Jo’burg is a good springboard to visit the rest of South Africa and Southern Africa.
Sample Travel Date:
- February 3rd – 12th
- Valid for travel until March 31st. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “ba+” to search only British Airways availability. Must purchase by January 23rd.
- ORD – LHR (London) – JNB (Johannesburg) – LHR – ORD
- 19,152 miles or 5.2 cents per mile. Remember to collect your miles. British Airways partners with American Airlines and you will earn 100% credit with American. This is almost enough for a free domestic award ticket and for entry level elite status with American Airlines. Provide the check-in staff with your American AAdvantage number.
How to Book:
- Use dates found at ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and book on BA.COM
- Save an extra 10% off if you have the Chase British Airways Visa credit card (details here)
- If you don’t have a Chase British Airways Visa card, you still can save up to 2% with TopCashBack.com(*), use TopCashBack.com‘s BA.com link book to receive the 2% saving.
- Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Rand – $1USD = 8 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
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