Cheap flights from Vancouver to South Africa

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Vancouver (YVR) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best YVR to JNB flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver to South Africa?

Users have found that booking a flight from Vancouver to South Africa at least 61 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Vancouver to South Africa for as little as C$ 1,317 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as C$ 1,532 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver to South Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Africa from Vancouver average C$ 1,277. You can even find prices in May for less than C$ 1,277, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as C$ 1,051. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from Vancouver. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 28%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to South Africa (8CA - ZA)?

When flying from Vancouver to South Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to South Africa in November, December 2021

The best prices found for YVR to South Africa flights for November, December
28 Dec - 23 Jan
C$ 1,033pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
5 Dec - 8 Dec
C$ 1,033pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
28 Dec - 23 Jan
C$ 1,037pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Vancouver found for next year
5 Dec - 8 Dec
C$ 1,033pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
28 Dec - 23 Jan
C$ 1,033pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
28 Dec - 23 Jan
C$ 1,037pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Vancouver, departing today and this week
5 Dec - 8 Dec
C$ 1,033pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 Dec - 18 Dec
C$ 1,057pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
5 Dec - 8 Dec
C$ 1,094pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to South Africa
1:05 p.m. - 6:10 a.m.
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
31h 05m
YVR - JNB
Turkish Airlines
C$ 1,257
Travelgenio
4:05 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.
American Airlines
1 stop
28h 25m
YVR - CPT
American Airlines
C$ 3,176
4:05 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
British Airways
2 stops
37h 35m
YVR - CPT
British Airways
C$ 6,691

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Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to South Africa

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Vancouver to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air Canada, British Airways, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air Canada with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Vancouver to South Africa for under C$ 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to South Africa for under C$ 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just C$ 826, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 904.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to South Africa for under C$ 1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than C$ 1,100.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Vancouver to South Africa one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as C$ 1,257. However, be on the lookout for offers from Lufthansa and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Vancouver to South Africa for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from Vancouver to South Africa?

When deciding which route to take from Vancouver to South Africa consider Vancouver Intl - Cape Town Intl, Vancouver Intl - Durban King Shaka Intl or Vancouver Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to South Africa?

While on average a flight from Vancouver to South Africa is generally C$ 2,623, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 960. When looking at the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay C$ 826 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Vancouver to South Africa?

When booking a flight from Vancouver to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from Vancouver?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to South Africa

Most visitors from Vancouver need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vancouver must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vancouver are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Vancouver from South Africa?

Returning to Vancouver from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vancouver.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Vancouver.

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to South Africa.
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Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing

Bloemfontein Intl (BFN)
Cape Town (CPT)
Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 10 airlines flying from Vancouver to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to South Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
British Airways
C$ 903 C$ 1,773 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
C$ 980 C$ 1,494 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
C$ 1,006 C$ 1,425 No cancel fee 76%
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South African
C$ 1,016 C$ 1,755 No cancel fee 78%
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KLM
C$ 1,027 C$ 1,452 No cancel fee 75%
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Air Canada
C$ 1,032 C$ 1,363 No cancel fee 67%
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SWISS
C$ 1,039 C$ 1,559 No cancel fee 79%
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Delta
C$ 1,049 C$ 1,552 No cancel fee N/A
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American Airlines
C$ 1,079 C$ 1,222 No cancel fee 71%
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Cathay Pacific
C$ 1,111 C$ 1,385 No cancel fee 72%
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