|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||R10 513||Average for round-trip flights in May 2022|
|Round-trip from||R12 321||From Johannesburg to Vietnam|
|One-way from||R161||One-way flight from Johannesburg to Vietnam|
Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Vietnam
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Vietnam.
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 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Vietnam.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Vietnam.
PC-COVID app - Foreign arrivals shall be required to make health declarations before entry and download and use the PC-COVID app during their stay in Viet Nam.
Returning to South Africa from Vietnam
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vietnam must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.
Visitors from Vietnam are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.
ZA1 - SGN
R11 987 - R19 180
32 - 35 °C
9 - 211 mm
Generally speaking, Vietnam doesn’t have an off season as far as tourism is concerned, and cheap flights can be found throughout the year. Keep in mind that most tourists tend to visit Vietnam during the summer months, which runs from November through April. This might mean that you’ll have to book flight tickets to Vietnam well in advance if you plan on traveling here during the peak tourism season.
May through October is a season where Vietnam is on the receiving end of rainy weather, which might see tourist crowds thinning out and flight prices reduced slightly, although to be fair, Vietnam is a budget-friendly destination overall, and you’ll probably never end up paying a fortune for flights or accommodation.
To avoid the risk of paying extra for late bookings, try to make your cheap flight arrangements to Vietnam as far along in advance as possible. You’ll have a better shot at securing the best rates if you book your flight tickets and accommodation three or four months ahead of your intended travel time. Another thing to keep in mind is the fact that and being flexible with your dates will probably give you even more luck in the cash-saving department.
It seems to be crammed full of delicious food and it boasts some of the most captivating natural landscapes on earth, which is exactly why Vietnam has a lot to offer travelers. If you’re a world traveler keen on booking a cheap flight to Vietnam, you may just find that your soul will forever be changed and kept by the land of warm smiles, rice paddies, ancient architecture, and a spirit that simply refuses to be ignored. Vietnam is a country that has to be savored at leisure, and one trip may not be enough to experience all this stunning country has to show you!
In general, cheap flights to Vietnam can be booked with South African Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air Mauritius, or Kenya Airways. Depending on your personal preference and your budget, any one of these airlines can provide you with amazing deals. As far as onboard offerings (such as food and drinks) and entertainment go, South African Airways and Qatar Airways tend to offer the best benefits.
There are two buses which depart to the city center on a regular schedule from the Hanoi airport, but you can also hop on a taxi if you don’t want to wait around for the next bus to arrive. Keep in mind that taxis are a lot more expensive than the bus, and a fixed fee should be agreed on before you accept the transfer services from a taxi operator.
Ho Chi Minh City
One of the easiest and most affordable ways to get from the Ho Chi Minh City airport to the city center is by taking a bus. Alternatively, visitors can also take a taxi to the city center, but they are considerably more expensive than the bus services, albeit they are one of your most comfortable options.