Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 34 days in advance to save up to 15% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 34 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Portland, Maine to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,232, or $1,268 for flights within the next 24 hours.
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Portland, Maine in May are about $1,126 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $814.
Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Portland, Maine to Cape Town as you normally would.