Cheap Flights To Durban – Hints And Tips On The Cheapest Ways To Fly To Durban, South Africa

.tags Cheap Flights to Durban – Hints and Tips on The Cheapest Ways to Fly to Durban, South Africa. In time for the World Cup, Durban’s new airport has opened and is fully operational! King Shaka International Airport has been in the pipeline for many years, and now the airport has finally opened, placing Durban more firmly on the tourism map! The new airport has now opened the way for many international airlines to fly into Durban, drastically reducing the cost and time it takes to fly to Durban from around the world.

The new airport has proved to be extremely popular with locals and international travellers alike, who are all taking advantage of the new cheap flights to Durban. The cheapest way to fly to Durban from Europe is usually indirect via Johannesburg and maybe even one further stop in Europe or North Africa. Sometimes this can mean up to three flights! From the USA, there are direct flights from Atlanta, New York and Washington into Johannesburg, and then you can connect there. From Asia, New Zealand, and Australia, the cheapest way to fly to Durban is usually via Singapore or Dubai or Perth, again stopping in Johannesburg. Passengers should also look at flying via Cape Town, as this can also be a good connecting point from Europe for cheap flights to Durban.

Currently, the only long haul carrier to fly in and out of Durban is Emirates, who offer daily flights to Dubai. This has proved an extremely popular route in getting all over the world from Durban. With the increased capability of King Shaka International to that of Durban’s old airport near Amanzimtoti, it also makes it easy for the passengers to reach their Durban hotels, whether the hotels are inland, or on the beachfront. At the moment, the airport will serve the local carriers as well as international airlines.

The low cost local carriers that will operate from the airport are Kulula, Mango and 1time. The international airlines are South African Airways, British Airways, Air Mauritius and Emirates. To search and book online for cheap flights to Durban, log onto www.durbanhotelshop.com!