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Swissoutbound: Jul 23, 2019
2 stops (55h45m)
Swiss
Lufthansareturn: Jul 30, 2019
2 stops (23h05m)
Lufthansa
Kenya Airwaysoutbound: Jul 23, 2019
2 stops (37h35m)
Kenya Airways
Kenya Airwaysreturn: Jul 30, 2019
1 stop (24h45m)
Kenya Airways
Etihad Airwaysoutbound: Jul 22, 2019
1 stop (35h35m)
Etihad Airways
Etihad Airwaysreturn: Jul 29, 2019
1 stop (26h20m)
Etihad Airways
Qatar Airwaysoutbound: Jul 22, 2019
1 stop (21h50m)
Qatar Airways
Etihad Airwaysreturn: Jul 29, 2019
1 stop (26h20m)
Etihad Airways
Etihad Airwaysoutbound: Oct 21, 2019
1 stop (36h40m)
Etihad Airways
Etihad Airwaysreturn: Oct 26, 2019
2 stops (58h05m)
Etihad Airways
Emiratesoutbound: Oct 21, 2019
1 stop (41h20m)
Emirates
Emiratesreturn: Oct 26, 2019
1 stop (43h50m)
Emirates
Qatar Airwaysoutbound: Oct 21, 2019
1 stop (26h10m)
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airwaysreturn: Oct 26, 2019
1 stop (32h15m)
Qatar Airways
KLMoutbound: Oct 21, 2019
1 stop (21h35m)
KLM
KLMreturn: Oct 26, 2019
2 stops (28h25m)
KLM
Air Franceoutbound: Oct 21, 2019
1 stop (30h45m)
Air France
KLMreturn: Oct 26, 2019
2 stops (28h25m)
KLM
Swissoutbound: Nov 12, 2019
2 stops (34h59m)
Swiss
Lufthansareturn: Dec 1, 2019
2 stops (28h18m)
Lufthansa
American Airlinesoutbound: Nov 12, 2019
2 stops (31h40m)
American Airlines
American Airlinesreturn: Dec 1, 2019
2 stops (47h14m)
American Airlines
Lufthansaoutbound: Nov 12, 2019
2 stops (57h30m)
Lufthansa
Lufthansareturn: Dec 1, 2019
2 stops (28h18m)
Lufthansa
Virgin Atlanticoutbound: Nov 12, 2019
1 stop (31h05m)
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlanticreturn: Dec 1, 2019
1 stop (27h15m)
Virgin Atlantic
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Nov 12, 2019
1 stop (22h47m)
Delta Air Lines
KLMreturn: Dec 1, 2019
1 stop (45h18m)
KLM
Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Nov 12, 2019
2 stops (34h15m)
Alaska Airlines
Qatar Airwaysreturn: Dec 1, 2019
2 stops (32h50m)
Qatar Airways

Mini guide: Cheap flights to South Africa, tourism and travel info

Flights to South Africa: need to know

Cheap airline tickets to South Africa

South Africa is a top destination if you’re looking to experience a truly African safari, beaches, worldly cities and some tasty wines. Search for cheap flights to either Cape Town or Johannesburg onboard Virgin Atlantic, JetBlue, South African Airways and United Airlines.

When to book the cheapest flights to South Africa

South Africa’s seasons are opposite to what they are at home. Peak season is during South Africa’s summer months, from October to March. For the cheapest flights to South Africa, try visiting in spring or autumn and book your tickets at least 6 months in advance.

  • Peak season: Summer, October-March.
  • Low season: Winter.

Flight duration

A flight to South Africa from New York takes around 22 hours with a layover.

Experience South Africa: sights, tours and activities

South Africa extends all the way across the southern tip of the African continent. It’s the perfect place for a wildlife safari, a wine tour, a whale watching excursion and a beach vacation. Not to mention cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town to visit too!

Essentials in South Africa

Cape Town: Cape Town is one of the most popular tourist spots in the country. With Table Mountain just a hike away, and islands to explore just off the coast. Robben Island is the one where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner. It’s a culture addicts home away from home!

Johannesburg: Or Jo’burg as the locals like to call it, is a city of contacts. Visit the Carlton Center first for amazing views over the city. The Museum of Africa is a must to understand the country’s history and people.

Port Elizabeth: Take a trip back in time when you visit this charming little city with its Victorian architecture and beautiful beaches. It’s along the Garden Route, one of the most stunning drives in the world and a must if you rent a car in South Africa.

Visit Southafrica.net for more info.

Hotels and accommodation in South Africa

Looking for a hotel in South Africa? You’ll find plenty of choice in major cities like the ones we mentioned above. For something further afield, why not try a secluded hut in a National Park or a cabin overlooking the coast; they’re a steal in the off-season!

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Etihad Airwaysoutbound: Jul 22, 2019
1 stop (35h35m)
Etihad Airways
Etihad Airwaysreturn: Jul 29, 2019
1 stop (26h20m)
Etihad Airways