FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 23, 2016 /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 6-days only over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The cyber fares are available from New York-JFK International Airport or Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa for just $599.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip. Cyber sale fares are also available from Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Dakar, Senegal starting at just $619.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip and to Accra, Ghana for $629.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip. Travel on these cyber sale fares is applicable between January 10 and March 31, 2017. Tickets must be purchased by Monday, November 28, 2016.
"With this cyber sale, SAA is offering its lowest fares of the year for travel in early 2017, so now is a great time to give the gift of Africa for the holiday season to yourself, a friend or loved one," said Todd Neuman, Executive Vice President – The 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 travelers will enjoy an unparalleled holiday of a lifetime."
The cyber sale fares are available to purchase for 6-days only, so travelers must hurry to purchase tickets by visiting www.flysaa.com or calling SAA Reservations at 1-(800) 722-9675 to take advantage of these incredible savings.
As the leading carrier from the U.S. to South Africa, South African Airways is the only airline to offer daily nonstop service from New York – JFK and daily direct service from Washington, DC-Dulles to Johannesburg, South Africa. South African Airways also offers nonstop service from Washington, DC-Dulles to Accra, Ghana, four-days per week and Dakar, Senegal, three-days per week. From its hub in Johannesburg, SAA offers business and leisure travelers convenient connections to over 75 destinations on the Africa continent in partnership with its regional airlines SA Express, Airlink and Mango.
About South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA), South Africa's national flag carrier and the continent's most awarded airline, serves over 75 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 partnerships with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Virgin America, which offer convenient connections from more than 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada to SAA's flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 14 consecutive years.
Fares are valid for round-trip travel and include all government and carrier imposed taxes and fees. Travel is permitted between January 10 and March 31, 2017 (outbound travel must commence between January 10 and March 27, 2017). The $599* fare is valid from New York (JFK) or Washington, DC (IAD) to Johannesburg (JNB). The $619* fare is valid for travel from Washington, DC (IAD) to Dakar, (DKR) and the $629* fare is valid from Washington, DC (IAD) to Accra (ACC). Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours of reservations being made or by November 28, 2016, whichever comes first. A minimum stay of 3-days is required and all travel must be completed by March 31, 2017. Cancellations before/after departure: fares and carrier imposed fees (YR/YQ/Q) are non-refundable. Date change fee of $300 and any applicable fare difference. Child and other discounts do not apply to these fares. Seats are limited at these fares and may not be available on all flights, but other low fares may also be offered. 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.
Contact: Todd Neuman, South African Airways,
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