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All the information you need to plan the best null to JNB flight in 2021: compare South Island 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 South Island to South Africa?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 11% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Island to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,642, or $1,734 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to South Africa?

Flights from South Island to South Africa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Island to South Africa in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,164.

South Island to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from South Island found for this year
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$7,163pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$7,301pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$8,004pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to South Africa

Can I find flights from South Island to South Africa for under $7,302 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to South Africa for under $7,302. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $7,163, but on average you can expect to pay $8,756.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from South Island to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from South Island to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from South Island to South Africa for under $7,162 on Cheapflights?

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

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Island to South Africa?

When booking a flight from South Island to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to South Africa?

On average you can expect to pay $2,333 for a flight from South Island to South Africa. The cheapest flight overall is $1,132 while the most popular route, (Christchurch - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at $1,690.

How long does is the flight from South Island to South Africa?

A quick flight from South Island to South Africa can take about 27h 40m. Cathay Pacific provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $8,138. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from South Island to South Africa is Cathay Pacific. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $8,138 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Singapore Airlines and Emirates, starting at $8,583 and $10,486 round-trip.

Destination points for flights from South Island to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

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Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from South Island to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island 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
Etihad Airways
$747 $1,078 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
$772 $1,201 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$647 $1,230 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$842 $1,314 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,014 $1,505 No cancel fee 72%
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Air New Zealand
$1,246 $1,870 No cancel fee 78%
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