Flights to South America
They say that your first port of call in South America will be the one to which you are forever enthralled, so choose carefully – Santiago, Rio, São Paulo, Bogota, Lima or Buenos Aires could all hold the key to your travelling heart. Romantic, mystical, fantastical, remote and historic, South America is best characterised as a place of extremes – from its rich indigenous culture and colonial histories to its epic multifarious landscapes. Tropical jungles, ancient ruins, bio-diverse wetlands, surf beaches and modernist cities await the traveller - you could spend a lifetime journeying here and never satisfy your appetite.
About your flight to South America on Qantas+
Enjoy direct flights to Santiago three times per week
Awarded Best First, Business and Overall Wine Cellar at Business Traveller 'Cellars at the Sky Awards' 2013
Stretch out on our award winning fully flat bed in Business class available on selected flights
Relax on your way to South America in our Associated Lounge (American Airlines Admirals Club) in Santiago
Muse of poets, prize of conquistadors and the most popular gateway to the big South American trip, make Santiago your first stop in South America.View guide
Rio de Janeiro
See Rio at her best in the year of the World Cup. White sandy beaches, tropical forests and pulsating nightlife are all on the agenda.View guide
Getting to and around South America
Getting to South America has never been so easy with three flights to Santiago direct from Sydney every week and onward connections across the continent on LAN. With massive distances from one country to another and quick-to-sell-out internal flights, it’s best to book as much as you can before you go.
After your flight to Santiago, our partner airlines LAN and TAM can take you on to many more exciting South American destinations like São Paulo, Lima, Bogotá and Buenos Aires. You can also take a tour that suits your travel style and budget at qantas.com with over 10,000 options across the world, from an afternoon helicopter tour of Rio to epic twenty day cruises through Antarctica.
There have been movies, songs and books written about getting around South America and there’s a good reason why – heart achingly beautiful landscapes, eccentric regional cultures and the opportunity to be free as a bird are all in the mix. However you go, get ready for a big adventure.
+ Note that all flights are subject to aircraft changes. Seating configurations and product features may vary between aircraft, including aircraft of the same type.
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