Alfursan is a unique program that offers frequent flyers of Saudia a range of benefits and privileges designed to make their travels even more rewarding. As a member of Alfursan you can access a variety of personalized services while earning Reward Miles that can be redeemed for free flights and upgrades. This is in addition to an array of special privileges intended to make flying easier than before, including a substantial excess luggage allowance, personalized luggage tags and priority wait listing.

General Information

SkyTeam
+966 (12) 686-1010

Pros

  • Stopovers are not allowed
  • Good rates on partner flights
  • Good number of partner airlines

Cons

  • First class restriction ❶
  • Only one 1 : 1 transfer partner
  • Partners can't be booked online ❷

Fees & Charges

  • Change award fee ❸
    $27
  • Phone booking fee ❷
    $0

Additional Information

Expiration: Miles expire 36 months since last activity.
For some programs, an activity is any accrual of miles, crediting a flight, transfering or purchasing miles. For others, spending activities such as redeeming or donating points counts as an activity.
❶ First class only available on Saudia, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Delta Air Lines
❷ There is no U.S. based award booking number. Customers outside of Saudi Arabia are directed to: +966 (12) 686-1010
❷ Since you are not calling an office in the U.S., remember to take into account the time difference between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, which is Eastern Standard Time plus seven hours. You have to call to book flights on partner airlines and to create complex itineraries.
❸ Change fees are $27 domestic and $67 international

Transfer Partners

1,000
Starwood points
1 : 1
+5,000 BONUS
1,000
miles
30 days
1,000
Starwood points
1 : 1
+5,000 BONUS
1,000
miles
30 days
1,000
Marriott points
4 : 1
250
miles
42 days
1,000
Marriott points
4 : 1
250
miles
42 days
1,000
IHG points
5 : 1
200
miles
42 days
1,000
IHG points
5 : 1
200
miles
42 days
1,000
Wyndham points
5 : 1
200
miles
28 days
1,000
Wyndham points
5 : 1
200
miles
28 days
1,000
Hilton points
10 : 1
100
miles
4 days
1,000
Hilton points
10 : 1
100
miles
4 days
1,000
Carlson points
10 : 1
100
miles
42 days
1,000
Carlson points
10 : 1
100
miles
42 days

The ratio is the number of flexible reward points it would take to transfer to Alfursan.

Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.

Airlines And Fuel Surcharge

This table will show you the partner airlines can be booked online and those which impose fuel surcharge.

Airline
Online
Booking
Fuel
Surcharge
Alliance
Aeroflot Aeroflot
SkyTeam
Aerolíneas Argentinas Aerolíneas Argentinas
SkyTeam
AeroMexico AeroMexico
SkyTeam
Air Europa Air Europa
SkyTeam
Air France Air France
SkyTeam
Alitalia Alitalia
SkyTeam
China Airlines China Airlines
SkyTeam
China Eastern Airlines China Eastern Airlines
SkyTeam
China Southern Airlines China Southern Airlines
SkyTeam
Czech Airlines Czech Airlines
SkyTeam
Airline
Online
Booking
Fuel
Surcharge
Alliance
Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines
SkyTeam
Garuda Indonesia Garuda Indonesia
SkyTeam
Kenya Airways Kenya Airways
SkyTeam
KLM Royal Dutch KLM Royal Dutch
SkyTeam
Korean Air Korean Air
SkyTeam
MEA MEA
SkyTeam
Saudia Airlines Saudia Airlines
SkyTeam
TAROM TAROM
SkyTeam
Vietnam Airlines Vietnam Airlines
SkyTeam
XiamenAir XiamenAir
SkyTeam

Saudia

Since its establishment in 1945 with a single twin-engine DC-3 (Dakota) HZ-AAX, Saudia has grown to provide its services to transport passengers between 26 domestic and 53 international destinations. At present, it carries more than 25 million passengers annually. During the last five years, Saudia has been undergoing a series of development activities on the basis of a strategic development plan that includes modernization of technical infrastructure in administrative, technical and financial sectors. It also applies modern technology to develop its customer services. As a result, it has brought about qualitative improvement in services at call centers and automatic services such as issuance of tickets and boarding passes through machines installed at airports, sales offices and shopping centers. It has also upgraded its Internet services to provide services such as reservation, ticket purchase, seat selection and issuance of boarding passes. Saudia continues efforts to modernize its fleet by acquiring 90 new aircraft including 35 Airbus A320s, 15 A321s, 12 A330s, 20 Boeing 777s and eight Boeing Dreamliners.