Arriving in Melbourne

Book your flights to Melbourne with Etihad Airways and enjoy this destination where outdoor living and excellent shopping form a busy yet relaxed destination. There’s plenty of culture in Melbourne alongside modern art and performance.

Plan Your Melbourne Holiday

There is certainly plenty to see and do when you travel to Melbourne, as well as the chance to sit back and relax. Just outside the city is the Phillip Island Penguin Parade, an afternoon attraction where you can see penguins walk down to the beach and even walk amongst them. Nature is never far away in this green city.

Melbourne’s summer runs from December to February, when temperatures rise and the city is warm. Melbourne can also be enjoyed in the spring and autumn, as leaves on the park trees change colour beautifully. Reserve your tickets to Melbourne with the weather in mind, as swimming in the sea is best in the summer. Finding cheap hotels in Melbourne will not be a problem, due to the many types of accommodation on offer in the city and suburbs. Flight deals to Melbourne are available throughout the year, so be sure to check our Deals section before confirming your holiday.

Flying from South Africa

Book your flights from South Africa to hundreds of countries around the globe and enjoy the world-class hospitality and unmatched luxury of Etihad Airways.

Major Airports in South Africa

There are two major airports in South Africa. The first is O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), located just outside Johannesburg, the second is Cape Town International Airport (CPI), 12 miles from the city of Cape Town.

Airport Transportation in South Africa

Cape Town International Airport is easily accessible by rapid transit bus. You can also take a taxi to Cape Town International Airport as a quick alternative.

You can take the train to O. R. Tambo International Airport from Sandton Station in the heart of Johannesburg’s business district. There are also five public bus lines that run on a regular basis if you wish to take a bus to O. R. Tambo International Airport. Tambo International is a major hub of transportation to all of the surrounding towns and sights in South Africa. If you prefer, you can take a taxi to O.R. Tambo International Airport, there are several companies to choose from, each with friendly drivers looking to provide a good service.

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Interested in Melbourne? Consider Male

If you are looking for flights to Male, Etihad Airways will take you to this magnificent destination in the Indian Ocean.

Plan Your Male Holiday

Travel to Male in the Maldives for a wonderful holiday, and get discounts on air fares and accommodation by planning ahead. Outdoor sports are an important part of this area and they go on all year round. If you want a more relaxing holiday, this is also the perfect destination.

Before you buy your tickets to Male find out which season is most suitable. Travelling during off-peak seasons is always a good idea since this is when you can get cheap hotels in Male. Male’s low season starts in May and goes on till November making it the perfect travel period. You will find that the Maldives is busiest from December to April. Winter in the Maldives is pleasant and tourists can enjoy a cool atmosphere. Although there are chances of rainfall, this will have very little effect on what you will be able to do. Hulhulé Island has fabulous windsurfing, jet-skiing, and other water sports amenities. Flight deals to Male can be found in our Deals section.

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