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Cape Town and Johannesburg definitely fight in popularity when it comes to attracting tourists. However, when it comes to passenger traffic, Cape Town ranks second, after Johannesburg. It is home to the second busiest airport in South Africa and the third busiest on the continent.
When it comes to finding cheap airfare to Cape Town, things tend to get a bit more complicated. But that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find a bargain, it just means you’ll have to try harder.
An airport serving Cape Town
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is located 20 km from the city center and is the country’s second busiest airport. It’s not a hub for any airline, but it does receive both international and domestic flights. There are flight from London, Paris and Amsterdam. There aren’t any direct flights from North America.
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Finding cheap airfare to Cape Town
Make sure to plan your flight outside the high season (which runs between October and March). Although the weather is colder and wet, it won’t stop you from being able to visit the sights. And it will surely help saving on airfare. Schedule your plan mid-week in order to avoid the peak weekend traffic and the business travelers flying on Mondays.
Do check whether it’s cheaper to fly into Johannesburg and then take a connecting flight to Cape Town. Overall, international airfare tends to be cheaper if you fly into Johannesburg and with so many low-cost carriers flying within the country, you will be able to find a bargain.