Cheap Flights to Africa
At OverlandingAfrica.com we suggest choosing the right flights in conjunction with the right trips. We are experts in arranging bargain airfares to Africa. It sometimes works out cheaper to get a return flight than an open jaw flight. It also works out cheaper for OverlandingAfrica.com to book a flight internally than it is to book outside of the country. It is advisable to confirm your flight booking 72 hours before leaving the country.
Discounted Flights to Africa
OverlandingAfrica.com travel experts will give you all of the advice that you need to book your flight. If you are looking for advice about where to fly to in each country then read through the specific country or destination pages on our site which will point you in the right direction.
Booking Flights with your Tour
We recommend that you allow 1- 3 days after the scheduled completion date of your tour before flying out. OverlandingAfrica.com are only a phone call away and will be happy to assist with any questions about flying, staying longer in a country and confirming flights.
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- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com30 Apr 2012
Hi Martin; yes there are some cheap flights - check out 1time.aero as they do flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg and then from Johannesburg to Livingstone. We recommend you stay a few days in Cape Town after the trip has ended so as to make the most of the area. I have sent you an email with more information. Cheers!
- Martin Rosenqvist28 Apr 2012
Hi. I'm travelling to Cape Town in early september this year and I'm thinking about booking the tour Victoria Falls - Cape Town (start 8 september). My questions are: 1) Is there any cheap fligths between Cape Town and Livingstone? 2) What is the earliest date I can fly out from Cape Town after coming back from the tour? I would appreciate answers rather soon; since I have to book my return ticket to Cape Town. Thank you. Regards Martin
- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com12 Mar 2012
Hi Mr and Mrs Ritter. I have emailed you some more information so please keen an eye out on your inbox. Cheers!
- Mr. and Mrs. Ritter11 Mar 2012
Greetings. We live in Washington; DC (USA) and are looking to visit Ghana for approximately 7-8 days. We are looking for an accomodations (hote) and tour package.b We would like to visit between September - December.
- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com02 Mar 2012
Hello Lorraine; we can assist in finding a flight for you however we will need to know from where you will be flying from and where you would like to fly to. We will not be able to assist you without this information. Cheers!
- Lorraine02 Mar 2012
I'm contemplating taking a safari in Kenya/Tanzania (12 or 14 days) in November and was wondering if you could give me a few suggestions for cheap RT flights for 2 adults--one a senior citizen--with one stop en-route. Thank you; Lorraine
- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com27 Feb 2012
Hello Taylor; we only sell scheduled overland truck safaris - Devils Armchair and Great White Shark diving - these are all optional activities that are offered on any one of our tours that go through the area. I recommend you contact the local tourism information center for more information. I have emailed some more information on trips that we have for you. Happy trails!
- Taylor Murray25 Feb 2012
My wife and I are coming from Chicago to Lusaka; Zambia in September '12 for about 2 weeks. We are looking to purchase our flights soon but arent really sure where to begin. I have a few questions. 1) What is the day to depart to get the best value for flights? 2) Devil's Armchair; how can we set up a trip there to experience swimming in the falls. Are we able to experience this in September do to the season? 3) Swimming with Great White Sharks? Is this something you offer within a reasonable distance?
