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lerasp Apr 7th, 2005 02:27 PM

Airfare from Nairobi to Zanzibar
 
Does anyone know how much does a ticket cost one-way from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

vacationbennett Apr 7th, 2005 02:38 PM

Hi lerasp,

I am doing a one-way from Zanzibar to Nairobi for about 250 USD. I am sure a round trip would be more reasonable.

NoFlyZone Apr 7th, 2005 06:16 PM

See if you can add it on to any ticket to Nairobi ... or departing from Zanzibar. With the right combination of carriers you should be able to get $100 or lower.

lerasp Apr 7th, 2005 06:29 PM

would love to add it on. but i'm flying on miles into NBO on American (and BA). As far as I can see, only Kenya Air flies NBO to Zanzibar and they are not partners with AA. If there's another way, i'd appreciate it.

sunny_days Apr 7th, 2005 07:18 PM

For some reason travelocity.com gave me the best fare of $171 or something like that. As far as I know the only carriers are kenya air/precision air which codeshare. Talking direct to precision got me $189 quoted. Both are without the departure tax included, one way fares in USD. My tanzania agent was more expensive.

Anyway it is worth a try.

kmbing Mar 6th, 2006 05:00 PM

I just got a quote from my travel agent of $470 per person (roundtrip) to fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar in late October. Does that seem a bit high?

Pumbavu Mar 8th, 2006 09:16 AM

It sounded rediculous but I checked the Kenya Airways Website...

Nairobi to Zanzibar

Flight 1 Saturday, October 28, 2006
Departure: 09:45 Nairobi, Kenya - Jomo Kenyatta Int'l
Arrival: 11:15 Zanzibar, Tanzania - Kisauni


Airline: Kenya Airways 490 Aircraft: Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR 72

Operated by Precision Air
Fare type: Economy


Zanzibar to Nairobi

Flight 1 Friday, November 03, 2006
Departure: 07:40 Zanzibar, Tanzania - Kisauni
Arrival: 09:10 Nairobi, Kenya - Jomo Kenyatta Int'l
Airline: Kenya Airways 491 Aircraft: Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR 72

Operated by Precision Air
Fare type: Economy

Legend:e = e-ticket option, USD = U.S. Dollar
price
travellers flights taxes
1 adult(s) x (347.00 + 76.08) = 423.08 USD

total for all travellers* 423.08 USD
* 10.0% discount included

Seems shocking compared to the airfares we have between European destinations. However there's a low demand, fewer flights, less competition... so highre prices!



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