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Manchester (MAN) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to CHC flight in 2021: compare Manchester 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 Manchester to South Island?

Users have found that booking a flight from Manchester to South Island at least 55 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 55 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Manchester to South Island for as little as £1,016 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £1,103 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Manchester to South Island lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Manchester to South Island in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £627.

Manchester to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Manchester found for this year
28 Dec - 21 Mar
£888pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
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2 STOPS
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Manchester
28 Dec - 21 Mar
£894pp
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Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
28 Dec - 21 Mar
£1,128pp
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Manchester
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3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
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3 STOPS
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Manchester

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to South Island

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to South Island to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Manchester 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 Manchester to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Emirates, Qantas Airways, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

For a flight from Manchester to South Island, you will be flying from Manchester. Manchester (MAN) is just 8.9 mi from the centre of the city.

Can I find flights from Manchester to South Island for under £1,737 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to South Island for under £1,737. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just £1,728, but on average you can expect to pay £1,806.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to South Island for under £1,737 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Manchester to South Island, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than South Island?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 21 °C range in July. The weather in South Island is generally colder than Manchester's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

When booking a flight from Manchester to South Island, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, British Airways or Cathay Pacific as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Manchester to South Island?

The most popular route from Manchester to South Island is Manchester - Blenheim. You may also consider Manchester - Nelson or Manchester - Queenstown Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to South Island?

While on average a flight from Manchester to South Island is generally £1,639, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £426. When looking at the most popular route, (Manchester - Blenheim), you can expect to pay £1,546 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Manchester to South Island?

There are many flights that can get you from Manchester to South Island in 38h. Fly via Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Manchester to South Island return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand (£1,728), and Qantas Airways (£1,956) offers the cheapest pricing from Manchester to South Island.

Alternative routes for Manchester to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Manchester to South Island

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Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Manchester to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.99
Average temperature for June in South Island
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in South Island
228.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester 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
American Airlines
£1,051 £1,190 No cancel fee 71%
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Etihad Airways
£897 £1,226 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
£903 £1,351 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
£934 £1,354 No cancel fee 74%
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British Airways
£1,091 £1,354 No cancel fee 70%
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Qatar Airways
£929 £1,394 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
£927 £1,423 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
£950 £1,460 No cancel fee 81%
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China Southern
£831 £1,467 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
£710 £1,475 No cancel fee 75%
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