As we say goodbye to the hot summer days and welcome in the colder weather, it’s time to start preparing for winter. From cosy nights in front of the fireplace watching Netflix, to making your family’s favourite hearty winter soup, winter brings its own charm. It also brings specific challenges like colds and flu, but these challenges can easily be overcome with a little preparation in the autumn months. We’ve listed a few ways you can get a head start on your winter prep with the help of bsmart and our retail partners.

As Easter approaches, it's the perfect time to relax, celebrate with your family and loved ones, and spoil yourself with some retail therapy. In this blog, we're excited to explore and share how bsmart is dedicated to giving its members even more purchasing power through exclusive deals and discounts this Easter. Benefit from cashback deals and discounts on everything from household essentials to memorable getaways with bsmart partners and retailers. With your bsmart card in your pocket, you are sure to hatch the best deals and build on your cashback bonus this Easter.


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It’s February and love is in the air with Valentine's Day just around the corner! Are you maybe in a new relationship, a newlywed couple, happily married for years, or simply just eyeing someone special? This Valentine’s Day, practice the timeless tradition and express your love with romantic, thoughtful gifts. In this blog, we'll not only explore heartfelt gift ideas for every stage of your love life, but also show you how to make the best of those purchases with a little extra love using your bsmart card.


The month of December is a period of delight, merriment, and unity. It's also a time when our financial resources often experience a strain as we ready ourselves for seasonal parties and events, purchase gifts for loved ones, and host celebrations. Nevertheless, with a well-conceived budget and plan and the assistance of your bsmart card, you can savour the holiday season to the fullest without going beyond your financial boundaries. In this blog, we share six smart spending tips to guide you through the financial challenges of the festive season while ensuring you optimise your financial reserves using your bsmart card.

The festive season is almost here, and it's a joyful time to prepare for the festivities. There's something enchanting about this season that motivates us to get organised. To help you prepare and keep the stress levels at bay, we would like to share some practical tips on how to get ready for the holidays and be budget-conscious along the way, all while making good use of your bsmart card.

A lot has changed since President Ramaphosa announced a nation-wide lockdown from Thursday 26 March. Just as we entered the 19th week in lockdown, we entered a revised level 3 as well. Many South Africans have rejoiced over the new levels of freedom that come with this level, but many South Africans are shaking their fists at their TV-sets every time we hear “my fellow South-Africans”. On Sunday, 12 July a curfew was reinstated, alcohol has been banned again and beaches remain closed.

Ever wonder where you can use your bsmart card? Well, you’re in luck. In this blog we’re going to give you a roundup of the retailers that form part of the bsmart network and accept payments with bsmart cards. 

You know that feeling when your phone rings and you don’t know the number? You probably roll your eyes and think to yourself “I don’t have time or money to buy something I don’t really want, need or even know what it is.” You probably get a few of those calls a day.

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