This is very cheap for Zanzibar. Here’s a good read on the state of tourism in Africa right now from the LA Times.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 26th – December 4th
- Valid for travel on the outbound until December 4th or January 10th, 2015- March 28th, 2015. Availability is a lot better in 2015 than 2014. Must purchase at least 7 days in advance of departure
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: BOS
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ams nbo
- Destination: ZNZ
- Return Advanced Routing Code: nbo ams
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “0-7” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions below.
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- BOS – AMS (Amsterdam) – NBO (Nairobi) – ZNZ (Zanzibar) – NBO – AMS – BOS. Some flights will be operated by Kenya Airways under KLM flight numbers.
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- 15,944 miles or 5.1 cents per mile. KLM is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance and Delta. This fare will earn 100% mileage with Delta in 2014. Delta has not release partner mileage accrual for 2015 yet, as such, mileage earning for 2015 is unknown.
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “Additional Search Options” and then “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” and select KLM Royal Dutch
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- Visa: US Citizens – Visa on Arrival for $100. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Tanzanian Shilling – $1USD = 1,651 TZS
- Proof of yellow fever vaccination also required.
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
- How to Avoid International Data Roaming Charges
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