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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    30 bank branches that offer passport and smart ID applications

    30 bank branches that offer passport and smart ID applications South African banks and the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) are close to signing partnership agreements that will see more bank branches offer passport and smart ID services. This will add to the 30 bank branches across South...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    30 bank branches where you can get a smart ID or passport

    30 bank branches where you can get a smart ID or passport There are currently 30 bank branches offering smart ID and passport services to South Africans, and most major banks want to offer many more. The e-Home Affairs facility was first launched in 2015 with several bank branches.
  3. K

    Discovery Bank 3 Months Bank Statement

    Anyone know of a way to get my 3 months bank statement from Discovery? I need it for a contract application and their app for some stupid reason only does a CSV file of the past 3 months on transactions or their automated 1st of the month statement that they send. How does a bank this big not...
  4. Jan

    Capitec and Discovery Bank get PayShap support

    PayShap launches at Capitec and Discovery Bank PayShap — the rapid payments programme launched in March 2023 — has expanded to more banks, with Capitec and Discovery Bank being the latest to add the system to their platforms. At launch, the instant payments system was available through four...
  5. Jan

    Bank Zero cheaper than TymeBank and Discovery Bank in transaction fee comparison - May 2023

    Digital banks compared — Bank Zero beats TymeBank and Discovery Bank Bank Zero is the cheapest digital bank available to South African customers, with Discovery Bank being the most expensive, a MyBroadband analysis has revealed. We compared fees for three prominent digital banks in the...
  6. Jan

    Discovery Bank adds in-app domestic and international flight bookings

    Discovery Bank launches in-app flight bookings — with up to 75% discounts Discovery Bank has added a feature to its mobile banking app that lets users find and book discounted domestic and international flights. The capability forms part of the Discovery Vitality Travel platform, which also...
  7. Jan

    E-Home Affairs branch list - January 2023

    Bank branches where you can get your passport and smart ID The number of bank branches at which South Africans can renew their passport or apply for a smart ID card has risen to more than 30. However, there are several discrepancies between the Department of Home Affairs' (DHA) list and the...
  8. Jan

    Digital vs traditional banking transaction fees comparison

    TymeBank beats digital and traditional bank competitors in transaction fees battle Fit-for-purpose digital banks are taking the fight to traditional banks in South Africa, pushing the envelope of what's possible without branches and bringing down banking costs in the process. Digital-first...
  9. Jan

    Bank Zero vs Discovery Bank vs TymeBank digital bank fees comparison

    South African digital banking battle South Africans who want to open a bank account without the hassle of visiting a branch have several providers to choose from. There are three major banks in South Africa with digitally-focused offerings that operate without physical branches — Bank Zero...
  10. Jan

    SA Banking Sentiment Index 2022 released

    Most loved and hated banks in South Africa — with one slipping badly Banking was among South Africa's "most liked" industries in the past year, beating retail, insurance, and telecommunications. That is according to the SA Banking Sentiment Index for 2022 compiled by DataEQ, the company...
  11. Jan

    Banks reveal Black Friday spending stats, including a commercial client that dropped R1.88 million

    South Africa's biggest Black Friday spenders — including a R1.88-million purchase Black Friday 2022 again saw single transactions worth hundreds of thousands of rands in South Africa, while at least two customers spent over a million rand in total on the day. Physical retailers and online...
  12. Jan

    Stand-alone credit card account comparison for South African banks

    Best credit card deals from South African banks Many of South Africa's major banks offer entry-level credit cards with minimal monthly fees that can help young consumers start building a good credit score. These cards often also come with some added value in the form of membership to banks'...
  13. Jan

    E-Home Affairs bank branches as of November 2022

    Bank branches where you can get your passport and smart ID — with more to come The number of bank branches offering passport and smart ID renewals in South Africa has reached 27, with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) revealing that it is currently testing a ninth Standard Bank branch at...
  14. Jan

    Digital bank app rating and transaction fee comparison

    TymeBank beats Discovery and Bank Zero in digital bank comparison South Africans have three banks to choose from that don't require visiting a branch to open an account or perform a variety of everyday transactions — Bank Zero, Discovery Bank, and TymeBank. MyBroadband compared these banks'...
  15. Jan

    South African bank app ratings vs Hellopeter reviews compared

    Online banking comparison — App store reviews put Discovery Bank on top Discovery Bank has the online banking platform with the most positive app store reviews in South Africa, an analysis of the scores on Google Play and the Apple App Store shows. The bank received an aggregate score of 4.8...
  16. Jan

    Discovery posts R5.48 billion profit, with R990 million loss for Discovery Bank

    Discovery Bank makes R990 million loss Discovery Bank suffered a loss of R990 million in Discovery Limited's past financial year, according to the group's results for the year ending June 2022. The loss comes despite the bank nearing the 500,000-600,000 clients it previously said it needed to...
  17. T

    Warning on discovery/vitality travel

    I booked a domestic return flight through vitality travel with safair to make use of the bank suite discount. I paid the extra price to be able to adjust/refund them due to things changing given it was a work trip plus checking in 2 bags. Within 8 hours I need to change the flights and proceed...
  18. Jan

    Banks in South Africa with the most tap-to-pay service options

    Smartphone tap payments in South Africa — these are the banks with the most options Most South African banks now support all major digital wallets that let you transact by tapping your smartphone or smartwatch at a contactless-enabled paypoint. Apple Pay, Garmin Pay, Google Pay, Fitbit Pay...
  19. Jan

    Banks weigh in on Google Wallet launch in South Africa

    Goodbye cash wallet, hello Google Wallet Google Wallet with Google Pay launched in South Africa with support for cards from most major banks on Tuesday, providing a new way to tap and pay for the country's numerous Android smartphone users. To date, South Africans have only been able to use...
  20. Jan

    Google Wallet with Google Pay contactless payments launched in South Africa

    Google Pay launched in South Africa Google Pay contactless card payments have rolled out in South Africa, according to the company's official support documentation and tests performed by MyBroadband. Previously, Google Pay only worked for in-app and online purchases from South Africa, not...
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