Programme overview

Voyager is South African Airways’ Loyalty programme. It serves to reward our frequent flyers equitably through the earning and spending of Miles. Miles can be used for flights, ocean cruises, car rentals and other rewards.

Voyager is the first revenue-based frequent flyer programme on the African continent. Voyager members earn Miles based on the ticket price rather than the distance travelled, on flights operated by SAA . Under the SAA exclusive earning structure, members will receive one (1) Voyager Mile per ZAR 1.60 spent.

The programme boasts more than 50 partnerships, including the Star Alliance global network which gives members access to more than 1 356 airports in 193 countries. Voyager members also earn Miles with our various global partners, including other airline partners, car rentals, hotels, financial and lifestyle partners.

Voyager offers five membership tiers – Blue, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Lifetime Platinum – each tier provides members with exclusive benefits as you ascend.

Miles are valid for three years from the date they were earned, if not used within the three year cycle they will expire on 31 March yearly, with exception of 31 March 2020, 31 March 2021 and 31 March 2022.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the particular constraints of SAA, Miles due to expire on 31 March 2021, 31 March 2022 are now extended until 31 March 2023.

However, under normal circumstances bonus Miles equalling the total number of Miles that expired will be awarded if members fly a minimum of 6 000 SAA Miles in the calendar year preceding the date of expiry – these Miles will be valid for 1 year.