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England fans told to book flights to South Africa early

England fans told to book flights to South Africa early

Football fans wanting flights to South Africa for next summer’s World Cup have been advised to book early by ABTA – The Travel Association.

With demand for flights and accommodation expected to be "massive", the organisation said it is important that England fans book soon in order to get the best deals.

ABTA chief executive Mark Tanzer said: "This World Cup in South Africa will allow England fans the opportunity to visit one of the world’s most beautiful and welcoming countries."

People without tickets can still book flights to South Africa to sample the World Cup experience owing to the fact that the country is "extremely good value for money" and one of the few nations where the pound has retained its strength.

Fans have also been advised to keep a close eye on advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and to receive any relevant inoculations.

Skyscanner recently investigated cheap flights to South Africa for the World Cup by taking indirect routes and mixing and matching different airlines.

ABTA recently estimated that 1.9 million people travelled abroad over the August bank holiday weekend.

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