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Flights to Philippines in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR9 302Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromR12 989From Johannesburg to Philippines
One-way fromR145One-way flight from Johannesburg to Philippines

Cheap flights to Philippines in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MNL flights for September, October
25 Oct - 5 Nov
R14 222pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Oct - 5 Nov
R14 962pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Oct - 6 Nov
R16 239pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Philippines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philippines found for this year
25 Oct - 5 Nov
R14 222pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Oct - 5 Nov
R14 962pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Oct - 6 Nov
R16 239pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Philippines flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Philippines found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R8 824
February
R9 491
March
R9 186
April
R9 593
May
R9 186
June
R9 317
July
R9 810
August
R9 926
September
R9 186
October
R9 070
November
R8 635
December
R10 492
Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Philippines. Flying to Philippines in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Philippines?

Average Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - MNL
Price
R8 632 - R12 766
MNL
Temperature
30 - 34 °C
MNL
Precipitation
17 - 381 mm
June is typically the best time to fly to Philippines, but there are other times where great deals are available. April tends to be the warmest period in Philippines so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. August is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Philippines, you should look to book at least 57 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Philippines?

The cheapest day to fly to Philippines is usually Monday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Philippines?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Philippines trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Philippines?

Manila is the most popular flight destination in Philippines. Other popular destinations include Cebu City, Boracay, Puerto Princesa and Davao City.

How long is the flight to the Philippines?

Located in Southeast Asia, the flight to the Philippines varies greatly on where in South Africa the flight departs from to where in the Philippines the flight is landing. A direct, no-stop flight from South Africa to the Philippines averages around 14h 45m. Travelers can expect to stop at least once on this flight, however. With more than 15 international airports in South Africa, there are many options from where you’ll depart. One of the largest airports is Cape Town International. To fly from here to the Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which is the largest airport in the Philippines, you can plan on the flight lasting 21h 05m. From Johannesburg to Manila, the flight is around 16h 20m.

Which cities offer direct flights to the Philippines?

At this time, there are not direct flights from South Africa to the Philippines. In order to get there, travelers will have to stop at least one time. The most common cities to fly out of to get to the Philippines are Johannesburg and Cape Town. Each of these cities offers numerous flights to the Philippines. Most commonly, travelers will fly out of these popular cities and will fly into Manila. Finding the best Philippines flight deals can help to get travelers the best rates on these flights.

What is the best way to travel around the Philippines?

Depending on where travelers are going and what they are doing in the Philippines, getting around varies. One of the best ways to get around a larger city, like Manila, is by using Grab Taxi. These taxis are affordable for most travelers and take them around the city and surrounding areas. Some travelers prefer to use Uber when in the cities, while some prefer bike taxis, which can be dangerous. To get to other areas in the Philippines, boats and small planes can also be used.

What are some things to do in the Philippines?

Situated in the Western Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia, the Philippines is made up of more than 7,000 islands. Known for its natural beauty and ever-growing population, the Philippines is a vast group of more than islands with seemingly endless things to do. Depending on where you travel to in the Philippines, what there is to do varies. Boracay is one of the most popular islands in the Philippines, with a white sand beach that’s only 7km, but is well known for its natural beauty. Take a day trip to this island oasis, chill by the beach, then spend some time shopping and dining in the surrounding town. If visitors are staying in Manila, one of the largest cities in the Philippines, there are a wide range of cultural and modern things to do. This is the shopping capitol of the area. Some notable areas to visit in Manila include Intramuros, an historic “walled city” that’s now a historical site, and Binondo, the world’s oldest Chinatown. Make sure to check out the sunset at Manila Bay as well.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to the Philippines?

When flying to the Philippines for a vacation, travelers from South Africa do not need a visa if their stay is not going to exceed 30 days. Those who will be staying less than 30 days will need a valid South African passport. The passport must not expire for more than six months after the date of travel.

Alternative, similarly priced destinations

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Popular regions to fly to in Philippines

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