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
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 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 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
Europe 25 000 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
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 Abidjan, Accra, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Entebbe, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Luanda, Mauritius, Nairobi
Europe Frankfurt, London, Munich
South America Sao Paulo
Australia, New Zealand & Oceania Perth
North & South Asia Hong Kong
North America New York, Washington
Between Africa and North America Between Accra and Washington, Between Dakar and Washington

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 3 700 X 9 100 I
Within and between Africa 7 500 X 16 200 I
Europe 11 600 X 35 700 I
South America 17 400 X 44 700 I
Australia, New Zealand & Oceania 19 300 X 41 100 I
North & South Asia 21 100 X 33 300 I
North America 16 300 X 64 600 I
Between Africa and North America 14 700 X 58 100 I

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 22 200
Travel between South Africa and Southern Africa 11 250 33 350
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 18 750 45 000
Travel between South Africa and St Helena   96 500

 

Region MileageKeeper Return Awards AnyDay Return Awards
Travel within South Africa 19 000 44 400
Travel between South Africa and Southern Africa 22 500 66 700
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 37 500 90 000
Travel between South Africa and St Helena   193 000

 

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, Between Cape Town and Windhoek, Between Cape Town and Maun, Between Cape Town and Victoria Falls
Travel between Southern Africa and Africa 1 Nampula, Antananarivo, Pemba, Nosy Be
Travel between Johannesburg or Cape Town to St Helena Johannesburg or Cape Town to St Helena

 

SPENDING MILES WITH SA EXPRESS

Region MileageKeeper One-Way Awards K-Keeper One-Way Awards
Travel within South Africa 9 500 24 200
Travel between South Africa and Southern Africa 11 250 33 600
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 18 750 64 800

 

Region MileageKeeper Return Awards K-Keeper Return Awards
Travel within South Africa 19 000 48 400
Travel between South Africa and Southern Africa 22 500 67 200
Travel between South Africa and Africa 1 37 500 129 600

 

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, 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 CHARTS

 
Emirates
Spending Miles on other Partners
Departs from DXB*
  Economy Business First
Travel to Europe 1 50 000 105 000 155 000
Travel to Europe 2 40 000 85 000 125 000
Travel to Near East 25 000 55 000 80 000
Travel to Middle East 1 15 000 35 000 50 000
Travel to Middle East 2 10 000 25 000 35 000
Travel to Southern Africa 60 000 125 000 185 000
Travel to Africa 1 45 000 95 000 140 000
Travel to Africa 2 60 000 125 000 185 000
Travel within Africa 10 000 25 000 35 000
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 1 25 000 55 000 80 000
Travel to Indian Sub-Continent 2 40 000 85 000 125 000
Travel to the Far East 65 000 135 000 200 000
Travel to Japan 70 000 145 000 215 000
Travel to North America 80 000 160 000 240 000
Travel between Australia & New Zealand 25 000 55 000 80 000
Travel to South America 80 000 160 000 240 000
Travel between Singapore & New Zealand/ Far East & Australia 60 000 125 000 185 000
Travel to Australia & New Zealand 90 000 185 000 275 000

 

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, Ontario (Toronto) Washington
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

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Virgin Atlantic
 
Departs from LHR*
  Economy Premium Upper
Travel to Middle East 2 40 000 55 000 80 000
Travel to South Africa 70 000 91 500 131 000
Travel to Africa 40 000 51 000 80 000
Travel to Indian Sub 1 50 000 62 500 100 000
Travel to Far East 69 500 97 000 138 500
Travel to USA West 63 500 89 000 127 000
Travel to USA East 51 500 72 500 125 000
Travel to the Caribbean 55 000 77 000 109 500

 

Zone Descriptions
Travel to Middle East 2 UAE (Dubai)
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)
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)
Between Hong Kong and Sydney using VS operating flights Hong Kong, (Australia)Sydney

 

 
Jet Airways
Spending Miles on other Partners
Departs from India
  Economy Business
Within and between India and between India and Sri Lanka 27 000 40 500
Travel to Far East 56 000 83 500
Travel to Europe 62 500 93 500
Europe and North America / Canada 52 100 78 500
Middle East 45 100 67 700

 

Zone Descriptions
Within and between India and between India and Sri Lanka Within and between India and between India and Sri Lanka
Travel to Far East Thailand (Bangkok), Hong Kong, Singapore
Travel to Europe UK (London), Amsterdam, Charles de Gaulle
Travel to Europe and North America / Canada Amsterdam to Canada Toronto
Travel to Middle East Saudi Arabia ( Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh), Kuwait, UAE

 

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Region

TAM Airlines
 
Return Awards

 

Economy

Premium Economy

Business

Travel domestically within Brazil

25 000

45 000

45 000

Travel between Brazil and South America

32 000

65 000

65 000

 

