Discovery Bank has launched Vitality Travel to offer travelers exclusive access to destinations, partners, and more discounts, and rewards, on a convenient booking platform.
This travel booking platform launches on 22 March 2022 and will be available for all Discovery Bank customers.
What is Discovery Bank
Discovery is a financial services company that was launched in 1992. Most people are familiar with their Insurance and Medical aid services, but Discover also offers banking and investment services.
Discovery Bank was launched in late 2018 and described as the world’s first behavioural bank, the fully digital bank promises to help clients bank healthier and leverages Discovery’s shared-value model.
A friend recommended it as I travel quite often. It was easy to join, everything is done on the app and their customer service is really good.
So far, I have no complaints with Discovery Bank, but I also still use Transferwise to send and receive money from other countries for my freelance work.
Best Travel Credit Cards for South Africans
Unlike the US, South Africa doesn’t have travel credit cards that give you rewards such as miles for just signing up. Most banks have credit cards but the perks aren’t as amazing as Americas when it comes to travel.
There are different banking options for travellers and South African expats, you just have to do research and choose the best one for you.
Discovery Travel Rewards
Vitality is a rewards programme that helps you keep track of your progress towards a healthier you and rewards you for making better choices with a premium range of health, lifestyle, and leisure benefits.
You sign up, pay a monthly fee, work towards earning points and you get rewards.
Vitality has different rewards like half-price movie tickets, 25% back on healthy foods from Woolworths, and Pick n Pay, you get up to 75% savings if you work out at Virgin Active or Planet Fitness.
Everyone starts at their bronze status and you work your way up the different levels.
Vitality Travel Benefits
Customers will receive discounts based on their Vitality Status. Some Vitality Travel benefits include:
|Domestic Flights||10% and 75% off six domestic flights.|
|International Flights||10% and 75% off two international flights.|
|Accommodation||Up to 25% off accommodation partners across South Africa when you book with partners such as Sun International, Tsogo Sun and Protea Hotels.|
|Tour Companies||Enjoy up to 15% off with partners like Royal Caribbean Cruises, Contiki and World Leisure Holidays, and many more.|
|Car Rentals||Save up to 25% with unlimited car rentals in South Africa. Partners: Europcar and Tempest.|
|Travel Insurance||Get free travel insurance when booking international flights using your Discovery Credit or Debit Card, or Discovery Miles.|
|Lounge Access||Discovery Bank black or purple card holders get access to over 1200 lounges around the world.|
|Fast Track||Not waiting in long queues at ORT/CPT Airports.|
|Concierge Services||24/7 concierge service should anything can be changed or cancelled.|