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35,000 Voyager Miles - spending on Star Alliance Partners?

35,000 Voyager Miles - spending on Star Alliance Partners?

Old Apr 29, 19, 6:30 am
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35,000 Voyager Miles - spending on Star Alliance Partners?

Hello All,

I am very confused by the rules (and prices) for using SAA Voyager miles on Star Alliance partners. I have 35,000 miles I need to use up ASAP as they are going to expire in 5 days. I have priced up a one-way Business Class redemption from TUN>FRA>LAD with LH. On the Lufthansa Miles & More site, this comes out at 35,000 miles.

Does this mean I can book it using my 35,000 SAA Voyager miles? Or should I be pricing up using the "STAR ALLIANCE AWARD CHART" here: https://www.flysaa.com/bw/en/voyager...rAlliance.html? This comes out as EUROPE to AFRICA and costs 207 300 miles(!) A significant difference!

Is it even possible to book a one-way redemption on a Star Alliance partner airline using SAA Voyager miles?

ozymandias24 is offline  
Old Sep 1, 19, 9:51 am
Join Date: May 2018
Programs: Etihad Guest
Posts: 2
Hi, I found that spending on SAA miles is a challenge so I use it to upgrade instead as it required less miles than redemption.
Apichart Liangman is offline  
Old Sep 24, 19, 12:03 pm
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Vienna AUSTRIA
Posts: 548
SAA Miles are useless, Extremly expensive for Award Tickets and then the extra Taxes and fees to be paid.
I am sitting on 15000 miles and dont know what to do with them :-(

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