Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Madrid to Port Elizabeth
Most visitors from Madrid need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Port Elizabeth.
Read more about travel restrictions for Port Elizabeth
Visitors from Madrid are not required to quarantine after entering Port Elizabeth.
Visitors from Madrid must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Port Elizabeth.
Current regulations for vaccinated travelers to Port Elizabeth: most visitors from Madrid may enter Port Elizabeth but may still need to provide proof of negative COVID test.
Health Declaration Form
Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.
Masks: Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
Flying to Port Elizabeth from Madrid requires at least one stopover, as there are no direct flights for this route. The shortest flight duration is 20h 40m.
Madrid and Port Elizabeth are both served by 1 main airport. You will leave Madrid from Madrid Barajas and will be arriving at Port Elizabeth.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Cleanliness, orderliness, and cabin service."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by about 45 minutes to Madrid, due to which I have missed my next flight."
Cons: "None all good"
Pros: "Excellent crew and great food."
Cons: "Flight was a little long!"
Pros: "Crew did a great job keeping the long 11hour flight manageable!"
Cons: "Crew is very slow in serving and removing spiked plates. Food menu is very limited and not even asking for Tea or coffee, very poor service, feedback alone they ask verbally and thank to be positive. Late boarding not proper announcements"
Cons: "Heating and serving food in plastic containers."
Cons: "Cleaning of bathrooms"
Pros: "La tripulación excelente y nos dieron un obsequio"
Pros: "Excellent service provided by crew"
Cons: "Food needs improvement"
Cons: "I was not able to fly"
Pros: "The attendants were great."
Cons: "The food on all 4 flights was ok. Could have been more interesting recipes and dessert. The seats on all flights were consistently hard and stiff. It was impossible to get a decent rest because of that as well as the areas being pretty cramped."
Pros: "It was an ok experience, improved by the head of attendants at the end"
Cons: "Service was poor at the beginning, but improved to Qatar service as I complained to the supervisor of the attendants Julia"
Pros: "Crew was not this great on my Flight from Doha to IAD. My pre ordered food was not given on time and they missed it. I was given cold food. The flight attendant ignored to offer Drinks and they didn't give the Custom Forms too. I have to ask everything and THE overall service was awful"
Cons: "Flight attendants should care the passengers and provide the best service. Otherwise there is no use paying expensive flight tickets and travelling on Qatar"
Pros: "Very nice aircraft , crew, and supplies"
Cons: "Flight delayed, so missed connecting flight and stuck in Qatar for 13 hours on top of a 22 hour regular flight schedule"
Cons: "The new Q suites in business are GREAT!"
Cons: "Qatar airways claims to have inflight wifi. But it is not true because it did not work in either of my flights. Food could have been better."
Cons: "For deboarding they used stairs (not ramps) at their hub in Doha - must be some sort of new innovation to improve fitness. The Wifi onboard was in name only - it was so slow you wouldn't notice it is working or not - i flew Qatar because they claimed to have Wifi- hugely disappointed."
Pros: "Too tired after almost 24 hours traveling. No complaints."
Pros: "On time, fairly good food, good entertainment system."
Cons: "Very cramped seating when the flight is full. We're told to stretch our legs, but there is no place to walk or even stand."
Pros: "The staff wad nice"
Cons: "I have requested sea food and I was told that no request was made and they do not serve it any more."
Cons: "Internet bad"
Pros: "Service is courteous, both on the ground and air. Food & entertainment was top-notch as well. Enjoyed my flight, again on Qatar!"
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Crew and their promptness to assist"
Cons: "Vegetarian food - portion is too little. This has been the third time with Qatar and the food portion are too little."
Pros: "I loved the service. All of the attendants were really nice and helpful."
Cons: "My tv on both 12 hr and 8 hr flights didn’t work well and the food wasn’t the best. Also they ran out of food options when they got to me twice."
Cons: "Too many security screenings including the airline’s itself.!!!"
Cons: "Qatar Airlines charged us a 600 Euro fee for missing a flight even though we contacted them before to explain the circumstances beyond our control."
Cons: "they need to do family section"
Cons: "Wrost app I don’t advise any one use it cause"
Cons: "going with RJ in the first leg"
Cons: "As above"
Cons: "Few selection of food."
Pros: "Everything from courtesy, to very good food, and a clean flight."
Pros: "Business class was wonderful liked pjs, food, seating. Etc"
Cons: "Crew left a small amount of champagn in a glass which fell on me when I was asleep. Crew only offered first meal after that did not offer food only when I requested it. Limited gluten/ dairy free options"
Pros: "Flight was on time and departed as scheduled. Flight was comfortable and seats were decent. Would have liked a little bigger seats and more legroom in the economy seats"
Cons: "Food was not up to par and seats could have been a bit bigger for the economy bracket."
Pros: "Enjoyed the food and the service from the crew. Plane was new and relatively new and comfortable."
Cons: "The check in agents were not very polite or helpful. They did not offer much assistance and help for a first time customer on Qatar Airways. My bags were also not loaded onto the plane and had to arrive on a later flight"
Cons: "It's been more than 50 hours and I still haven't received both of my checked in luggage and I am getting no straightforward answer"
Cons: "Flight was delayed materially with little forewarning Service was poor"
Cons: "I understand it's the industry standard, but seats are too narrow with shared armrests."
Cons: "The layover was too long"
Pros: "Crew Service"
Cons: "If a customer has not ordered Vegeterian / Special meal earlier, the crew doesn't carry any extra meal."
Cons: "Was forced to purchase a return ticket or was not allowed to board the plane. Had to pay 850.00 dollars. In process of requesting a refund."
Pros: "Website and in-flight service is quite good. Flights take-off and land on time. The crew is international and quite professional."
Cons: "Onboard entertainment system is not quite good. The touch screen is not responsive and the movie selection is not very good. This is where Emirates excels."
Cons: "They supposed to provide Wheel chair for my elderly mother in Law who had a foot fracture, was very hard /painful to walk. I confirmed the wheelchair option well advance before her travel date in Qatar Airways Web site. I got the confirmation also in the Qatar Airways Web site. I usually fly with my family as I have a big family with couple of children and elderly. I will never fly Qatar again, this was the 1st and the last fly with Qatar airways."
Cons: "Maybe the food"
Pros: "Food, crew, in flight services and entertainment were amazing. Definitely recommend this airline for trans-atlantic flights."
Cons: "I flew on the Boeing Dreamliner which is pretty loud. I recommend noise cancelling headphones or earplugs."
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Airlines flying from Madrid to Port Elizabeth have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Madrid to Port Elizabeth
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Madrid to Port Elizabeth
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Madrid to Port Elizabeth
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Madrid to Port Elizabeth
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Madrid to Port Elizabeth