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Everything you always wanted to know about South African Voyager Redemptions and International First Class for just 45,500 miles Round Trip

Everything you always wanted to know about South African Voyager Redemptions and International First Class for just 45,500 miles Round Trip

Introduction to South African Airlines Voyager Mileage Redemptions South African Voyager uses a number of different award charts. South African Airlines redemptions are accessible as Dynamic Awards and as you’d expect, the pricing goes along with the ticket prices. Typically, it is a pretty sad use of miles. Every few months, there are JourneyBlitz promotions […]

Posted on October 2, 2018 by in South African Airways

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South African Voyager has a new JourneyBlitz promotion, Hyatt expands in Africa

South African Voyager has a new JourneyBlitz promotion, Hyatt expands in Africa

– South African Airways Voyager is back with another JourneyBlitz promotion These promotions have VERY competitive mileage requirements for flights operated by South African Airways (not any of the subsidiaries). The caveat are the fuel surcharges that are typically high with South African (about $200-$500 per direction). However some routes have minimal/ low fuel surcharges […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Hyatt, South African Airways

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Spotify $9.99 for three months, this is the season for award chart changes, South African Airways struggling to keep services up

Spotify $9.99 for three months, this is the season for award chart changes, South African Airways struggling to keep services up

– Spotify is back with their ‘summer offer’ perfect for lots of offline listening until late August and offers a three month subscription for $9.99 for any cancelled account before April 15th 2018 – the month of May seems to be the time to tinker with award charts (before everyone is off for summer holidays) […]

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in South African Airways, Travel Deals

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Fly to Africa from the US for just 13,050 miles one-way with South African Airways JourneyBlitz

Fly to Africa from the US for just 13,050 miles one-way with South African Airways JourneyBlitz

South African Airways Voyager members have had their share of massive devaluations over the past. Awards on South African Airways generally require A LOT of miles and incur high fuel surcharges (partner awards are not much better). However South African Airways Voyager runs semi-frequent  ‘JourneyBlitz’ promotions from time to time and the award rates are […]

Posted on May 26, 2018 by in South African Airways, Travel Deals

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Etihad can’t find a match, in-flight WiFi actually makes money, beloved South African Airlines gets another check (to stay afloat)

Etihad can’t find a match, in-flight WiFi actually makes money, beloved South African Airlines gets another check (to stay afloat)

– struggling Etihad Airways can’t find anyone who wants to merge with them However all is not lost – Etihad COULD be surviving on its own – it has a strong (yet somewhat tarnished brand), some great planes and products and a committed shareholder base. – in-flight WiFi DOES make money – if Spirit install […]

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in South African Airways, Travel Deals

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