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A good sale to Jo’burg. ITA will price this at $769, using those dates on Swiss will reprice to $751.
Sample Travel Date:
- January 28th – February 5th, 2018
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- Valid for travel on the outbound from January, 2018 – March, 2018. Availability is limited. 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:
- This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: ORD
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: LX+
- Textbox 2: f bc=k
- Destination: JNB
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: LX+
- Textbox 2: f bc=k
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.
- ORD – ZRH (Zurich) – JNB (Johannesburg) – ZRH – ORD
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Swiss is a member of the Star Alliance and United partners. Mileage earning with United is as follows:
- Miles Flown: 19,314 miles or 3.9 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 19,314 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 9,657 miles
How to Buy:
- Support us by using our Swiss link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
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- Currency: South African Rand (ZAR). $1USD = 13.16 ZAR
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