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 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

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
SAA Fuel Levy 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 9 9 9

 

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 fuel levy 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 fuel levy 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
Europe 25 000 Y, B, M, K E
Middle East 15 000 Y, B, M, K E
South America 17 000 Y, B, M, K E
Australia, New Zealand & Oceania 28 000 Y, B, M, K E
North & South Asia 24 000 Y, B, M, K E
Central Asia 14 000 Y, B, M, K E
North America 35 000 Y, B, M, K E
Between Africa and North America 23 000 Y, B, M, K E

 

AWARD CHART REGIONS AWARD CHART REGION DESCRIPTIONS
Southern Africa Blantyre, Harare, Lusaka, Lilongwe, Livingstone, Maputo, Ndola, South Africa, Vitoria Falls, Windhoek
Africa Accra, Abidjan, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Entebbe, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Luanda, Mauritius, Nairobi, Pointe Noire
Middle East Abu Dhabi
Europe Frankfurt, London, Munich
South America Sao Paulo
Australia, New Zealand & Oceania Perth
North & South Asia Beijing, Hong Kong
Central Asia Mumbai
North America New York, Washington
Between Africa and North America Between Dakar and Washington, Between Dakar and New York

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.

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.

 

SPENDING MILES WITH AIRLINK

Region MileageKeeper One-Way Awards AnyDay One-Way Awards
Travel within South Africa 9 500 18 000
Travel between South African and Southern Africa 11 250 19 000
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 18 750 45 000

 

Region MileageKeeper Return Awards AnyDay Return Awards
Travel within South Africa 19 000 36 000
Travel between South African and Southern Africa 22 500 38 000
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 37 500 90 000

 

Click here for terms and conditions for Airlink Awards.

 

DESCRIPTIONS FOR SPENDING MILES ON AIRLINK

Region Region Description
Travel within South Africa Within the borders of South Africa
Travel between South Africa and Southern Africa Beira, Bulawayo, Harare, Livingston, Kasane, Lusaka, Manzini, Maseru, Maputo, Maun, Ndola, Tete, Vilanculos. Between Nelspruit and Livingston, Between Durban and Maputo
Travel between Southern Africa and Africa 1 Nampula, Antananarivo, Pemba

 

SPENDING MILES WITH SA EXPRESS

Region MileageKeeper One-Way Awards K-Keeper One-Way Awards
Travel within South Africa 9 500 16 000
Travel between South African and Southern Africa 11 250 17 000
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 18 750 45 000

 

Region MileageKeeper Return Awards K-Keeper Return Awards
Travel within South Africa 19 000 32 000
Travel between South African and Southern Africa 22 500 34 000
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 37 500 90 000

 

Click here for terms and conditions for SA Express Awards.

 

DESCRIPTIONS FOR SPENDING MILES ON SA EXPRESS

Region Region Description
Travel within South Africa Travel between Johannesburg and; Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Richards Bay, Hoedspruit, George, East London, Port Elizabeth. Nelspruit, Pietermaritzburg. Travel between Cape Town and; Hoedspruit, East London, Kimberley, Port Elizabeth, Durban, George. Travel between Durban and; East London, Port Elizabeth.
Travel between South Africa and Southern Africa Travel between Johannesburg and; Walvis Bay, Windhoek, Gaborone. Travel between Cape Town and; Walvis Bay, Windhoek, Maputo. Travel between Durban and; Lusaka, Harare.
Travel between Southern Africa and Africa 1 Travel between Johannesburg and Lubumbashi

 

