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Edinburgh (EDI) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to CHC flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to South Island?

To save up to 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 55 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to South Island from £997 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £1,083 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to South Island?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to South Island. Flights to South Island from Edinburgh in May are about £847 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £615.

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Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to South Island due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and South Island for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Qantas Airways, and Singapore Airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Edinburgh to South Island?

Most people fly from Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) if they book a flight from Edinburgh to South Island. Edinburgh Turnhouse is conveniently located just 6.8 mi from Edinburgh’s city centre.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than South Island?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 20 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in South Island is generally hotter than in Edinburgh. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to South Island?

When booking a flight from Edinburgh to South Island, you may want to consider flying on China Southern, Emirates or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to South Island?

The cheapest flight price from Edinburgh to South Island is £537. On average you can expect to pay £1,798. The most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Christchurch), can usually be booked for £1,167.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Edinburgh to South Island

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.98
Average temperature for June in South Island
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in South Island
228.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Edinburgh to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to South Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Emirates
£889 £1,324 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£958 £1,329 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
£1,105 £1,402 No cancel fee 81%
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