TAM SOUTH AMERICA AIRPASS

TAM SOUTH AMERICA AIRPASS

Reservations and further information please contact TAM AIRLINES 

Call Center USA: 1 888 2 FLYTAM (235-9826)

Call Center UK and Ireland: +44 (0) 20 8741 2005

Concept and Use

TAM SOUTH AMERICA AIRPASS is an airpass for foreign citizens residing outside of South America who wish to travel to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela at attractive rates.

To purchase the South America Airpass, the passenger should:

  • Purchase an international ticket for travel beginning outside of South America to destinations in Argentina,     Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and/or Venezuela
  • Request the South America Airpass, which is issued in conjunction with the international ticket
  • The trip should be made on segments operated by JJ, PZ and/or JJ* (code-share flights with TAM Airlines)

TAM SOUTH AMERICA AIRPASS offers from 1200 to 8200 miles, to be flown in Economy class.

Edition

Number 02 – Effective on December 13, 2010

Fares

TAM SOUTH AMERICA AIRPASS fares are calculated based on the mileage flown on all segments, covering a minimum of 2 (two) countries and a maximum of 5 (five) countries, and should not exceed the maximum of 8 (eight) coupons.

1. For international travel on flights operated by JJ or PZ. Ticketing: JJ(957) and PZ(692) ticket stock:

Miles

Fare

(Fare Basis  WSAPAST)

Fare

(Fare Basis  VSAPAST)

From 1200 to 1900

US$ 339.00

US$ 402.00

From 1901 to 2500

US$ 431.00

US$ 510.00

From 2501 to 3200

US$ 523.00

US$ 624.00

From 3201 to 4200

US$ 673.00

US$ 798.00

From 4201 to 5200

US$ 799.00

US$ 954.00

From 5201 to 6200

US$ 949.00

US$ 1,134.00

From 6201 to 7200

US$ 1,098.00

US$ 1,308.00

From 7201 to 8200

US$ 1,236.00

US$ 1,470.00

 

2. For international travel on any other carrier with which TAM has a MITA Agreement (Multilateral Interline Traffic Agreement) or on JJ* flights (operated by other carriers). Ticketing: JJ (957), PZ (692) or other airlines ticket stock:

Miles

Fare

(Fare Basis  WSA2PAST)

Fare

(Fare Basis VSA2PAST)

From 1200 to 1900

US$ 402.00

US$ 564.00

From 1901 to 2500

US$ 510.00

US$ 684.00

From 2501 to 3200

US$ 624.00

US$ 882.00

From 3201 to 4200

US$ 798.00

US$ 1,050.00

From 4201 to 5200

US$ 954.00

US$ 1,242.00

From 5201 to 6200

US$ 1,134.00

US$ 1,434.00

From 6201 to 7200

US$ 1,308.00

US$ 1,620.00

From 7201 to 8200

US$ 1,470.00

US$ 1,800.00

Note: Flights within Brazil must be operated by JJ, PZ and JJ* (flights operated by TAM Airlines).

 

Validity

  • Ticketing: on/after December 13, 2010
  • Travel: on/after December 13, 2010

Note: Subject to changes without notice.

Minimum/Maximum Stay

  • Minimum: 5 days from departure date of first segment.
  • Maximum: 30 days from departure date of first segment.

Discounts

  • INF: 10% of adult fare.
  • CHD: children pay adult fare.

Stopovers and Connections

  • A maximum of 4 stopovers within Brazil and 2 within other countries will be permitted in addition to the point of origin/destination.
  • If the connection exceeds 24 hours, it will be considered as a stopover.
  • Exception: If a JJ connection between two domestic flights within Brazil exceeds 4 hours, it will be considered as a Stopover.
  • “Surface” is not counted as a coupon.

Routing

  • Route must include at least 2 (two) countries within the area covered by the TAM SOUTH AMERICA AIRPASS.
  • Maximum of 8 (eight) flight coupons permitted, with a maximum of 5 (five) flight coupons per country.
  • The same segment may not be flown more than once in the same direction, except for connections.
  • The same city may not be used as an origin/destination more than once, except for connections.
  • Each segment flown corresponds to one coupon.

Booking

  • All segments of the trip must be confirmed before departure.
  • Booking classes are W or V.
  • TAM SAP must be entered in the “OSI” field in the reservation.

Ticketing

  • Valid for sales and ticketing only outside of South America (purchase and ticketing).
  • Only one South America Airpass may be purchased per passenger in conjunction with the international ticket (including AD/ID or award tickets).
  • The Airpass ticket must be issued separately and must include a cross-reference of the international ticket sold in conjunction with the Airpass.
  • Applicable taxes (airport tax, security and additional taxes) must be charged when issuing the Airpass.
  • Tickets are non-endorsable/nontransferable.
  • PTA is not permitted.
  • TAM SAP / NON END must be shown in the endorsement/restriction box.
  • Fare basis – WSAPAST or VSAPAST or WSA2PAST or VSA2PAST.
  • Fare constructions and combinations are not permitted.

Note: The ticketing time-limit and the time-limit automatically generated by the reservation system may be different. The most restrictive date prevails.

Changes

  • Rebooking permitted at any time subject to the payment of USD 100.00 per transaction, on condition that the same fare is maintained.
  • Rerouting: Not permitted.

Cancelation/Refund

  • Before departure:  Refundable. Penalty: USD 100.00.
  • After departure: Non-refundable.

Baggage Allowance

  • The baggage allowance for domestic segments covered by the TAM SOUTH AMERICA AIRPASS is the same as permitted on international segments. 
  • In the event of excess baggage, 0.5% of the ‘Y” applicable fare for the segment in question if flown within Brazil and 1% of the “Y” applicable fare for the segment in question, if flown in South America (except Brazil), per extra kilo. Check GDS on Excess Baggage Allowance rules. 

 TAM Fidelidade – Frequent Flyer Program

  • Segment flown with the Airpass will accumulate 90% of the full points value under the TAM Fidelidade Frequent Flyer Program.