NON-STAR PARTNER AIRLINE AWARD CHART

 
Emirates
ELAL
Spending Miles on other Partners
Departs from DXB*
Departs from TLV*
  Economy Business First Economy Business
Travel to Europe 1 50 000 105 000 155 000 40 000 55 000
Travel to Europe 2 40 000 85 000 125 000 40 000 55 000
Travel to the Near East 25 000 55 000 80 000 25 000 35 000
Travel to Middle East 1 15 000 35 000 50 000 50 000 70 000
Travel to Middle East 2 10 000 25 000 35 000    
Travel to Africa 1 45 000 95 000 140 000    
Travel to Africa 2 60 000 125 000 185 000    
Between Dubai/Tel Aviv/London/Tanzania and South Africa 60 000 125 000 185 000 60 000 80 000
Travel within Africa 1 and Africa 2 10 000 25 000 35 000    
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 1 25 000 55 000 80 000    
Travel between Europe 1 and Near East 25 000 55 000 80 000    
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 2 40 000 85 000 125 000    
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 3 40 000 85 000 125 000    
Travel to the Far East 65 000 135 000 200 000 70 000 100 000
Travel to Japan 70 000 145 000 215 000    
Travel to Australia/New Zealand 90 000 185 000 275 000    
Travel from Singapore to New Zealand 60 000 125 000 185 000    
Travel from Australia to New Zealand 25 000 55 000 80 000    
Travel to North America 70 000 145 000 215 000 70 000 100 000
Travel to USA West          
Travel to USA East          
Travel to the Caribbean          
Between Hong Kong and Sydney          
Between Europe and North America 40 000 80 000 120 000    

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Virgin Atlantic
Jet Airways
 
Departs from LHR*
Departs from India
  Economy Premium Upper Ecomony Business
Travel to Europe 1       60 000 90 000
Travel to Europe 2          
Travel to the Near East          
Travel to Middle East 1          
Travel to Middle East 2 40 000 50 000 80 000    
Travel to Africa 1          
Travel to Africa 2 40 000 50 000 80 000    
Between Dubai/Tel Aviv/London/Tanzania and South Africa 70 000 82 500 110 000    
Travel within Africa 1 and Africa 2          
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 1 50 000 62 500 100 000 20 000 30 000
Travel between Europe 1 and Near East          
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 2       20 000 30 000
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 3          
Travel to the Far East 50 000 62 500 100 000 45 000 55 000
Travel to Japan          
Travel to Australia/New Zealand 90 000 112 500 180 000    
Travel from Singapore to New Zealand          
Travel from Australia to New Zealand          
Travel to USA West 40 000 62 500 80 000    
Travel to USA East 40 000 50 000 80 000    
Travel to the Caribbean 60 000 85 500 120 000    
Between Hong Kong and Sydney 90 000 112 500 180 000    

Spending Miles on other Partners continued...

Region 
US Airways
 
Return Awards
  Economy Business First
Within and between the Continental U.S. and Canada 30 000   60 000
Within and between the Continental U.S. and Alaska 30 000   60 000
Between the Continental U.S. or Canada and the Caribbean 35 000   60 000
Between the Continental U.S. or Canada and Mexico or Central America 35 000   60 000
Between North America and Hawaii 40 000   80 000
Between North America or Hawaii and South America 40 000 80 000  
Between North America or Hawaii and Europe 40 000 100 000  
Between North America or Hawaii and the Middle East 80 000 140 000  
North America includes the continental U.S, Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico   

 

Region

TAM Airlines
 
Return Awards

 

Economy

Business

First

Travel domestically within Brazil

25 000

35 000

45 000

Travel between Brazil and South America

30 000

45 000

65 000

Travel between Brazil and North America

50 000

85 000

120 000

Travel between Brazil and Europe

80 000

120 000

170 000

 

Zone Descriptions
Europe 1 Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Malta, Russia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Hamburg
Europe 2 (Greece, Turkey using Emirates) , Romania, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Kiev, Minsk, Odessa, Budapest
Near East Amman, (Cairo, Istanbul using ElAl), Paphos, (Egypt, using Emirates) Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan, Syria, (Athens, using ElAl)
Middle East 1 Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Damman, Riyadh, (Bombay, Delhi using ElAl)
Middle East 2 Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Africa 1 Kenya, Libya, Tanzania, Uganda, Entebbe, Moroni, Mombasa, Nairobi, Harare, Kinshasa, Lumumbashi
Africa 2 Ghana, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria
Indian Sub 1 (Delhi, Mumbai, Pakistan using Emirates)
Indian Sub 2 Chennai, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Hyderabad, Cochin, Trichy, Trivandrum, Bangalore
Indian Sub 3 Bangladesh, Bodh Gaya
Far East China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Seoul, Beijing
North America United States of America, Canada
Caribbean Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Havana, Nasau, St Lucia, Tobago

Spending Miles on other Partners continued...

