Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Islip to Cape Town
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International air travel is restricted to the following airports: OR Tambo International Airport, King Shaka International Airport, Cape Town International Airport.
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Travelers arriving in South Africa are subject to medical screening.
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Travelers transiting through South Africa must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure.
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The government of South Africa has allowed foreign nationals with expired visas and permits to legally remain in South Africa until March 31, 2021 without being declared as undesirable when leaving.
There are currently 23,845 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in ZA and 54,620 deaths as of May 7 2021
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 36h 18m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($1,207) and Qatar Airways ($1,332)
When flying out of Islip you will be using Islip Long Island, often referred to as Islip Airport. You will be landing at Cape Town Intl, also known as Cape Town Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew were Great, With great service"
Pros: "Everything was very good and comfortable. I really enjoyed my journey. Thanks."
Pros: "Crew did a great job keeping the long 11hour flight manageable!"
Pros: "So welcoming and so caring"
Pros: "There are very friendly"
Cons: "Just continue the better services"
Pros: "On time departure and arrival. Hard working crew members."
Cons: "No slippers for long flights."
Pros: "Nothing to like on that flight."
Cons: "Very poor customer service, Qatar Airways should be ashamed of providing worst than third world kind service in the Doha - Dhaka route."
Cons: "maybe they can offer more snacks on the plain"
Cons: "Boarding, restroom,"
Pros: "Most of the crew was really nice and the entertainment choice was great."
Cons: "Asian Vegetarian meal was so-so. Dessert is never good for special meals. Boarding was particularly annoying as there was a document verification line and then the actual check-in. Even if you've done online check-in the document verification people will shout at you and tell you to line up."
Pros: "They greeted us in Georgian at the gate during boarding, this was very nice."
Cons: "Entertainement could have been better, there was no in flight entertainement at all. The food alos remains to be improved."
Pros: "Service and entertainment."
Pros: "My comments are as above . On the Auckland to Quatar leg of my journey Excellent airline and crew."
Pros: "The food"
Cons: "No tv monitors or any entertainment"
Cons: "see my words above. it is bad tryout with your site. there no responsibility. i am very upset about your negligence of your clients."
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "Horrible flight experience and old planes without USB plug inn and no seat entertainment"
Pros: "Polite crew, food was pretty good."
Cons: "Did not have the duty free item I pre-ordered. I asked the crew 4 times about it, four times because they said that they would check but they never got back to me to tell me that it was out of stock; until I pressed the issue."
Pros: "The food and service was wonderful! Easy smooth flight, made 9 hours fly by!"
Pros: "The food was great!"
Cons: "The way the crew member woke me up for lunch or dinner time.They tapped my shoulder and was pretty disturbed me. If good if you have a sign that we can put next to our seat if we don’t want to be disturbed while we sleep."
Cons: "I was put on another flight eight hours later even though I had already checked in. I actually traveled with Cathay Pacific."
Pros: "the attention in general for me was excellent."
Cons: "may be the fact that it was the same kind of food in both of the flights I had, is not that it was bad just in my opinion they should have more option, especially for south american people, thank you"
Pros: "Comfortable, on time"
Pros: "Food was far superior to any other airline food. As was customer service. Airline payed for a nice hotel during lng layover."
Cons: "Clearing immigration in Qatar took about two hours. They had so many staff overal at the airport, but were super understaffed at immigration."
Pros: "Every thing is great."
Cons: "Food Seat great service"
Pros: "Great crew members. Very friendly and helpful. Qatar Airways is great about providing pillows, blankets, ear plugs and eye masks. Really good food as well."
Cons: "The seats were very close together. With the tray folded out it was right against me without being extended. Leg room was cramped."
Pros: "Comfort of the seat/bed"
Pros: "The airline stewardesses were Fabulous! Especially one from Doha to Cape Town. Food was good and more than enough to eat. I was impressed by the scheduled meals and drink offers , very important for a dietetic"
Cons: "No leg room, can't stretch your legs properly so my bad knee was in pain"
Cons: "I did not like the fact that on now 3 flights I have lost miles, as on every flight I have tried to sign on as a member or frequent flyer and on all flights, there were no entry forms. This is also after my attempt to complete one on line, which I have had no response to."
Pros: "The flight went fairly smooth, the staff were courteous and the food was as good as can be expected of airline food. There were several courses and options, which is always appreciated."
Pros: "Crew are great and entertainment options are good."
Cons: "The seats are quite uncomfortable and small. Really struggled to get comfortable."
Pros: "service, cleanliness"
Cons: "seats too narrow, but understandable"
Pros: "Aircraft was much better than the flight from US, food was great. The only thing I wished for was more movies."
Cons: "Lack of movies"
Pros: "My family was happy with the service provided by Qatar airline."
Cons: "Catering and seating. They ran out of food and drinks"
Pros: "It was a good flight. I'd give it 4 of 5 stars."
Pros: "Very comfortable seats with lots of space and pillows blankets and other ammenities. It was a 13 hour flight and the staff came by many timea with drinks and snacks"
Pros: "Crew courtesy."
Cons: "I've never had this huge an issue on check in. Set us back over 45 minutes, and we could not get the VAT refund. I will not be paying more to fly on Qatar again based on our incoming and outgoing issues. I wouldn't rate it any higher than other cheaper options."
Cons: "Flight attendants raising shades so that light was in your face. Blocking aisles near bathrooms"
Pros: "Staff was very courteous overall service excellent"
Cons: "Seating... our seating was changed so we did not sit how we would like"
Pros: "Food and entertainment"
Pros: "The plane was neat, clean and the services was world class. I was made to feel at home with service always at my finger tips."
Cons: "Nothing to report."
Cons: "My credit card was processed and I dint receive my e-ticket. i couldn't travel and my money is taken out of my card."
Pros: "everything was great. huge seats, large legroom."
Pros: "Staff was friendly and I was comfortable"
Cons: "Toilet was a bit messy. Menu can be improved"
Pros: "Service from the crew @ Qatar Airlines!"
Airlines flying from Islip to Cape Town 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 Islip to Cape Town
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Islip to Cape Town
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Islip to Cape Town
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Islip to Cape Town
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Islip to Cape Town