Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to The Bahamas
|March||Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)|
|December||Most popular time to fly (13% more expensive on average)|
Average price round-trip
|R25 576||(price for this month)|
An average direct flight from South Africa to The Bahamas takes 35h 27m, covering a distance of 12657 km. The most popular route is Johannesburg - Georgetown with an average flight time of 26h 40m.
The cheapest ticket to The Bahamas from South Africa found in the last 72 hours was R32 647. The most popular route is from Johannesburg to Georgetown and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was R61 823.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Definitely pick comfort plus on this flight if you can. You can walk around a lot more on this flight compared to other flights. Food was really good! Recommend the overnight flights...."
Cons: "More leg room would have been nice..."
Cons: "Great flight. No issues."
Pros: "Crew was super amazing and friendly! Very good service also!"
Cons: "No seat back entertainment.."
Pros: "The best other than the fact it was packed full lol but that’s not Deltas fault"
Cons: "connecting flight left without 1/6th of its passengers. Stuck at airport now because of Deltas laziness"
Pros: "Calm and safe, just like I like it."
Cons: "Seats could have been more comfortable. No space. Food made me sick."
Pros: "Leg room in comfort +"
Cons: "Removal of food trays could be done sooner"
Pros: "Crew was excellent, seats are never excellent"
Cons: "Temperature control. Information about the delay"
Cons: "Temperature inside airplane extremely hot."
Pros: "Crew was great, very generous with snacks and beverages, and prior to boarding we were able to switch flights and seats without problem. All the Delta agents were extremely helpful, and had great customer service!"
Pros: "Flight was fina s far as air travel goes today. If they are forcing taller people to pay extra for comfort they have succeeded as in the future I will have to look into "comfort plus. I am not large, 6'1" 180# and my knees were tight to the seat in front with my back tight into the seat. Not a great way to spend 4 hours!!!"
Cons: "Extra personal space and food that isn't served frozen would be nice!"
Pros: "live tv, watched the formula one race"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable, and the side panel at my feet was broken off and i could see through the floor of the plane"
Pros: "Entertainment was great , also being able to watch live tv. Cabin crew were good"
Cons: "Be on time , delayed for an hour"
Cons: "13 hour delay"
Cons: "Plane was late taking off. Crew did not provide water when requested. They were busy with beverages that they could sell at a cost."
Pros: "The crew was polite and pleasant unlike the crew from KC to Boston."
Cons: "Telling us to check bags before we get to our seat and find out there is no more room."
Cons: "thin seat cushions"
Cons: "Best option across the pond"
Pros: "Always Veg Meal for All"
Cons: "N A"
Pros: "good flight, inflight menu and movie library"
Cons: "rude bag drop off kiosk"
Cons: "B.S. all the Delta Boarding groups. Geez, have you lost all common sense! C'mon... I understand the ill/med conditions passengers. How about 1 kid, then 2 kids then 3 kids, w/ cataracts, bladder probelems, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Paper, Plus 1, Plus 2, Main Cabin 1, 2 and 3."
Cons: "Ran 2 1/2 hours late, poor customer communication"
Pros: "Issac was amazing!! Best flight attendant I’ve had in years."
Cons: "Nothing. My experience was fantastic."
Pros: "Was upgraded to Comfort Plus after they had no seat for me on the plane"
Cons: "We booked with Virgin however flew with Delta and we were not alerted to this. We booked with Virgin for a reason. They also did not have seats for me when I went to check in on both flights and I had to negotiate seats before boarding. Very disappointing."
Pros: "top notch KLM are the best"
Cons: "They canceled my flight"
Pros: "extra legroom of comfort plus zone"
Cons: "Bordung process runs smoother now that the order is made clear ahead of time. In jfk they did not have the columns marked “comfort” “priority? “Main 3”, etc, like they had at Reagan arpoirt in DC"
Cons: "Compared to Virhin Australia crew, Delta staff seem almost poorly trained in comparison. For example, Drlta crew don’t check your pass, don’t immediately move down the aisle to move along tourists busy discussing their seats and then line up for Boarding seems chaotic at best."
Pros: "Delta does an overall nice job."
Cons: "Food is OK. Service is friendly though. Comfort + was nice. Bathrooms were not great, smelled, could use a refresh."
Pros: "Good crew. Nice seats."
Cons: "This A320 aircraft departed LGA with the first class toilet inoperative. Flight was entirely full. First class passengers had to fight their way to the rear two toilets, around serving carts, etc. Cabin Crew was very good natured about all of this; but flight crew never mentioned it."
Cons: "Departure delayed by 1hr30"
Cons: "No issues at all"
Pros: "We landed 45 minutes ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Boarding was rushed and we left the gate late."
Pros: "None of it"
Cons: "Everything. Can it please leave on time for once"
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "If you could figure out how to get online wifi..."
Pros: "The crew was amazing"
Pros: "The crew were good."
Cons: "The flight was delayed taking off. The crew tried to make it up but it was 90 minutes late in the end - I almost missed a connection. Seats were ok."
Cons: "Overall: pretty good."
Cons: "Had to collect & re check luggage between flights. Couldn't they have been transferred to the next aircraft?"
Pros: "small and uncomfortable"
Cons: "respectful size seat"
Pros: "Crew were very good but the seats were not comfortable for an eight hour flight"
Cons: "A little bit of leg space"
Cons: "Crew could have proactively provided more water. I was really thirsty mid-flight and had to stand up and ask for water myself."
Pros: "The crew and comfort was ok"
Cons: "The snack options coming from us to aus were only packets of crisps/chips and apples and cranberry juice."
Cons: "All was good"
Cons: "4 hour delay on take-off and despite that my luggage didn't make it onto the flight."
