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Flights to South America in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR10 256Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip fromR12 319From Johannesburg OR Tambo to South America
One-way fromR148One-way flight from Johannesburg to South America

Cheap flights to South America in July, August 2021

The best prices found for BOG flights for July, August
21 Aug - 27 Aug
R12 200pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Aug - 27 Aug
R12 348pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Aug - 30 Aug
R12 482pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South America 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South America found for this year
26 Nov - 4 Dec
R11 695pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Nov - 4 Dec
R11 740pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Oct - 3 Nov
R11 814pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to South America

Late deals on return flights to South America, departing today and this week
31 Jul - 7 Aug
R13 491pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jul - 6 Aug
R13 714pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jul - 6 Aug
R14 753pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for South America flights by month

The cheapest ticket to South America found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R11 321
February
R9 386
March
R7 645
April
R9 966
May
R9 962
June
R9 986
July
R9 761
August
R9 976
September
R8 589
October
R8 463
November
R9 345
December
R10 710
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to South America is currently March; with January being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to South America?

Average Rio de Janeiro flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - RIO
Price
R7 645 - R15 332
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 mm
March is typically the best time to fly to South America, but there are other times where great deals are available. February tends to be the warmest period in South America so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. November is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to South America?

Booking 53 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to South America. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to South America?

Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to South America. Flying on Thursday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to South America?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to South America. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

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