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Why not upgrade to first class using points?…

On some flights, business class beds really don’t matter all that much. But as you begin your initial descent into Cape Town, South Africa, after enjoying a jet lag free overnight sleep, you can’t help but become almost giddy with excitement. The 10 hours in the air with minimal time difference have you feeling fresh and ready to discover one of the most rewarding destinations on the planet, with beauty in every direction. Some of the lowest deals to Cape Town we’ve seen in years are out right now, so here’s how to jump in…

a bed in a planeThe Deals

British Airways is offering £1150 round trip Club World business class flights from European cities to Cape Town, connecting through London Heathrow. Even if you live in London, it could totally be worth flying to one of these easy cities like Amsterdam start the deal and take advantage. Cape Town is a flight where business class transforms the journey, arriving jet lag free and ready to explore. British Airways is one of the few airlines which flies directly into Cape Town, rather than making you connect via Johannesburg, which makes these deals extremely attractive. And if you like flexibility, you can add a hotel or car rental to lock in these business class flights with just a €300 deposit, and pay over time!

chairs on a deck overlooking a cityThe Dates

These deals are available from November thru March when Cape Town is at it’s very best. Remember: when it’s cold in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s magic in the South, and you don’t get much further South than Cape Town! From nearby wine regions to inspiring tours of Cape Point and a buzzing culinary scene, there’s so much to love. A Saturday stay is required with these deals.

a row of colorful huts on a beachHow To Book

In case you’re not sold: here are ten things you must do in Cape Town. If you don’t have a good time there, you won’t have a good time anywhere else on earth – it’s wonderful. These deals can be booked directly with British Airways, and definitely won’t last very long. Visit British Airways, search from Amsterdam to Cape Town, make sure you include a Saturday stay and get booking. Here’s a Google Flights example, which you can use to find available dates and then buy with BA. There are similar, but higher priced deals available from Frankfurt and Luxembourg as well. Oh, and if you want to know how to upgrade these deals to First Class, read up here.

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Gilbert Ott

Gilbert Ott is an ever curious traveler and one of the world's leading travel experts. His adventures take him all over the globe, often spanning over 200,000 miles a year and his travel exploits are regularly...

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