Cheap flights from New Zealand to South Africa

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How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to South Africa?

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand to South Africa at least 61 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New Zealand to South Africa for as little as $1,745 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,844 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from New Zealand. Prices for May average $1,595 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,238. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to South Africa flights in January, February
17 Feb - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 55m
$1,464

Emirates

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Deal found 22/1/22

7 Feb - 21 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 55m
$1,476

Emirates

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Deal found 24/1/22

17 Feb - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

33h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

29h 55m
$1,499

Emirates

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Deal found 22/1/22

New Zealand to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from New Zealand found for this year
17 Feb - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 55m
$1,464

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

3 Mar - 12 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

35h 20m
$1,473

Emirates

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Deal found 23/1/22

7 Feb - 21 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 55m
$1,476

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

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
31 Jan - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

35h 20m
$1,544

Emirates

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Deal found 24/1/22

31 Jan - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

51h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

33h 50m
$1,729

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

31 Jan - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

37h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

38h 20m
$1,884

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to South Africa flights.

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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,464, but on average you can expect to pay $1,556.

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

There are currently 5+ 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.

Can I fly to South Africa from New Zealand right now?

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.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from South Africa?

Returning to New Zealand from South Africa

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

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to South Africa

Select to see more specific information for flights from New Zealand to all places in South Africa

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$931
Average$1,760
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,104
Average$1,923
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,115
Average$1,726
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$1,202
Average$1,806
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,256
Average$1,965
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$1,287
Average$2,426
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,388
Average$2,074
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
South African
Cheapest$1,616
Average$2,211
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
Cheapest$1,709
Average$1,784
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,860
Average$2,719
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety