Cheap flights from Glasgow to South Island

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Glasgow (GLA) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to CHC flight in 2022: compare Glasgow to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to South Island (GLA - EDG)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Glasgow to South Island as you normally would.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to South Island. Flights to South Island from Glasgow in May are about £1,112 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £779.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Glasgow to South Island?

To save on the cost of your flight from Glasgow to South Island, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £1,063 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,213.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to South Island in May, June 2022

The best prices found for GLA to South Island flights in May, June
17 May - 7 Jun
£2,185pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
17 May - 7 Jun
£2,298pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
17 May - 7 Jun
£2,851pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Glasgow found for this year
25 Aug - 12 Sep
£1,274pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
25 Aug - 12 Sep
£1,291pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
23 Oct - 20 Nov
£1,359pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to South Island

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

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

Can I find flights from Glasgow to South Island for under £1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to South Island for under £1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £1,274, but on average you can expect to pay £3,350.

What are the cheapest flights from Glasgow to South Island?

The cheapest flight price from Glasgow to South Island is £1,202. On average you can expect to pay £1,342. The most popular route, (Glasgow Intl - Christchurch), can usually be booked for £1,291.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Glasgow to South Island are British Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Glasgow to South Island

Most visitors from Glasgow need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Island.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Glasgow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Island.

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

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Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.


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

Returning to Glasgow from South Island

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Glasgow.

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

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Alternative routes for Glasgow to South Island

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Glasgow to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.95
Average temperature for May in South Island
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in South Island
199.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Glasgow to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
£753 £1,172 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£1,049 £1,621 No cancel fee 81%
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Lufthansa
£1,117 £1,313 No cancel fee 76%
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Qantas Airways
£1,139 £1,456 No cancel fee 74%
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