SkyTeam member Air France is currently running a nice sale on tickets for flights in premium economy class from Barcelona to Johannesburg. You can purchase a round-trip from Europe to South Africa at prices starting at only €830.
There’s good availability for this deal all year long, except in July.
Departing from Barcelona, Air France will fly you to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle. After a – mostly pretty short – layover, you will change aircraft and travel to Johannesburg on board of a Boeing 777.
Search & Book
Sadly, we haven’t been able to find an end date for this deal. There are no visible fare rules. You can find available dates throughout the entire year, except July.
Check Google Flights (instructions) to find the lowest fares. As always, you can save a few Euros by using our Travel Dealz flight search and comparing prices that OTAs offer. Or book your flights directly on the carrier’s website. Prices won’t differ that much, so the choice is yours.
The short feeder flights between Barcelona and Paris, which are operated in economy class, are issued in booking class Y. The long-haul flights are issued in booking class A. That means that you should expect the following mileage:
- 23,550 on Aeromexico Club Premier
- 19,180 on China Eastern Eastern Miles
- 19,180 on China Southern Sky Pearl Club
- 17,610 on Delta SkyMiles
- 17,350 on Alitalia MileMiglia
- 14,630 on GOL Aéreos Smiles
- 14,630 on Aerolineas Argentinas Plus
- 13,000 on MEA Cedar Miles
- 12,460 on Xiamen Airlines Egret Club
- 11,920 on Aeroflot Bonus
- 11,920 on China Airlines Dynasty Flyer
- 11,920 on Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
- 11,920 on Saudia Alfursan
- 11,920 on Vietnam Golden Lotus Plus
- 11,920 on Air Europa Club
- 11,920 on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
- 11,920 on Czech Airlines OK Plus
- 11,920 on Korean Air Skypass
- 6,490 on Japan Airlines Mileage Bank
- 1,200 on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
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).
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.
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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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€.
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Hotels in Johannesburg
It’s always better to check for affordable and good hotels prior to your trip. We normally recommend booking.com. Also, it’s worth checking out our latest coupon and hotel offers:
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