Book a flight to South Africa, a superb tourist destination rich in culture, fauna & flora and history. South Africa is more than just a destination as there are various points of interest including: beaches, lush winelands, craggy cliffs, forest and lagoons and several Mountains. South Africa is a vast country with 11 official languages with English being one of them and use South African rand as their currency.
Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Bloemfontein, Kimberley, East London are the major cities where you can encounter bustling entrepreneurs, savor the popular local dish of roasted meat(Braaivleis)as well as visit museums, historical sites and national parks. Whether you are traveling to the country's capital or would rather fly someplace off you are guaranteed to find the ideal destination for your trip here on Jumia Travel.
Main flying destinations in South Africa are Bloemfontein, Cape Town, East London, George, Hoedspruit, Durban, Nelspruit, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Phalaborwa, Pietermaritzburg, Sun City, Plettenberg Bay, Pietersburg, Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay
South Africa has well-developed airport infrastructure where most major cities around the country have well-developed airport which provide both local and international flights.
Popular airlines flying to South Africa are:
And many more.
Peak season: November to January are the busiest months making cheap flights to South Africa very difficult to find. There are multiple of festivals going on across the country, check before you book your flights to South Africa as festivals drive up the cost flight tickets.
Low season: October is the quietest time to book cheap flights to South Africa. Due to the low turn up of tourists cheap flight tickets and deals on hotels are more readily available.
It’s important to book your flights to South Africa early on to ensure you make a saving as even in the low season prices can be high.
Avoid the peak-season crowds to take advantage of cheaper off-season rates.
Make sure you secure your flights to South Africa two, three or even four months in advance. Also, if you can be flexible with your dates and then you can find the cheapest flights to South Africa.
The general rule that flying on strange days and times is cheaper, is also valid here. If you can be flexible with your dates then you’ll have the best chance to secure the cheapest flights to South Africa and find some good deals on hotels too.
Need a flight to South Africa to attend a last-minute business meeting? It's never too late for last minute deals, we'll find the perfect flight for you! October, though still off-peak, is the best time to book last minute flights to South Africa for whale watching.
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
A South African visa application costs US $47.
Remember, it’s your responsibility to carry the proper travel documents. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the South African Embassy or Consulate.
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.
For most short-term travellers the usual recommended vaccinations for South Africa include cover against the childhood diseases (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Poliomyelitis) as well as cover against the food and water borne diseases of Hepatitis A and Typhoid. Please consult your doctor well in advance of travel for advice on health care.
In South Africa Malaria is present along the border of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. This is in Vembe and Mopane, Limpopo. 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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