Region

Virgin Australia
 
Return Awards

 

Economy

Premium Economy 

Business

Travel between Australia and Samoa

35 000

52 500

70 000

Travel between Australia and Australia Regional Services

43 000

62 000

80 000

Travel within Australia and to short haul International routes

46 000

65 000

85 000

Travel between Australia and International Services

100 000

150 000

200 000

 

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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 25 500 47 500 72 000
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Europe 61 000 118 750 182 000
Travel between Abu Dhabi and North America 146 000 248 930 415 000
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South West Pacific 122 000 231 250 357 500
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 Johannesburg
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Africa Entebbe, Lagos, Nairobi, Seychelles
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South East Asia Astana, Bangkok, Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Phuket, Shanghai,  Singapore, Vietnam
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South Asian Sub Continent Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bombay, Jaipur, Kozhikode, Colombo, Kochi, Bangladesh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram Islamabad, Kabul, Karachi, Kathmandu, Kolkata,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, Madinah, Muscat, Riyadh
Travel between Abu Dhabi and Europe Algeria, Athens, Brussels, Casablanca, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Edinburg, Frankfurt, Geneva, Istanbul, Italy,  London, Madrid, Manchester, Minsk, Munich, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Zurich
Travel between Abu Dhabi and North America Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington
Travel between Abu Dhabi and South West Pacific Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
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

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
  Car Rentals
Car Group
Mid-week rates
Weekend rates*

Avis    
 
A 4 254 7 671
B 4 533 8 136
C 8 020 13 389
D 8 182 14 645
E 9 545 18 616
F 15 784 28 406
G 15 784 28 406
H 17 337 31 216
I 21 126 38 037
 K 
12 692
23 246
L
17 053
30 695
M 9 971 17 953
  N 20 132 44 195
O 9 368 16 876
P (B+)  5 000  8 969
         
*Weekend rates are applicable to rentals from Thursday 12h00 to Monday 23h59Must be a minimum of 2 days and a maximum of 4 days. Weekend rates displayed above are for 2 days.
         
      Mid-week rates Weekend rates*

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Bidvest Car Rental
 
 

A
4 575
 8 750
B
4 875
 9 400
C
8 625
 16 900
D
9 225
 18 000
 E  11 700  n/a
 F  16 975  n/a
 G  18 000  n/a
 H  19 950  n/a
J  27 850  n/a
K  14 125 n/a
N 22 500 n/a
    O 9 975 n/a
         

*Weekend rates are valid from Friday until Monday. The weekend rates displayed above are for a 2 day rental.

         
       Mid-week rates  Weekend rates*

 


 

 

 

Europcar
 
 
 
 
 

T
5 325
9 650
B
5 700
10 300
D
7 025
12 650
C 11 625 20 950
F 13 500 24 250
H 22 625 40 700
E 32 000 57 650
R 19 825 35 700
     

*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    
    Reward Points Voyager Miles
Standard Bank UCount Rewards
 
 
1 1
   
   
       
Miles For Style Minimum Voyager Miles required to convert
         
 
 6 000
  Click here to start converting your SAA Voyager Miles to Style Miles. There is no limit on the amount of Voyager Miles to be converted.
       
 FlySAA Duty Free   Minimum Voyager Miles to be redeemed
6 000
  Click here to redeem your SAA Voyager Miles for FlySAA Duty Free purchases. There is no limit on the amount of Voyager Miles to be converted.
     
     
Minimum Voyager Miles required to convert

 
Legacy Lifestyle 6 000
Click here to start converting your  SAA Voyager Miles to Legacy Rands. There is no limit on the amount of Voyager Miles to be converted.
       
    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
       
   
Package
Miles Required
Health Spa's Guide
 
 
 
R250 voucher
6 250
R500 voucher
12 500
R750 voucher
18 750
R1 000 voucher 25 000
    R1 250 voucher 31 250
R1 500 voucher 37 500  
R2 000 voucher 50 000
R3 000 voucher 75 000
R4 000 voucher 100 000
R5 000 voucher 125 000
R6 000 voucher 150 000
R7 000 voucher 175 000
R8 000 voucher 200 000
R9 000 voucher 225 000
R10 000 voucher 250 000
Spa treatements available at over 300 spas
         
    Group Trips Miles

Avis Point to Point

 

Click here for the booking procedure and terms & conditions.

Group A
Toyota Corola or similar
One way 11 025
Return 22 050

Group B
BMW 320 or similar or similar

One way 11 500
Return 23 000
Group C
Hyundai H1 or similar
One way 18 900
Return 37 800
Group I
BMW 520 or similar
One way 25 175
Return 50 350

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.

 

 

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