Use these tips and pay as little as possible for your airline tickets to Southern Africa.
You Save Money On Air Tickets To Cape Town & Johannesburg When You Are Flexible
Airlines generally offer more discount airfares to South Africa mid week than over the weekends. This is simply a matter of supply and demand. Most people want to fly over weekends or on Friday or Monday. So if you are willing to fly to South African cities on Tuesdays and Wednesdays you have a better chance of finding cheap flights to Johannesburg or cheap flights to Cape Town.
Look At Daylight Flights To Southern Africa's Biggest Country
From Europe some airlines have daylight flights to Johannesburg or Cape Town and others have overnight flights. If you are traveling to the southern part of Africa from Europe or through Europe keep this in mind. You might find that day time flights are cheaper than flights where you spend the night on the plane. This is largely due to more demand from business people for the overnight flight. This is a great tip if you want to find cheap business class tickets to Johannesburg or Cape Town.
Fly Into Cape Town In Low Season
Most airlines have Johannesburg flights, not flights to Cape Town. Johannesburg is the country's business capital and by far the largest city with the busiest airport. Johannesburg is also the main hub for South African Airways, the biggest airline. So this tip works in two ways.
Compare the airfares for Johannesburg to the airfares to Cape Town - then look at domestic airlines within the country to get cheap airfares between those two cities.
Look at flights from different airports in your country. For example, compare flights to Johannesburg or Cape Town from London to flights to those South African cities from Manchester or flights to those top African cities from Birmingham. As you do this you will find that for flights to South Africa from Manchester or Birmingham you may find that the cheaper flights are not from London at all, but from Amsterdam or somewhere else in Europe.
So if you want more money for your South African safari or vacation in Cape Town, use these tips to get the lowest airfare available!