Cheap Flights to Miami

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Miami overview

Renowned for its South Beach, Cuban vibes, wild parties, and its beautiful people, Miami is where everyone goes to play. Take a dash of diversity, mix in a few scoops of fun, and shake it up with a sultry tropical location…you’ve got Miami in a nutshell.

Offering a little something for everyone: from Zoo Miami for the families to the beach parties for the party-goers and Little Havana for the foodies, booking a cheap flight to Miami might be the break you’ve been silently crying out for all your life!

When is the best time to fly to Miami?

Peak season:

Peak season in Miami runs from late November through April, attracting scores of visitors from across the world. This time of the year sees increased flight and accommodation prices but will place you in the middle of all the buzzing action. If you’re planning a peak season visit to Miami, ensure that you make your bookings well in advance to avoid overpaying for late bookings.

Off season:

From June through to September, Miami is on the receiving end of some seriously hot and humid weather, which ushers in thinner crowds. As such, this is Miami’s off season, but it may mean that you’ll be able to score cheap packages and accommodation rates while visiting Miami.

When is the best time to book a flight to Miami?

If you’re looking at landing the cheapest travel deal to Miami, the best time to book a flight during the shoulder season months, which are October and May. These months usher in thinner crowds as well as rates which are much lower than peak season prices. Aim at booking your cheap flight to Miami at least 2 months in advance to avoid any disappointments though.

How long is the flight to Miami?

Johannesburg to Miami          20 hours, 33 minutes
Durban to Miami                     23 hours, 38 minutes
Cape Town to Miami              24 hours


Which Airlines Operate Flights to Miami?

Turkish Airlines, Virgin Airlines, Qatar Airways, South African Airways and United Airlines all have cheap flights to and from Miami on offer. Depending on whether comfort or your budget is your top priority, you’ll find a great deal with any one of these airlines. Most South African tourists find that South African Airways offer them the best price to value combination when booking a flight to Miami

How to get from the airport to the city center?

Getting from Miami International Airport to Downtown (city center) can be done in a number of ways. One of the easiest and most affordable options is using the automated train system, the MIA Mover, which runs from the airport to the Miami Intermodal Center. You can also take a taxi or make use of services such as Uber to get to the city center.

Miami insider information

  • Tourists who plan on doing a lot of sightseeing should definitely consider purchasing a Go Miami Card, which gives you unlimited free admission to 25 major attractions in the city for one great price.
  • For a little retail therapy, make sure you get to the Spanish Market - also known as the Española Way Market, which is where you’ll be able to purchase anything from jewelry to great street foods!
  • The Miami Half-Day Double-Decker Bus Tour is a great way to go sightseeing in a short time.
  • The Miami Seaquarium is a great family attraction which will see young and old being entertained by much more than just aquatic animals.
  • If you’re keen on the idea, make your way to the only tropical zoo in the United States, Zoo Miami, where, for a small price, you’ll have the opportunity of feeding the gentle giraffes.

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How much do things cost in Miami?

Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
R 69.50
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
R 53.37
A dozen eggs
R 34.24
Large bottle of water
R 19.49
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
R 58.01
3 course meal for 2
R 852.80
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
R 81.22
R 45.04
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of Nike shoes
R 848.65
Pair of jeans
R 462.24
How much does transport cost in Miami?
1 hour taxi waiting fee
R 278
Taxi - fixed fee
R 34
Petrol (1 litre)
R 8
1 km taxi journey
R 25

International departures to Miami