- Eben Mensah20 Jan 2012
Dear sir/madam; We would be happy in working in partnership with your organization in regards to welcoming your students and arranging for them home stays; volunteer programs; lodging; ground transportation; tourism and visits to NGOs in Ghana.. We have 14 years experience in arranging volunteer work and home stays in Ghana for people from worldwide and will be happy to work for both profit and non-profit organizations worldwide. We offer travelers the opportunity to learn about our cultural and historical heritage; religion; traditional cuisine through home stay program in Ghana. We offer travelers the opportunity to participate in social justice and solidarity tourism through social welfare volunteer work in Ghana. We can also designate tour guides to accompany your group of volunteers to tour Ghana a can recommend some tour attractions; affordable and safe transportation for them. Information about the programs we offer in Ghana including the fees can be found on our web page as follows: http://www.volunteeringinafrica.org/ghana.htm Our office is located at Accra in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana and have representatives and coordinators in all the areas in Ghana where we place the volunteers. PLACEMENTS 1) Orphanage; School and Conservation: We will place some of your volunteers at the Hour of Grace Orphanage at Huhunya in the Easter Region of Ghana. That particular project can handle up to 20 volunteers at a time. The volunteers will assist taking care of the 150 underprivileged kids and educating them.The volunteers will also be involved in moringa tree planting activities at the orphanage and school site. 2) Orphanage; School and Conservation: We will place some of your volunteers at the Countryside Children Welfare Home in the Central Region of Ghana. That particular project can handle up to 10 volunteers at a time. The volunteers will assist in taking care of the 140 underprivileged kids; educating them. The volunteers will also be involved in moringa tree planting activities at the school and orphanage site. 3) Orphanage; School and Conservation: We will place some of your volunteers at the Good Shepherd Orphanage in the Central Region of Ghana. That particular project can handle up to 15 volunteers at a time. The volunteers will assist in taking care of the 300 underprivileged kids and educating them. The volunteers will also be involved in moringa tree planting activities at the school and orphanage site. 4) Urban School: We will place some of your volunteers at the Street Kids Academy in Accra in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. That particular project can handle up to 10 volunteers at a time.The volunteers will assist in taking care of the 120 underprivileged kids and educating. 5)Rural Schools and Conservation: We will place some of your volunteers at the a number of 2 public; 3 private and 4 church schools at Twifo-Oheman; a rural community in the Central Region of Ghana. That particular project can handle up to 20 volunteers at a time.The volunteers will assist in teaching at total number of 3;000 kids in the community.The volunteers will also be involved in moringa tree planting activities at the school sites 6) Media and journalism: We will place your media and journalism volunteers with the Chronicle Newspaper in Accra in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. That particular project can handle up to 10 media and journalism volunteers at a time. 7) Sports; Fitness and Conservation: The volunteers will assist in teaching soccer; basketball; baseball; volleyball; swimming and a variety of other sports to local talents at a number of 8 public; church and private schools Akim-Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The volunteers will also be involved in moringa tree planting activities and the school sites. That particular project can handle up to 20 volunteers at a time. 8) Organizational Development: The above mentioned organizations always need organizational development volunteers. Also there are other organizations in Accra and other parts of Ghana who have also been periodically contacting us about the possibility of sending them volunteers. We hope they will be happy to have your organizational development volunteers on their projects through us. Your volunteers will assist the organizations in the area of organizational development; fund raising; grant writing; newsletter writing; budget planning and administration work. This project can handle up to 10 volunteers at a time in Accra and all over Ghana. We are looking forward to working with you; Eben Mensah Director/founder Volunteer in Africa www.volunteeringinafrica.org Address: 254/14 Blohum Street Dzorwulu; Accra; Ghana. Phone: 00233 20 1983724 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com16 Jan 2012
Hi Jared; we can assist in finding a flight for you however we do reccommend that you book these yourself as it will work out cheaper. During your trip you will be staying at designated camp sites that do have electrical points for you to charge your batteries; you just need to make sure you have the right plug connection for the countries you will be visiting. I have emailed you more information regarding flights and the trip. Cheers!
- Jared14 Jan 2012
Hi; I'm interested in the Southern Trek taking place June 13-July 14; and was wondering if you could send me a quote for 1 person flying from SeaTac airport in Washington; USA. I'm interested in knowing how to find the cheapest flights as this trek starts and ends in different locations. Additionally; I will be bringing a digital camera...will there be any opportunities for recharging a laptop and camera batteries on this trip? Thank you for your help!
- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com19 Sep 2011
Hi Charlotte; Africa has 4 weather seasons: spring; summer; autumn and winter. However in these seasons - we have a dry season and a wet season. The wet season refers to the time of year when rains are expected to fall. The dry season is the opposite - not as much rain. This differs from country to country. You can check out our weather webpage for more information on seasons and weather patterns in the different countries of Africa that our overland trips travel through. Happy trails!
- Charlotte18 Sep 2011
why has Africa got two seasons instead of four? Thus dry and wet seasons.
- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com01 Aug 2011
Hi Jacques; that sounds great! I have emailed you some information regarding the trip you are interested in! cheers :)
- Jacques du Plessis31 Jul 2011
We are very interested in the overland tour from Vic falls to Dar es Salaam leaving on 30 Nov 2011. We are from South Africa. Can you please forward me a quote for 2 persons including flights from Johannesburg airport? (We would like to stay a few days extra in Dar) Hope to hear from you soon! Kind regards
- Minette - OverlandingAfrica.com18 Jul 2011
Hi Maya; I have sent you more information on the Desert and Delta trip together with some flights we have found for you. Keep an eye on your inbox. Cheers!
