On average, you’re most likely to get the best airfare deals, if you book 56 days in advance. The most expensive day to book is typically on the day that you’re planning to fly.
For the lowest prices on airfare, the best day of the week to fly is on Tuesdays and the worst is on Saturdays. Flying on a Tuesday also means a short week on your return if you have to head straight to work on Wednesday.
For the best time of the day to fly, evenings flights (from after sunset until sunrise) are usually cheaper than morning flights. Your time of arrival depends on your destination, so while we can’t be sure if you’ll lose or gain time, flying in the evening can save you money.
The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Hong Kong from South Africa, with most prices found around R10 530. If you are unable to visit Hong Kong during the month of November, then departing from South Africa during the month October is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R10 844.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Hong Kong is about 27 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are R11 914. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Hong Kong from South Africa for as low as R9 921 on momondo.
According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Hong Kong from South Africa. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was R11 481. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Hong Kong on Saturday is R12 628.
Our data shows that the cheapest South Africa to Hong Kong flights are usually those with departure times at midday. Our users have found flights to Hong Kong at midday for as low as R10 327. Flights in the morning are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of R13 263.
While low cost carriers are the cheapest, don’t forget that the fares often do not include checked baggage, meals, or drinks. Take a look at our estimated additional fees in your search results to get an idea of how much extra you may have to pay.