FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, is offering special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for travel in 2016. The fares are offered from New York-JFK International Airport and Washington D.C. Dulles International Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa, starting at $759.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip, as well as from Washington, D.C. Dulles International Airport to Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal for just $769.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip. Travel on these fares is applicable between January 15 and May 31, 2016, and tickets must be purchased between Wednesday, December 23 and Monday, December 28, 2015.
These special Holidays fares are available to purchase for five days only, so travelers must hurry to purchase tickets by visiting www.flysaa.com or calling SAA Reservations at 1-(800) 722-9675.
"SAA's low fares are the perfect opportunity for North American travelers to offer their loved ones an unforgettable experience, to unique and inspiring destinations in Africa," said Marc Cavaliere, Executive Vice President - Americas for South African Airways. "Combine these special fares with the very favourable currency exchange rate in Africa, and you can create a great value vacation of a lifetime!"
As the leading carrier from the U.S. to South Africa, 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 including: Cape Town, Durban, Kruger National Park, Livingstone, Maputo, Victoria Falls, Windhoek and Mauritius.
About South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA), South Africa's national flag carrier and the continent's most awarded airline, serves 65 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. Tickets must be purchases by December 28, 2015. Travel is permitted January 15 – May 31, 2016. Travel must be completed by June 15, 2016. Minimum stay of three days is required. Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours of reservation being made. 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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