If you aren’t able to travel during the month of April, then book flights to Beirut from South Africa during February instead. Flights to Beirut in February, while not as cheap as those in April, still average around R9 097.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Beirut is about 60 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are R10 460. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Beirut from South Africa for as low as R10 134 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Beirut is on a Friday when prices can be found for as low as R9 998. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from South Africa because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around R11 337.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Beirut is at midday when flights can be purchased for as low as R9 886. In the evening is when there is more demand to fly to Beirut, so prices are often more expensive at around R11 276 per ticket.