Airfare of the Day: TAP Portugal Business Class London to Sao Tome USD 696 (Round Trip)



Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to TAP Portugal Business special excursion fares between London and Sao Tome.

Fare Details:

  • Fare: TAP Portugal (TP) CUKEXI0F LON to TMS.
  • Route: LGW-LIS-TMS
  • Booking class: C (Business Class).
  • Price: USD 696.
  • Flight restrictions: Travel between Portugal and Africa must be on TP metal.
  • Stopover restrictions: Unlimited stopovers permitted.
  • Transfer restrictions: Unlimited transfers permitted.
  • Travel restrictions: Valid for travel commencing on/after 01 SEP 2017.
  • Sales restrictions: Tickets may not be sold in Angola or Venezuela.
  • Cancellations: Before departure, per one way charge EUR 140 for cancel/no-show/refund. Per round trip charge USD 220 for cancel/no-show/refund. After departure ticket is non-refundable.
  • Changes: Any time. Charge EUR 130 for reissue. Charge EUR 210 for no-show.
  • HIP exceptions: The Higher Intermediate Point rule does not apply for stopovers or connections.

Booking examples:

I was able to find availability for September 2017 through February 2018 using Matrix ItaSoftware:

I couldn’t find this fare using Orbitz/Expedia/Travelocity, but I was able to price it using Priceline:

Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents):

Mileage Accrual

The following accruals were estimated without considering elite status bonuses:


Excellent Business Class fare between UK and Africa. This fare also works for one-way travel (for around half the price). You may want to check for other TAP destinations in Africa, as this fare may also apply.

Fare rules

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