Cook Islands to re-open

Travel Bubble to re-open from 13 January 2022

The Cook Islands Government has confirmed that it’s borders will re-open for Kiwi’s!

Travel to the Cook Islands will be subject to new government entry and eligibility requirements including the following:

  • Travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated or provide a certified medical exemption.  This means that only those aged over 12 years will be able to travel until New Zealand begins its vaccination of children.
  • Travellers will need to show a negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than 72 hours before departure.
  • Travel to Aitutaki is permitted, with the only requirement being that travellers will undergo a Rapid Antigen Test before boarding their flight from Rarotonga to Aitutaki. A further test may be required on Aitutaki.
  • Travellers will be required to complete a Cook Islands contact form no more than 72 hours before departing New Zealand. To assist with tracing in the Cook Islands, travellers will be required to also download the Cooksafe+ Bluetooth app as well as use their personal Cooksafe QR code card given on arrival.