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United Kingdom to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHC flight in 2022: compare United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to South Island?

To save on the cost of your flight from United Kingdom to South Island, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 22% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £1,130 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,228.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to South Island?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from United Kingdom. Prices for May average £960 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £698. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 37% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to South Island (GB - EDG)?

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

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to South Island in May, June 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to South Island flights in May, June
30 May - 23 Oct
£980pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Jun - 10 Oct
£1,162pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
13 Jun - 10 Oct
£1,184pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from United Kingdom found for this year
1 Nov - 23 Nov
£924pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Sep - 27 Sep
£937pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Oct - 29 Oct
£948pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
24 May - 10 Jun
£1,499pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
25 May - 15 Jun
£1,507pp
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 10 Jun
£1,508pp
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Island from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to South Island
18:05 - 05:30
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
24h 25m
LHR - CHC
Singapore Airlines
02:10 - 01:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
36h 00m
STN - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£744
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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to South Island

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

Some of our airline partners flying from United Kingdom to South Island have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to South Island for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to South Island for under £1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £904, but on average you can expect to pay £1,015.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to South Island for under £1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to South Island within the next 7 days for less than £1,500.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to South Island

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

Documents
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.

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 United Kingdom from South Island?

Returning to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom.

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

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Destination points for flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.96
Average temperature for May in South Island
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in South Island
199.0 mm

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom 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
China Southern
£613 £1,114 No cancel fee 69%
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Cathay Pacific
£684 £1,116 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£744 £1,292 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£749 £1,123 No cancel fee 68%
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Etihad Airways
£840 £934 No cancel fee 75%
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American Airlines
£883 £1,002 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
£890 £1,429 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
£934 £1,346 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£942 £1,081 No cancel fee 70%
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SWISS
£985 £1,250 No cancel fee 79%
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