South African Airways Offers Low Sale Fares Starting at $590 Each Way to Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda (Rest. Apply)

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Sale fares valid for departures in April and May, and August 11th to December 9th.

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The extensive travel periods also make it possible to visit during the spring or fall, and even in the late summer, when families can travel together during the school holidays.

A classic safari in Kenya, the great migration on the Serengeti Plains in Tanzania and gorilla trekking in Rwanda or Uganda are now more affordable than ever for travelers, with SAA offering low sale fares for travel from the U.S. to these destinations. Fares start as low as $590* each way (restrictions apply) on SAA flights from New York to Nairobi, Kenya. Fares to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania start at $594*; Kigali, Rwanda at $599*; and Entebbe, Uganda at $609*. Sale fares start at $601* each way when traveling on SAA’s flights that depart from Washington, DC (Dulles). SAA’s fare sale to East Africa is available for purchase now through April 16th for departures April 1st-May 31st, and Aug. 11th-Dec. 9th, 2013. To book, call 1-800-722-9675, visit, or call your travel agent.

East Africa Fare Sale (rest. apply)

From New York JFK:                    Each Way*
Nairobi, Kenya                    $590
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania    $594
Kigali, Rwanda                    $599
Entebbe, Uganda            $609

From Washington, DC (Dulles):    Each Way*

Nairobi, Kenya                    $601
Kigali, Rwanda                    $610
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania    $615
Entebbe, Uganda            $620

“SAA’s daily flights from the U.S. to South Africa make it both fast and easy to connect to East Africa, and in award-winning comfort. These low fares make it more affordable than ever to visit these four destinations and experience their diverse offerings, such as safari and the migrations, or witnessing primates in their natural habitats,” said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America for South African Airways. “The extensive travel periods also make it possible to visit during the spring or fall, and even in the late summer, when families can travel together during the school holidays.”

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

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*RESTRICTIONS: Fare is each way based on required round-trip purchase and includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Valid for departures from the US between 01 APR-31 MAY and 11 AUG-09 DEC, 2013. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Fare valid for sale until APR 16, 2013. 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 seven days or more prior to scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made.

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