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5 Must Haves to While Away the Hours of Load Shedding

Winter is coming. That means more load shedding so we thought we’d round up some must-haves for load shedding this...

Top sneakers to buy online this year

Top Sneakers to Buy Online This Year

Before we dive into the top sneaker trends of this year, let me ask you this question. How’s your sneaker...

The Do's and Don'ts of Accessorising Banners

The Dos and Don’ts of Accessorising

In this article, we’re going to explore the dos and don’ts of accessorising. They may be the difference between becoming...

Guide for lazy gift givers

The Ultimate Guide for Lazy Gift-Givers

This guide for lazy gift-givers is for anyone who gets anxious at the thought of having to buy a gift...

Getting out of Credit Card Debt in South Africa

Getting out of Credit Card Debt in South Africa

We thought it would be useful to talk through some simple steps to getting out of credit card debt in...

Payment Options for Online Shopping that Don’t Require Credit

Payment Options for Online Shopping that Don’t Require Credit

Payment Options for Online Shopping that Don’t Require Credit When it comes to credit there are many options available online....

Easter Shopping list 2020

Your Ultimate Easter Shopping List For 2020

Your Ultimate Easter Shopping List For 2020 The ultimate easter shopping list looks a little different this year. Many of...

Bad Online Shopping Habits

Four Really Bad Online Shopping Habits (and how to beat them)

Four Really Bad Online Shopping Habits (and how to beat them) The bright side of online shopping means I don’t...

How To Buy CBD Oil in South Africa

How To Buy CBD Oil in South Africa

  How To Buy CBD Oil in South Africa   With more research showing the positive effects of CBD oil...

Finding Podcast Equipment in South Africa

Finding Podcast Equipment in South Africa

Finding Podcast Equipment in South Africa If you’re looking for podcasting equipment in South Africa, maybe this article can help...

Ways to Keep Your Family Entertained During Lockdown

13 Ways to Keep Your Family Entertained During Lockdown

13 Ways to Keep Your Family Entertained During Lockdown On a day-to-day basis, mothers across the world struggle to keep...

Cruelty-free beauty products in South Africa

Where to Find Cruelty-free beauty products in South Africa

Where to Find Cruelty-free beauty products in South Africa Cruelty-free and vegan beauty products are rapidly rising in popularity in...

How to Give Gifts according to the 5 Languages of Love

How to Give Gifts According to the 5 Languages of Love

How to Give Gifts according to the 5 Languages of Love Learning our partner and family’s love language is not...

Responsible spending

Responsible spending in an age of instant gratification

Responsible Spending in An Age of Instant Gratification I know this title may sound a little parental but the truth...

online mommy shopping

Online Mommy Shopping: The Rise of the Ecom Mom

Online Mommy Shopping: The Rise of the Ecom Mom Accounting for almost 90% of new mothers, millennial moms are a...

Jigsaw puzzles

Welcome Back Jigsaw Puzzles! 

Welcome Back Jigsaw Puzzles! The coronavirus has caused an unlikely resurgence in the demand for jigsaw puzzles. Social media feeds...

Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

The Lockdown Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

The Mothers Day Gift Guide During Lockdown 2020 has certainly turned out to be a year we’ll never forget, and...

Fathers Day Gift Guide

Fathers Day Gift Guide

Your 2020 Fathers Day Gift Guide Welcome to your 2020 fathers day gift guide. Feels like mothers day was just...

Keeping fit

The Self Isolator’s Guide to Keeping Fit

The Self Isolator’s Guide to Keeping Fit Isolation has got us all trying to keep fit without our usual gym...

Prevent identity theft

Not Today, Hacker: 10 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

Not Today, Hacker: 10 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft If we’re going to be glued to our screens we better...

online liquor stores

South African Online Liquor Stores: The Ultimate Guide

South African Online Liquor Stores: The Ultimate Guide Online liquor stores are seeing unprecedented sales volumes. South Africans are ensuring...

work in sweatpants

Can I Come to Work in my Sweatpants, Please?

Can I Come to Work in my Sweatpants, Please? Not another guide on returning to work safely. Ah, the sound...

South Africa's online cycling shops

A Guide to South Africa’s Online Cycling Shops

A Guide to South Africa’s Online Cycling Shops Consider this the quintessential guide to South Africa’s online cycling shops. Whether...

Affordable treats when you've got to tighten your belt

Affordable treats when you’ve got to tighten your belt

Affordable treats when you’ve got to tighten your belt  In the midst of an economic crunch, accessible, feel-good products are...

online pet stores in South Africa

 Guide to online pet stores in South Africa

 Guide to online pet stores in South Africa It’s become absolutely critical to have a guide to reliable, well-stocked online...

Benefits of account creation on eCommerce sites

The benefits of account creation on eCommerce sites

The benefits of account creation on eCommerce sites As our reliance on online shopping grows, so do the number of...

Tips on how to avoid online shopping returns

Tips on how to avoid online shopping returns

Tips on how to avoid online shopping returns From ordering the wrong item, or receiving the item you wanted but...

Winter boots style guide 2020

Winter boots style guide 2020

Winter boots style guide 2020 Let’s face it: Winter isn’t coming, it’s here. And what is better on a freezing...

BNPL

The BNPL Gold Rush: Global investors dash to buy equity in Buy Now Pay Later players

The BNPL Gold Rush: Investors dash to buy equity in Buy Now Pay Later Players A string of high-profile acquisitions...

