FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, announces the "Ho, Ho, Ho You Just Gotta Go" sale, with special low fares on selected travel dates starting at $709* round-trip (*restrictions apply, includes taxes and fees) from New York-JFK Airport or Washington, D.C.-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa. These fares are available for immediate purchase between November 28 & December 2, 2014 only for outbound travel from December 1-10, 2014 and return travel from December 21 – 30, 2014.
"For travelers with flexible schedules, these holiday fares offer a very affordable opportunity to visit family and friends, or plan a last-minute vacation experience of a lifetime in South Africa," said Marc Cavaliere, executive vice president, North America for South African Airways. "Combine these low fares with the special rates that many of the hotels and safari lodges are offering for accommodations in South Africa during December and you can create a value-packed holiday getaway."
South African Airways offers the most flights between the U.S. and South Africa, with daily nonstop service from New York-JFK and daily direct service from Washington, DC-Dulles Airport, via Dakar, Senegal. Other low fares are also available to many destinations throughout SAA's extensive route network on the African continent for similar travel periods.
To book the "Ho, Ho, Ho You Just Gotta Go" fares, travelers should call 1-800-722-9675, visit www.flysaa.com, or call their professional travel consultant. For complete air-inclusive vacation packages to destinations throughout Southern & East Africa, contact South African Airways Vacations at 1-855 –FLY-SAAV (1-855-359-7228) or visit www.flysaavacations.com.
About South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, operates to 40 destinations worldwide, including daily nonstop flights from New York, and daily direct flights from Washington, DC (via Dakar) to Johannesburg. In its domestic market SAA has an extensive schedule operating 660 flights in total per week between Johannesburg – Cape Town, Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth, from its Johannesburg hub, as well as code-shared flights between Lanseria – Cape Town and Durban. SAA offers more frequencies than any other airline in South Africa. Regionally, SAA offers 26 destinations across the African continent including Abidjan, Accra, Blantyre, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Entebbe, Harare, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Lilongwe, Livingstone, Luanda, Lusaka, Maputo, Mauritius, Nairobi, Ndola, Pointe Noire, Victoria Falls and Windhoek. SAA's international network creates links to all major continents from South Africa through 11 direct routes and code shares, with daily flights from Johannesburg to London (Heathrow), Frankfurt, Munich, Mumbai, Perth, Hong Kong, Beijing, New York, Washington and Sao Paulo. SAA has codes share agreements with 27 other airlines across the markets it serves, including code share partnerships with United, Air Canada and JetBlue in North America, which offer convenient connections from more than 30 cities to SAA's flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member which offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,316 airports in 192 countries. SAA is the winner of the Skytrax 'Best Airline in Africa' Award in the regional category for twelve consecutive years and "Best Airline Staff Service in Africa" for the third time. Mango and SAA hold the number one and number two successive spots as South Africa's most on-time airlines.
Fares include all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. For the $709* fare, valid for US departures (From Washington, Dulles-IAD & New York-JFK) between the dates of 12/1/2014 to 12/10/2014 and returns from Johannesburg between 12/21/2014 to 12/30/2014 (must return by 12/30/2014 for $709* fare level). Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Fares expire 12/2/2014. Cancellations before/after departure: Fares and fuel surcharge (YR/YQ/Q) are non-refundable. Date change fee: For travel 12/1/2014 to 12/10/2014 and 12/21/2014 to 12/30/2014, $300 + any applicable fare difference. 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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