FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, is offering a cyber sale with special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for 4-days only over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The cyber fares are offered from Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal for just $639.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip and from New York-JFK International Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa, starting at $649.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip. Travel on these cyber fares is applicable between February 1-29, 2016 with other sale fares available January 12-31 and March 1-31, 2016. Tickets must be purchased by Monday, November 30, 2015.
"With this cyber sale, SAA is offering its lowest fares of the year for travel in early 2016, so now is a great time to give the gift of Africa for the holiday season to yourself, a friend or loved one," said Marc Cavaliere, Executive Vice President - Americas for South African Airways. "These special cyber fares, combined with very favourable currency exchange rates in Africa, can offer an extremely affordable vacation experience for American travelers. Add the natural beauty, cosmopolitan cities, spectacular wildlife and rich culture throughout Africa and travellers will enjoy an unparalleled holiday of a lifetime."
The cyber fares are available to purchase for 4-days only, so travelers must hurry to purchase tickets by visiting www.flysaa.com or calling SAA Reservations at 1-(800) 722-9675.
South African Airways is the only carrier to offer daily nonstop service from New York – JFK to Johannesburg and nonstop service from Washington D.C. – Dulles to Dakar, Senegal, or Accra, Ghana, with continuing service to Johannesburg. From its hub in Johannesburg, SAA together with its regional partners SA Express, Airlink, and Mango offers easy, seamless connections to more than 65 destinations throughout Africa.
About South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA), South Africa's national flag carrier and the continent's most awarded airline, serves 67 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink and its low cost carrier Mango. In North America, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg. SAA has codes share agreements with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, which offer convenient connections from more than 30 cities to SAA's flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 13 consecutive years.
Fares include all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. The $649* (South Africa-JNB) fare is valid for travel from JFK. Travel is permitted between February 1 and February 29, 2016. The $639*(Accra-ACC) fare is valid from IAD. Travel is permitted between February 1 and February 29, 2016. The $639* (Dakar-DKR) fare is valid for travel from IAD. Travel is permitted January 12-March 31, 2016. Travel must be completed by March 31, 2016. Minimum stay of three days is required. Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours of reservation being made or by November 30, 2015. Cancellations before/after departure: fares and fuel surcharge (YR/YQ/Q) are non-refundable. Date change fee: $300 + any applicable fare difference. Child and other discounts do not apply to these fares. Seats are limited at these fares, but other low fares may also be available. Baggage and optional service fees may apply. Reservations made 7 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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