If you don’t want to visit Rio de Janeiro in July, then you should wait until August to fly from New Zealand, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $1,448.
The ideal time to book your flight to Rio de Janeiro is 25 days in advance, when prices tend to average $1,728. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from New Zealand to Rio de Janeiro for $1,589.
The cheapest day to depart from New Zealand to Rio de Janeiro is on a Friday when prices can be found for as low as $1,569. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around $1,971. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Rio de Janeiro.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Rio de Janeiro is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from New Zealand to Rio de Janeiro in the afternoon for as low as $1,569. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $2,288.
Beaches like Barra da Tijuca are most often visited during May, August, or September, as the weather is usually above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21°C) with a low chance of rain. Another popular beach in the area is Praia de Ipanema.
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