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This month is not only an opportunity to show our love to our significant others, it is also a leap year. So why not give something to make this a Valentine’s Day to remember? We have put together a great romantic break-away deal to make it easier to make it special.

All you have to do is fly on any SAA-operated flight until 29 February 2016, to stand a chance to win 14 800 Miles, equivalent to 2 Economy class JourneyBlitz Domestic tickets, and accommodation for 2 nights at one of Miles For Style’s amazing accommodation partners.

In this month’s newsletter, we also announce a new hotel partnership, a new route to Nigeria and have exciting competitions and promotions from our partners. Enjoy the read!


SAA Voyager Team
Forever part of your journey!
Abuja Schedule

SAA has started operations to Abuja in Nigeria effective 26 January 2016.

Direct flights to Abuja have been introduced as per the schedule below;

SA088 departing Johannesburg on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 23:55 arriving in Abuja at 4:45

SA089 departing Abuja on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 08:40 arriving in Johannesburg at 15:35

SAA Voyager members are able to earn and redeem Voyager Miles for Abuja flights. 

SAA Voyager News


SAA Voyager Partners with Marriott Rewards

Effective 1 February 2016, SAA Voyager Members are able to earn Voyager Miles with the Marriott International.
SAA Voyager members will earn Miles per US Dollar spent based on the type of property booked. Marriott owns and manages over 16 hospitality brands globally with over 4 000 properties. Marriott Rewards is Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty program spanning 16 brands and 4,000 properties worldwide In April 2014, Marriott concluded the Protea Hotel Hospitality Group takeover in South Africa, thereby becoming the largest hotel company in Africa. The Protea portfolio includes Protea Hotel Fire & Ice, African Pride Hotels and Protea Hotels. In addition to its hotels in South Africa, Marriott’s Protea portfolio also has hotels in Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana and Zambia.

Mileage Expiry

Voyager Miles expire on 31 March 2016. Should you have Miles due to expire on this date, please redeem Awards before your Miles expire. Kindly ensure that the information captured when issuing Awards is accurate in order to avoid administration backlogs.

You may also donate your Miles to any of our charity organisations, namely World Wide Fund; Reach For A Dream Foundation and Wings and Wishes. A minimum of 5 000 Miles can be donated.
Reservation Procedure

Please ensure that your Voyager number is inserted during the booking process when making Voyager Airline Partner bookings. This will ensure that Miles are tracked automatically.
SAA Upgrade Awards

SAA Upgrade Awards are not permitted when using Dynamic redemptions. These Awards are issued per flight sector. Eligible revenue booking classes for SAA Upgrade Awards are Y, M, B and K class.
Star Alliance Upgrade Awards

Star Alliance Upgrade Awards are valid on Star Alliance operating carriers only. The upgraded class used to upgrade from economy to business  is I-class. The Star Alliance Upgrade Award redemption is based per flight sector. Miles earned for travel using an upgrade Award will be based on the original booking class purchased and not on the upgraded class. Upgrades are subject to eligible classes specified by each Star member airline. Star Alliance Upgrades Awards can only be redeemed online. The Star Alliance Upgrade Award link can be found under “issue a Star Alliance award” on the SAA Voyager website.
Special Promotions
Being a Voyager member means you get access to excellent deals and promotions from participating partners around the world. Here are some of the best deals for the month.
Earn 1 000 Bonus Miles with Marriott Rewards

To celebrate the launch of this partnership, Marriott Rewards is offering SAA Voyager members the following Bonus Miles offer:
  • Book your next stay at any participating Protea Hotel from 1 April – 30 September 2016 and receive 20% off our best available rate plus 1000 bonus Miles per stay.
  • Free Wi-Fi - BOOK NOW! Log on to, enter promotional code MR5 to benefit from this offer! Or click here.
Double Your HHonors promotion

Sign up for the Double Your HHonors promotion and you can choose to earn Double HHonors Points or Double Voyager Miles when you stay at any hotel or resort in the Hilton Portfolio by 30 April 2016. From business trips to weekend getaways, Hilton HHonors™ can get you to experiences worth sharing faster than ever.
Convert Lifestyle Rands on the App and Stand a Chance to win 2 000 Legacy Rands

You can convert Lifestyle Rands to SAA Voyager Miles and vice versa on your mobile phone by simply downloading the Lifestyle App. The app is free, and it has never been easier to manage your lifestyle.

Download and logon to the Lifestyle App before 29 February 2016 and you could win
LR2 000 (R2 000).

Terms and Conditions apply
Purchase Wines at Discounted Prices

Mixed Case for R659.00
2 x Cloof Dusty Road Pinotage 2013
2 x Dornier Cocoa Hill Chenin Blanc 2014
2 x Fish Hoek Shiraz 2013
2 x Mount Vernon Three Peaks Pinotage 2013
2 x Spier Inspire Sauvignon Blanc 2014
2 x Waverley Hills Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2014

MCC for 359.00
1 x L’Ormarins Brut Rosé MCC 2013
1 x MAN Chardonnay Brut MCC n/v
1 x Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel MCC 2012
Win a Weekend For 2 at Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel with Miles For Style!

You stand a chance to experience the beauty of Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel when you convert your SAA Voyager Miles into StyleMiles during the month of February 2016. Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel is located in the quaint fishing village of Paternoster just 90 minutes outside of Cape Town.

Convert an unlimited amount of SAA Voyager Miles into StyleMiles during February and you could be spending a romantic weekend for 2 in a beautiful Courtyard Room.

Terms and Conditions apply.
Receive 30% discount off selected products with FlySAA Duty Free

During February 2016, you will get 30% off selected products. So why not spoil that special someone. Use your Voyager Miles before they expire and check out some stunning products on sale.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Ongoing Promotions
Earn up to Quadruple Miles with Shangri-La

Book the Best Available Rate to enjoy bonus Miles when staying at any participating property of Shangri-La Hotels, Kerry Hotels, Hotel Jen or Traders Hotels (offer excludes resort hotels) for:
  • 2 consecutive nights = Double Miles;
  • 3 consecutive nights = Triple Miles; and
  • 4 or more consecutive nights = Quadruple Miles.
Earn Double Miles from 1st qualifying stay with IHG

Until 30 April 2016, you can earn double Miles from your 1st qualifying stay at any of the 4,900 IHG hotels including InterContinental® , HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN™ Hotels, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.
Earn Double Bonus Miles with Radisson Blu

Book a 4-night stay at any Radisson Blu Resort in Mauritius and earn double bonus Miles.

Terms and Conditions apply.
Upgrade Your HHonors Membership Status to Gold

Join Hilton HHonors, the guest loyalty programme of Hilton’s 12 distinct brands, and be fast tracked to Gold status after only 3 stays! This offer is available for existing and new members. To enter, simply, click on the “Join now” button below, fill in your details in the pop-up window, and you will be both enrolled to the HHonors programme and signed up for the fast track offer. If you are already a member, simply click here to register for the fast track offer.

Terms and Conditions apply.