Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Praia (RAI)

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The best prices from New York to Praia Nelson Mandela are usually found in September or February, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Praia (RAI)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to RAI flight in 2022: compare New York to Praia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Praia.
NYC - RAI
Price
$1,009 - $2,076
RAI
Temperature
71.6 - 78.8 °F
RAI
Rainfall
0 - 3.5 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,009

From New York (NYC) to Praia Nelson Mandela

One-way from

$604

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Praia Nelson Mandela

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Praia (NYC - RAI)?

When flying from New York to Praia, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 29% versus a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Praia?

Flights from New York to Praia lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Praia in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $880.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Praia?

To save up to 57% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 47 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Praia from $1,290 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,896 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Praia?

Users have found that flying from New York to Praia on a Tuesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

Cheap flights from New York to Praia in July, August 2022

The best prices found for NYC to RAI flights for July, August
25 Aug - 2 Sep
$729pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Azores Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Azores Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Aug - 24 Aug
$1,119pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Aug - 17 Aug
$1,202pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air Senegal
 
1 STOP
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Air Senegal
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Praia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Praia from New York found for this year
25 Aug - 2 Sep
$729pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Azores Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Azores Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
29 Dec - 13 Jan
$817pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Azores Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Azores Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
29 Dec - 13 Jan
$945pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Azores Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Praia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Praia from New York, departing today and this week
10 Jul - 23 Jul
$1,584pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Royal Air Maroc
   
2 STOPS
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jul - 21 Jul
$1,998pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Royal Air Maroc
   
2 STOPS
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
10 Jul - 23 Jul
$2,262pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
RAI
Praia Nelson Mandela
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Nelson Mandela from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Praia
7:55 pm - 2:15 pm
Air Senegal
1 Stop
15h 20m
JFK - RAI
Air Senegal
$604
oojo
8:10 am - 10:55 pm
Royal Air Maroc
2 Stops
35h 45m
JFK - RAI
Royal Air Maroc
$865
SmartFares
6:30 pm - 7:05 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
21h 35m
JFK - RAI
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$1,149
JustFly

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Praia

What airport do you fly into for flights to Praia from New York?

Praia Nelson Mandela (RAI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New York to Praia. You should not have trouble finding flights to Nelson Mandela from New York; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from New York per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Praia airport from New York. It is only a 2.0 mi journey from Nelson Mandela (RAI) to Praia’s city center.

Which airlines flying from New York to Praia Nelson Mandela have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Azores Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, and TAP AIR PORTUGAL are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New York to Praia for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Praia for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Azores Airlines for just $729, but on average you can expect to pay $1,028.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Praia for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Praia within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Praia round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Praia is Azores Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $729 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is TAP AIR PORTUGAL, starting at $1,043. Azores Airlines is priced at 42% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Praia one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New York to Praia are Air Senegal ($461), Royal Air Maroc ($681), and TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($939).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Praia?

Consider Royal Air Maroc, Air Senegal or Azores Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York to Praia.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Praia?

While on average a flight from New York to Praia is generally $870, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $358. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Praia Nelson Mandela), you can expect to pay $729 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Praia?

The most popular route from New York to Praia is New York John F Kennedy Intl - Praia Nelson Mandela. You may also consider Newark - Praia Nelson Mandela or New York LaGuardia - Praia Nelson Mandela.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Praia, Cape Verde

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Praia from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Praia Nelson Mandela

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Praia Nelson Mandela.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Praia Nelson Mandela.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Praia Nelson Mandela.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - All travelers are required to fill out an international health form online before departure to Cape Verde.

Pre-registration Form - Travelers must fill the pre-registration form online, preferably 5 days before travel to Cape Verde. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 2 and travelers who are residents in Cape Verde.

Health Declaration Form For Inter-island Travelers - Inter-island travelers will need to complete an online health surveillance form.

Airport Security Tax Form - Travelers must submit the Airport Security Tax Form (TSA) and pay 3,400 escudos (approximately £30). If you’re traveling with a tour operator, check whether the cost of the TSA is included in your package. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 2 and travelers who are residents in Cape Verde.

Health Pass for Public Activity - Travelers are required to present a health pass before checking in to hotels and other tourist accommodations and when participating in a large sporting, cultural, recreational, and social gathering.

The health pass consists of one of the following:

1. Proof of vaccination

2. Proof of a COVID-19 negative test

3. Proof of recovery from COVID-19

Citizens and residents in Cape Verde may check if eligible for a COVID certificate issued by Cape Verde.

This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 18 accompanied by their parents.


Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Praia?

Returning to New York from Praia Nelson Mandela

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Praia Nelson Mandela are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Praia Nelson Mandela are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Destination information for Praia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Praia.
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Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Praia

Top 3 airlines flying from New York to Praia Nelson Mandela

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Praia 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
Azores Airlines
$686 $760 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Azores Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$938 $1,217 No cancel fee N/A
Royal Air Maroc
$1,134 $1,282 No cancel fee 75%
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