There are many airlines in constant competition to provide the best and least expensive flights to South Africa. Finding those flights to South Africa takes a lot of patience and research.
The 2017 report from Stats SA (Statistics South Africa) reports that 3.5 million tourists visited South Africa during the summer of 2017. A full 97% of those travelers were in South Africa for a holiday, while the remaining were there for business or study.
There are many websites which scour the internet looking for flights to South Africa. Many of them will reveal cheap flights while others look for all flights, no matter the cost.
In addition to the flight comparison and booking websites, the airlines usually offer an individual website where passengers can search for and compare flight prices that match specific search criteria. All of these websites are easy to navigate and user-friendly, making finding cheaper flights to South Africa accessible to everyone.
Many of the low-cost airlines offer a no-frills flight for passengers in an effort to maintain low prices for travelers. This means that in-flight meals and snacks are not included in the ticket price. Additionally, many of the airlines offer loyalty rewards for travelers who fly regularly allowing them to claim additional discounts for travel on their airline.
When looking for the best flights to South Africa, it is important to compare prices and options fees or charges from each of the airlines. Options on flight tickets can include additional baggage fees, carry-on baggage fees, costs for drinks and snacks, premium seating, upgrade fees, change fee, and cancellation fee. Be aware that some airlines require these fees are paid in advance, and cash is not accepted as a form of payment.
Flying to South African is fun and exciting so do not spoil it by paying a too much for your ticket.