|Popular in||June||High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||R26 585||Average for round-trip flights in June 2022|
|Round-trip from||R39 255||From Johannesburg to Newfoundland and Labrador|
Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Newfoundland and Labrador
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Newfoundland and Labrador.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Newfoundland and Labrador.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Newfoundland and Labrador.
Returning to South Africa from Newfoundland and Labrador
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Newfoundland and Labrador are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering South Africa.
Visitors from Newfoundland and Labrador are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.
Flights to Newfoundland and Labrador from Johannesburg to St John's can be quite lengthy – usually, you will be looking at around 39-44h flight time because of stopovers. If you want to get Newfoundland and Labrador flight deals from Cape Town to St John's you will be looking at around 44h of travelling, again because of stopovers and the like. If you want to fly to Deer Lake from Johannesburg, you can expect a travel time of about 28h or so, and if you’re travelling from Cape Town to Deer Lake, your journey should take you around 28h as well. If you want to take advantage of cheap flights to Newfoundland and Labrador, it is a good idea to make sure you have something to do during your journey.
Unfortunately, direct flights from South Africa to Newfoundland and Labrador are not currently available. If you want to fly to St John's from Johannesburg, you will probably have a stopover in Doha Hamad in Qatar and then another stopover in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. If you are flying to Deer Lake from Johannesburg, you can expect to have stopovers in London, UK, and then Toronto, Canada. Flying from Cape Town to Deer Lake, you can anticipate stopovers in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and then another stopover in Toronto, Canada, if you’re planning on going to St John's from Cape Town, you can expect stopovers in Doha in Qatar and Montreal, Canada.
The best way to get around Newfoundland and Labrador would be to use the metro buses, particularly if you want to stay in St John's, the region's largest city. You can also take the bus to Deer Lake, where you can check out the Squires Memorial. Rental cars are also an option if you would prefer being in control of your own transport. You will need to make sure that you have your international driving licence as well as your local South African licence when you hire your car. You can also take the ferry if you’re interested in visiting places like coastal province Nova Scotia.
You can always experience what nature has to offer, from iceberg spotting to kayaking to fishing, there are plenty of options for those who want to connect with the natural world. Beyond that, you can check out the Barbour Living Heritage Village, which is known for its coastal living and beautiful scenery. You could also visit the Fishermen’s Museum and Porterhouse, which has exhibits on the region's relationship with the fishing industry, which is a fundamental part of Newfoundland and Labrador’s history. Hikers will want to journey through the Gros Mone National park and witness some of the beautiful views on offer.
Yes, South African travellers need a passport and Canadian visa in order to fly to Newfoundland and Labrador. To get a visa you will need to submit an application and go in for a meeting with the Canadian consulate in Pretoria. In addition, you will need to submit proof of a return ticket, proof of funds and evidence that you have a place to stay. Once your application has been accepted and you collect your visa, you can then travel to Newfoundland and Labrador.