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South Africa to New Zealand

All the information you need to plan the best null to AKL flight in 2021: compare South Africa to New Zealand flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Zealand.
When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to New Zealand (ZA - NZ)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to New Zealand as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to New Zealand?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to New Zealand from South Africa average R16 800. You can even find prices in August for less than R16 800, as users have found deals to New Zealand from as low as R12 527. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Zealand from South Africa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 22%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to New Zealand?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 13% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Africa to New Zealand 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R19 038, or R20 606 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from South Africa to New Zealand in December, January 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to New Zealand flights in December, January
25 Jan - 1 Feb
R13 567pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Jan - 10 Jan
R17 454pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Jan - 1 Feb
R17 502pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from South Africa found for this year
29 Dec - 20 Jan
R18 766pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Dec - 20 Jan
R24 526pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Dec - 20 Jan
R32 125pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to New Zealand from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to New Zealand
2:00 - 20:00
Qatar Airways
2 stops
55h 00m
CPT - AKL
Qatar Airways
R14 959
DreamWorldTravel
13:10 - 4:45
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
76h 35m
CPT - AKL
Turkish Airlines
R29 885
DreamWorldTravel
14:40 - 2:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
49h 05m
JNB - AKL
Multiple Airlines
R103 798

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to New Zealand

Which airlines flying from South Africa to New Zealand have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to New Zealand that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from South Africa to New Zealand for under R15 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to New Zealand for under R15 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R15 135, but on average you can expect to pay R17 502.

How popular is this South Africa to New Zealand flight route?

This flight path from South Africa to New Zealand was viewed by 22 633 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to New Zealand one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R14 959. Users have also found prices from R29 597 and R124 916 on Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, respectively.

What airports serve South Africa to New Zealand flights?

There are a number of South African airports that offer flight service to New Zealand. The largest airport, O.R. Tambo International Airport, is just 20 minutes East of downtown Johannesburg and can be reached by car or public transit. Alternatively, Johannesburg travellers can choose to fly out of the Lanseria International Airport, which is a 45-minute drive north of the city. Other airports in South Africa that provide service to New Zealand include Pretoria and Cape Town. These airports will stop in Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Blenheim, Dunedin, and Gisborne.

Which airlines fly directly from South Africa to New Zealand?

There are currently no direct flights that service South Africa to New Zealand without stopping. However, you can choose to fly with Emirates or Air New Zealand for flights that only include a single stop. There are affordable flights with two stops available as well.

What are the stopover options on flights from South Africa to New Zealand?

The airport with the largest number of flights is the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, which services flights to a number of New Zealand cities. Travellers who are interested in flying to Auckland can find Emirates flights with one stop in Dubai. Other options include a Qatar Airways flight with one stop in Qatar, a Singapore Airlines flight with a layover in Singapore, or an Ethiopian Airlines flight with stops in Bole and Hong Kong.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from South Africa to New Zealand?

South African residents are required to have a visa along with a passport in order to visit New Zealand. All other international travellers must have a passport as well. Business and student visas are accepted at the gates of entry. Those who are only visiting for a personal holiday can apply for the visitor visa, which allows for a vacation for up to nine months in the county. It is recommended to bring all necessary documentation with you, as New Zealand border officers may want to ask a series of individual questions before granting you entry into the country.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to New Zealand from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to New Zealand

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter New Zealand.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from New Zealand?

Returning to South Africa from New Zealand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Destination information for New Zealand

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to New Zealand.
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Top 8 airlines flying from South Africa to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to New Zealand choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
R12 225 R18 071 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
R12 230 R18 878 No cancel fee 74%
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Qatar Airways
R13 901 R18 817 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R15 168 R20 971 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R15 461 R26 206 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R16 099 R20 636 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R20 624 R30 043 No cancel fee 78%
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SWISS
R172 335 R227 491 No cancel fee 79%
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