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Why it makes rands and sense to use Travel by Investec

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As an Investec client, you have exclusive access to Travel by Investec, a leading online travel agency. Using the agency will not only ensure you get competitive quotes for local and international flights, accommodation, car hire, cruises, rail tours and exclusive holiday packages- but you can also earn and redeem Investec Rewards points. 
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Earn and redeem Rewards points

Normally you earn 1 point for every R5 spent, but if you purchase through Travel by Investec you earn half a point more. Should you choose to redeem your points to pay for, or reduce, the cost of your travel, for every 5 000 points you redeem, you will get R250 to spend.
 
The more you use your Investec Visa card, the more Investec Rewards points you earn and the quicker you travel to the destination of your choice - absolutely free.
You can even use your points to pay for airport taxes. And you will still earn frequent flyer miles with your choice of airline, while earning Rewards points, at a preferential rate.
1.5 points
Earn 1.5 Rewards points when you spend R5 at Travel by Investec

Up to 40% saving

on car hire

Up to 35% saving

on selected domestic and international flights

Up to 30% saving

on select hotels and safari lodges

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Frequent Flyer Programmes

  • South African Airways

    Boost your air miles quickly by redeeming your Rewards points for miles on SAA or any of the 26 Star Alliance partner airlines.
     
    You can redeem your Rewards points towards SAA Voyager Miles on an ad hoc basis when required, at a ratio of 3 000 Rewards points for 1 000 Miles, and still redeem your Rewards points towards all our other partners too.
    Once you have received your miles, book tickets online at www.flysaa.com or call SAA Voyager on +27 11 978 1234.
    SAA Voyager terms and conditions apply.

  • British Airways

    You can fly to more than 850 destinations in 150 countries with British Airways and oneworld® alliance partners and other partner airlines.

    You can convert your Rewards points to Avios on an ad hoc basis when required, at a ratio of 3 000 Rewards points for 1 000 Avios, and can still redeem Rewards points towards all our other partners too.

    Your Avios will remain in your British Airways Executive Club account as long as you remain an active member by collecting at least one Avios every three years.
    BA Avios terms and conditions apply.

    How to spend your Avios with British Airways

    • Book a reward flight (subject to availability. Taxes, fees and carrier charges apply)
    • Upgrade to the next cabin tier
    • Buy your next ticket using cash and Avios
    • Book hotel accommodation
    • Book car rental with Avis

    To enrol in the British Airways Executive Club, visit ba.com

    To redeem your Avios, contact the British Airways Executive Club Service Centre on +27 10 344 0135 or visit ba.com

Complimentary lounge access

As an Investec cardholder, you have access to SAA-owned lounges and Bidvest Premier Lounges. While you are waiting for your flight, you can enjoy complimentary food and beverages, access free internet, page through local and international newspapers and magazines, or relax and watch some television.
 
All you need to do is present your boarding pass and Investec Visa card to enjoy the benefit.
 
Purchasing lounge access for guests
You can purchase access for an extra guest/s at SAA domestic lounges and Bidvest domestic and international departure lounges with your valid and active Investec Visa card (subject to capacity in the lounge, other terms and conditions may apply.)
 
For SAA domestic departure lounges, you will pay R202 (VAT inclusive) per guest.
 
For Bidvest lounges, you will pay R234 (VAT inclusive) for domestic departure lounges and R390 (VAT inclusive) for international departure lounges per guest. Subject to Bidvest rates and terms and conditions, for more on Bidvest lounges, click here.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • SAA-owned Lounges

    You enjoy complimentary access to selected SAA-owned Lounges, irrespective of the class or airline you are travelling on. There are no restrictions on the number of visits per month per cardholder.
     
    You can purchase access for extra guest/s with a valid Investec Visa card at R202 VAT inclusive per guest.
     

    The available lounges

     

    Domestic departures

    • Cape Town
    • Durban
    • East London
    • Johannesburg Revamped!
    • Port Elizabeth

    International departures

    • Harare
    • Johannesburg
    • Lusaka

    The card holder can access these lounges and complimentary access applies to children under the age of 12 (up to four at a time per card holder). You can also purchase additional visitor access at any SAA-owned domestic lounges. 
     

