Spending Miles

Spending Miles

Spend your SAA Voyager Miles on global flights or non-airline Awards. SAA Voyager Members can spend Miles on more than -30 airline partnerships, including the Star Alliance global network. Spending options for non-airline awards include car rental, retail awards and more. You are able to spend your Miles on line; simply login to your account using your SAA Voyager membership number and PIN when transacting through our website – www.flysaa.com. Alternatively contact our call centres.

Your Miles are valid for three years from the date they were earned, and you can nominate any person of your choice to utilise your Awards.

Awards available on SAA, other partner airlines and non-airline partners are listed below. Also refer to the 'Voyager and Star Alliance' page for the Star Alliance Award chart. 

 

SUMMARY OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF AWARDS EXCLUSIVE TO SAA

Attribute SAA Exclusive Award Types
Award Type JourneyBlitz Awards Upgrade Awards Dynamic Awards
Availability of Award Promotional Award with an allocated number of seats available for the promotional period Capacity controlled No restrictions
Economy Booking Class X Not applicable All revenue classes
Business Booking Class I E All revenue classes
Mileage Thresholds Dependant on the published SAA exclusive promotion Published SAA Exclusive Upgrade Award chart Dynamically related to the actual cost of the desired flight
Terms & Conditions Dependant on the published SAA exclusive promotion Published SAA Exclusive Upgrade Award chart Fare class rules of the desired flight will apply
Number of passenger(s) per Award One One No restriction
Availability of one-way Award Dependant on the published SAA exclusive promotion Yes Yes
Availability of Return Award Dependant on the published SAA exclusive Promotion No Yes. No restriction for flight sectors
Eligibility on SAA Operating Flights Yes Yes Yes
Eligibility on SAA Marketing Flights No No No
Carrier Imposed Fees For members' account Inclusive
Government Taxes / Surcharges / Levies where applicable For members' account
3rd Party Taxes / Surcharges / Levies where applicable For members' account
SAA Credit Card Levy / Surcharge where applicable For members' account
Number of listed Award Regions 10 8 8

 

1. DYNAMIC AWARDS

As a valued SAA Voyager member you are guaranteed at least 5% return on your SAA spend when requesting an SAA exclusive Dynamic Award for an SAA operated flight*. You are able to spend your Miles on any available airfare, inclusive of carrier imposed fees for your desired SAA operating flight*, thus confirming your redemption seat request immediately.

The Dynamic Awards are solely related to the actual cost of the desired flights (SAA exclusive published fares) and the fare rules of the booked and ticketed class will apply should you make changes to the booking.

To find out how many Miles you need for a specific Award, you will need to visit www.flysaa.com, and sign in with your SAA Voyager number and PIN. Once you have selected your route, the Miles required for the flight inclusive of carrier imposed fees will be displayed

Click here for SAA exclusive Dynamic Awards general terms and conditions.

2. UPGRADE AWARDS

Our low-mileage upgrade awards are available on SAA operating flights*. The upgradable seats will be released 48 hours prior to departure, and the qualifying classes members can upgrade from are Y, B M and K class fares. The relevant levies/taxes and surcharges will be for your account, payable in cash or card payment.

*SAA operating flights are flights where SAA sells seats on SAA's own aircraft. SAA operating flights are typically identified by flight number range SA001 – SA 999.

Note: Upgrade Awards have to be issued on a one-way basis and per sector. For example if you travel from Durban to Johannesburg (sector), Johannesburg to London (sector), London to Johannesburg (sector) and Johannesburg to Durban (sector). Four (4) Awards will need to be issued, if you want to upgrade on the entire route.

Click here for terms and conditions for SAA exclusive Upgrade Awards.

UPGRADE AWARD CHART EXCLUSIVE TO SAA OPERATING FLIGHT

Confirmation of Seat Subject to seat availability within 24 to 48 hours prior to departure per flight sector
Region One-way Award Mileage Threshold * Eligible Economy Class bookings for the use of an SAA Upgrade Award Upgrade Award Booking Class
Southern Africa 6 600 Y, B, M, K E
Africa 16 000 Y, B, M, K E

 

AWARD CHART REGIONS AWARD CHART REGION DESCRIPTIONS
Southern Africa Harare, Lusaka, Maputo, South Africa (Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban)
Africa Accra, Kinshasa, Mauritius, Lagos

Click here for terms and conditions for SAA exclusive Upgrade Awards.

