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CPT — PVG
May 21 — May 281
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1 adult
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Low season

July

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R29 543

Average price (return flight)

R11 404
Best time to beat the crowds (10% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (9% more expensive on average)
Flight from Cape Town Intl to Shanghai Pu Dong
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

When to book flights from Cape Town to Pu Dong

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • The cheapest flight from Cape Town to Shanghai Pudong Airport was found, on average, 80 days before departure.
  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is July.

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Top airline flying Cape Town Intl to Shanghai Pu Dong

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
7,1
Malaysia AirlinesOverall score based on 1543 reviews
7,3Boarding
7,2Comfort
7,6Crew
6,9Entertainment
6,7Food
Airline reviews
Cons: "Food need to be improved"
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Cons: "Food need to be improved"
Pros: "Comfort & punctuality"
Pros: "Comfort and food."
Cons: "Some flight attendants could ve friendlier."
Pros: "Different seat location for family of five Missing luggage"
Cons: "Boarding on time so I didn’t have to loose the connection flight and had to stay at a hotel an hour away from kuala lumpur to barely sleep to catch a plane to auckland next day that arrives late so i cant take the ferry home."
Cons: "Business class in 737 is limited, recline only but seat was spacious and comfortable"
Cons: "Not being cancelled and delayed"
Cons: "Avoid Malaysian airlines and avoid KUL airport. What a mess of a company ..."
Cons: "Custom check line 200 meters long, security check line another 120 meter long, why not combine them together and open two machine in parallel"
Pros: "Wonderful Crew- friendly, professional, helpful."
Cons: "Been on time departing."
Pros: "Crew was terrible plane dirty and very poor service waited 90 minutes after take off to get a drink in business class. Last time I fly this airline used to be ok but now going downhill"
Cons: "Almost every thing. Incredibly dirty plane and crew just poor not interested in passenger at all unfortunately noticing this more and more with MAS"
Pros: "cabin crew very friendly and professional"
Cons: "Seats cramped; not enough space, especially for long haul. Provide more space! Earphones didn’t work. Could not enjoy entertainment. Seat would not recline. Slow checking. Not enough counter staff. Check in counter contractor staff inexperienced and held us up for over an hour due to unfamiliar"
Pros: "Crew and food was amazing"
Cons: "Landing could be more softer"
Pros: "This flight nothign"
Cons: "Major delay, should have offered passengers water or beverages. Food was very poor, no assistance for transfer on late flight."
Cons: "Seat, food, service"
Pros: "Having 2 seats to ourselves"
Cons: "Crew hurried;seats cramped;boarding a pin-had to take watches off;food indifferent;sat on Sydney tarmac nearly 1/2 hr"
Pros: "easy securityand boarding at kl"
Cons: "food bland"
Pros: "Check in was super easy, flight left on time , arrived early baggage was delivered in 10 minutes."
Pros: "Lovely people an caring all the way through."
Cons: "No onboard entertainment"
Pros: "Nice thick comfortable blankets. Delicious food."
Cons: "For 50 min flight we waited 45 mins in taxi"
Cons: "All good, short flight"
Pros: "Can’t find anything good."
Cons: "The airline is protected by the government. Hence there is no motivation for them to improve. This airline is my last choice. My biggest dissatisfaction is the hospitality shown by the crew.. not sincere and in some cases rude... is this the MH - MALAYSIAN Hospitality that they keep advertising? Very disappointing.."
Pros: "Service and integtity"
Cons: "None"
Pros: "Friendly & attentive crew"
Cons: "Departure delay (10 minutes)"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful crew"
Cons: "Food. Arrival arrangements (although this may be out of the airlines control - slow immigration, disorganised luggage collection."
Pros: "NA"
Cons: "Delayed of baggage claims for 1 hour, flight retimed/delayed for more than 1hour"
Cons: "We had a 4.5 hour delay due to weather conditions at Heathrow. Although the airline could not avoid this. I feel being kept on the plane for the duration before a 12 hour flight and a further 4 hour connection, was too much."
Pros: "Almost everything"
Cons: "Nothing i can think of"
Cons: "Losing my luggage"
Cons: "Food is always the same - soggy noodles and chicken or bland spaghetti and wilted veg with soggy fish. Seats cramped. Wasn't informed of gate change until 30 minutes later. Crew efficient but a little lacking in hospitality department."
Pros: "Good entertainment"
Cons: "Check in- only 2 desks open."
Cons: "No beer or wine in business class! Did not want a meal, so I got water and a tiny pack of peanuts."
Cons: "Both outbound and inbound flights were delayed for hours. Terrible."
Pros: "The staff were helpful, well trained, and friendly."
Cons: "The on-line check in (which their email says is mandatory for economy class--it's not) was buggy. I had to try three times before I was successful."
Pros: "same"
Cons: "same"
Pros: "Flight was on time, good value airline"
Cons: "Kayak did not book through airline, would prefer to use known site before paying $$$"
Pros: "On time departure system works"
Pros: "Prompt flight and service was good."
Pros: "Food so-so. Cabin crew friendly and helpful. IFE was easy to use but film choices were quite limited."
Cons: "Lousy configuration in business class requiring you to clamber over other sleeping passengers to get to the loo. A380 really showing its age. Toilets not well-maintained, toilet rolls not replaced."
Pros: "Cabin crew friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Red snapper was over cooked and rubbery. MH used to have great food. What happened??? IFE system was poor although flight was only over an hour in length - not a major issue."
Pros: "Service excellent"
Cons: "None"
Pros: "The equipment and level of service on this MAS flight was excellent. Food was delicious. Seat was comfortable."
Cons: "Though it wasn't part of the flight, the business class lounge at KUL is just a step below the excellent facilities at airports like HKG. Just a step though, mostly in the shower area. Food options were great though. And take advantage of the Massage Spa within the lounge."
Pros: "Crew was kind"
Cons: "Very bad smell in the cabin, and not very clean"
Pros: "The flight was quick and the service was good."
Cons: "The flight was delayed and arrived almost one hour later than scheduled arrival."
Pros: "Nasi lemak breakfast was good."
Cons: "My entertainment unit didn't work, despite repeated reboots. We left 45 minutes late. The crew seem very disorganised, and kept forgetting requests."
Pros: "Crew always pleasant on this route."
Cons: "This route used to have new planes with AVOD at each seat but the airline seems to have switched back to old planes which really should be kept for domestic sectors"
Pros: "Pilot kept taking detour to avoid turbulence"
Cons: "Food -very little in quantity. Dinner: just a sandwich. Breakfast - just a little bit. Cabin Staff - unmotivated; poor Sevice"
Cons: "So the crew basically disappear as soon as they have served and cleaned up food."
COVID-19 information

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Heightened sanitation

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Mandatory masks

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Cape Town - Shanghai Pudong Airport Flights

Departure:

Cape Town (CPT)South Africa

Destination:

Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG)China

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