Johannesburg, 10 February 2016 – The Best Low Cost Airline in Middle East / Africa for 2015 & 2016, kulula.com (as recognised by AirlineRatings.com) has today announced the launch of a new partnership with Avios South Africa.
The partnership between the two brands will allow kulula fans who join Avios, the global travel rewards programme, to collect Avios points at an earn rate of three Avios for every R10 spent on kulula flights.
As well as earning Avios points with kulula, local Avios customers will continue to be able to collect Avios points through their everyday spending, such as on groceries and fuel with Pick n Pay and BP. Avios collected can be used for awesome travel experiences with Avios partners which comprise of global travel and hotel partners.
To ensure a smoother, quicker kulula flight booking process, customers are encouraged to sign up to kulula by creating a kulula ID. By inserting their Avios membership number into the kulula ID, they will be validated by kulula to start earning Avios right away. Customers with an existing kulula ID can simply add their Avios membership number to their current profile.
“We are pleased to join hands with Avios, as they are one of the most respected rewards currency providers affiliated to frequent flyer programmes. Our partnership with Avios allows us to give our passengers more value for their money by rewarding them for choosing to fly with kulula. This new partnership is a perfect fit for what the kulula brand stands for; simple, easy and rewarding” says Shaun Pozyn, Head of Marketing for kulula.
Andrea Burchett, Commercial Director at Avios says, “We are very excited to be working with kulula. This partnership will offer our customers more ways to collect Avios to use towards their travel goals and will give our joint customers a new level of flexibility and convenience when it comes to travel.”
The new partnership will allow members to immediately earn Avios through booking kulula and build their balances; however the ability to spend Avios on kulula flights will be launched at a later stage.