Benefits in South Africa

Flight Centre Travel Group is renowned internationally for having amazing perks and an even better culture. Select a country below to read about its benefits.

The work perks

If you’re in a sales role, you’re likely to land an incentivised remuneration structure that directly benefits hard work and results. Other benefits can include things like free financial advice, mental health services, travel discounts, education opportunities and of course that sweet, sweet leave.

All our work perks differ from country to country, so read on to see what you can expect where you are. Benefits can also depend on the brand that you work for, and your role – so best to ask our recruitment team for information on what applies for the role you’re interested in.

Remuneration, Incentives, and Benefits
- all about the salary and work perks!
  • Discounted travel through Travelwise - woo!
  • Company share purchase opportunities.
  • Share schemes in corporate businesses.
  • Annual uniform allowance.
  • Provident fund benefit - FCTG will contribute 4.7% of basic retainer to funds when employees contribute 3.5%.
  • Access to FNB benefits and services including account switching, home loans and debt consolidation.
  • Discounted rates on home and motor insurance through Alexander Forbes.
Health and Wellbeing Benefits
- a healthy work/life balance starts at work.
  • Free annual wellness consultation through Healthwise, and access to affordable products, services, fitness events and challenges.
  • A 24/7 employee assistance line (Ask Nelson) which offers confidential counselling and support, legal advice and discounted tax services.
  • Access to Moneywise financial services for all employees.
  • Financial planning and wellbeing advice.
  • Flexible work options include job shares/pro rata days and flexible working hours.
  • Medical aid allowance through Discovery Health to every employee on a medical aid.
  • Funeral benefit cover of R15 000 towards funeral costs.
  • Access to Parentwise initiative for parents and expectant parents.
Career Development Benefits
- need a boost? We’ve got plenty.
  • Access to ongoing training and professional development.
  • Leadership Graduate Program for university graduates to fast-track their leadership future.
  • Fast-track leadership scheme to develop emerging key talent.
  • Free educational trips to learn about travel destinations and products.
  • Access to the Womenwise network for female employees.
Annual Leave
- the good good part.
  • Holiday leave to explore the world, or nap at home – 15-20 days based on job longevity.
  • Sick leave for when you really just need to be in bed – 30 days for every 3 years.
  • Educational leave because we never stop learning (for eligible employees) – 5 days.
  • Study leave to really nail that theory (for approved / relevant external study) – 5 days.
  • Bereavement leave for when you just need time alone to reflect – 3 days.
  • Family responsibility leave because family is important  – 3 days.
  • Volunteer leave for the generous souls among us – 1 day.
  • Longevity leave to say thanks for your loyalty and dedication – an additional 5 days of leave per year after 5 years of service. An extra day is given for each year’s service thereafter, to a maximum of 10 years.
  • Maternity leave to rest, recover and be with your bub – 4 months.
  • Paternity leave because dads need to bond with their babies – 10 days.
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