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South African Airways announces amazing fares to Africa starting from $699* roundtrip

South African Airways (SAA), announces amazing savings to Africa with new low fares starting from $699* roundtrip for travel this fall. Low fares are offered from New York JFK International Airport to Johannesburg, starting from $699* roundtrip (restrictions apply) and to Cape Town from $765* roundtrip (restrictions apply).

Travel on these sale fares is applicable between October 26 to November 30, 2019. Other sale fares are offered from $799* roundtrip (restrictions apply) to Johannesburg and $865* roundtrip (restrictions apply) to Cape Town for travel September 1 to October 25, 2019. Great low fares are also available on SAA’s 5-times weekly service to Accra, Ghana from Washington Dulles. This sale is offered for a limited time only and all tickets must be purchased by May 28, 2019.

“Now is a wonderful time to book that trip to Africa and experience the rich culture and beautiful scenery that is uniquely African. Whether you are traveling for a sensational safari, a visit to one of our vibrant cites, or a chance to reconnect with friends and family, Africa is calling with incredible savings”, said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America, for South African Airways. “With South African Airways’ convenient schedules from the U.S. and award-winning service, these low affordable fares make it easy for any traveler to experience the many wonders of Africa.”

South African Airways is one of Africa’s most awarded airlines, having been honored with a 4-star rating for 17 consecutive years by Skytrax. With the most daily flights from the U.S. to South Africa, South African Airways offers nonstop service from New York-JFK Airport and direct service from Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg via Accra, Ghana or Dakar, Senegal. Onboard, SAA offers an in-flight experience that reflects the warmth of Africa and designed for pure comfort for long-haul travel.

Travelers enjoy a spacious Economy Class cabin, a delicious choice of meals, a wide selection of complimentary spirits and award-winning South African wines, and generous checked baggage allowance.

Also included are individual audio/visual entertainment systems that deliver an extensive programming menu of newly released movies, music choices, and games. Via our Johannesburg hub, SAA links the world to over 75 destinations across the African continent and Africa’s Indian Ocean islands.

To book these sale fares or for additional information, travelers should visit , call SAA Reservations at 1-(800) 722-9675 or contact their professional travel advisor. As one of the leading airlines in Africa, SAA also offers low fares from the U.S. and Canada to a variety of other exciting and experiential destinations throughout continent.


Fares are valid for roundtrip travel and include all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. The $699 fare is valid for travel from New York (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB,) for midweek travel (Mon-Thu) 10/26/19 - 11/30/19. The $765 fare is valid for travel from New York (JFK) to Cape Town (CPT)) for midweek travel (Mon-Thu) 10/26/19 - 11/30/19. The $799 fare is valid for travel from New York (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB,) for midweek travel (Mon-Thu) 9/1/19-10/25/19. The $865 fare is valid for travel from New York (JFK) to Cape Town (CPT)) for midweek travel (Mon-Thu) 9/1/19-10/25/19. Fares must be purchased within 72 hours of reservation being made, or by 05/28/2019, whichever is first. Minimum stay: Must stay over one Sunday for fares to apply. Return travel must commence on/before 12/9/2019. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Cancellations before/after departure: fares and carrier-imposed fees (YR/YQ/Q) are nonrefundable. Date change fee: $300 plus any applicable fare difference. Administrative fees may also apply. Accompanied children 2-11 years of age pay 75% of the adult fare. Infant (not occupying a seat) discount - Pays 10% of the adult fare. Baggage and optional service fees may apply.

Reservations made 7 days or more prior to scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made.



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