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How to Fly from New York to Kenya with Credit Card Points & Miles

Africa is one of the hottest destinations for Honeymooners, but how can you actually get there? Most times, honeymooners want to fly in Business or First Class to have the most luxurious experience, but finding the right points and miles redemptions and how to get the best bang for your buck can be hard.

So that’s why we’ve opened up a FREE Dream Trip: Free Credit Card Consultation, and this was one of our questions from our loyal subscribers on Youtube.

Points and Miles Request

Home Aiport * JFK
Do you have trip coming up? If not, what is your dream trip? Let us know how many people and where you want to visit. * Kenya
How many airline miles or points do you currently have? Please list them out * 800,000 chase
200,000 Amex
Which Credit Cards Do You Have? *
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred
  • Chase Sapphire Reserve
  • Platinum Card® from American Express

Our Recommendation

Depending on when you’re taking your trip, you can book a flight on Nairobi Airways, it’s a direct flight and 14 hours.

We found availability booking using AirFrance.us and you can fly using points for:

46k miles in economy
324k miles in business (each way)

To transfer points to AirFrance, you can use:

American Express Membership Rewards
Chase Ultimate Rewards
Citi ThankYou Rewards
Capital One Miles
Marriott Credit Cards

Based on the current cards you have, our recommendation is to get the Chase Ink Business Preferred Credit Card, which has an 100k sign up bonus, after you spend $15k in the first 3 months,, almost enough points for a roundtrip flight to Nairobi (92k miles).

If you want to apply for the card, please use our referral link to support this free service: http://bit.ly/kenya-top-cards

Right now we’re offering FREE Credit Card Consultations, so fill this out and let us know how we can help you plan your Dream Trip.

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