SkyTeam‘s main European airlines, Air France and KLM, are currently selling flights from Italy to Johannesburg starting at only €452. The cheapest flights depart from Turin, but you can also fly from Milan, Rome, Bologna, and some more Italian cities if you’re willing to pay a little more. Sadly, luggage is only included for SkyTeam Elite members. All others will have to pay around €120 more if 10 kg of hand luggage is not enough for them.
However, there’s not much time left to think about this offer, as it officially expires on August 23, 2023.
Our calendar displays all available dates for trips from Bologna, Turin, Rome, and both Milan airports. It can also redirect you to KLM’s booking site:
You can fly from the following cities:
Those four cities are the cheapest options, but you can also fly from e.g. Venice or Florence for a couple of Euros more.
Both airlines use a Boeing 777 for their 10-hour flights to Johannesburg. You’ll be served free food and drinks on all flights. Flights with Air France are routed via Paris, while KLM will have you change planes in Amsterdam.
Search & Book
This fare can be booked until August 23, 2023. The minimum stay requirement is 4 days. Furthermore, your stay cannot exceed 3 months. The tickets have to be booked at least 5 days before departure. This fare does not include any checked luggage. Stopovers are not permitted. These flights can’t be cancelled but can be rebooked for €200 plus the price difference.
Our calendar above displays all available dates for flights from Rome, Bologna, Turin, and Milan. To find availability from other Italian cities, check out Google Flights. You can book these tickets on KLM‘s or Air France‘s websites (both are exactly the same).
The flights within Europe are issued in booking class L, while the long-haul flights are issued in booking class X. To give you an example, flying from Rome with Air France, you’ll roughly get:
- 3,672 Miles on CSA OK Plus
- 3,398 Miles on MEA Cedar Miles
- 3,398 RDM + 748 MQD on Delta SkyMiles
- 2,856 Miles on Aerolíneas Argentinas AerolíneasPlus
- 2,856 Miles on Vietnam Airlines Lotusmiles
- 2,856 Points on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
- 2,856 Miles on Korean Air Skypass
- 2,514 Award Miles on Etihad Guest
- 1,532 Award Miles + 34 XP on Flying Blue
- 1,000 Miles on Aeromexico Club Premier
- 1,000 Miles on Saudia Alfursan
- 684 Award Miles + 20 Tier Points on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
- 684 Miles on Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
- 684 Miles on GOL Aéreos Smiles
- 684 Miles on Air Europa Suma
Feel free to use our mileage calculator to see how many miles other routings would get you:
Hotel prices in Johannesburg usually start at roughly €50, depending on the hotel category and the specific dates. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:
Information & Tips for Johannesburg
Johannesburg has 9,6 million inhabitants and is the largest city and most important business and financial center in Africa south of the Sahara. The city is well connected to Europe by air, flights for under 500€ (round trip) are becoming increasingly more common.
Best Time to Travel
The best times to visit Johannesburg are during fall (March – May) and during spring (September – Novemver). Temperatures are warm but pleasant and rainfall is comparatively rare.
From the Airport to the City
One possibility is taking the Gautrain, a type of local commuter rail. A trip to the city center takes about 25 minutes and costs approximately 12€. Taking a cab or an Uber runs you about 18€ to 24€.
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Information & Tips for South Africa
South Africa is the touristically most visited country in the south of Africa. Whether its Safaris, tours of wine regions or the Table Mountain – visitors won’t be disappointed!
Traditionally, flights from Europa to South Africa have been quite expensive. In recent years however, airlines such as Iberia, Egyptair and British Airways have been offering cheaper and cheaper flights – even in premium cabins! If you are flexible in regards to your point of departure, the array of airlines with cheap tickets becomes even greater.
Best Time to Visit
South Africa is a huge country and therefore doesn’t have a single best time to visit. It really depends on what you want to see. The cities Johannesburg and Cape Town have the best weather in Fall (March – Mai) and Spring (September – November).
Immigration & Visa Requirements
If you have a valid EU passport and a valid return ticket, you will be given a visitor’s visa with a validity of 90 days. Turn to the ministry of foreign affairs of your country for more information.
The currency used in South Africa is the Rand (ZAR). One Euro are approximately 16 ZAR. Make sure to use a credit card that does not charge high fees for withdrawals or payments in foreign currencies.
Finding the Best eSIM Plan
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