Wondering where to travel to get the best value for money this year? Or curious to know the best month to fly to keep costs down? We’ve crunched nearly 600,000 hours of flight searches to reveal all this and much more in the first South African Cheapflights Compass Report.
The Rand may have taken a couple of hard knocks in recent months, but that hasn’t affected South Africans’ appetite for travel. Quite the opposite, in fact. Our data shows that the period between 1st April 2016 and 31st March 2017 saw a 51% increase in flight bookings, compared to the previous year.
The United Kingdom has long been a favourite travel destination of South Africans and this shows no signs of waning. At a steady 29%, the UK is the most searched for destination by South Africans – more than double that of its closest competitor, the United States at 14%. Other popular destinations include Thailand, France and Italy.Click here to read the full report