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Cheap Flights to Santa Cruz
|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||February||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£817||Average for round-trip flights in April 2020|
|Round-trip from||£742||From London to Santa Cruz de la Sierra|
Cheapest prices for Santa Cruz flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Santa Cruz?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - VVI
£666 - £1228
25 - 31 °C
27 - 165 mm
When is the best time to book flights to Santa Cruz?
The best time to book flights to Santa Cruz is 25 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Santa Cruz?
The cheapest day to fly to Santa Cruz is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Thursday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Santa Cruz. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.
An ideal destination for experiencing South America’s history, culture and natural environment, Santa Cruz de la Sierra is Bolivia’s most modern and prosperous urban centre. A tropical city situated on the easternmost slope of the Andes mountain range, and at the edge of the Amazon basin, Santa Cruz offers many eco-tours and excursions into the surrounding jungle. On these expeditions, visitors may see the amazing local flora and fauna, like monkeys, spectacled bears and macaws. Bus and boat tours also take visitors to the traditional native villages and to 300 year old Jesuit missions, located only a short distance from the city.
Santa Cruz is full of parks and there are plenty of ways to appreciate nature from within the city boundaries. The Butterfly, Bird and Orchard Museum has a large aviary and butterfly exhibit, set among spectacular orchids, ponds and natural pools. Families will enjoy the Noel Kempf Mercado Zoo, featuring one of the best collections of South American mammals on the continent, and the Aqualand Water Park for some outdoor fun. Several museums are located near the city centre, including a natural history museum and interesting collections of religious and local folk art. After a day exploring the city’s art and culture, head over to the Equipetrol neighbourhood where there is a large variety of clubs, bars and restaurants, for fun and entertainment. Santa Cruz’s increasingly cosmopolitan atmosphere is reflected in its dining options and there are many excellent restaurants serving both local and international cuisine.
Santa Cruz has many festivals throughout the year. Carnival is by far the largest event and held every February. The best deals on air fares are found during this time due to the considerable number of tourists, however all financial institutions and government offices are closed during Carnival, so be sure to exchange your money for some pesos bolivianos prior to your arrival. The region enjoys very warm weather and high humidity year round, with August being the driest month and best time to visit for outdoor excursions.
An interesting way to learn more about the history of Santa Cruz is to take a city bus tour. The bus starts its route twice daily, at 09.00 AM and 2:30 PM and lasts about three hours. The city roads have a circular grid pattern, like a radar screen, that makes it easy to find your way as all roads either circle or intersect with the city centre. Buses and shared taxis circulate on the ringed roads to pick up passengers. Bus maps are available from bookstores.