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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 $1,582 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 $1,671 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 $1,446 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,122. 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

Cheap flights from New Zealand to South Africa in February, March 2021

25 Feb - 3 Mar
$1,636pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Feb - 3 Mar
$1,797pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to South Africa 2021 flight deals

19 Nov - 19 Jan
$1,329pp
CHC
Christchurch
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
17 May - 31 May
$1,425pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
16 Nov - 18 Jan
$1,433pp
CHC
Christchurch
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to South Africa from New Zealand

15:40 - 11:20
Qatar Airways
2 stops
30h 40m
AKL - JNB
Qatar Airways
$938
mytrip.com
13:10 - 07:35
Emirates
1 stop
52h 25m
AKL - CPT
Emirates
$4,698
mytrip.com
04:45 - 11:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
40h 55m
AKL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$4,901
Kiwi.com

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From New Zealand to South Africa

Can I find flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,489 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,489. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,425, but on average you can expect to pay $1,669.

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.

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.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,489 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from New Zealand to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

The New Zealand to South Africa flight path 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 most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to South Africa?

Consider Air China, Cathay Pacific or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to South Africa.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to South Africa?

When deciding which route to take from New Zealand to South Africa, consider Auckland Intl - Cape Town Intl, Auckland Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo or Auckland Intl - Durban King Shaka Intl, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to South Africa?

While on average a flight from New Zealand to South Africa is generally $2,517, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $589. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $1,665 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to South Africa?

Airlines like Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, and Qatar Airways fly from New Zealand to South Africa in about 27h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from New Zealand to South Africa return?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to South Africa, with prices starting at $1,455. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,769 and $1,942, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to South Africa one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Emirates, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $903. Check flights for Qatar Airways, as they currently have the next best price.

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to South Africa

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Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

Airports servicing

Bloemfontein Intl (BFN)
Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$747 $1,156 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$623 $1,179 No cancel fee 81%
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Ethiopian Air
$1,145 $1,195 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
$805 $1,210 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
$740 $1,288 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$842 $1,316 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
$930 $1,390 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
$1,083 $1,543 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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Air China
$862 $1,625 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$1,246 $1,821 No cancel fee 78%
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