Deal Alert: US Cities to Abuja, Nigeria From $681 Round-Trip on United and Lufthansa
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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using The Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.
Round-trip flights to Abuja, Nigeria, are on sale from both the east and west coasts right now via Lufthansa and United Airlines. Book yourself a vacation to the African continent for less than the cost of a new iPhone, or simply leverage the discount fare into a mileage run that will earn you well over 12,000 miles from either New York or San Francisco. Fares begin at $681 round-trip from a number of US cities.
There aren’t any tricks to finding these deals. Just head to Google Flights and plug in your desired departure city. After finding the dates that work best for you, book with the airline directly or with an OTA such as Expedia or Priceline.
Airline: United, Lufthansa
Routes: EWR/SEA/JFK/ATL to ABV
Cost: $681+ round-trip in economy
Dates: November 2018 – February 2019
Booking Link: Expedia, Priceline or with the airline directly
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Newark (EWR) to Abuja (ABV) for $681 round-trip in November on United:
Seattle (EWR) to Abuja (ABV) for $681 round-trip in October/November on United:
New York (JFK) to Abuja (ABV) for $681 round-trip in January on United:
Atlanta (ATL) to Abuja (ABV) for $681 round-trip in February on United:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
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