Book Tickets With Your Favourite Budget Airlines

With travel becoming more and more of a luxury, travelling locally with budget airlines is the way to go!

For a value-for-money, no-frills experience, cheap airline tickets are available from South Africa’s leading budget and international airlines.

No one wants to pay exorbitant prices for flights, especially if your journey is only a few hours long. This is why budget airlines are the best way to travel, offering you low-cost airfares without you having to save up your voyager miles or anxiously wait for a flash sale.

Travel With Budget Airlines

Most countries have their own budget airlines, offering cheap airline tickets on popular routes for no-fuss travelers who are not concerned with luxuries and extra perks.

Budget airlines have played a crucial role in the expansion of air travel over the last 25 years, creating the opportunity for many more people to be able to travel, for both business and leisure. Passenger growth rate has soared, where people who would usually travel by road, can now book cheap flights on budget airlines – reaching their destination in a quarter of the time.

Many budget airlines have employed strategies to cut costs that will ultimately benefit you, the traveler. Some airlines are able to save on fuel, while others charge extra for baggage allowance, seat selection and on-board refreshments. Frequent flyer miles, business class lounges and cancellation options are also what set budget airlines apart from international airlines.

Mango, Kulula and FlySafair are South Africa’s budget airlines, operating scheduled flights within South Africa. Kulula and Mango even extend their routes to and from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius and Zanzibar!

Travelling on budget airlines allows you to spend more money on wonderful holiday experiences, like scuba diving off the coast of Durban, exploring the Cape Winelands, dining your way through Joburg’s best restaurants, or bungee jumping down Victoria Falls. Why not upgrade your hotel, or take home some quirky souvenirs!

With South Africa’s top budget airlines for you to choose from, all you need to do is select your dream holiday destination and start packing! Whether it’s a weekend in Sun City or a safari getaway in the Kruger National Park, let Travelstart get you there at a fraction of the price. Book today, and discover the unparalleled beauty of South Africa.

Save money on your next holiday, with our fantastic deals and cheap airline tickets on these budget airlines. Simply browse the selection below, select your dates and you’re good to go!


A member of Star Alliance, Mango provides top-notch services and multiple payment options, making flying accessible to nearly all South Africans.


Kulula’s no-frills approach makes flying with them a simple, hassle-free experience. Business or leisure travellers will appreciate the value for money you get when flying with this competitive airline.


Official budget airline for the Springboks, FlySafair is an award-winning low-cost carrier offering scheduled flights between Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, George, Port Elizabeth and East London.


Their A320 planes are taking to the skies with daily flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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