If you’re a member of the Absa Rewards programme, it is useful to know most – if not all – of Absa Rewards partners so you can enjoy the programme’s benefits to the fullest possible extent.
Luckily, a list of all partners is readily available. We summarise them in this article, including the popular ones such as Nu Metro and Sasol. You will also get to see the standard offers for each partner as well as the Absa Rewards contact number and email in case you need assistance.
List of Absa Rewards partners
According to the Absa Rewards partners webpage at the time of publishing, there are a total of 19 partners you can choose from. They include the following:
1. Absa Small Business Friday
You can earn double cash back every Friday when you shop at an Absa Small Business Friday partner with your Absa card. Visit Absa’s SME Friday page to search for a partner near you. Make sure to enable your device’s location service.
2. Bolt and Bolt Food
As an Absa Rewards member, you can earn cash back starting at 3% up to 30% (depending on your tier) when you use your Absa card to pay for a Bolt trip or order food via Bolt Food.
Simply swipe your Absa card at any Woolworths store across South Africa to earn cash back. Earn rates vary depending on your tier and whether you’re using a debit card or credit card. They start at 0.15% and go all the way to 30%. The maximum earn rate for a debit card is 4.5%, while it’s 30% for a credit card.
To earn up to 30% cash back at Dis-Chem, you need to be both an Absa Rewards member and a Dis-Chem Loyalty Benefit Programme member. You can sign up for the latter at any Dis-Chem store or online on their Loyalty Benefit Programme page. Swipe both your Absa card and the Dis-Chem card to get the Rewards cash back.
You can get cash back of 1% up to 30% at this Absa Rewards partner. Simply shop online on the NetFlorist website and use your Absa debit or credit card to pay at checkout.
6. Baby City
Earn up to 30% cash back at Baby City when you swipe both your Absa card and Dis-Chem or Baby City Benefit Programme card. Earn rates depend on your tier and whether you’re using a debit or credit card. The rates are higher for credit cards.
7. The Kid Zone
As an Absa Rewards member, you can get up to 10% cash back when you use your Absa card for all online purchases at The Kid Zone. You no longer have to spend a minimum of R500 to earn the reward.
You can earn up to 30% cash back when you swipe your Absa card at Sasol fuel stations across South Africa. There’s a caveat, though – this does not include bill payments, prepaid airtime or electricity purchases. Credit card users earn higher rewards. You can view the rates on Absa’s Sasol partner page.
9. Fidelity ADT
Earn up to 10% cash back on your monthly Fidelity ADT subscriptions and alarm system installation. All you need to do is call Fidelity ADT on 0861 212 300/400 and inform them that you’re an Absa Rewards member. This offer is only available for new or renewed contracts. Furthermore, there are certain exclusions listed on Absa’s Fidelity ADT partner page.
To get up to 10% cash back on home connectivity products at MyTelnet, you must make your purchase online on the MyTelnet website using your Absa card, which must also be used for the debit order.
11. Nu Metro
Nu Metro is one of the most popular Absa Rewards partners, with rewards members getting up to 50% off on movie tickets. When buying a ticket at a Nu Metro kiosk or Absa self-service terminal, choose “Absa rewards,” insert your ID number and use your Absa card to confirm that you qualify for the 50% discount. Use your ID number if you’re requested to enter a validation code.
To see the number of upfront discounts you can get every calendar year (including the cinemas the discounts are available at), visit Absa’s Nu Metro partner page.
Depending on your tier, you can earn up to 30% cash back when you use your Absa debit or credit card to book flights on the Absa Rewards Travel website. This is an Absa partnership with Travelstart.
You can get up to 30% cash back when you use your Absa credit card to rent a car from Avis. Note that only credit card transactions earn the reward, and you must use the Absa Rewards Travel website.
14. Bidvest McCarthy
Absa Rewards members who finance their vehicle via Absa Finance and Asset Finance can qualify for a 1% cash back reward. You must make the purchase online, and the maximum price is R700,000. Visit Absa’s Bidvest McCarth partner page to view the terms and conditions. Once you’re ready to proceed, click “Go to website.”
15. Camelot Spa
You can earn 5% cash back on purchases at Camelot Spa. Call 0861 114 075 for more information.
16. Pick n Pay
Depending on your tier and whether you’re using a debit or credit card, you can earn up to 30% cash back when you swipe your Absa card at Pick n Pay stores across South Africa.
17. Mangwanani African Spa
You can earn 5% cash back at Mangwanani African Spa when you use your Absa card. The minimum spend is R1,000. Call 0860 550 055 for more information.
18. Food Lover’s Market
Swipe your Absa debit or credit card at Food Lover’s Market stores across South Africa to earn up to 30% cash back, depending on your tier. Credit card users earn higher rewards.
19. Zulzi App
You can earn up to 30% cash back for purchases on the Zulzi App using your Absa card. Zulzi is an online grocery delivery platform.
Absa Rewards contact number
In case you have further enquiries or need assistance, you can use the following Absa Rewards contact number: 0861 78 88 88. Alternatively, you can email email@example.com or visit your nearest Absa branch for help.