South African Airways Announces the ‘Travel2Africa’ Two-for-One Airfare Sale

January 7, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, announced a New Year’s gift to its customers: the “Travel2Africa” two-for-one airfare sale, with fares starting at $1,479*, including fuel surcharges for both passengers, for flights from New York or Washington D.C. to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Dakar. The “Travel2Africa” sale is also available to 16 other cities throughout Africa, including Nairobi, Kenya; Windhoek, Namibia; and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. In the spirit of the New Year, SAA is encouraging travelers to start 2011 with a resolution to get out there with a companion and enjoy an exhilarating trip to Africa for the price of one ticket*, but with double the fun thanks to the continent’s invigorating sights and experiences. Fares must be purchased by Jan. 21st for travel between Jan. 20th and March 31st on SAA flights between New York or Washington, D.C. to selected points throughout Africa. To book sale fares, travelers must call South African Airways’ Customer Call Center at 1-800-722-9675, visit www.flysaaspecials.com, or call your travel agent.

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“With the New Year upon us, it’s time to take action on those resolutions, one of which should be to travel and experience the many rich cultures of this world, particularly in South Africa and the rest of the African continent,” said Marc Cavaliere, executive vice president, North America, for South African Airways. “The ‘Travel2Africa’ sale gives travelers the opportunity to take that step with a friend or a loved one, and start the New Year with an energizing trip to this enchanting continent.”

The “Travel2Africa” two-for-one sale fares are available now through Jan. 21st and can be booked by calling 1-800-722-9675, visiting www.flysaaspecials.com, or calling your travel agent. All sale cities and starting fares are listed below.

SAA’s “Travel2Africa” two-for-one Fares:

Round trip fares for two from New York or Washington, D.C. to Africa, incl. fuel surcharge for both tickets. Taxes are additional.

    Destination                  Fare
                    -----------                         ----
    Dakar, Senegal                                    $1,479
    Johannesburg, South Africa                        $1,479
    Cape Town, South Africa                           $1,479
    Durban, South Africa                              $1,599
    Port Elizabeth, South
     Africa                                           $1,599
    East London, South Africa                         $1,599
    Harare, Zimbabwe                                  $1,939
    Windhoek, Namibia                                 $1,939
    Maputo, Mozambique                                $1,939
    Mauritius                                         $1,939
    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe                          $1,939
    Lusaka, Zambia                                    $1,939
    Blantyre, Malawi                                  $1,939
    Lilongwe, Malawi                                  $1,939
    Kinshasa, DRC                                     $1,939
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania                           $1,939
    Nairobi, Kenya                                    $1,939
    Entebbe, Uganda                                   $1,939

*Fare is for two passengers traveling together in Economy Class on the same itinerary on flights operated by SAA. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Departure taxes and fees of up to $205 per passenger apply and are payable at time of ticketing. Additional restrictions apply. Max stay of 1 month.

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 www.flysaa.com, and link to the Voyager icon. As a Star Alliance member, South African Airways is able to offer its customers 1,172 destinations in 181 countries and more than 21,200 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, Continental’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 www.flysaa.com, where travelers can sign up to be notified of other great travel deals and vacation packages. For information about South Africa, visit www.southafrica.net.

    Contact:      Elizabeth Ninomiya, South African Airways; Tel: 954-769-5120

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