South African Airways Announces February Sale with Fares Starting as Low as $570* Each Way

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A Trip to Africa in the Spring will Make the Perfect Gift for Your Sweetheart

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These fares will enable travelers to enjoy the continent and the exquisite experiences it offers in the different cities we are featuring. - Todd Neuman

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, South African Airways (SAA) announced a February Fare Sale with fares as low as $570* each way, based on round trip purchase (restrictions apply) for travel to Africa. The $570* one-way fare applies for SAA flights departing from Washington, DC, to Johannesburg, $587* to Cape Town, and $592* to Durban, South Africa; and $612* to Dakar, Senegal (restrictions apply). For fares as low as $620* one way (restrictions apply), travelers can fly on SAA’s non-stop flights from New York JFK to Johannesburg, $637* to Cape Town and $642* to Durban. And, for an additional $199* or less each way (restrictions apply), fly to Harare, Zimbabwe; Lilongwe, Malawi; Lusaka, Zambia; Maputo, Mozambique; or Luanda, Angola. The February Fare Sale is available for purchase now through Feb. 17th by calling 1-800-722-9675, visiting, or through your travel agent. Travel must commence between April 1st and May 31st, and other restrictions apply.

February Fare Sale | April & May Fares from $570* each way (restr. apply)

From Washington, DC:    
Each Way*

Johannesburg $570
Cape Town     $587
Durban $592
Dakar $612
Lusaka $742
Harare $745
Maputo $748
Lilongwe $752
Luanda $756

From New York:                    
Each Way*

Johannesburg $620
Cape Town     $637
Durban $642
Lusaka $795
Harare $795
Maputo $798
Lilongwe $792
Luanda $795

“A life-changing trip to Africa would make the perfect Valentine’s gift for someone you love. These fares will enable travelers to enjoy the continent and the exquisite experiences it offers in the different cities we are featuring,” said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America for South African Airways. “It’s also a great time to book travel, not just for our low fares, but for the favorable currency exchange rates for North American travelers, whose dollars will go much further in Africa versus other destinations.”

About South African Airways®
South African Airways features daily nonstop service from the U.S. to South Africa with morning departures from New York JFK and afternoon direct service from Washington Dulles (with a stop in Dakar, Senegal) that offer travel convenience and award-winning service. Travelers in Premium Business Class enjoy 180° fully flat-bed seats, and in Economy Class enjoy the most legroom versus competitors. Every seat on board offers an individual on-demand entertainment system, plush pillow, warm blanket and amenity kit. SAA’s unrivaled network, featuring seamless connections to nearly 20 destinations within South Africa, and more than 25 cities across the rest of the continent, makes the airline the savvy traveler’s “gateway to Africa.” To complement this network, a world of privileges awaits those who join Voyager, South African Airways’ premier mileage program. To sign up, visit, and link to the Voyager icon. As a Star Alliance member, South African Airways is able to offer its customers 1,329 destinations in 194 countries and more than 21,900 flights daily, including convenient connections from more than 25 cities in the U.S. through code share service with Star Alliance member United Airlines. Members of United’s, US Airways’ and Air Canada’s frequent traveler programs are able to earn and redeem miles on all SAA flights. For more information on South African Airways, please call (800) 722-9675 or visit, where travelers can sign up to be notified of other great travel deals and vacation packages. For information about South Africa, visit

*RESTRICTIONS: Fare is each way based on required round-trip purchase and includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Must be purchased by 08:00PM ET on 17FEB, 2013. Valid for Monday - Thursday departures from the US between 01APR and 31MAY, 2013. Departures on Friday - Sunday available at higher fares. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Cancellations prior to departure: $500. Cancellations after departure: non-refundable. Date change fee: $250 + any applicable fare difference. Other fares available for other travel dates and other origins/destinations. Baggage and optional service fees may apply. Reservations made 7 days or more prior scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made.

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