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New Zealand to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Cape Town?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 49 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from New Zealand to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 49 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,739. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,890.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Cape Town?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $1,589 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,199. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Cape Town (NZ0 - CPT)?

When flying from New Zealand to Cape Town, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Cape Town in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to CPT flights in September, October
5 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,688pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,708pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
15 Oct - 22 Oct
$1,725pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from New Zealand found for this year
5 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,688pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Nov - 27 Dec
$1,698pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,708pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Cape Town
16:10 - 07:15
Qatar Airways
2 stops
50h 05m
AKL - CPT
Qatar Airways
$1,026
Travelgenio
13:15 - 06:45
Emirates
2 stops
52h 30m
AKL - CPT
Emirates
$1,106
mytrip.com
20:10 - 04:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
43h 15m
AKL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$7,984
Mix&Match (NZ)

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from New Zealand?

Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 15.6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from New Zealand to Cape Town.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New Zealand to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Cape Town for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Cape Town for under $1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,688, but on average you can expect to pay $1,873.

How popular is this New Zealand to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from New Zealand to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 2,543 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to Cape Town one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,026. Emirates flights start at $1,096 while deals on Malaysia Airlines start at $1,664 one-way.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to New Zealand from Cape Town?

Returning to New Zealand from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Cape Town

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.30
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from New Zealand to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
$844 $1,286 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
$740 $1,312 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
$970 $1,379 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
$1,153 $1,426 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
$856 $1,430 No cancel fee 75%
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