We understand this is a testing time for all travellers but to ensure safety please continue to keep up to date.


Prime Minister Henry Puna has declared the Cook Islands "a COVID-19 free zone", however the county remains in Code Yellow for the time being. Even though the virus has not presented itself, all have been asked to continue to maintain good hygiene and practice physical and social distancing to prevent transmission. For more information visit

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration hereby issue the following notice
NOTICE TO REFUSE ENTRY TO THE COOK ISLANDS - Section 9A of the Entry Residence and Departure Act 1971-72
Section 31 of the COVID-19 Act 2020
Date of issue: 12 May 2020

All persons are denied entry into the Cook Islands unless there is an exemption provided (in writing) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration.
Notices issued Under S9A of the Entry, Residence and Departure Act 1971-72 on the following dates - 31 January 20 , 27 February 2020, 16 March 2020, 17 March 2020 and 24 March 2020 - are revoked.

This Notice expires on the earliest day of the following:

  1. 12 May 2022
  2. The day on which the COVID-19 Act 2020 is repealed
  3. The day it is otherwise revoked

We strongly recommend you contact your Embassy or Consulate to ensure that you are registered with them so that they are aware of your situation and can provide you with the most up-to-date information and support.

For the most up to date flight schedules please visit

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Air Rarotonga

Our national airline carrier, Air Rarotonga, suspended all scheduled inter-island air services on the 21st March, 2020. We are pleased to advise that inter-island travel between our outer Islands recommenced on Monday April 20, 2020. For further updates please click here.

When travelling we strongly recommend you refer to that countries travel & immigration restrictions which can be found here.