KLM – $806: Boston – Zanzibar, Tanzania. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

This is very cheap for Zanzibar. Here’s a good read on the state of tourism in Africa right now from the LA Times.

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania - Photo: Rod Waddington via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania – Photo: Rod Waddington via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • November 26th – December 4th

Fare Availability:

  • 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:

Fare Class:

  • V


  • BOS – AMS (Amsterdam) – NBO (Nairobi) – ZNZ (Zanzibar) – NBO – AMS – BOS. Some flights will be operated by Kenya Airways under KLM flight numbers.



  • 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.

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  • 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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Background Information:

  • 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.

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2 Responses to "KLM – $806: Boston – Zanzibar, Tanzania. Roundtrip, including all Taxes"

  1. Keith says:

    Note that sometimes the KQ flights from NBO-ZNZ are actually operated by KQ codeshare partner PW and it can difficult to get the credited back to SkyTeam.

    • The Flight Deal says:

      @keith – good to know — didn’t realize that. good thing worse case scenario, its not a whole lot miles (500 to be exact with the 500 mile minimum)


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