If you are heading to South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia or Mauritius, Avios are your best friend! British Airway’s subsidiary, Comair has a good network in the region.
Use GC Mapper to find out the mileage on each route.
Use the Avios Award Chart to see how many Avios for each segment. In the example above, you can see that Jo-burg to Durban, Port Elizabeth, Victoria Falls and Harare are in the 1st zone and cost 4500 Avios. Jo-burg to Windhoek or Cape Town cost 7500 Avios and Mauritius costs 10,000 Avios. All flights are easily booked online.