Travel to Durban, South Africa the country's most important manufacturing center, and also one of it's busiest city for tourist visits. This has been attributed to its warm and nice climate and long extensive beaches. Durban has a population of about 3.5 million people. Durban has been developed as a tourist attraction since the 1970's. Being a host city of the 2010 FIFA World Cup probably brought greater global attention to it's tourism potentials. Durban is a gateway to national parks and cultural historic sites of the Zulu Kingdom and ancient civilizations. As a former British colony, the Old British Gentlemen's Club, the City Hall, the Natal Sugar Mills, Botanical Gardens and museums are some of its finest points of interests. Durban has a very diverse economy with thriving and bustling manufacturing, tourism, transportation and finance sectors.
Looking for pristine beach experience? Then look no further than Durban, a beachside city that fuses African and subcontinent cultures to form a unique tourist experience.
Take a flight to King Shaka International Airport and experience the perfect combination of urban and coastal activities including: surfing, kiting, beach volleyball and a spot of shark diving for the dare devils.
It is a 13 hours 35 minutes; flight from London and 8 hours 40 minutes from Lagos, Durban is easily accessible and with Jumia Travel you can get great value deals on direct flights.
Most of cheap flights to Durban will land at King Shaka International Airport (IATA: DUR), the main airport in Durban. It is approximately 35 km north of the city of Durban. Many hotels also offer airport pick-up. Other services and such as taxis can be reserved in advance but check their reputation before booking.
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Flights to Durban from Europe
Airlines offering flights to Durban from London(LHR) include Turkish Airlines, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways.
Flights to Durban from North America or Australia
Direct flights to Durban from the USA include Ethiopian Airlines (Los Angeles, New York, Washington Dulles) Qatar Airways (Boston, Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia)
Flights from Canada include Ethiopian Airlines (Toronto) and others from Montreal and Vancouver.
Flights to Durban from other African Countries
Many airline companies operate in Durban with regional flights directly from African destinations including Uganda (Entebbe), Tanzania (Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro), Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja), and other African countries.
There are also direct flights to Durban from Dubai (UAE), Guangzhou (China), Doha (Qatar).
Domestic Flights to Durban
There are a good number of South African airlines making it possible for one to get cheap domestic flights. Main airline companies offering domestic flights to Durban are: Emirates, South African Airways, British Airways (BA), Turkish Airlines flights, Qatar Airways flights
Popular international airlines flying to Durban are:
And many more.
How long is the flight to Durban?
High season fall in December to February, this is the summer season and this is when most people are booking flights to Durban so it's hard to find cheap flights. Low season is in June-August, which is winter season. Accommodation and flight rates drop considerably compared to charges during high season.
Cheap plane tickets to Durban can always be found if you’re flexible with your travel dates
What is the best day of the week to fly to Durban?
Be a little flexible with your flight itinerary and you could save some money.
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How to get a visa for Durban?
A passport and visa are required for entry into South Africa. A passport or travel document valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of your intended visit with at least at least two unused page for entry / departure endorsements.
You are advised to apply for a visa 7 days in advance of your intended travel date
Do you need a yellow fever vaccination for South Africa?
There is no risk of yellow fever in South Africa. The government of South Africa requires proof of yellow fever vaccination only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever.
Updates and complete list can be found at: Countries with risk of yellow fever virus (YFV) transmission.
In South Africa Malaria is present along the border of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It's also present in Kruger National Park. As from March 2017, new recommendations were in place for parts of Gauteng, Limpopo, and North West Provinces. When traveling to South Africa, you may need to take prescription medicine before, during and after your trip to prevent malaria, depending on your travel plans. Talk to your doctor about how you can prevent malaria while traveling.
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