Cape Town Travel Information

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Cape Town Scene From flat-topped Table Mountain down to the blue waters of Table Bay, Cape Town is simply stunning, but the city doesn't thrive by its looks alone. Proudly multicultural, its flourishing arts, dining, and nightlife scenes are proof of this modern metropolis' creativity and innovative spirit.

Things to do in Cape Town: Table Mountain Aerial Cableway • The Garden Route • Cango Caves • Cage Diving with Crocodiles • Chapman's Peak Drive • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront • Lion's Head Peak • Two Oceans Aquarium • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden • Land based whale watching at Walker Bay, Hermanus

Highly rated hotels in Cape Town: Cape Grace • Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel • Tintswalo Atlantic • Dock House Boutique Hotel • Steenberg Hotel & Spa • 52 De Wet • Sea Star Rocks • The Tree House Boutique Hotel • The Andros Boutique Hotel • Villa Zest Boutique Hotel • Glen Avon Lodge • Abbey Manor Luxury Guesthouse • O on Kloof Boutique Hotel & Spa • Villa Coloniale • Fernwood Manor • Blaauwheim Guest House • Atlantic Waves Guest House • Nova Constantia Boutique Residence • Cape Vermeer • Keret Accommodation • 26 Sunset Villa Llandudno • La Residence • The Silo • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

South Africa's electricity is 230V 50Hz and uses plug types C, M & N
Plug Type: CElectrical Plug ImageElectrical Socket Image
Plug Type: MElectrical Plug ImageElectrical Socket Image
Plug Type: NElectrical Plug ImageElectrical Socket Image

Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Cape Town International Airport is 6,015 miles, with a flight time of approx 12.5 hrs. Cape Town's IATA airport code is CPT.
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Climate: In Cape Town, the average temperature ranges from 12°C in July to 21°C in January and February. The summer temperatures are not excessively high because of the influence of the ocean, though sometimes a hot and dry wind called Berg blows from the mountains which is able to raise the temperature to around 35°C. Conversely, a strong southern breeze called Cape Doctor often blows in summer, cooling and cleaning the air. Above the top of Table Mountain, the flat-topped mountain overlooking the city, about a thousand meters (3,300 feet) high, a layer of clouds often forms, which the city's inhabitants call in a colloquial manner The Tablecloth.

BA Tier Points Earned

Route 1LHR‑CPT
(BA) ba

Economy80 80160
WTP100 100200
Business160 160320
First240 240480

Economy Tier Points shown are based on fully flexible fares. 'Low' Economy earns 50% of the shown amount. 'Lowest' Economy fares earn 25% of shown amount.

When journey is booked in World Traveler Plus or First and those cabins don't exist on particular legs, the next cabin down will be used on those legs for points collection.

When booking with BA, tier points can be earned on the following Oneworld Oneworld Alliance ® airlines:
asAlaska Airlines, aaAmerican Airlines, baBritish Airways, cxCathay Pacific, fjFiji Airways, ayFinnair, ibIberia, jlJapan Airlines, mhMalaysia Airlines, qfQantas, qrQatar Airways, atRoyal Air Maroc, rjRoyal Jordanian, ulSriLankan Airlines

Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Cape Town, (Zone 6, 4,001-5,500 miles)

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
World Traveller Plus32,50050,000

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