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South Africa Overview

Diversity is the essence of South Africa! Variety is very much apparent in its landscape embracing gilded beaches, craggy mountains and safari plains and easily perceptible when it comes to people, official languages, culture, shopping, food and wines. Wildlife here is as diverse as the scenery, but both act in concert when it comes to tickling your fancy. South African cities including Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban have everything what vacationers seek on ideal holidays. Modern wonders glowing with colonial structures clearly manifest the finer nuances of old and past. Apart from radiating cultural flair and old world charm, these cities are crammed full of best options of luxury hotels, nightlife, shopping delights and dining options. Not for nothing, tickets aboard South Africa flights are well-revered by all and sundry! Thanks to its extraordinary ability of transforming into a hunting ground for safari lovers; a sweet escape for honeymooners; paradise for family holidaymakers and an enthralling arena for bold hearts.

Top Destinations in South Africa

South Africa is crammed full of holiday attractions. Cape Town, with its grand Table Mountain, sun soaked beaches and picturesque vineyards, never fails to impress foreign travellers who book cheap flights to South Africa for immersing in its quintessential flavour. Johannesburg, the pulsating mega city alive with an impressive array of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, soaring skyscrapers, intriguing suburbs and towns is simply spectacular. The legendary Apartheid Museum here, an astonishing range of art galleries such as Johannesburg Art Gallery, Goodman Gallery and incredible sightseeing attractions here spoil visitors for choice. Durban is impeccably hemmed by the scenic Indian Ocean and offers a fine set of seaside sights and sounds, upmarket hotels, chic bars, trendy restaurants and intoxicating nightclubs. Port Elizabeth, East London and Garden Route are few others of the Rainbow Country's irresistible lures.

Flight Tickets to South Africa

South Africa is home to a number of international airports scattered all over the country but the Cape Town and Johannesburg International Airports take the stage and remain the prominent gateway for swarms of Britons landing in the nation. Most of the airports are well connected to major airports of UK with London Heathrow being the single most important connection in the UK. A good number of international airlines offer tickets on non-stop/indirect flights linking Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to global destinations. British travellers seeking tickets aboard South Africa flights have wide range of options like South African Airways, British Airways, Egyptair, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, KLM Royal Dutch and Lufthansa. Among these, British Airways and South African Airways are the two popular airlines that are believed to be the ideal choices for reserving tickets to South Africa from the UK.

South Africa Quick Travel Facts

Geography: South Africa is located on the southernmost tip of the African continent and is home to diverse landscapes and cultures.

Capital: Pretoria (Administrative), Cape Town (Legislative) and Bloemfontein (Judicial).

Key Holiday Destinations: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Stellenbosch.

Popular Airports: International Airports at Johannesburg (OR Tambo), Cape Town and Durban.

Popular Airlines: South African Airways is the national airline with hub at OR Tambo International Airport.

Language: Afrikaans and Zulu are among the most commonly used languages. English is widely spoken and understood widely.

Time Zone: UTC +2

Popular Holidays: Culture and History, Nature Sightseeing, Wine Tours, Beach, Safaris, Sports holidays, Shopping, Adventure.

British High commission: British High Commission
255 Hill Street
Arcadia
Pretoria
0028
South Africa

Best Time to Visit South Africa

South Africa and its popular cities are year-round destinations and the best time to visit the country widely varies depending on one's holiday interests and requisites. While game-watchers may book tickets aboard flights to visit the country during the winter months of June, July and August; summer months of November, December and January remain best bet for beachgoers. In between, spring and autumn months remain the best time to book tickets on flights to visit the country for those seeking hiking and adventure pursuits.

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