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1 Avios for every R10 spent

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Win 1 million Avios

Win Avios

Swipe your credit card. Win Avios for your next incredible adventure.

Spend with your Avios credit card for the chance to win 1 million Avios. For every R1,000 you spend before 31 October 2017, you’ll go in the draw to win.

Why collect with the Avios Credit Card?

Collect as you spend with the Avios Credit Card. Then use your Avios for flights to worldwide destinations.

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  • Collect 1 Avios for every R10 you spend
  • Get Double Avios with your card at BP and Pick n Pay
  • 2,500 Avios upon your first purchase*
  • 2,000 Avios upon spending R12,000 in net purchases on your Avios credit card in the first 3 months*

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Affordable account fees

  • R150 Initial Account Fee
  • R35 per month Account Fee
  • R25 per month Credit Card Facility Service Fee
  • No additional Avios Rewards Fee

How to collect with the Avios Credit Card

  1. Apply for the card online and fill out the form
  2. You'll find out instantly if you can get the card
  3. ABSA will courier your card to you and create your Avios account

Already with Avios? Enter your membership number when you apply.

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Terms and conditions

The Avios Credit Card is a branded ABSA credit card, which is issued and administered by ABSA Bank Limited, an authorised financial services and credit provider. The Avios Credit Card is subject to the ABSA Bank Credit Card Agreement Terms and Conditions.

Qualifying Expenditure means all expenditure using an Avios Credit Card excluding balance transfers, cash advances, amounts billed more than once in whole or in part for the relevant period, delinquency charges, annual fees and interest.

Avios Credit Card – supported by ABSA Bank Limited (Reg No 1986/004794/06) an authorised Financial Service Provider and Registered Credit Provider NCRCP 7.

Customers who apply for and are accepted for an Avios Credit Card supported by ABSA will be eligible for a 4500 Avios bonus. 2500 Avios will be awarded on the first qualifying card transaction and a further 2000 Avios will be awarded if you spend R12,000 during the first 3 months on Qualifying Expenditure on the Avios Credit Card. Please note, the first months spend starts from the date your account was opened not the date you receive your card so you may not get a full calendar month to spend. The Avios will be awarded within 8 weeks of the Qualifying Spend being achieved.

Qualifying Expenditure means all expenditure using an Avios Credit Card excluding balance transfers, cash advances, amounts billed more than once in whole or in part for the relevant period, delinquency charges, annual fees and interest.The Avios will not be awarded if the goods purchased under the qualifying spend are returned.

Customers will only be eligible for one joining bonus from Avios. In the event that a customer re-applies for the Avios Credit Card Account ABSA may process an application and issue the Avios Credit Card but Avios will not award a further bonus offer.

1 Million Avios Competition terms and conditions

All people entering this promotional competition (the entrants) agree that the competition rules as set out in these terms and conditions are binding on them. A copy of these competition rules is available at avios.com and avioscard.co.za

The Organiser of this promotional competition is Absa Bank Limited (registered number 1986/004794/06), all subsidiaries and associates of Absa Bank Limited and the ultimate holding company of Barclays Africa Group Limited, its subsidiaries and associates (‘Absa').

This promotional competition starts at 00:00 on 1 August 2017 and ends at 23:59 on 31 October 2017 (dates inclusive). This will be the promotional period.

In order to be eligible for entry:

  1. The entrant must live in the Republic of South Africa
  2. Have a valid Avios Credit Card that is in good standing
  3. All qualifying transactions must be performed with the entrant’s Avios Credit Card

Method of entry (applicable during the period 1 August to 31 October 2017):

  1. One entry for every R1,000 spent, cumulatively or once-off;
  2. Budget, Secondary card, Garage card, Casino transactions, Internet transfers and cash withdrawals will not qualify

Absa, AGL (Avios Group Limited), Avios, their directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants, the suppliers of goods or services and their respective spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members are not permitted to participate in this promotional competition.

One eligible winner will be drawn and will be deemed the winner of 1 million Avios.

The Avios will be credited to the Avios Credit Card holder within 28 days after the date of the draw.