    London Heathrow Airport

    When travelling on SAA only, you can also access the Air Canada Business Class Lounge, situated in London’s Heathrow Airport (Departures, Terminal 2).
     
    Unfortunately, children and guests are not allowed in this lounge and you cannot purchase extra guest access for this lounge.
     
    How to get entry
     

    On check-in for your flight at Heathrow, present your Investec Visa card and request an invitation to access the lounge. Please physically present your Investec Visa card and boarding pass at the lounge for entry. Access is not permitted for flights in transit.
    Terms and conditions

    • The name that appears on the boarding pass and your Investec Visa card must be the same.
    • Your Investec Visa card must be valid and active at the time of entry. You must have the card with you to be allowed entry.
    • You will not be permitted to enter the lounge if your Investec Visa card has expired. Please check your card expiry dates before travelling.
    • You will not be allowed to enter the lounge if your Investec Visa card is inactive. Your card becomes inactive if you have not utilised it for three or more months. (You may activate your card by making a purchase within the airport terminal at a café or kiosk.)
    • Only children under the age of 12 are allowed in the lounge and no more than four at a time per cardholder.
    • You can also purchase additional visitor access at any SAA-owned domestic lounges. 
    • Lounge operating hours depends on SAA and Star Alliance flights. Operating hours vary from airport to airport and from day to day.
    • SAA reception staff are not able to give flight information on other carriers, but there are flight information screens in the lounges.
  • Bidvest Lounges

    As an Investec card holder, you also have complimentary access to both domestic and international Bidvest Premier Lounges throughout South Africa. For access, simply present your Investec Visa card and boarding pass at the lounge. Complimentary access is available for children under the age of 12 (up to four at a time per card holder).
     
     
    You can purchase access for extra guest/s for R234 VAT inclusive for domestic departure lounges and R390 VAT inclusive for international departure lounges per guest, as listed below. Please see Bidvest rates and terms and conditions.

    The available lounges

     

    Domestic departures

    • Cape Town
    • Durban
    • East London
    • George
    • Johannesburg
    • Port Elizabeth
    • Bloemfontein (Braam Fischer Airport)

    International departures

    • Cape Town
    • Johannesburg

    Operating hours

     
    OR Tambo International - Airport International Premier Lounge
    24 hours
    OR Tambo International Airport - Domestic Premier Lounge
    05h00 - 21h00 Monday to Friday
    06h00 - 21h00 Saturday to Sunday
    Lanseria International Airport - Domestic Premier Lounge
    04h30 - 20h00 Monday to Thursday
    04h30 - 21h30 Friday
    05h00 - 17h30 Saturday
    05h00 - 20h45 Sunday
    George Domestic Airport - Domestic Premier Lounge
    07h00 - 18h30 Monday to Thursday
    07h00 - 20h00 Friday
    08h00 - 15h00 Saturday
    08h00 - 19h30 Sunday
    Port Elizabeth Domestic Airport - Domestic Premier Lounge
    05h00 - 20h30 Monday to Friday
    06h30 - 16h30 Saturday
    07h00 - 20h30 Sunday
    Cape Town International Airport - International Premier Lounge
    05h00 - 23h00 Monday to Sunday
    Cape Town International Airport - Domestic Premier Lounge
    05h00 - 21h00 Monday to Friday and Sunday
    05h00 - 20h00 Saturday
    East London Domestic Airport - Domestic Premier Lounge
    05h30 - 20h30 Monday to Friday
    08h00 - 17h00 Saturday
    09h00 - 20h30 Sunday
    Bram Fischer Airport (Bloemfontein) - Domestic Premier Lounge
    05h50 - 19h30 Monday to Friday
    08h00 - 16h00 Saturday
    08h00 - 19h30 Sunday
     
    *Please note that the BIDAir Services’ benefits are subject to change
     
    How to get entry
     
    • Please present your Investec Visa card and boarding pass at the lounge for entry. 

