United: Fly Nonstop From Newark To Cape Town For Just $791 Or 51.4K Hybrid Points Round-Trip!

Haut Bay, Cape Town, October 2021 ©DansDeals
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United has an excellent $791 round-trip fare on their long-haul 15 hour nonstop from Newark to Cape Town. Changes to any other United flight is free, but the difference in fare will be owed. A Saturday night stay is required.

2 checked bag are included in this fare, perfect for bringing back fantastic inexpensive souvenirs or incredible kosher snacks and goodies that aren’t found elsewhere. Don’t forget to bring some Wedgewood nougats, Flings, Cheas Naks, Fizzers, Fritos, Simba chips, Nando Braai Sauce and Garlic Perinaise, or Biltong back for me! 😀

Just a few South African parve snacks for friends and family back home…

Read more about travel to Cape Town in the South Africa Master Thread on DDF.

Cape Town may very well be the most stunning city in the world. Best of all, your dollar goes very far in South Africa! There are also several delicious kosher restaurants to choose from.

From Cape Town you can catch a flight to places like Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls, Namibia, Mauritius, etc. for an extended vacation in Southern Africa.

Cable Car going up Table Mountain, Cape Town, October 2021 ©DansDeals


Newark to Cape Town valid outbound dates:
January 12, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30
February 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 20, 23, 25, 27
March 2, 4, 6, 11, 13, 16, 18
October 30
November 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16

Cape Town to Newark valid outbound dates:
January 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31
February 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28
March 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24
November 7, 10, 12, 15, 17

Using Chase Points:

You can pay for the ticket with “hybrid points” such as AMEX or Chase points with a card that allows your points to be used at an increased value for airfare in addition to be able to transfer points into airline miles.

If you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve card you can redeem points for 1.5 cents each towards travel. If you have a Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase Ink Preferred you can redeem points for 1.25 cents each towards travel.

You can login to your account and redeem Chase points for travel here. The round-trip cost will be 52,738 points with a Sapphire Reserve. That rate include all taxes and you will still earn flight miles as well!



Using AMEX points:

You can login to your account and redeem AMEX points for travel here.

This is bookable for 79.107 points with AMEX. Plus you’ll get back a 35% rebate with the Business Platinum Card or a 25% rebate with the Business Gold Card, dropping the total needed to as low as 51,419 points. That includes all taxes and you can still earn miles for flying!

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Nice follow up to the post before it. 😉
Happy holidays


80K United points from Houston.


Oops, I meant 80K United miles.


If I book with Chase points can I book on price line or I have to book on united


You need to book on the Chase portal.