A good sale to Cape Town for Fall and Winter travel (their Spring and Summer)
Note: At the moment, British Airways O class fares such as this earns 100% mileage with American. British Airways recently devalued their program and one of their partners, Alaska Air then reduced British Airways O class fares to 25% mileage earning. It is entirely possible that this will happen with American in the future.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from Dallas
- November 2nd – 11th
- Valid for travel on the outbound from October 26th – December 6th or January 10th, 2016 – March, 2016. 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: DFW
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ba+ /f bc=O
- That’s the letter O and not number zero
- Destination: CPT
- Return Advanced Routing Code: ba+ /f bc=O
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “5-12” (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
- DFW – LHR (London) – CPT (Cape Town) – LHR – DFW
- Two permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
British Airways are members of the Oneworld Alliance and American partner. Mileage earning with American as follows:
- Miles Flown: 21,494 miles or 3.9 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 21,494 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 21,494 miles
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