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Emirates is currently offering a fare sale on flights from many U.S. gateway cities to South Africa for $1,699 total for two people. In order to take advantage of this deal, you must book by Sunday, May 17, 2015, for travel through December 10, 2015 for a party of two.
- Economy-class fare of $1,699 is applicable for two (2) passengers, traveling round-trip together on the same itinerary in the same booking record (PNR) from New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Washington DC (IAD), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), Orlando (MCO) and Dallas Ft. Worth (DFW) to Cape Town (CPT), Dar Es Salaam (DAR), Durban (DUR), Johannesburg (JNB) and Nairobi (NBO) only.
- Blackout dates: Outbound blackout dates are between July 1 and 31, 2015 and inbound blackout dates are between August 1 and 30, 2015.
- Travel must be completed on or before December 10, 2015.
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|Intro APR||Regular APR||Annual Fee||Foreign Transaction Fee||Credit Rating|
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