- Maya18 Jul 2011
Hi; I'd be interested in booking the Desert_Delta camping tour starting on the 13th September and I would like some help finding possible flights from Austra so to have an Idea how much will the full trip cost. Possible start airports are: Linz; Vienna; Munich. Thank you in advance for your help; Maya Labriola
- Thane van Niekerk23 Jan 2011
Im interested in joining an adventure tour i.e white water rafting etc. coupled with game experiences and camping under the stars before carrying on to Johannesburg. I'll be flying out of London. Please advise if this would be possible and where I should start with arranging this please. Looking to travel End April/Start May- for 1-2wks. Cheers!
- Laura Cuff16 Jan 2011
Hi there! I'm hoping to do the 10 day trip from Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam on the 24 Apr. Because of work; I'm a bit restricted with my flights and have found an Emirates flight on the 21 Apr London to Nairobi and returning from Dar Es Salaam to London on the 3 May for GBP 662.29. I'm suspecting you have better powers at finding cheap flights and am hoping you might be able to help me out? Thanks very much! Laura
- Dayne - OverlandingAfrica.com07 Jan 2011
Hi Sally; Depending on which tour you join will depend on the number clients on your tour. We have small group tours that can accommodate up to 16 passengers or other tours that can take up to 27 passengers.If you partake in longer tours that's 3 weeks or longer you would have the opportunity to do your laundry once a week on average.Cheers
- Sally06 Jan 2011
Do we know ahead how many are on our tour? If tour is 3 wks; are there laundry accomodations? Are the camp sites guarded at night? Or isn't it necessary?
- Dayne - OverlandingAfrica.com14 Dec 2010
Hi Barbara; We have so many tours and options traveling through South Africa and with your time frame the possibilities are endless. I have emailed you a list of our most popular South African tours.Cheers
- Barbara11 Dec 2010
I am planning to come to South Africa for the month of February to visit with family and see the country. I am particularly interested in seeing the wildlife and learning about the native crafts. What would you suggest?
- Judd - OverlandingAfrica.com26 Oct 2010
Hi there Ajay; the temperatures in Ghana varies very little between summer and winter because it is so close to the equator; but the rainy seasons occurs; from April to July and from September to November and they also have the "Harmattan"; a dry desert wind that blows from the northeast from December to March; lowering the humidity and creating very hot days and cold nights.
- ajay22 Oct 2010
tell me about the winter season in ghana and in which month we wear blazers;suits and pullovers
- Tania - OverlandingAfrica.com22 Oct 2010
Hi Kirstan; Hard to tell as we don't know who you have looked at already. A web site like Expedia or Travelstart might help otherwise drop us a email with your budget and we can see what we can find. Cheers;
- Kirstan21 Oct 2010
I have been looking at flights from las vegas leaving the 14 or 15 of jan and returining on the 8th of march from victoria falls back to las and was wondering if you have any cheaper flights or could help me with any suggestions. thanks
- Dayne - OverlandingAfrica.com05 Oct 2010
Hi Paula; We can definitely assist you with flights and to find the best deal available. I contacted you via email with the different options.Cheers
- Paula Karina Puikkonen01 Oct 2010
I have found flights to book for my overland trip in January. The dates I am looking at are Jan 5- April 17. I found multi city flights Salt Lake City (SLC) to Nairobi and Johannesburg to SLC for those dates for $1586 USD. Would your company be able to find a better deal for me for those locations and dates?
- Tania - OverlandingAfrica.com26 Aug 2010
Hi Hayley; Check out our About Overlanding section - there is a page there called 'What You'll East' which might give you some idea. Each trip is slightly different so it really depends what you mean by fussy. :) Happy trails!
- Hayley25 Aug 2010
On the planned camping trips; what kind of food is on offer? My friends wants to come but is extremely fussy with food and thinks she would find it difficult. Any info would help. Many Thanks
- Dayne - OverlandingAfrica.com09 Jul 2010
Hi Harry; We have roughly 5000 departures and I am convinced one of them will fit your budget and time frame. I have emailed you more detailed options of what we have to offer.Cheers
- Harry Lacey08 Jul 2010
Hi; i'm currently thinking about a trip for late 2011. Type of accomadation doesn't bother me; I would prefer a forward-facing seat in a truck and would like to see Victoria Falls. As i'm a student I have a fairly limited budget. I would like to do/see as much as possible; preferably not exceeding 1500 GBP; if that is feasable. Any tour suggestions and information would be appreciated. Thankyou
- Tania - OverlandingAfrica.com01 Jan 1970
Hi Victor. Drop us a email detailing as much info as you can about where you want to go; what kind of transport and accommodation and if there are any specific sites or activities you wish to try and we can then send you relevant info. Contact info is at the top of this page. Thanks.
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