JOURNEYBLITZ AWARDS (PROMOTIONAL /SEASONAL)

JourneyBlitz Awards are exclusively on SAA operating flights*, which are offered at astonishingly low mileage thresholds and are only available on a promotional /seasonal basis. The relevant levies / taxes / surcharges will be for your account, payable in cash or card payment.

JOURNEYBLITZ AWARD CHART EXCLUSIVE TO SAA OPERATING FLIGHTS

  Economy Class Business Class
Region One-way Award Booking Class One-way Award Booking Class
Within South Africa 3 700 X 9 100 I
Southern Africa 4 840 X 10 640 I
Africa 7 800 X 20 100 I

 

AWARD CHART REGIONS AWARD CHART REGION DESCRIPTIONS
Within South Africa Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban
Southern Africa Maputo, Lusaka , Harare
Africa Accra, Kinshasa, Mauritius,Lagos

Click here for general terms and conditions for SAA exclusive Journey Blitz Awards.

Click here to access the SAA Voyager Programme terms and conditions.

* SAA operating flights are flights where SAA sells seats on SAA's own aircraft. SAA operating flights are typically identified by flight number range SA001 – SA 999.

 NON-STAR PARTNER AIRLINE AWARD CHARTS

 
Emirates
Spending Miles on other Partners
Departs from DXB*
  Economy Business
Travel to Europe 1 38 400 76 800
Travel to Europe 2 32 100 53 900
Travel to Near East 15 600 31 200
Travel to Middle East 1 15 000 35 000
Travel to Middle East 2 10 000 25 000
Travel to Southern Africa 45 900 91 800
Travel to Africa 1 23 800 47 700
Travel to Africa 2 47 400 94 800
Travel within Africa 10 000 25 000
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 1 21 400 42 800
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 2 19 900 39 800
Travel to the Far East 45 300 90 600
Travel to Japan 48 100 96 100
Travel to North America 83 400 166 900
Travel between Australia & New Zealand 19 000 32 000
Travel to South America 83 400 166 900
Travel between Singapore & New Zealand/ Far East & Australia 44 100 74 000
Travel to Australia & New Zealand 85 800 171 600

 

Zone Descriptions
Europe 1 Austria(Vienna), France(Nice, Paris) Germany (Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich), Italy(Milan, Rome, Venice) Belgium (Brussels) Netherlands (Amsterdam), Malta, Russia (Moscow, St Petersburg) Spain (Madrid), Switzerland (Geneva, Zurich) Great Britain (Birmingham, Glasgow, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, New Castle) Budapest (Hungary) Denmark (Copenhagen), Norway (Oslo)
Europe 2 Czech Republic (Prague), Greece (Athens), Turkey (Istanbul)
Near East Egypt (Cairo), Jordan (Amman), Lebanon( Beirut), Sudan (Khartoum) Syrian Arab Republic (Damascus)
Middle East 1 Teharan, Iraq (Baghdad,Basra) Kuwait, Saudi Arabia (Damman, Jeddah, Medinah, Riyadh) Yemen
Middle East 2 Oman (Muscat), Doha (Qatar), Bahrain, UAE
Southern Africa Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Harare, Lusaka
Africa 1 Tanzania (Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam),Kenya (Nairobi), Lybia (Tripoli), Seychelles, Tunisia (Tunis), Uganda (Entebbe)
Africa 2 Angola (Luanda), Cote D Ivoire (Abidjan) Ghana (Accra), Mauritius, Morocco (Casablanca), Nigeria (Lagos), Senegal (Dakar) Guinea (Conakry)
Within Africa Cote D Ivoire (Abidjan) to Ghana (Accra)
Indian Sub 1 India (Ahmadabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata), Pakistan (Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar)
Indian Sub 2 India (Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram) Sri Lanka (Colombo)
Far East China (Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai) Hong Kong, Indonesia (Jakarta, Denpasar), Korea (Seoul) Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Philippines (Manila), Singapore, Thailand (Bangkok)
Japan Japan (Narita, Osaka)
North America North America (Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Washington, Ontario (Toronto)
Travel between Australia & New  Zealand New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington) Australia (Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney)
South America Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires)
Travel between Singapore & New Zealand/ Far East & Australia Singapore to New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch)
Travel to Australia & New Zealand New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington) Australia (Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney)

 Spending Miles on other Partners continued...

