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What is the lowest price on Wotif for a flight to Mount Ruapehu Ski Area?

Flights to Mount Ruapehu Ski Area start as low as . Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Mount Ruapehu Ski Area. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.

What are the most popular airlines that fly to Mount Ruapehu Ski Area?

. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Mount Ruapehu Ski Area? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Can I fly to Mount Ruapehu Ski Area (TUO) at the moment?

For all the latest info on the travel situation in Mount Ruapehu Ski Area, see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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Hotels in Mount Ruapehu Ski Area

Skotel Alpine Resort
Skotel Alpine Resort
3.5 out of 5
Whakapapa Village, SH 48, Nagauruhoe Place Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park
The price is NZ$75 per night from 29 Oct. to 29 Oct.
Located near the slopes, this Tongariro National Park hotel is situated in the mountains, within 1 mile (2 km) of Tongariro National Park and Tongariro National ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (121 reviews)
"Love the aesthetics of the property, eco-friendly and cozy! :)"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2021

Skotel Alpine Resort
Chateau Tongariro Hotel
Chateau Tongariro Hotel
4 out of 5
State Highway 48, Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park
The price is NZ$117 per night from 25 Nov. to 25 Nov.
This family-friendly Tongariro National Park hotel is located in a national park, within a 5-minute walk of Tongariro National Park and Tongariro National Park ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (194 reviews)
"Great place to stay, everything there, olde world charm"

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2021

Chateau Tongariro Hotel
The Peaks Motor Inn
The Peaks Motor Inn
128 Mangawhero Terrace, Cnr of Shannon St & Mangawhero Tce, Ohakune, Manawatu-Wanganui
The price is NZ$173 per night from 1 Nov. to 1 Nov.
Located near the slopes, this Ohakune motel is situated in the city centre and within 1 mile (2 km) of Mountain Bike Station, Ohakune i-SITE Visitor Information ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (32 reviews)
"We thought it was overpriced for not being able to use the on-site facilities like sauna, outdoor spa, gym. We understand due to Covid but think price should’ve reflected this."

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2021

The Peaks Motor Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.co.nz from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.