Spend Miles

Spend Voyager Miles on global flights or non-airline Awards.

You can spend Miles with 26 Star Alliance partner airlines and other airline partners, including Mango, Emirates, Gol, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia.

Non-airline Awards include car rental, accommodation, ocean cruises and retail Awards.

If you are short of Miles, you may purchase up to 50% of the total Miles needed for an Award at the cost of R250 per 1 000 Miles.

Summary of different types of Awards exclusive to SAA-operated flights.

Summary of different types of Awards exclusive to SAA.

  • Award Type
  • Restricted number of seats available for the redemption seat sale promotion period.
  • Miles Required
  • Dependent on the published SAA exclusive promotion
  • Taxes, fees, levies, charges and surcharges
  • For members’ account
  • Award Type
  • Only Y, B, M and K classes are eligible for Upgrade Awards, which are capacity controlled.
  • Miles Required
  • Published SAA Exclusive Upgrade
    Award chart
  • Taxes, fees, levies, charges and surcharges
  • For members’ account
  • Award Type
  • No restrictions, all revenue classes.
  • Miles Required
  • Dynamically related to the actual cost
    of the desired flight and fare class will apply
  • Taxes, fees, levies, charges and surcharges
  • Inclusive of carrier imposed fees. All others for members’ account

Summary of Star Alliance and other Airline Awards.

  • Award Type
  • Star Alliance
  • Number of Partners
  • 26
  • Availability of Award
  • Capacity controlled by partners
  • Economy Booking Class
  • X
  • Business Booking Class
  • I
  • First Booking Class
  • O
  • Miles Required
  • Published Star Alliance Award chart
  • Government Taxes / Surcharges / Levies where applicable
  • For members’ account
  • Award Type
  • Star Alliance Upgrade Awards
  • Number of Partners
  • 26
  • Availability of Award
  • Capacity controlled
  • Economy Booking Class
  • Published qualifying economy classes
  • Business Booking Class
  • I
  • Miles Required
  • Published Star Alliance Upgrade Award chart
  • Government Taxes / Surcharges / Levies where applicable
  • For members’ account
  • Award Type
  • Other Airlines
  • Number of Partners
  • 6
  • Availability of Award
  • Capacity controlled by partners
  • Economy Booking Class
  • Different Classes
  • Business Booking Class
  • Different Classes
  • Miles Required*
  • Published Award Charts per Airline
  • Government Taxes / Surcharges / Levies where applicable
  • For members’ account
*For Mango Awards visit www.flymango.com

Summary of Non-Airline Awards.

  • Award Option
  • Spend Miles
  • Number of Partners
  • 4
  • Availability of Award
  • Subject to Availability
  • Partner Names
  • Europcar*, Cruises International, Wine of the Month & NetFlorist.
  • Miles Required
  • Published Award charts
  • Award Option
  • Convert Miles
  • Number of Partners
  • 0
  • Award Option
  • Donate Miles to Charity
  • Number of Partners
  • 5
  • Availability of Award
  • Always Available
  • Partner Names
  • Tuangana, Reach For a Dream Foundation, Wings & Wishes, World Wild Fund For Nature and Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund
  • Miles Required
  • Donate a minimum of 6 000 Miles
*Europcar offers a Cash & Mile option: www.europcar.co.za