Cape Town: €400 KLM Flights From Helsinki in May 2023 (€500 With Luggage)

Cape Town South Africa

SkyTeam member KLM is offering cheap flights to Cape Town from Helsinki. Prices start at only €400. Nevertheless, unless you are a SkyTeam status holder, luggage would cost you another €100.

Our availability calendar shows you all available dates for trips of 2-14 days. Once you’ve selected the dates that suit you best, we’ll redirect you to KLM’s website, where you’ll get the best price:

KLM uses a Boeing 777 for its flights to Cape Town. These aircraft have a 3-4-3 pattern in economy class, with video-on-demand and games available for every passenger. You can bring 12 kg of hand luggage on KLM’s plane.

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This deal expires on October 3, 2022. Your trip has to be at least 2 days long (or include a Sunday) and no longer than 3 months. While these tickets are non-refundable, you can rebook them for €150 + the price difference.

Once you’ve selected your preferred dates in our calendar above, you will be redirected to KLM’s booking site. Our calendar, however, only shows trips of up to 2 weeks. Should you wish to stay even longer, you can check the availability on Google Flights.

Mileage

The tickets are issued in booking class L for the short flights to Amsterdam, and G for the long-haul flights to Cape Town. For the entire trip, you can roughly expect the following number of miles:

  • 5,398 Miles on Aeromexico Club Premier
  • 5,094 Kilometers on China Southern Sky Pearl Club
  • 3,956 Award Miles + 13,928 MQM on Delta SkyMiles
  • 3,956 Miles on MEA Cedar Miles
  • 3,956 Miles on Aeroflot Bonus
  • 3,908 Miles on Czech Airlines OK Plus
  • 3,408 Miles on Saudia Alfursan
  • 3,354 Miles on Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
  • 3,354 Miles on Aerolineas Argentinas Plus
  • 3,354 Miles on China Airlines Dynasty Flyer
  • 3,354 Miles on Vietnam Golden Lotus Plus
  • 3,354 Miles on Korean Air Skypass
  • 3,354 Miles on GOL Aéreos Smiles
  • 3,354 Miles on Air Europa Club
  • 3,354 Miles on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • 3,164 Miles on Xiamen Airlines Egret Club
  • 1,522 Kilometers on China Eastern Eastern Miles
  • 1,292 Award Miles + 34 XP on FlyingBlue
  • 600 Miles on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Destination

Hotel prices in Cape Town usually start at roughly €30-40, depending on the hotel category and the specific dates. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

Information & Tips for Cape Town

Cape Town is the second largest – but touristically more relevant – city in South Africa and especially known for the Table Mountain and the beaches in the south. The city is well-connected to Europe and the rest of Africa by air travel.

Compared to Johannesburg, flights to Cape Town are pretty much always more expensive. A good price is €500 – €600 for a round trip ticket in economy class. Anything under €500 can be considered a good deal, occasionally you can find fares around €400, although without checked luggage for the most part.

The Best Time to Visit

The ideal time to visit Cape Town is during the summer from the end of January until the end of April; the hottest temperatures are from December to February, although it is very windy during this time.

Climate diagram for Cape Town (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the Airport to the City

Due to high crime rates, it is not recommended taking a bus or other forms of public transport in the regions surrounding the airport. A taxi from the airport to the city centre costs about €18 to €25, an Uber is a good alternative and costs about half of that.

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Information & Tips for South Africa

South Africa is the touristically most visited country in the south of Africa. Whether its Safaris, tours of wine regions or the Table Mountain – visitors won’t be disappointed!

Traditionally, flights from Europa to South Africa have been quite expensive. In recent years however, airlines such as Iberia, Egyptair and British Airways have been offering cheaper and cheaper flights – even in premium cabins! If you are flexible in regards to your point of departure, the array of airlines with cheap tickets becomes even greater.

Best Time to Visit

South Africa is a huge country and therefore doesn’t have a single best time to visit. It really depends on what you want to see. The cities Johannesburg and Cape Town have the best weather in Fall (March – Mai) and Spring (September – November).

Climate diagram for Cape Town (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Johannesburg (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Durban (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Immigration & Visa Requirements

If you have a valid EU passport and a valid return ticket, you will be given a visitor’s visa with a validity of 90 days. Turn to the ministry of foreign affairs of your country for more information.

Currency

The currency used in South Africa is the Rand (ZAR). One Euro are approximately 16 ZAR. Make sure to use a credit card that does not charge high fees for withdrawals or payments in foreign currencies.

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