South African Airways (SAA) Launches The "Ultimate Africa" Sale - Offering SAA's Best Airfares to South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia and More!

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R/T Fares to Johannesburg, Cape Town & Dakar – From $910* (plus taxes & fees) R/T Fares to Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Mauritius – From $1,170* (plus taxes & fees)

“It is approaching summertime in Southern Africa, and the opportunity to purchase fares this low to so many destinations on the continent is hard to come by." Todd Neuman, SAA

South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, announces the “Ultimate Africa Sale,” with fares starting at $910* (plus taxes and fees) round trip, for flights from New York or Washington, DC, to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, East London or Port Elizabeth, in South Africa, or from Washington, DC, to Dakar, Senegal. Flights from New York or Washington, DC, to Nairobi, Kenya; Entebbe, Uganda; Mauritius; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe; or Livingstone, Zambia; are being offered as low as $1,170* (plus taxes and fees). The “Ultimate Africa Sale” is available for purchase now through Nov. 15th for departures between Nov. 1st and Dec. 9th, 2011, and Jan. 15th through March 31st, 2012. To book, please call 1-800-722-9675, visit, or call your travel agent.
“It is approaching summertime in Southern Africa, and the opportunity to purchase fares this low to so many destinations on the continent is hard to come by. With SAA’s extensive network of flights, getting there is more affordable than ever, as well as comfortable and convenient,” said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America for South African Airways. “With our morning non-stop service from New York, you can be in any of these destinations the following day, enjoying the winelands in Cape Town, safari in Kenya, or the beaches of Mauritius. And with our convenient direct service through Washington, DC, you’ll enjoy the urban sophistication of Johannesburg before embarking on the trip of a lifetime. The choice belongs to travelers with these low fares, which provide the ultimate access to Africa on its most awarded airline.”
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 1,185 destinations in 185 countries and more than 21,200 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

The “Ultimate Africa Sale” Fares from New York (JFK) or Washington, DC (Dulles):
Dakar, Senegal (From Washington DC IAD only)    $910* (plus taxes and fees)
Johannesburg    $910* (plus taxes and fees)
Cape Town    $910* (plus taxes and fees)
Durban    $990* (plus taxes and fees)
East London    $990* (plus taxes and fees)
Port Elizabeth    $990* (plus taxes and fees)
Mauritius    $1,170* (plus taxes and fees)
Nairobi, Kenya        $1,180* (plus taxes and fees)
Entebbe, Uganda        $1,180* (plus taxes and fees)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania    $1,180* (plus taxes and fees)
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe    $1,180* (plus taxes and fees)
Livingstone, Zambia    $1,180* (plus taxes and fees)

*TERMS & CONDITIONS: Fare is round-trip in economy class, includes fuel surcharge and is valid on SAA operated flights from New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD). Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Departure taxes and Sept. 11th security fees of up to $240 (depending on itinerary) are additional and payable at time of ticketing. Ticket is non-refundable. $250 change fee applies. Re-routing is not permitted. Offer valid for reservations ticketed on or before November 15, 2011. Valid for departures from the USA between November 1 and December 9, 2011 & January 15 and March 31, 2012. Price is for new bookings only, is subject to availability, may change without notice and is not retroactive.


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