The draw date will be 10 November 2017

Neither Absa nor Avios will be liable for Avios being credited to the incorrect account and Absa will not be responsible to re-credit these Avios to the correct account if incorrect account details were supplied.

Avios are issued and redeemed according to the Avios Terms and Conditions. Avios will not expire if members collect or spend a minimum of 1 Avios every three years.

Any other incidental expenses are not included in the above prize and must be paid for by the winner. To avoid doubt, Absa and AGL will have no liability in relation to costs associated with travelling and incidental expenses. In addition, the winner is responsible for any income or use tax assessed in connection with the prize.

The winner will be randomly chosen from all qualifying entrants by the Avios Credit Card Product Manager and monitored by an independent supervisor, being a chartered accountant, registered auditor, admitted attorney, Commissioner of Oaths or advocate and by means of a draw to take place at the premises of Absa Card on 10 November 2017.

The prize-winners will be contacted telephonically by 15 November 2017. If the selected winners do not answer their landline and/or mobile phone, Absa will leave a message on the prize-winner’s landline or mobile phone (if possible). Absa undertakes to try at least three (3) times on three (3) consecutive days to notify the prize-winners. If Absa cannot get hold of the prize-winners telephonically or cannot leave a message telephonically, Absa will send a notice to the contact details (i.e. via SMS, email or post provided by the entrant. The prize-winners will have 2 (two) weeks in which to claim their prize from date of notice to the contact details specified (i.e. via SMS, email or post). In the event that a prize-winner does not claim their prize within two weeks after the date of notice in accordance with this clause, a replacement winner may be selected from the remaining entries at Absa’s discretion.

Personal data will be taken where necessary from all entries received, but shall be limited to those details reasonably necessary for the administration of the competition. This information may be shared with any other third parties reasonably involved in the competition without liability to Absa, Avios or such third parties.

Absa would appreciate the right to identify the winners by taking their photograph (at no fee) and publishing this in the relevant media as decided by Absa. Absa does, however, acknowledge the prize-winners right to choose not to be identified and may refuse to have their photograph taken and published in printed media or to appear on radio and television.

If the prize-winners have given written consent, Absa and AGL has the right to publish the winners’ names and photographs (at no fee) in any advertising, promotional, print, point-of-sale or public relations material. The nature of these publications will be determined at the sole discretion of Absa, for a period of twelve months after the date of the lucky draw.

Unless Absa has been clearly negligent or intended to act in a fraudulent manner, Absa, AGL and Avios are not liable in any way for any direct or indirect loss or damage because of an entrant or prize winner’s participation in the promotional competition.

The Promoters’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The Promoters reserve the right to cancel or amend without notice the terms of this promotion in the event of major catastrophe, war, strike, earthquake or any actual or anticipated or alleged breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other circumstance beyond the Promoters’ control.

If Absa cannot continue with the promotional competition for any reason beyond its reasonable control or if it is required by any regulatory terms or applicable law to do so, Absa may end or alter the terms of the promotional competition on condition that:

  1. The prize-winners have not been determined; and
  2. Reasonable notice has been given beforehand to all entrants.

If the promotional competition is ended as set out in 20 above, no entrant will have any claim of any nature whatsoever against Absa, unless Absa has been clearly negligent or intended to act in a fraudulent manner.

Once the prize has been handed over in terms of these rules, the results of the promotion are final in all respects and no correspondence will be allowed.

Amendments to the terms and conditions:

  1. Absa is entitled to amend the terms and conditions thereof insofar as same is deemed necessary and such amendments may relate to any aspect of such competition;
  2. The amendments may include the addition and/or deletion of any existing and proposed terms and conditions of the competition, which amendments may also affect the identified prize money of such competition;
  3. The proposed amendments may be effected prior to the starting date of the competition and during the campaign period, which amendments may result in the campaign period being reduced and or extended as deemed necessary.

    The Promoters are in no way liable for the reproduction of, or indirect access to, this promotion or these terms and conditions via third-party websites or home page access where any reproduction of the information relating to this promotion misstates or omits any of the information or terms and conditions connected with the promotion. The prize cannot be redeemed for cash.

*Terms and conditions apply.