Big Black Friday 2019 deals from South Africa’s banks

While Black Friday is traditionally seen as a retail shopping holiday, a number of South African banks have indicated that they will be offering deals on the day.

This includes deals on travel and hotels, specials on various financing products, as well as a number of deals on their various reward platforms.

You can find some of the confirmed deals below.


Absa 

Absa said that its Rewards customers will earn double points for online purchases made between Black Friday and Cyber Monday (29 November – 02 December 2019).

The bank said that customers will also be able to access a number of deals including:

  • R1000 off selected international flights;
  • R250 off domestic flights;
  • Special Travelstart deals;
  • 20% cashback at Planet54.

You can find out more about Absa’s Black Friday 2019 deals here.


FNB

FNB has confirmed that it will have special eBucks deals on a range of items over Black Friday.

The bank said that over the past three years, FNB has seen a substantial increase in transaction volumes for the period between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

In 2018, Black Friday transaction volumes grew by 16% compared to 2017. The total number of transactions processed through our payment system over the course of the Black Friday weekend were 10 million on Friday, 8 million on Saturday, 5.9 million on Sunday and 6 million on Cyber Monday.

This year it said it anticipates a 15% increase in the total number of transactions between 29 November and 02 December


Nedbank

Nedbank’s Black Friday deals cover everything from special deals on cheque accounts to travel offers and investment deals.

Some of the most notable deals include:

  • Up to R3,000 back by opening a Nedbank Savvy Plus or Savvy Bundle cheque account;
  • Apply for a Nedbank credit, American Express Platinum or Gold or SAA Voyager credit card online before 30 November 2019, spend R2,500 or more per month for six months, and you could win your share of R200,000 in cash;
  • Get up to 35% off on flights, accommodation and car hire, up to 60% off at Sun International hotels and up to 20% off your booking at aha hotels and lodges;
  • Start your investment journey on Black Friday and get a great interest rate for a limited period only. Invest online or on the Nedbank Money app for a 12-month Nedbank Electronic Fixed Deposit Account to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

You can find out more about Nedbank’s Black Friday 2019 deals here.


Standard Bank

Standard Bank says that it will be offering the opportunity to collect double UCount Rewards Points on all qualifying purchases when you shop at select Rewards retailers.

Some of these retailers include:

  • Clicks
  • HiFi Corp
  • Hirsch’s
  • KFC
  • Freshstop
  • Incredible Connection
  • Makro

The bank said his offer starts at 00h00 on Friday (29 November) 2019 and ends at 23h59. A similar promotion will also be held over Cyber Monday (2 December).

You can find out more about the promotion here.


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