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Find cheap flights to French Polynesia from R17 735

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Papeete
Papeete2 stopsR76 249

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FAQs - booking French Polynesia flights

  • How long is the flight to French Polynesia?

    An average direct flight from South Africa to French Polynesia takes 48h 55m, covering a distance of 24367 km. The most popular route is Johannesburg - Papeete with an average flight time of 48h 55m.

  • What is the cheapest flight to French Polynesia?

    The cheapest ticket to French Polynesia from South Africa found in the last 72 hours was R32 064. The most popular route is Johannesburg OR Tambo to Papeete Faaa and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was R32 064.

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Top airlines flying to French Polynesia

 
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from South Africa to French Polynesia? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
7,5
Air FranceOverall score based on 1830 reviews
7,4comfort
7,5boarding
7,2food
8,2crew
7,1entertainment
Airline reviews

Old cabine without flat bed in business for a 12 hour flight is not acceptable

4,0 OkayAnonymous, Apr 2024JNB - CDG
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Old cabine without flat bed in business for a 12 hour flight is not acceptable

Medíocre. The food wasn't good (although not bad, bad) and the staff wasn't kind. I asked for n extra blanket, the steward never came back, serving us roughly.

Excellent apart from transport to actual plane 10 minutes from the actual gate , walking out in the tarmac in the rain and having to climb stairs to enter while holding luggage.

They wanted to close counter although they did not provide the wheelchair requested which ended by going alone to transit security and lost long time and they did not want to wait .

Did not find the wheelchair that supposed to assist and went to a long queue for transit security chk which was very slow and boarding desk wanted to close counter although that they knew that I am minutes away because of their mistake of not providing the wheelchair.

Boarding was smooth and on time. The seat was comfortable and the entertainment worked. Staff were gracious.

Business class in the second leg - CDG-EVN was a disaster.

worst experience ever i choose my seat in advance and also have my seat selected in my boarding and the they told me that my seat has been changed without notify me

Food could have been better especially the breakfast. Overall it was a good flight

I have used Air France and KLM many times it will help if they change their menu's feel like it's been the same for years!!!, Especially the breakfast. Overall the flight was good and enjoyable.

check-in luggage charge when they send email for free check-in luggage

Good movies, iffy pay WiFi, food ok- on time though and that was great!

Really good experience with a redeye flight from SFO to BWI. Boarding was efficient, plane was comfortable and newer than others, lots of audio and video choices, and staff was great. I appreciate United's service.

Flight cancelled because of the grounded 737s. United was good about it and got us onto a later Alaska Airlines flight to Oakland (not San Francisco as originally intended). Had to go through security again and my wife dropped her MacBook Pro, which broke, a $2,500 whoopsie. But we made it home.

On time - really well operated flight. Friendly staff. Super impressed with United on this round trip.

The 787 Dreamliner was probably the smoothest aircraft I have ever flown on. Made for a lovely trip

We sat on the plane for three hours while they fixed something and then we waited for 30 other people to board the plane. They texted us 7 times adding on to the delay. No food or drinks were offered for those three hours while I watched the flight attendants eating and drinking while we waited to leave.

Less packaged foods in between meals Appreciated fruits cheese platters ice cream

Why does United insist on having passengers take a bus quite a distance to the plane instead of having us board at a gate?

Serving a coffr Or a Drink would have been nice.

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Recent return flight deals

9/8Fri
2 stopsAir France
46h 40mJNB-PPT
25/8Sun
2 stopsAir France
60h 30mPPT-JNB
R76 249
9/8Fri
2 stopsAir France
46h 40mJNB-PPT
25/8Sun
2 stopsAir France
36h 30mPPT-JNB
R79 065
3/10Thu
3 stops
60h 20mJNB-PPT
24/10Thu
2 stops
43h 30mPPT-JNB
R168 844
3/10Thu
2 stopsUnited Airlines
34h 55mJNB-PPT
24/10Thu
2 stopsUnited Airlines
32h 35mPPT-JNB
R288 174

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7/5Tue
2 stops
66h 15mJNB-PPT
R17 735
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45h 05mJNB-PPT
R32 920

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