Are you dreaming of a fabulous trip away this summer? Don’t start planning without checking out Vitality Travel, an award-winning travel booking platform that makes every rand count, and every moment more memorable.
From unprecedented discounts to en-route experiences, finding the perfect place and even managing foreign currency abroad – Discovery Bank offers an end-to-end experience that will leave you wondering how you ever did it another way!
How to: A guide to fun-loving summer-tripping with Vitality Travel
From Tuscany to Timbuktu – you can now go anywhere and everywhere with ease! Did you know that you can book discounted flights – with up to 75% off local and international flights – directly in the Discovery Bank app in just a few taps? Plus, access the Vitality Travel platform on desktop to book flights, holiday accommodation and car hire.
Vitality members can access Vitality Travel using a Ðiscovery Account, with no monthly fee, and get the benefits of discounted travel.
Here’s a look at 6 Vitality Travel perks that will turn trip-planning from just another job on your to-do list into an adventure that will whet your appetite for more.
Perk 1: Personalised travel discounts for the richest rewards on travel
Looking for relief from the rising costs of travel? Get between 10% and 75% off flights when you book your local or international flights with Vitality Travel. Then, get up to 25% off holiday accommodation from over 1,500 Vitality holiday accommodation partners across South Africa including hotels, B&Bs, luxury resorts, thrilling game lodges and more. Enjoy 15% back on your next trip when you book exclusive holiday packages. Plus, save up to 25% on car hire.
Perk 2: Booking flights is simpler, smarter and faster
A great flight deal is just a few taps away with Vitality Travel. You can compare local and international flights across multiple airlines from the convenience of the Discovery Bank app. You can even filter your search results by airline, cabin class, fare type, stops and times.
Your personalised flight discount applies automatically to your booking – and you can then choose to pay with Discovery Miles, your Discovery Bank debit or credit cards, or both. With convenience like this, it’s no wonder that South Africans have so far booked over 1 million flights and saved over R270 million with Vitality Travel!
Perk 3: Bank beyond borders with Real-Time Forex Accounts
If your adventures are taking you abroad, then Discovery Bank’s Real-Time Forex Accounts are made for you. Available 24/7 in the Discovery Bank app, they let you seamlessly convert your Rands into British Pounds, Euros or US Dollars in real time and with zero transfer fees.
Plus, you can protect your travel money against currency fluctuations by saving in a global currency. It’s a safe, convenient and cost-effective way to transact in foreign currency. Here’s how to convert, save and pay in seconds.
Perk 4: Fast track your journey with dedicated express checkouts
Loathe queues? Enjoy the convenience of paperless car collection and pick up your rental car without delay at dedicated Discovery Bank express Ready2GO checkout counters at Europcar. You can find these priority counters at Cape Town, King Shaka, Lanseria and OR Tambo International airports.
And with the Discovery Bank Priority Fast Track, you can also waltz through departure security clearance queues at OR Tambo and Cape Town International Airport.
Perk 5: Indulge your body and mind with premium pre-flight experiences
Want to start your holiday off in style? The Lounge, in partnership with SAA, is a world-class airport lounge experience offering a restful and ambient space where guests can relax or connect ahead of their beautiful adventures.
Indulge your senses with five-star coffee, a curated selection of cocktails and mocktails, and chef-crafted healthy dining options. Simply generate a voucher in your banking app to enjoy the future of pre-flight experiences in person at OR Tambo International Airport domestic and international departures, and Cape Town and King Shaka International Airport domestic departures.
Vitality Travel is worth the hype. Put it to the test today
The best part? All these perks come together with unparalleled convenience. Vitality Travel lets you access all your Vitality Travel benefits in one place and book your entire holiday with a single checkout process. No more hopping between tabs, no more trip-tinkering – just one seamless experience that will make your holiday as sweet and stress-free and it was always meant to be.