FNB has added new lifestyle partners like Arc Beauty, Extramarks, QuickBus, and Smart Home Deals that include Ring security and Xiaomi products. Additionally, FNB Connect now offers wireless LTE data, and a more integrated partnership with the Entertainer app accessible directly on the FNB and RMB apps.
Here’s a quick look at the new partners:
Arc Beauty: For the love of beauty
Customers who hold FNB’s Premier Account could earn up to 15% back in eBucks and FNB Private Clients, FNB Private Wealth, and RMB Private Bank transactional accounts could earn up to 30% back in eBucks when making point of sale or online purchases from any Arc stores across the country. Customers will also be able to spend their eBucks from September. Arc sells brands like Huda, Fenty Beauty, Foreo, Wishful, Dior, Chanel, etc.
Extramarks – leaner support to help families realise their dreams and aspirations
FNB will offer a complimentary subscription for interactive learning support from Grade R to 12 valued at over R2000. Customers can activate this service under eBucks on the FNB and RMB Private Bank apps.
BiB – Audio library that celebrates, showcases African stories by African voices
Customers can now use the FNB and RMB Private Bank apps to subscribe to an audio library with an exhaustive selection of authentic African books and audio series for just R159.99 per month. The offer also includes an exchange of 1-4 titles, and users can download their favourite content for a leisurely experience. Payment can be in Rands or eBucks, with an average book price of R250 and even less for children’s books. The service is available under the eBucks tab on the FNB and RMB Private Bank apps, and the first 30 000 subscribers will receive one free title.
QuickBus – Helping you skip that bus queue
QuickBus offers trips across 6,500 African destinations with over 100 bus operators, and customers can pay in Rands, save money by paying with eBucks, or use a combination of Rands and eBucks. The new offering complements the existing travel offering, which includes discounted flights, car rentals, and access to SLOW Lounges for qualifying customers. The travel options are accessible via eBucks on the FNB and RMB Private Bank apps.
The Entertainer: ‘buy 1 and get 1 free
FNB has a longstanding relationship with Entertainer with its ‘buy one, and get one free’ deals on restaurants, and various other entertainment offerings. Customers will now be able to register, view and activate their restaurant Entertainer deals on the FNB and RMB Private Bank apps.
FNB Connect: Wireless LTE plans
The new LTE offers are available as a Top Up plan on a month-to-month basis for retail and select business customers. The plans provide larger volumes of data to power customers’ needs for entertainment, education, gaming, work and collaboration while on-the-go, at home or at a place of business. Customers can use this data in; a Smart device (phone or tablet), MiFi (mobile Wi-Fi) or router.
FNB Connect wireless LTE plans include:
- 5GB at R89 per for individual customers, R84 for business clients
- 10GB at R139 for individual customers, R130 for business clients
- 20GB at R199 for individual customers, R190 for business clients
- 30GB at R299 for individual customers, R280 for business clients
- 50GB at R449 for individual customers, R420 for business clients
FNB Connect: ‘Smart Home Deals’ at affordable prices for high-end tech products
The ‘Smart Home Deals’ on the FNB App include a partnership with home security hardware provider Ring, as well as Xiaomi. The smart products can be purchased over 24 months, which FNB says are cheaper than retail stores. To access the ‘Smart Home Deals’, customers click on Product Shop on the FNB App and go to Connect Shop.
- Ring Deals
Ring Alarm Security Kit – 5 piece – R239 per month
Ring Stick Up Cam – R119 per month
Ring Video Doorbell V3 – R199 per month
Ring Cam and Doorbell Bundle – R299 per month
- Xiaomi Deals
Xiaomi TV Box S EU – R79 per month
Xiaomi Smart Air Fryer 3.5L – R109 per month
Xiaomi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 (White) – R289 per month
Smart Home Bundle 1 – R139 per month
In April, FNB included Starbucks, Udemy, GuardMe, eBucks Games and FNB Connect’s ‘Hero Device Deals’:
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