Cheap Flights to South Africa

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South Africa overview

When to fly

Cheap flights to George can be found between June and August when most of the rain falls. Summer months of December to February tend to be quite hot with temperatures around mid-20s and 30 degrees.

Why visit

Lying on the Garden Route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, the picturesque coastal town of George has many attractions. Foremost amongst these is the beautiful Garden Route Botanical Garden. The natural scenery surrounding the city is spectacular and many travellers book cheap flights to George to do outdoor activities, including hiking, horse-riding, bird-watching and whale-watching. The Outeniqua Powervan takes visitors high up into the Outeniqua mountains. Other attractions in George itself include the Slave Tree (a national monument), King Edward VII Library, George Museum and the Outeniqua Transport Museum.

Getting around South Africa

Car is the best method of transportation once your flight lands on George. The town is easy enough for visitors to navigate and York Street is the main connecting road. Buses and shared minibus taxis are another option, though it’s best to ask local advice before getting a minibus taxi. Hotels can arrange private taxis for trips around town or further afield.

George is one of the safer towns in South Africa and visitors typically find it has a pleasant and comfortable ambience. However, as anywhere visitors should take care with their belongings, stay vigilant and avoid wandering into unknown neighbourhoods, especially at night. Hotels are a good source of local knowledge and generally happy to advise further.

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How much do things cost in South Africa?

Cape Town
Cheap meal
R 88.86
Large bottle of water
R 12.78
1 km taxi journey
R 9.87
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
R 24.12
3 course meal for 2
R 434.45
Large bottle of water
R 13.91
Cinema ticket
R 64.18
3 bedroom apartment outside of centre
R 10033.45
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
R 21.72
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
R 12.13
3 bedroom apartment in city centre
R 8008.76
3 course meal for 2
R 345.58
Port Elizabeth
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
R 24.68
Cheap meal
R 64.18
Petrol (1 litre)
R 12.80
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
R 20.74

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