Getting around Cook Islands
Air Rarotonga (GZ) (www.airraro.com) runs regular inter-island services to Aitutaki, Atiu, Mangaia, Mauke, Manihiki, Mitiaro and Penrhyn. Limited services operate on Sundays. Discounts are offered on flights to Aitutaki during off-peak hours.
Inter-island flight times: From Rarotonga to Aitutaki is 50 minutes, to Atiu is 45 minutes, and to Mauke and Mitiaro is 50 minutes.
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Car hire: Several companies offer cars for hire from a number of shops and hotels. Motor scooter and bicycle hire is also popular.
Taxi: Available on Rarotonga.
Documentation: Drivers of all vehicles including scooters are required to have a current Cook Islands driver's licence, which is obtainable for a small fee from the Police Station in Avarua on presentation of an International or Commonwealth licence.