Region 
Etihad Airways
 
Return Awards
  Economy Business First
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South Africa 72 000 156 250 240 500
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Africa 63 600 137 500 211 900
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South East Asia 78 000 168 750 260 000
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South Asian Sub Continent 39 600 87 500 133 900
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Middle East 20 400 47 500 71 500
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Europe 54 000 118 750 182 000
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South America 84 000 181 250 279 500
Travel between Abu Dhabi and North America 84 000 181 250 279 500
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South West Pacific 108 000 231 250 357 500
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Korea, Japan 84 000 181 250 279 000
Travel between South East Asia and South West Pacific 72 000 156 250 240 000
Travel between China and Japan 30 000 68 750 104 000

 

DESCRIPTIONS FOR SPENDING MILES ON ETIHAD AIRWAYS

Region Region Description
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South Africa Cape Town or Johannesburg
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Africa Addis Ababa, Lagos, Nairobi, Tripoli, Seychelles
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South East Asia Almaty, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Beijing, Shanghai, Astana, Jakarta, Chengdu, Singapore
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South Asian Sub Continent Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bombay, Kozhikode, Colombo, Kochi, Bangladesh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram Islamabad, Kabul, Karachi, Kathmandu, Lahore, Chennai, Male, Peshawar
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Middle East Amman, Bahrain, Beirut, Bagdad, Cairo, Damascus, Daman, Doha, Erbil, Alexandria, Tehran, Jeddah, Khartoum, Kuwait, Muscat, Riyadh
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Europe Athens, Brussels, Paris, Casablanca, Moscow, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Istanbul, Larnaca, London, Manchester, Minsk, Munich, Milan
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South America Sao Paulo
Travel between Abu Dhabi and North America Washington, New York, Chicago, Toronto
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South West Pacific Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Korea, Japan Seoul, Nagoya, Narita
Travel between South East Asia and South West Pacific Singapore, Brisbane
Travel between China and Japan Beijing, Nagoya

 

For Terms and Conditions applicable to these Awards please click here.

SPENDING MILES ON NON-AIRLINE PARTNERS

  Partner
  Car Rentals
Car Group
Miles Required


Avis
 
 
A 9 350
B 13 300
C 16 050
D 17 600
E 18 650
F 35 700
H 39 250
I 41 300
 60 550 
 K 
31 050
 L
51 300
 N
45 900
O 18 650
         
      Mid-week rates Weekend rates

 

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Bidvest Car Rental
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

M
9 500
 8 600
B
13 450
 10 650
C
17 250
 14 400
D
18 900
 16 200
 E  29 850  n/a
 F  33 950  n/a
 G  39 850  n/a
 J  53 100  n/a
 I  22 850  n/a
 K  27 300  n/a
 N  47 100  n/a
         
       Mid-week rates  Weekend rates

 


 

 

 

Europcar
 
 
 
 
 

T
8 650
7 785
B
9 200
8 300
D
11 350
10 200
C 18 800 16 900
F 21 800 19 650
H 36 600 32 950
S 32 100 28 900
E 51 800 46 650
         
   Life Style    
    Reward Points Voyager Miles
Standard Bank UCount Rewards
 
 
1 1
   
   
       
Miles For Style Voyager Miles Style Miles
     5 000  3 600
     10 000  7 200
     15 000  10 800
     20 000  14 400
     25 000  18 000
     30 000  21 600
     35 000  25 200
     40 000  28 800
  Click here to start converting your SAA Voyager Miles to Style Miles.
       
       
     Legacy Rands  Voyager Miles

 
Legacy Lifestyle
 
 
 
 
320 5 000
640 10 000
960 15 000
1 280 20 000
   
Click here to start converting your  SAA Voyager Miles to Legacy Rands
       
    Cruise Voucher Value Miles Required
 Cruises International
 
 
R3 400.00 50 000
   
   
       
   
Package
Miles Required
Health Spa's Guide
 
 
 
Classic Package
7000
Silver Package
14 000
Gold Package
22 000
Premium Package
35 000

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.

 

 

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