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Gatwick (LGW) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to CHC flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to South Island (LGW - EDG)?

When flying from London Gatwick Airport to South Island, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to South Island?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 22% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London Gatwick Airport to South Island 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £1,053, or £1,144 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to South Island?

May can be a great time to fly to South Island from London Gatwick Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £894. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £650. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to South Island in November, December 2021

The best prices found for LGW to South Island flights in November, December
24 Dec - 8 Jan
£1,874pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Dec - 8 Dec
£2,378pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
29 Nov - 2 Dec
£3,731pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Gatwick found for next year
24 Dec - 8 Jan
£1,874pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Nov - 5 Dec
£1,912pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Dec - 8 Dec
£2,378pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to South Island from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to South Island
15:25 - 12:30
Emirates
2 stops
32h 05m
LGW - CHC
Emirates
£888
Jettzy
08:50 - 09:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
35h 30m
LGW - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£1,039
Gotogate
08:35 - 09:50
Qantas Airways
2 stops
36h 15m
LGW - CHC
Qantas Airways
£1,130
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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to South Island

Which airlines flying from London Gatwick to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London Gatwick to South Island have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Island for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Island for under £1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just £922, but on average you can expect to pay £1,075.

What are the most popular routes from London Gatwick Airport to South Island?

While some choose either London Gatwick - Queenstown Intl or London Gatwick - Dunedin, London Gatwick - Christchurch is the most popular route from London Gatwick Airport to South Island.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to South Island?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London Gatwick Airport to South Island? While on average our users pay £654, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £535. The most popular route (London Gatwick - Christchurch), is priced around £902.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to South Island?

Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from London Gatwick Airport to South Island.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Island from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to South Island

Most visitors from London Gatwick will not be allowed to enter South Island.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Island.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from South Island?

Returning to London Gatwick from South Island

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Alternative routes for Gatwick to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Gatwick to South Island

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.96
Average temperature for November in South Island
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in South Island
197.0 mm

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