Cons: "American Airlines is on top there game"
Pros: "Fast transportation"
Cons: "It could be better if the pandemic was over, I think everything could be better."
Pros: "Well I arrived at the gate 8 minutes before departure due to a late flight from San Antonio. And no one was there. I watched the plane leave 5 minutes late. The gate attendants were super rude and lazy when they came back up the ramp. I think the walk really took it out of them. There were 10 people who had run from delayed flights just standing there thinking wtf."
Cons: "AA in Phoenix is always a nightmare. They seem to hire lazy people with no idea of customer service"
Cons: "Boarding slow"
Pros: "That the flight attendant was really helpful"
Cons: "If the flight would have been on time"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and the flight was almost on time."
Cons: "The power outlet at my seat didn't work. The baggage was delivered to the wrong carousel at DFW. The seats are TOO DAMN SMALL."
Cons: "The cabin crew could care about what they do. The premium economy bulk head seat could not use the overhead bin because one of the cabin crew took it for their luggage"
Pros: "Seating had more space, the crew very relaxed and good humour as well as professionalism."
Cons: "Well the flight was short, so not much more could be done on this particular flight. The restroom could be a tad larger but think was on an older aircraft."
Pros: "Good range of entertainment, comfortable seats."
Cons: "Some dinner choices had become unavailable by the time I ordered."
Cons: "Get rid of commuter jets."
Pros: "The boarding was fast."
Cons: "Not allowed unleashed dogs to take my seat or be in my flight"
Cons: "We made reservations on Premium economy which was overbooked so we did not get a seat assignment until reaching the gate. However they upgraded us to business class so we were delighted."
Cons: "On Time. Delayed advice 3 times."
Pros: "No. they put me in the middle of aisle seat. It is hard for me to get up for use the bath room."
Cons: "I am an old man also I have a bladder problem. They should assign my seat by the aisle so I can get up when I want to use the bath room. Also they are a lot of empty seats."
Pros: "Getting off. Entertainment system."
Cons: "The food. Working toilets. 10 abreast seating is too tight on 777. Avoid."
Pros: "No flight. It was cancelled."
Cons: "Find a sooner alternate flight"
Pros: "Wide choice of films on the flight, boarding was hassle free."
Cons: "Crew could have been much politer when asking about the food wishes of others. Seemed to have no idea how to walk through the aisles, hitting my head and shoulders more than once while walking through."
Cons: "Seats and screens, usb charging points"
Pros: "Seating was comfy with techy was to entertain yourself."
Cons: "Boarding was delayed due to the plane not being ready. Baggage handling absolutely destroyed my wife’s new luggage. Her suitcase came with a cover to help keep it clean. The cover was ripped in several locations and the whole side of her suitcase was blown out. We will have to purchase new luggage."
Cons: "Great ! Next time please confirm seats before boarding"
Pros: "The seat was cormfortable and the entertainment was dope!"
Cons: "Communication. The pilot did not say when he was landing and considering it was a rough landing it would have been helpful to say. He said we shall be landing like 40minutes before Then quiet"
Pros: "The crew was great. The seat was adequate but NOT comfortable. The request/requirement for only the wheelie bags to be in the overhead and everything else to be under the seat was EXCELLENT. Thank you for organizing the amount of “stuff” people carry on to the plane."
Cons: "I needed a little back support pillow..."
Pros: "Checking in with my Mum who needs assistance was excellent."
Cons: "Lack of Entertainment."
Pros: "Great surprise at the end of a long travel day. New plane, great crew."
Cons: "No food on the International flight from Kingston to Miami."
Pros: "Comfortable flight. New plane"
Cons: "Had a 4 hr layover due to a bad tire. Waited 3.5 hr for them to get a tire....seriously!!!!! That’s not the only flight I’ve been delayed on with AS due to maintenance problems. Each time it seems like it could have been handled in a more efficient way and time! Very Disappointed!!!"
Pros: "The staff was very cheerful and helpful !"
Cons: "The food could be better"
Pros: "I liked the room."
Cons: "There was no entertainment. Could not get seats together."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Flight was 55 minutes late leaving making me miss my connection home. Awesome."
Pros: "Good legroom on economy"
Pros: "Arrived ahead of the scheduled time"
Cons: "Plane was less than half full yet the crew appeared pressured .... one crew member didn’t wait for me to complete my request and she brought me eat phones yet I wanted to ask for water to drink! Seats don’t recline much ...."
Cons: "Super tiny seats"
Pros: "Fast quick flight. Bags out quickly."
Cons: "Seats are far too cramped for someone who is 6,2."
Pros: "Crew were ok Captain was informant"
Cons: "Delay Heat on plane at 98 degrees upon boarding"
Pros: "I liked the entertainment. Seats were ultimately uncomfortable. Not helped by the backs being loose."
Cons: "There should be more number of check in bags for passengers. At the least the overhead bins should be allowed to the passengers."
Cons: "The flight was delayed. The food was not great. There is not a lot of space in these planes, and it was a long flight. There is no power supply."
Pros: "Asked a stewardess to turn the heat up and she did."
Cons: "Freezing cold air conditioning. Every person I could see was wrapped up in their blanket before we had even taken off."
Pros: "Legroom was great!"
Pros: "I had a connection flight to JFK I came before the time about 15 min and crew saw me but she told me, sorry someone took your seats I lost around 4000$. This happened at Dallas airport."
Cons: "Flight delays and cancellations."
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "I didn't like having someone put a red tag on my carry on for valet when it didn't have to be taken. I would have rather kept it near me!"
Airlines flying to The Bahamas 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 to The Bahamas
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to The Bahamas
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to The Bahamas
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to The Bahamas
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights to The Bahamas