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Delta-KLM Los Angeles to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania $884 August to November 2015

Tanzania has been a destination on my mind this past year, perhaps even more than South Africa as a place I’d like to visit in Africa. Tanzania has come up a couple of times on Loyalty Traveler when I wrote about Hyatt hotels in Zanzibar and near the interior National Parks of Tanzania popular for wildlife viewing safaris.

Emirates announced a sale this week ending May 17 with fares at $1,699 all-in for two passengers from Los Angeles or San Francisco or seven other U.S. airports to Dar Es Salaam, Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg or Nairobi.

Delta-KLM Los Angeles to Dar Es Salaam $884

I have had my eye on Dar Es Salaam airfare the past couple of months and this week is the first time I have seen the fare drop under $1,000 round trip from California. Now Delta-KLM has dropped the fare to $885 from Los Angeles and $935 from San Francisco to Dar Es Salaam DAR, Tanzania from mid-August through November for departures Sunday to Wednesday.

$884.20 LAX-DAR Delta ticket flying KLM operated flights Sep 8-22

Tuesday September 8 Los Angeles LAX – Amsterdam AMS

Arrive Amsterdam 12:15pm Wednesday September 9 with 23 hour layover.

Depart Amsterdam Thursday September 10 at 11:10am and arrive in Dar Es Salaam 9:20pm Thursday Sep 10.

LAX-DAR DL $884 Oct15

$741 x 5 = 3,705 Delta Skymiles.

Los Angeles to Tanzania is a 20,000 mile round trip and earns more miles as economy V fare when credited to Flying Blue at 25% flight miles. Earn 25% flight miles credited to Alaska Mileage Plan.

Mount Kilimanjaro Flyby

Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain at 19,341 feet. Kilimanjaro Airport JRO is located in Tanzania. This KLM itinerary has a stop at JRO airport on the way to Dar Es Salaam.

LAX-DAR KL $884 Nov15

The fare prices out on KLM website at $883.98.

20,266 flight miles for LAX-AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS-LAX in economy V booking class earns 25 miles for around 5,066 redeemable miles with Delta Skymiles, Flying Blue or Alaska Mileage Plan.

Related posts:

Loyalty Traveler – KLM Flash Sale JFK, IAD, ORD to Kilimanjaro Tanzania $798 to $848 (Jan 15, 2015)

Loyalty Traveler – Park Hyatt Zanzibar open in Stone Town UNESCO Heritage Site with 5,000 bonus points and tiny square feet (March 19, 2015)

Loyalty Traveler – Hyatt Hotels expansion in Africa has hotel industry abuzz (Oct 15, 2013)

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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