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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.
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.
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.
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