Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to JNB flight in 2021: compare John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
What is the cheapest month to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa?

March can be a great time to fly to South Africa from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $974. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $669. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa (JFK - ZA0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa as you normally would.

Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JFK to South Africa flights for September, October
13 Oct - 2 Nov
$734pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Oct - 22 Oct
$737pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Oct - 19 Oct
$738pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from John F Kennedy Intl found for this year
13 Oct - 2 Nov
$734pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Oct - 22 Oct
$737pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Oct - 19 Oct
$738pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from John F Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 16 Oct
$757pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Sep - 1 Oct
$762pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Sep - 5 Nov
$767pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from New York John F Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa
6:30 pm - 7:05 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 35m
JFK - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$474
Fareboom
1:30 pm - 6:30 am
Iberia
1 Stop
34h 00m
JFK - CPT
Iberia
$478
Fareboom
8:45 am - 9:25 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
41h 40m
JFK - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$502
BudgetAir

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Flight FAQs

From John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa

Which airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like South African, Kenya Airways, and Major Airline flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport and South Africa for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just $723, but on average you can expect to pay $748.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $441. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and SWISS, as they are both options that can get you from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to South Africa for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from John F Kennedy Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa

Most visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 John F Kennedy Intl from South Africa?

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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Destination points for flights from John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa

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Airports servicing New York

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Top 10 airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F Kennedy Intl 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
Norwegian
$520 $583 No cancel fee 74%
SWISS
$532 $754 No cancel fee 79%
Ethiopian Air
$698 $942 No cancel fee 72%
American Airlines
$723 $982 No cancel fee 71%
KLM
$512 $987 No cancel fee 75%
Etihad Airways
$762 $1,099 No cancel fee 75%
Egypt Air
$678 $1,129 No cancel fee N/A
Emirates
$813 $1,155 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$789 $1,294 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$577 $1,309 No cancel fee 76%
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