Deal alert: Flights to Africa have dropped to $558 round-trip
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It's always a good day when we see cheap deals to Africa. We've spotted several deals to Lagos (LOS), Luanda (LAD) and Abidjan (ABJ) for as low as $558 round-trip on several US and international airlines. Some routes are even nonstop.
To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or an OTA like Orbitz or Expedia.
Airline: Ethiopian, United, Lufthansa, Delta, KLM, Brussels Airlines
Routes: BOS/JFK/EWR/IAD/ATL - LFW/LAD/LOS/ABJ/NBO
Cost: $558+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September – March 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Boston (BOS) to Luanda (LAD) for $558 round-trip on Delta and KLM:
Newark (EWR) to Lomé (LFW) for $562 round-trip nonstop on Ethiopian:
Atlanta (ATL) to Nairobi (NBO) for $583 round-trip on Lufthansa:
New York (JFK) to Abidjan (ABJ) for $589 round-trip nonstop on Ethiopian:
Newark (EWR) to Lagos (LOS) for $603 round-trip on Lufthansa:
Washington (IAD) to Abidjan (ABJ) for $606 round-trip on United and Brussels:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card, Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.