 
Virgin Atlantic
 
Departs from LHR*
  Economy Premium Upper
Travel to Middle East 2 41 200 57 800 82 500
Travel to South Africa 68 200 95 500 136 400
Travel to Africa 37 800 52 900 75 500
Travel to Indian Sub 1 50 500 70 600 100 900
Travel to Far East 72 300 101 200 144 600
Travel to USA West 66 100 92 500 132 200
Travel to USA East 53 800 72 300 107 500
Travel to the Caribbean 57 100 79 900 114 100

 

Zone Descriptions
Travel to Middle East 2 UAE (Dubai), Israel (Tel-Aviv)
Travel to South Africa South Africa (Johannesburg , Cape Town)
Travel to Africa Kenya (Nairobi) Ghana (Accra), Nigeria (Lagos)
Travel to Indian Sub 1 India (Delhi, Mumbai)
Travel to Far East Hong Kong, China (Shanghai) Japan (Tokyo)
Travel to USA West North America (Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco)
Travel to USA East North America (Boston, New York, Washington, Chicago, Miami, Orlando, Atlanta)
Travel to Caribbean Barbuda (Antigua), Barbados (Bridgetown), Cuba (Havana), Grenada, Jamaica (Kingston, Montego Bay), St Lucia, Tobago, Porto Rico (San Juan) Mexico (Cancun)

 Spending Miles on other Partners continued...

Region

Virgin Australia
 
Return Awards

 

Economy

Premium Economy 

Business

Travel between Australia and Samoa

26 100

39 200

52 300

Travel between Australia and Australia Regional Services

32 200

45 800

59 400

Travel within Australia and to short haul International routes

27 900

41 800

55 700

Travel between Australia and International Services

77 000

115 500

154 000

Click here for terms and conditions for Non-Star Alliance Airline partners Awards.

SPENDING MILES ON NON-AIRLINE PARTNERS

 Spending Miles

Spend your SAA Voyager Miles on global flights or non-airline Awards. SAA Voyager Members can spend Miles on more than 35 airline partnerships, including the Star Alliance global network. Spending options for non-airline awards include car rental, spa vouchers, retail awards and more. You are able to spend your Miles on line; simply login to your account using your SAA Voyager membership number and PIN when transacting through our website – www.flysaa.com. Alternatively contact our call centres.


Your Miles are valid for three years from the date they were earned, and you can nominate any person of your choice to utilise your Awards.


Awards available on SAA, other partner airlines and non-airline partners are listed below. Also refer to the 'Voyager and Star Alliance' page for the Star Alliance Award chart. 

 SUMMARY OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF AWARDS EXCLUSIVE TO SAA

  Partner
   
Uber Eats/ Rides
Voucher value
Miles Required
Uber only available in SA

 

 

Click here on how to redeem miles for Uber and terms & conditions.

 
 
 
1
R120.00
3 700
2
R200.00
6 200
3
R500.00
15 500
     

 


 

 

 

Europcar
 
 
 
 
 

For Europcar car rentals, please visit www.europcar.co.za where you have the option of using part cash, part Miles for your chosen vehicle. Enter your membership number and PIN, then use the slider to select the amount of Miles you want to use.
     

*Weekend rates are valid from Thursday at 14h00 until Monday at 14h00. Weekend rentals must be a minimum of 2 days and a maximum of 4 days. Weekend rental must include a Saturday. The weekend rates displayed above are for a 2 day rental.

         
   Life Style    
     
Minimum Voyager Miles required to redeem

 
Wine-of-the-Month 3 000

 

Click here to redeem your SAA Voyager Miles for a range of products from Wine-of-the-Month.

       
     
No Minimum Voyager Miles required to redeem

 
NetFlorist  

 

For NetFlorist, please visit www.netflorist.co.za where you have the option of using Voyager miles as payment for any of their products.

 

       
    Cruise Voucher Value Miles Required
 Cruises International
 
 
R4 000 100 000
 R8 000  200 000
 R12 000  300 000
     R16 000  400 000
R20 000  500 000
R24 000  600 000
R28 000 700 000
R32 000 800 000
R36 000 900 000
R40 000 1 000 000
       

NOTE: Terms and Conditions apply. For more information please click here.

4. Donate your Miles to charity

SAA Voyager cares about the well-being of others, and our environment. Therefore, we teamed up with a number of charities to provide help where possible.

  • Donate Miles to Reach For A Dream Foundation.
  • Donate Miles to World Wide Fund (WWF).
  • Donate Miles to Wings and Wishes.
  • Donate Miles to Taungana.
  • Donate Miles to The Nelson Mandela Children's Fund.

 

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