Today’s Airfare Deals: Cape Town, Dallas, Dubai and Seoul

May 20, 2015

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We’ll continue to share amazing deals as they come up, but we’re also partnering with Hitlist to share flights that might not be quite as exciting, but still represent an excellent value. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away using an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, so you can take advantage of a courtesy cancellation within a day of booking if you’re unable to travel.

It’s been a wild week for cheap fares to Brazil, but you don’t have to head to South America to score a great deal. We found cheap flights to Cape Town, Dallas, Dubai and Seoul. Let’s see what you can book today.

Newark (EWR) to Dubai (DXB) for $640 on United Airlines (earns 14,564 EQMs):

Newark (EWR) to Dubai (DXB) on United - 14,564 EQMs.
Newark (EWR) to Dubai (DXB) on United – 14,564 EQMs.

Chicago (ORD) to Cape Town (CPT) for only $811 on British Airways:

Chicago (ORD) to Cape Town (CPT) on British Airways.

San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (ICN) for $683 on Delta (11,716 MQMs):

San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (ICN)  on Delta.
San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (ICN) on Delta.

Washington D.C. (DCA) to Dallas – Love Field (DAL) for $178 on Southwest:

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Washington D.C. (DCA) to Dallas (DAL) on Southwest.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express® Gold Card or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

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