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New Zealand to South Africa

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

To save on the cost of your flight from New Zealand to South Africa, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,666 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,761.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to South Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Africa from New Zealand average $1,523. You can even find prices in May for less than $1,523, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as $1,182. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from New Zealand. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to South Africa (NZ0 - ZA0)?

When flying from New Zealand to South Africa, 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 South Africa in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to South Africa flights in September, October
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$1,444pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,457pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 14 Oct
$1,491pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from New Zealand found for this year
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$1,444pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,457pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 14 Oct
$1,491pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from New Zealand, departing today and this week
7 Oct - 3 Nov
$1,541pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Oct - 3 Nov
$1,584pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Oct - 3 Nov
$1,587pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to South Africa
15:40 - 06:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
49h 40m
AKL - CPT
Qatar Airways
$1,052
Jettzy (NZ)
13:15 - 06:45
Emirates
2 stops
52h 30m
AKL - CPT
Emirates
$1,076
AirfareAssist
14:15 - 15:50
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
36h 35m
AKL - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$1,095
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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to South Africa

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New Zealand to South Africa that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from New Zealand to South Africa are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,538, but on average you can expect to pay $1,638.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,600?

There are currently 11+ open flights from New Zealand to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

How popular is this New Zealand to South Africa flight route?

This flight path from New Zealand to South Africa was viewed by 6,076 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 South Africa one-way?

$677 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Singapore Airlines and Emirates, with prices starting from $965 and $1,076, respectively.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to South Africa

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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 South Africa?

Returning to New Zealand from South Africa

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Destination points for flights from New Zealand to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to South Africa.
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Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to South Africa 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
Singapore Airlines
$889 $1,681 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$1,054 $1,837 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
$1,064 $1,648 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$1,147 $1,724 No cancel fee 68%
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Qantas Airways
$1,200 $1,868 No cancel fee 74%
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Air China
$1,229 $2,316 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,326 $1,981 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
$1,543 $2,199 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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Ethiopian Air
$1,632 $1,704 No cancel fee 72%
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Air New Zealand
$1,776 $2,596 No cancel fee 78%
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