Cheap flights from Cape Town to Melbourne
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The best prices from Cape Town to Melbourne are usually found in May or February, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday
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Cape Town (CPT) to Melbourne (MEL)
CPT - MEL
R975 - R1 130
22 - 32 °C
26 - 170 mm
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||May||Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop|
|Average price||R18 336||Average for round-trip flights in July 2020|
|Round-trip from||R975||From Cape Town to Melbourne|
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Melbourne?
Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 7% on the overall cost on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne?
When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 41 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 41 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R311 868. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R326 018.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Melbourne?
March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Cape Town. Prices for March average R16 782 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R13 561. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 13% on your journey compared to booking in March
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