Status and Benefits

As a valued Voyager member, you can improve your Tier Status to enjoy more benefits. Your SAA Voyager elite status means access to additional privileges. With SAA, Star Alliance and SAA marketing flights where Mango is the operating carrier, Tier Miles are accumulated every calendar year. Current tier statuses have been extended until 31 December 2022. Find out more about each Tier Status below.

How to qualify:

Register as a Voyager member.

How to retain:

1+ Base Mile per calendar year

Enrolment Bonus Miles:

Once off 2 500 Bonus Miles, after your first Base Miles transaction with SAA or any SAA Voyager partner.

Personal Assistance:

Voyager Call Centre.

Mileage Validity:

3 years.

Your Expiring Miles are extended by 1 year when:

You have flown 6 000 SAA Tier Miles in the previous calendar year.

How to qualify:

30 000 Tier Miles in a calendar year.

How to retain:

95% of Silver qualifying criteria.

Fallback Tier:

Blue Tier.

Personal Assistance:

Voyager Call Centre.

Mileage Validity:

3 years.

Your Expiring Miles are extended by 1 year when:

You have flown 6 000 SAA Tier Miles in the previous calendar year.

Tier Threshold Bonus Miles:

Earn 3 000 Bonus Miles on achieving or retaining Silver Status.

SAA Appreciation Bonus Miles:

2 000 Miles for every 15 000 SAA Tier Miles flown.

Tier Bonus Miles from SAA Operating & Marketing Flights:

+25% of awarded SAA Base Miles.

Waitlist Priority:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: Economy class preferential seating:

Pre-seating 24 hours before departure. Chargeable.

SAA Operating Flights: Preferential check-in:

Premium Class counter. Member only.

Priority Baggage Handling:

Based on tier status.

Priority Airport Standby:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: Priority Boarding:

Member only.

SAA Operating Flights: Free Baggage Allowance:

1 additional piece of 23kg irrespective of class of travel.

SAA-Owned Lounge Access on SAA Operating/Marketing Flights:

Access to SAA Departure Lounges. Member only.

How to qualify:

60 000 Tier Miles annually.

How to retain:

95% of Gold qualifying criteria.

Fallback Status:

Silver Tier.

Personal Assistance:

Voyager Call Centre.

Mileage Validity:

3 years.

Your Expiring Miles are extended by 1 year when:

You have flown 6 000 SAA Tier Miles in the previous calendar year.

Tier Threshold Bonus Miles:

Earn 6 000 Bonus Miles on achieving or retaining Gold Status.

SAA Appreciation Bonus Miles:

2 000 Miles for every 15 000 SAA Tier Miles flown on SAA.

Status Bonus Miles from fly SAA Operating & Marketing Flights:

+50% of awarded SAA Tier Miles.

Waitlist Priority:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: economy class preferential seating:

Pre-seating 24 hours before departure. Chargeable.

SAA Operating Flights: preferential check-in:

Premium Class Counter. Member with 1 Guest.

Priority Baggage Handling:

Based on tier status.

Priority Airport Standby:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: Priority Boarding:

Member with 1 guest.

SAA Operating Flights: Free Baggage Allowance:

1 additional piece based on the allowance of the booked cabin class.

SAA-Owned Lounge Access on SAA Operating/Marketing Flights:

Access to SAA-Owned Departure Lounges. Plus 1 guest.

SAA-Contract Lounge Access on SAA Operating/Marketing Flights:

Access to Departure Lounges. Member plus 1 guest.

How to qualify:

120 000 Tier Miles annually OR 5 consecutive years of Gold Status* Refer to T&C’s for complimentary Platinum status.

How to retain:

95% of Platinum qualifying criteria ** Refer to T&C’s for complimentary Platinum status.

Fallback Status:

Gold Tier.

Enrolment Bonus Miles:

Elite Status – not applicable.

Personal Assistance:

Dedicated Platinum Service.

Mileage Validity:

3 years.

Your Expiring Miles are extended by 1 year when:

You have flown 6 000 SAA Tier Miles in the previous calendar year.

Tier Threshold Bonus Miles:

Earn 12 000 Bonus Miles on achieving or retaining Platinum Status.

SAA Appreciation Bonus Miles:

2 000 Miles for every 15 000 SAA Tier Miles flown.

Status Bonus Miles when flying SAA Operating & Marketing Flights:

+75% of awarded SAA Base Miles.

Waitlist Priority:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: economy class preferential seating:

Preferential seating free of charge.

SAA Operating Flights: preferential check-in:

Premium Class Counters & ORTIA Kerb-side. Member with 2 guests.

Priority Baggage Handling:

Based on tier status.

Priority Airport Standby:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: Priority Boarding:

Member with 2 guests.

SAA Operating Flights: Free Baggage Allowance:

1 additional piece of 32kg irrespective of class of travel.

SAA-Owned Lounge Access on SAA Operating/Marketing Flights:

Access to SAA-Owned Departure Lounges. Member with 2 guests.

SAA-Contract Lounge Access on SAA Operating/Marketing Flights:

Acces to Departure Lounges. Plus 1 guest.

Change Fee waived for Upgrade Awards:

Yes.

How to qualify:

6 consecutive years of Platinum Status based on SAA Tier Miles AND/OR 720 000 SAA Tier Miles (min 4 consecutive years; max 6 consecutive years).

How to retain:

Lifetime Status.

Fallback Status:

Lifetime Status.

Personal Assistance:

Dedicated Premium Service.

Mileage Validity:

3 years.

Your Expiring Miles are extended by 1 year when:

You have flown 6 000 SAA Tier Miles in the previous calendar year OR You have spent R300 000 on your SAA Voyager Premium credit card in the previous calendar year.

Tier Threshold Bonus Miles:

Earn 15 000 Bonus Miles on achieving or retaining Lifetime Platinum Status.

SAA Appreciation Bonus Miles:

2 000 Miles for every 15 000 SAA Tier Miles flown.

Status Bonus Miles from fly SAA Operating & Marketing Flights:

+100% of awarded SAA Tier Miles.

Waitlist Priority:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: economy class preferential seating:

Preferential seating free of charge.

SAA Operating Flights: preferential check-in:

Premium Class Counters & ORTIA Kerb-side. Member with 3 guests.

Priority Baggage Handling:

Based on tier status.

Priority Airport Standby:

Based on tier status.

SAA Operating Flights: Priority Boarding:

Member with 3 guests.

SAA Operating Flights: Free Baggage Allowance:

2 additional pieces of 32kg irrespective of class of travel.

SAA-Owned Lounge Access on SAA Operating/Marketing Flights:

Access to SAA-Owned Departure Lounges. Member with 3 guests.

SAA-Contract Lounge Access on SAA Operating/Marketing Flights:

Acces to Departure Lounges. Plus 1 guest.

Change Fee waived for Upgrade Awards:

Yes.

Partner/Spouse Card (when travelling 60 000 Tier Miles annually):

Entitled to a Gold card for a companion of your choice for one calendar year. For calendar year 2021, 15 000 tier Miles is required.