President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially declared a national lockdown starting at 23:59 Thursday 26 March. Domestic and international travel will be banned for all people living in South Africa for a minimum of 3 weeks. Make sure you book your flight home today.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are certain of your departure date then booking a return flight is a better option. If you are unsure of your departure date, or would prefer to keep the date flexible, then booking a one-way flight is a better option.
Most airlines offer affordable one-way flights. The cost of the flight will depend on what dates you select, as well as your destination. Commercial cities are generally cheaper to fly to than smaller, outlying cities or areas.
For domestic and international flights, it is generally cheaper to book on a weekday. Prices of flights tend to go up on weekends and right before public holidays. For more information see our insider tips on the best time to book airline tickets.
Certain airlines may offer you a full or partial refund if you decide to cancel your flight, while others do not offer refunds. Please always read the airline’s terms and conditions prior to booking your flight to ensure you are aware of their cancellation policy.