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Save with Absa Rewards & Travelstart

Get as much as 15% Cash Back and discounts on base fare for select flights with Absa Rewards and Travelstart

How does it work?

Use the search bar on this page to find your perfect flight

Enter your Absa card number on the booking payment page

The value of your discount will be deducted from your booking total

Exclusive rewards for members of

  • Absa Rewards member will only earn Cash Back on bookings made through the exclusive and dedicated Absa Rewards link and paid with an Absa card

T&C's apply

Absa Rewards members earn as much as 15% cash back for bookings made through the exclusive link and paid with an Absa card.

  • Tier 1 customers earn 2% Cash Back
  • Tier 2 customers earn 3% Cash Back
  • Tier 3 customers earn 5% Cash Back
  • Tier 4 customers earn 6% Cash Back
  • Tier 5 customers earn 15% Cash Back

Book using your Absa Card & make travel booking simple. For more info visit www.absa.co.za/rewards. T&C’s apply. Absa is an authorised FSP.

Want to know how? Here we go:

  1. Use the search bar on this page to find your perfect flight and enter your traveller details
  2. You will be provided with a list of flight options
  3. Displayed price will include discounted amounts. Any discounted amounts on this link are only available to Absa cardholders
  4. Select your flight
  5. Enter your Absa card details when making payment
  6. Once your payment has been processed, your Cash Rewards will be allocated according to the Programme Rules https://www.absa.co.za/content/dam/south-africa/absa/pdf/rewards/absa-rewards-terms-and-conditions.pdf

Terms and Conditions apply

Up to 30% discount with Etihad

Pay with your Absa Card and get up to 30% off base fare with Etihad plus Absa Rewards members get as much as 15% cash back

Discounts are already applied in the search and check out price where applicable. Discountsare relevant to select flights, classes and fares.*

Terms and Conditions apply

Book now

Up to 25% discount with Emirates

Pay with your Absa Card and get up to 25% off base fare with Emirates plus Absa Rewards members get as much as 15% cash back.

Discounts are already applied in the search and check out price where applicable. Discountsare relevant to select flights, classes and fares.*

Terms and Conditions apply

Book now

Want to know more? Here we go!

  1. Use the search bar on this page to find your perfect flight. (Any discounted amounts on this link are only available to Absa cardholders)
  2. You will be provided with a list of flight options. Prices displayed for Emirates and Etihad are inclusive of any applicable discounts.
  3. Select your flight
  4. Enter your Absa card details when making payment

Terms and Conditions apply

As an Absa Rewards member you can get as much as 15% in Absa Cash Rewards. Not yet an Absa Rewards member – join today!

Absa Rewards members enjoy exclusive access to the package specials below

Terms & Conditions

  1. Absa Rewards members will only earn Cash Back on bookings made through the exclusive and dedicated Absa Rewards link
  2. The discounts are only available for bookings made through the exclusive and dedicated Absa Rewards Travelstart link www.travelstart.co.za/absa. No discounts will be applied for bookings on the public Travelstart website www.travelstart.co.za
  3. Transaction spend is capped at R 7000 per Absa Rewards per accrual cycle
  4. A negative earn will be in place for credit based on the earn percentages
  5. No discount or cash back shall be applied for purchases from retailers or through any other booking channel
  6. Any queries regarding the service that you purchase must be escalated to Travelstart and not to Absa. You can contact Travelstart on 021 468 4351 or email absa@travelstart.com. By making use of the the services you agree to the standard terms and conditions of us of the services
  7. You hereby indemnify Absa form any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of your use of the service
  8. Absa disclaims all liability which may arise as a result of your use of the service
  9. Standard Absa Rewards and Partner terms and conditions apply

Absa and Airlines Terms & Conditions of Use for the discounts:

  1. Exclusions: No discounts are offered to Jeddah/Medinah/Male/Mauritius/Seychelles/Phuket/Denpasar
  2. No waivers of rules (such as date changes or cancellations) /conditions permitted
  3. No discounts will be applicable to certain ticket classes only and may vary between booking class, destinations and class of travel
  4. Already discounted tickets do not qualify for a further discount
  5. Economy class Flex promotional/short sale validity get up to 10%
  6. Economy class Flex get up to 22%
  7. Economy class Flex Plus get up to 25%
  8. Business class Flex Plus & Flex get up to 25% excluding promotional flights
  9. Discount apply to Saudi Arabia destinations, however excludes to Jeddah and Medinah
  10. Depart from Port Elizabeth, East London, George, Kimberly, Bloemfontein, and Richards Bay (code-shares with SAA from the points) to any Emirates destination and benefit for discount of up to 5%
  11. Destinations operated by Fly Dubai (Kathmandu, Dubrovnik, Asmara, Belgrade, Yerevan, Skopje, Tbilisi, Faisalabad, Yekaterinbur, Kilamanjaro), benefit for up to 5% discount. Please refer to Emirates and Etihad standard conditions of carriage
  12. Fares are subject to change at any time
  13. Discounts are applicable to market fares and not discounted promotional fares
  14. Discounts are calculated as a percentage off the base fare exluding taxes (fuel and airport taxes)

For detailed information on the standard carriages, please refer to Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways standard conditions of carriage

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