Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 4% increase in price.
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Top tips for finding cheap flights to South Africa
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly to South Africa is February.
FAQs - booking South Africa flights
How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to South Africa?
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to South Africa.
How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Des Moines to South Africa?
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to South Africa is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to South Africa?
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to South Africa with an airline and back with another airline.
What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to South Africa?
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to South Africa up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Safety measures for airlines flying from Des Moines to South Africa
Airlines flying from Des Moines to South Africa have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Des Moines to South Africa
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Des Moines to South Africa
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Des Moines to South Africa
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Des Moines to South Africa