Flights to Blantyre

How to Find Cheap Flights to Blantyre

If you plan on taking a trip to Blantyre, ticket prices can vary widely. This is especially true if you're looking for last-minute flights to Blantyre. To find the best deal on flights to Blantyre, use Skyscanner, which allows you to compare prices for different dates, airlines and airports. You can even figure out the best dates and months to fly using the "search by month" function. While you're looking for cheap flights to Blantyre, you can also use the site to find cheap hotels and car rentals in Blantyre or anywhere else you need to be.

 

When to Book

As with most destinations, it's a good idea to try to book flights to Blantyre anywhere from two to four weeks in advance. Doing so can shave quite a bit off of your ticket price. While you may be able to find deals on last-minute flights to Blantyre, it's often easier to save money if you book ahead of time.

 

Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

Although there aren't any airports in the U.K. with flights that fly directly to Blantyre, you can get flights with just one stopover from Heathrow Airport (LHR). There are also flights with two stopovers available from Glasgow International Airport (GLA) and Birmingham Airport (BHX).

 

Airlines That Fly to Blantyre From the U.K.

A number of airlines offer cheap flights to Blantyre. Some of the most affordable options are KLM and Kenya Airways.

 

Airport

Chileka International Airport (BLZ) serves Blantyre, and the airport is located less than 10 miles from the city centre. You can rent a car from the Avis Rent A Car at the airport as well as a number of car rental facilities in town. Taxis are available at the airport, and you can also take a bus into the city as well.

 

When to Go

Thanks to the area's mild climate, you can pretty much visit the area at any time of the year. However, the rainy season takes place between December and February, so you may want to avoid these times of the year if you intend to spend time outdoors.

 

What’s the Weather Like?

Blantyre has year-round warm weather and is in a moderate climate zone. The coolest month of the year is June when temperatures get as low as 17 degrees. November is the warmest month with temperatures reaching as high as 23 degrees. Blantyre, Malawi, is located south of the equator, so seasons are reversed in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

City Guide: What to See and Do

Located in the Shire Highlands of southern Malawi, Blantyre has a number of parks and reserves. It's also the country's centre for commerce. You'll find a variety of interesting things to do, many of which focus on the area's natural beauty. The Liwonde National Park is particularly popular.

 

The city also has a number of points of architectural interest. They include the St. Michael and All Angels Church and the Mandala House, which is believed to be the country's oldest home.

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