    Terms and conditions
    • The name that appears on the boarding pass and your Investec Visa card must be the same.
    • Your Investec Visa card must be valid and active at the time of entry. You must have the card with you to be allowed entry (unless prior arrangements have been made directly with Investec Private Banking).
    • You will not be permitted to enter the lounge if your Investec Visa card has expired. Please check your card expiry dates before travelling. Bidvest may charge you an entrance fee if your card has expired.
    • You will not be allowed to enter the lounge if your Investec Visa card is inactive. Your card becomes inactive if you have not utilised it for three or more months. (You may activate your card by making a purchase within the airport terminal at a café or kiosk.)
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  • Save even more through access to our partner programmes

    Travel by Investec also gives you access to a selection of our directly negotiated partner programmes, including our Global Airline Collection and our Global Hotel and Safari Lodge Collection. This allows you to benefit from preferential rates and experience benefits - rarely available to the public. With Global Airline Collection, you can book premium airline tickets at the best prices, easily and quickly. With Travel by Investec, you have access to directly negotiated rates for flights departing from South Africa with our airline partners, including British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Turkish Airlines, Virgin, Qantas, Mango, El Al Airways and many more. You will enjoy savings of up to 35% on select domestic and international flights (discount applies to airfare, excluding taxes). Plus you aren’t limited to the number of flights you book, or for whom- just use your Investec Visa card. If you find a cheaper international flight, Travel by Investec will match it. This offer excludes domestic flights.
     
    Terms and conditions apply.

  • Getting the best deal on exclusive accommodation

    Global Hotel and Safari Lodge Collection

    Whether you need accommodation for leisure or business travel, or merely want to experience luxury safari at its best, we have negotiated preferential rates and a range of benefits with local boutique hotels, international hotel groups and the finest lodges.
     
    Through Travel by Investec, you can now book local and international accommodation at a select range of hotels, safari lodges and boutique hotels and enjoy savings of up to 30%.
     
    Terms and conditions apply.
  • Book a car at the best rates, with guaranteed availability

    Booking a hire car, locally or internationally, could not be easier. Just specify the car you are looking for and Travel by Investec will find it for you at the best possible rate (up to a saving of 40%) at one of the top rental agencies. Standard waiver and super waiver options are available.
     
    When booking a hire car locally through Travel by Investec, you also have exclusive access to the following benefits:
     
    • Guaranteed availability
    • Fixed rates that are highly competitive, with no seasonal or peak period fluctuations
    • A minimum hold on your Investec Visa card for fuel and optional extras only (deposit)
    • An additional driver free of charge
    • Low and fixed excesses (excesses are not deducted upfront, but rather after the end of your rental in the event of an accident or damage to the vehicle)
    • Spend less time in the queue on pick-up

    Terms and conditions apply.

  • Extra benefits for business travellers

    If you’re an Investec client with a Business Account, you are also entitled to the travel rewards with Travel by Investec.
    You also have access to a specialist Travel by Investec account manager to help you organise your business travel needs, for example a conference, or incentive trip, both locally and internationally.

  • Travel insurance through Bryte Travel

    To qualify for complimentary travel insurance through Bryte Travel, you have to use your Investec Visa card to buy tickets for an international trip that starts and ends in South Africa. The tickets can be purchased on behalf of anyone under 80 years of age (e.g. spouse, children, family and friends etc.).

    What your travel insurance covers
    Your complimentary travel insurance covers only medical emergencies and related expenses as well as personal accidents for a travel period of up to 90 days.All travellers that you (the cardholder) have made the booking for, travelling on the same insured journey, will share your overall complimentary travel insurance cover threshold limits. Any other Investec Visa cardholder you have a booking for, will enjoy the full cover. You can read the detailed schedule of benefits and policy wording online

    Why you could need additional cover
    It is important to determine if your complimentary travel insurance meets your needs. If you also need cover for pre-existing medical conditions, inconvenience cover (e.g. baggage-related, travel cancellations and/or delays etc.) as well as sport and adventure activities, you should consider buying additional insurance.If your trip does not start in South Africa, please buy travel insurance in your country of residence. Inbound (traveling from abroad to South Africa), local, senior and group cover is also available.To buy top-up travel insurance, visit Travel by Investec or contact Bryte Travel on +27 11 370 9489 or 0860 22 44 88. Alternatively, email [email protected] You can easily access your confirmation of cover online at Travel by Investec or, please contact Bryte Travel.

    Save this medical emergency number
    If you experience a medical emergency while travelling, contact Bryte Travel Assist as soon as possible on +1 416 645 4684. Please save this number on your mobile phone for easy access.

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