These days there are various options for transferring money. This becomes especially useful for individuals who cannot afford or don’t have a bank account. Money transfer options in South Africa are available through numerous entities including the likes of Pick n Pay, Boxer, Checkers, Shoprite, Pep and Spar. Banking institutions also have Money Transfer services, such as FNB’s eWallet and Nedbank’s Send iMali.
Tell me more about Money Transfer from Pick n Pay and Boxer?
This offers a quick, easy and safe way to send money to friends and family.
You can send money for only R9.90, simply by swiping your Smart Shopper Card.
You will then get a Money Transfer Code on your cellphone that you must only give to the person who is intended to receive the money.
The service is available at the more than 1000 Pick n Pay stores across South Africa, as well as Boxer stores nationwide.
To register, all you need is your valid South African ID Book or Smart ID card, your Smart Shopper Card and cellphone. You only need to register once.
How to send money using Money Transfer from Pick n Pay and Boxer:
- Go to any Pick n Pay or Boxer till point and tell the cashier how much money you want to send.
- The cashier scans/swipes your Smart Shopper Card
- You’ll need to confirm your cellphone number
- Pay R9.90 and the amount you want to send for the transaction and get a receipt
- You receive and SMS with the Money Transfer Code
The daily limit is R5000 while the monthly limit is R15 000.
Money Transfer from Pick n Pay and Boxer provides a simple and convenient way to send money without having to wait in lengthy bank queues.