You’ve plenty to pick from for best credit cards for travel rewards in South Africa. 

There’s Discovery Vitality travel rewards programme with benefits like bus trips with Greyhound. Saving on accommodation at over 500 top hotels, lodges, bed and breakfasts and resorts through Discovery Vitality Hotel Collection. Great savings on Car hire benefits and saving on local flights through Kulula.com and British Airways local flights on domestic and regional flights.

Savings and discounts on ticket fares on international flights to any one of the international destinations with British Airways, Emirates and Qantas International flights.

While Diners Club choice of rewards programme are there for you to enjoy your travel destination. Gain instant Platinum status on the Tsogo Sun Hotels Rewards programme or automatically earn “Avis Preferred Plus” status into the Avis’ loyalty programme. To gain loyalty benefits such as priority given for car hire availability.

And enjoy Diners Club privileges of world-class experiences in dining, travel and entertainment. Also shop online at the Club store and travel with ClubMiles for exclusive offers at some of the best travel destinations in the world.

While for your reward of the first revenue-based Frequent Flyer Programme on the African continent choose the South African Airways (SAA) Voyager loyalty programme. It gives members access to more than 1 300 destinations in 190 countries. The card also gives clients access to extended warranties and purchase protection at selected outlets within the MasterCard network.

The payment card allows SAA Voyager members the opportunity to earn Miles simply by swiping their credit card when buying goods or services. This in turn helps them gain a ticket purchase to fly on SAA Star Alliance partners or other airline partnerships.

Also get travel rewards when you spend on the Avios card, a credit card supported by Absa. The Avios credit card is a branded Absa credit card, which is issued and administered by Absa. Get up to 4 500 bonus Avios in your first 3 months. As a new Avios credit card holder you get two welcome bonuses. 2 500 Avios when you make your first purchase with your card. 2 000 Avios when you spend R12 000 on your card in the first 3 months.

Collect as you spend with the Avios Credit Card. Then use your Avios for flights to worldwide destinations. Collect 1 Avios for every R10 you spend. Get Double Avios with your card at BP and Pick n Pay.