From Amsterdam, you would fly to Tel Aviv on a Boeing 737 (roughly 5 hours) and then continue to Johannesburg on a Boeing 777 (roughly 9 hours).
Search & Book
The only restrictions that are known to us are that
Once you’ve found your preferred dates, we recommend using our Travel-Dealz flight search to book the flights, as EL AL’s website doesn’t seem to be working (at least for booking flights. Maybe the bug will be fixed in the following days).
To facilitate your search for the dates that have the shortest layovers, we’ve created an availability calendar for trips of 5 – 12 days that only includes those good flights:
All flights are issued in booking class J. The only mileage program that will give you miles for EL AL flights, that we know about, is Alaska Mileage Plan, which will credit your roughly 27,440 miles for this roundtrip.
El Al’s Business Class
El Al’s premium cabin is subject to generally bad reviews. Especially aboard their Boeing 747 and Boeing 777 aircraft, they don’t offer amenities or technology that have become Business Class standard over the past few years. A prime example is the lack of lie-flat-seats. They’ve improved their Business Class greatly in their new Boeing 787 fleet. Unfortunately, the flights in this deal are not flown by the Boeing 787.
Information & Tips for Johannesburg
Johannesburg has 9,6 million inhabitants and is the largest city and most important business and financial center in Africa south of the Sahara. The city is well connected to Europe by air, flights for under 500€ (round trip) are becoming increasingly more common.
Best Time to Travel
The best times to visit Johannesburg are during fall (March – May) and during spring (September – Novemver). Temperatures are warm but pleasant and rainfall is comparatively rare.
From the Airport to the City
One possibility is taking the Gautrain, a type of local commuter rail. A trip to the city center takes about 25 minutes and costs approximately 12€. Taking a cab or an Uber runs you about 18€ to 24€.
All Dealz for Johannesburg
Thank you to our reader Obiwaannn, who reported this deal.Cover Picture: © sw_stock - fotolia.com