Oneworld alliance carrier Iberia is once again selling very reasonably priced tickets to Johannesburg, South Africa. Rates start as low as 301€ and are available from many Spanish departure airports. Below you’ll find a few examples:
A ‘Basic’ fare this low, unfortunately, does only include one piece carry-on luggage. You can add checked baggage by getting the ‘Optima’ fare, but this will cost you an extra 90€.
On your way to South Africa, you’ll have a layover in Madrid (except for trips departing in Madrid, of course). But in most cases, it will only take between 1 and 1 1/2 hours until you get on board of your flight to Johannesburg
Search & Book
You will be able to book your flight until May 25th, 2019 for flights commencing on or before August 31st. You have to stay in South Africa for at least 7 days and could stay up to 12 months.
We recommend using Google Flights (instructions) to find the best available dates within your preferred travel time and for the nearest airport. Then you can either purchase the tickets directly on Iberia’s website or use our Skyscanner to get the best rate.
Tickets will be issued in booking class O. Most Oneworld frequent flyer program will give you a multiplier of 25% on the actual distance traveled. A direct flight from Madrid to Johannesburg could earn you approximately 2.500 award miles.
Information on Johannesburg
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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