner as if we were their guests. We were so taken back by their service and this was the aecond time we have flown with them in 10 days. My young daughter thought may be their staff gets paid more so they seem to be so much more happy. I also think that there is something when you dehumanize your customers by charging them for water and being uncaring to their needs. The staff also starts to treat the customers as cattle. Besides Southwest Airlines, I havent come across one another airline where the staff treat their custmoers with reapect while charging them for water. So airlines, take note. I would pay $50 per ticket extra just to be in NZ airline.

Nothing

Sat, Mar 10
JFK
RAR
22h 05m
Sun, Mar 18
RAR
JFK
33h 50m
$1833
Trip: 8 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews

New York to Rarotonga Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Rarotonga
Flights Depart from New York
Flight Price $1484
Distance 6953 miles
Airlines Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, United
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