Deal Alert: West Coast to South Africa in Business Class for ~$2,200 on Delta and KLM!
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If you're looking to travel from the West Coast to South Africa, Delta has a phenomenal fare for you! You can fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg on either Delta or KLM metal (via ATL or AMS) for just $2,190 round-trip in business class. Economy fares sometimes approach this rate, so this is a phenomenal price for lie-flat biz. Dates are available from now through the middle of June. Don't wait to book!
Routes: SFO to JNB
Cost: $2,190+ round-trip in business class
Dates: April 2016 through June 2016
Elite Mileage Earning: At least 32,444 medallion-qualification miles.
Fare Class: Z and P
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
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Here are a few examples of what you can book:
San Francisco (SFO) to Johannesburg (JNB) for $2,190 on Delta (earns 32,444 MQMs):
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