The producers at SIC Entertainment do all the judges travel arrangements to and from the airport as well as any other appearances that judges are required to do for the show.

Accommodation in a bed and breakfast in a five star hotel is provided to ensure that the judges are well taken care of before they start work.

The judges also get R1000 each day out of town allowance just incase they need extra lunch.

As of 2020, an Idols SA judge gets to pocket some extra spending money which is estimated to be R45,600 every month.