[FARE GONE] KLM – $718 – $778: San Francisco / Los Angeles / Chicago / Washington D.C. / Houston – Cape Town, South Africa / Entebbe, Uganda / Nairobi, Kenya / Lagos, Nigeria / Accra, Ghana. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

This is a VERY good fare from the West Coast to Cape Town. Not too shabby from the East Coast and Central.

We found availability for about $755 from:

  • San Francisco [SFO]
  • Los Angeles [LAX]
  • Chicago [ORD]
  • Washington D.C. [IAD]
  • Houston [IAH]

Update 5/1/2015 @ 12:05AM Eastern. This sale is available to new destinations. Here’s what we found:

  • Entebbe, Uganda [EBB] – $735
  • Nairobi, Kenya [NBO] – $718
  • Lagos, Nigeria [LOS] – $772
  • Accra, Ghana [ACC] – $778

Update 5/1/2015 @ 1:40PM Eastern – fare gone

Camp's Bay Beach, Cape Town, South Africa - Photo: Nick Gray via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Camp’s Bay Beach, Cape Town, South Africa – Photo: Nick Gray via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from San Francisco to Cape Town
  • May 11th – 18th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound until December 6th. Availability is good until mid-June. From mid-June until September, extremely limited. Availability is good again from September – December. This might vary by departure city and destination. 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: SFO
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: kl+ /f bc=v
    • Destination: CPT
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: kl+ /f bc=v
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • (For availability from other cities, replace SFO with airport code listed above)
    • (For other destinations, replace CPT with airport code listed above)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “6-13” (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

Fare Class:

  • V


  • SFO – LAX (Los Angeles) – AMS (Amsterdam) – CPT (Cape Town) – AMS – SFO



KLM is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance and Delta partner. Mileage earning with Delta is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 23,386 or 3.2 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 23,386 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 5,846 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter  “KLM Royal Dutch” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section



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Comments (3)

  • Tiffany 9 years ago Reply

    Hi! How long do you think this deal will last? If I want to book this in 12 hours, do you think I’ll be safe?

    The Flight Deal 9 years ago Reply

    @Tiffany – its gone.

    Tiffany 9 years ago

    Oh no! 🙁

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