Deal Alert: West Coast to South Africa in Business Class for ~$2,200 on Delta and KLM!

Apr 1, 2016

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel. Additionally, keep in mind that discounted partner fares may not earn miles with US-based carriers.

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!

Airline: Delta
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

Search for your flight here:

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):

San Francisco (SFO) to Johannesburg (JNB) for $2,190 on Delta.
San Francisco (SFO) to Johannesburg (JNB) for $2,190 on Delta.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold 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.

H/T: FlyerTalk

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

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