Welcome to 2019! We hope you’ve had a restful break and are rearing to head into the new year with new energy and a renewed sense of positivity. It’s at times like these that it’s good to reflect on the year before and decide how we’re going to do things better this time around. We’ve already given you some ideas on how to take back control of your finances in 2019, as well as some awesomely affordable things to do this holiday season, so let’s continue the trend with a reminder of the many savvy ways you can earn and save with bsmart.


Get Your Back-to-School Supplies Early


For everything from stationery to books, school uniforms, shoes and more, bsmart is accepted at CNA, Pep, Jet, Edgars, Ackermans, and a growing list of other partners who will help you get your kids back-to-school ready in no time.


Refresh Your Wardrobe for the Season


It’s time to freshen up your look and get all set for getting back to work, so why not head down to any of our clothing retail partners and save on your new wardrobe essentials?


Save on Petrol and Tyres for Your Car


If you’re doing a bit of travelling these holidays you’ll know just how pricey petrol can be. So go ahead and save when use your bsmart card at Engen. Need new tyres? Tiger Wheel & Tyre has you covered.


Take Care of Those DIY Jobs Around the House


Since you have some time on your hands, perhaps it’s time to spruce up the house a bit. bsmart is accepted at Builders Warehouse, so go ahead and save on all your DIY needs.


Stock Up on Food and Other Essentials


bsmart is welcomed at a long list of retailers like Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, Woolworths and more, which means you can get cash back every time you fill your pantry.


Decorate the House


Time for a bit of spring cleaning? While you’re at it, earn cash back when you pick up some new linen and a few new furniture items at House & Home or OK Furniture.


Update Your Insurance Policies


It’s always a good idea to review your policies every year, and there’s no time like the present. bsmart has partnered with Metropolitan Life, which means you can save on their Life and Funeral policies.


Get Your Health and Beauty Products


So you’ve updated your wardrobe and you’re all set for the year ahead, but what’s missing? You’ll also be needing some make-up, beauty essentials and vitamins. Good thing we’ve partnered with Clicks and Dis-Chem.


Time To Get Out There and Get Fit


The weather is fine and it’s the perfect time to get active, so it’s great to know that you can earn cash back every time you shop for outdoor gear and footwear at Cape Union Mart and Tekkie Town.


Treat Yourself to a Meal or Two


When all is said and done, you’ll deserve to take a break and head out for a nice lunch or dinner. With Crave 2-4-1, you’ll get up to 80% cashback on the second most expensive meal on your dining bill.


And that’s just for starters. There are so many more ways we can help you to shop smart, save smart and live smart in 2019. All you need to do is get your card, shop at any of our over 10,000 partners, settle your account in full every month, and look forward to getting cash back on everything you buy. Now that’s a great way to start the year.


Disclaimer: bsmart does not provide financial advice. The above article is for information purposes only, to share current economic and financial topics and trends. Please consult a suitable and qualified financial services provider if you require financial advice.