South Africa

South Africa: Social Entrepreneurship Initiative

IMPORTANT: Please be advised that United Airlines is now requiring that travelers who are 15 years old or younger travel as Unaccompanied Minors. You can read more about their specific policies here. 

Flight Requirements:

  • Arrive into Johannesburg, South Africa (O.R. Tambo International Airport; airport code: JNB)
    • Please note that you will commonly depart 1 day prior to arrive on your program start date.
  • Arrive before 22:00 (10pm) the day your program starts  
  • Depart from Cape Town, South Africa (Cape Town International Airport; airport code: CPT)
  • Depart between 08:00 (8am) and 22:00 (10pm) the day your program ends. 
Suggested Route:

The suggested route - usually the most direct, least number of stops, and always leaving from a US gateway airport. Often times, multiple students from the same program will be on this flight, simply because it is a popular route to take. We cannot guarantee that other students will be on this flight, but very often, there are. You do not have to take the suggested route, it is just one option. You may take any flight you wish that falls within the flight parameters above.

NOTE: Contact STA Travel to confirm the most updated route information, 877-211-4351

21-Day Program

Suggested Route - Getting there:
    • South African Airways
    • New York (JFK) to Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB)
Suggested Route - Coming home: 
    • South African Airways
    • Cape Town, South Africa (CPT) to  Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB)
    •  Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB) to New York (JFK)