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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 priceR9 684Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromR14 256From Johannesburg to South America
One-way fromR142One-way flight from Johannesburg to South America

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
R10 864
February
R9 007
March
R7 336
April
R9 564
May
R9 559
June
R9 582
July
R9 366
August
R9 573
September
R8 242
October
R8 121
November
R8 968
December
R10 277
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 336 - R14 712
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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