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$757 - $1,874
|CHEAPEST COUNTRY||Colombia||42% cheaper||Users typically spent $555 less on flights to Colombia|
|MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRY||French Guiana||43% more expensive||Users typically spent $562 more on trips to French Guiana|
|MOST POPULAR COUNTRY TO FLY TO||Colombia||344% more popular||As a popular travel destination, more of our users plan to visit Colombia than any other country in South America|
Cheapest flight to South America from Bogotá
When booking a flight to South America, the best-priced flight will typically be to Medellín for $31, which is 97% less than the continental average.
Most expensive flight to South America from Bogotá
Flights to South America are typically 96% more expensive when flying to Natal, where the average price is $797
Prices for flights to South America are refreshed on a daily basis.
The number of operators available for flights to South America is 63 as of November 2023.
Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to South America.
The required travel and health documents for your South America trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at South America. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.
If you're headed to South America, consider flying into Barranquilla E Cortissoz airport in Barranquilla for the best deals, with an average airfare of $48. Alternatively, Cartagena Rafael Nunez airport in Cartagena is a close second for cheapest flights to South America with an average airfare of $55.
|Departing||Destination||Best Time||Best Price|
|Fort Lauderdale||Cartagena||2h 46m||$154|
|Fort Lauderdale||Medellín||3h 24m||$179|
|Fort Lauderdale||Bogotá||3h 32m||$190|
|New York||Cartagena||4h 55m||$213|
|Fort Lauderdale||Cali||3h 47m||$215|
Among the various popular events celebrated in South America, the Carnival in Brazil might be one of the most impressive. This Carnival in Rio de Janeiro may just be one of the most famous events in the world. It’s celebrated the few weeks before the Christian Lent period. This generally falls every year between February and March. The streets fill with people in costumes, music, food and parades. If you have flights to South America in August, you can’t miss the Feria de las Flores in Colombia. The festival of flowers lasts for 10 days in the beginning of the month, celebrating the Paisa culture. The streets of Medellin fill with parades of Paisas carrying flower displays. Another festival celebrated in South America that you won’t want to miss is the Inti Raymi in Peru. This event takes place on the 24th of June every year as the ancient Incan Festival of the Sun celebrating the year’s harvesting season. It’s mainly found in the Incan capital, the city of Cusco. The streets of the city fill with music, traditional dancers and colorful processions.
The entire continent of South America is full of magnificent attractions and beautiful scenery to witness. When looking for your South America flight deals, there are a few popular attractions you won’t want to miss. Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel that dates back to the 15th century. You’ll find it tucked in the Andes mountain range near the city of Cusco. The best time to visit is most likely around spring or fall. The dry season from June to August is a good time too but can get very busy. The Iguazu Falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. They make up the largest waterfall in the world. The times of the year that the Iguazu Falls are busiest is mainly during Easter holidays as well as from December to February. This coincides with the locals’ summer holidays and it can get quite crowded. The Torres del Paine National Park is where you’ll find lakes, mountains and glaciers, all part of the Chilean Patagonia. The time of the year with the best weather to visit this national park is in their summertime, from November to March. However, it can also get quite crowded during these months.
One of the top destinations to visit in South America is possibly the Argentine Patagonia. This area of Argentina is where you can see diverse wildlife, majestic mountains and some jaw-dropping glaciers. Some top sites are the Los Glaciares National Park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, or Ushuaia on the Tierra del Fuego Island in the southernmost point of Argentina. The best time to visit the Argentine Patagonia is most likely in the southern hemisphere’s springtime and summertime, from October to March. This is when the weather is at its mildest. The area can get quite crowded from December through February. Another top destination to see in South America is the area of Cusco in Peru. Within the city of Cusco you can visit the Saqsaywaman and Qorikancha Incan ruins. If you make your way into the mountains surrounding it, there’s the Sacred Valley as well as the Machu Picchu Incan citadel high above sea level. The high season to visit Cusco is generally in the dry months from around April to September, the temperatures start getting colder but you avoid the rainy season. Nonetheless, June through August can get quite crowded in Cusco.
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