Best online golf stores in South Africa

Best online golf stores in South Africa

Best online golf stores in South Africa If you’re an avid golf enthusiast, you’ll agree that using the right golf...

Ensuring your online order is delivered correctly

Ensuring your online order is delivered correctly

Ensuring your online order is delivered correctly To be a master online shopper, you could do worse than perfecting the...

SA boutique Equilibrio

Spotlight on SA boutique Equilibrio & their eCommerce journey

Spotlight on SA boutique Equilibrio & their eCommerce journey SA Boutique Equilibrio is a South African fashion blog and online...

How to source the best online deals

How to source the best online deals

How to source the best online deals Who doesn’t like a good deal? In the vast world of eCommerce, trying...

Tips for choosing online furniture

Tips for choosing furniture pieces online so you don’t have to go to a store

Tips for choosing online furniture pieces so you don’t have to go to a store We can all agree that...

Most expensive things you can buy using Payflex

What are the most expensive things you can buy using Payflex?

What are the most expensive things you can buy using Payflex? We’ve put together a list of the some of...

Become an Interest-Free Shopping Warrior

So you want to become an interest-free shopping ninja warrior, daniel son? COVID-19 (and its plethora of spin-off problems) makes...

The gear you need to begin your trail running adventure

“It’s not where you take the trail, it’s where the trail takes you” – Unknown Are you getting tired of...

Loungewear and the other fashion trends shaping 2020

Loungewear and the other fashion trends shaping 2020 There’s no corner of everyday life that COVID-19 hasn’t transformed including the...

The best treadmills to buy for your home workout

Keen on getting your running or walking fix at home? Lockdown and social isolation definitely got people more into home...

Buy Now Pay Later: What is it and What is all the fuss about?

It seems too good to be true right? You’re shopping online, eyeing a pair of sneakers that cost quite a...

Spotlight on bespoke jewellery designer Leigh Avenue

Leigh Avenue is a design house for handcrafted bespoke jewellery. Payflex speaks to founder Leanne Shakenovsky to find out more about how the...

Shopping the latest sneakers online

Shopping around for the latest sneakers online? Sneakers have moved beyond the gym floor and become an essential fashion item....

Which home gym equipment to buy online

Looking for the best at-home gym equipment? Working out at home has become increasingly popular thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Where to buy shoes online in South Africa

.Looking to buy shoes online?  There are a range of online shoe stores to choose from, meaning you can step...

The pros and cons of instant EFT

In our constantly switched on world,  we (consumers) are increasingly expecting to get what we want quickly, round the clock,...

Activewear Trends 2020

Is your activewear in need of an urgent upgrade? Bright colours, pockets and eco-conscious activewear are among the major fitness...

Key wardrobe staples to wear all year round

While many trends come and go, solid wardrobe staples last forever. Payflex Guest Contributor Monde Mtsi outlines some of his key...

How to avoid overspending on Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have without question become a major part of South Africa’s pre-Christmas shopping season. And now...

Black Friday 2020: How to find the best deals online

Black Friday 2020 is just around the corner. And due to COVID-19, most of us will be shopping from the...

Ways shoppers can prepare for Black Friday

Black Friday is undoubtedly the biggest shopping day of the year with savvy shoppers making the most of widely discounted...

The biggest liquor trends for 2020

Liquor trends change from year to year based on the latest fads and consumer interests. And this year, the alcohol...

Cool online gadget stores in South Africa

Searching for some smart home inspiration? Or in need of a gadget to up your fitness or cooking game? It...

 Christmas Shopping: Best Gift Ideas for 2020

Stuck on gift ideas for your 2020 Christmas Shopping? If you’re anything like us, 2020 will have given you more...

How to party at home this festive season

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Well it was supposed to be until COVID rained on our parade. But...

Home for the holidays: Awesome staycation ideas

Feeling frazzled but no budget or time for a weekend getaway? And while the Pinterest vacation of your dreams is...

Christmas shopping: When should you start?

Let’s face it, Christmas shopping can be undeniably stressful. There’s the crowds to contend with (this year’s crowds will undoubtedly...

Where to shop online this festive season

Shopping online for Christmas gifts? We know Christmas shopping can be one of the more stressful elements of the festive...

Fitness and Wellness: Buying Nutritional Supplements Online 

Nutritional supplements have experienced exponential growth in recent years as people seek to live healthier lifestyles. From Cacao, Matcha, Collagen...

Back to School: Where to find the best deals

Back to school, back to reality!  No matter where you’re learning this year (in-class or at home), school will still...

Back to Work Tips

Already time to go back to work? Why is it that the holidays always seem to go by in a...

 Ecommerce trends set to dominate in 2021

2020 proved to be a landmark year for the eCommerce space with the COVID-19 turbocharging the growth of online shopping....

New Year resolutions (New Year, New You)

Let’s face it, we can all be a little overambitious when it comes to making New Year’s resolutions.  From losing...

Best Valentine’s Day lingerie gifts for her

Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, why not treat 14 February as the perfect opportunity to refresh your or...

Cycling accessories you mustn’t get on the road without this year

It’s not all about the bike. Cycling accessories  can make or break your cycling experience. There are many accessories available...

Fashion trends for 2021

2020 was certainly a strange year for fashion with work-from-home and quarantine removing our need for stylish clothing, and most...

A definitive guide to Online CBD Products in South Africa 

CBD  is without question one of the biggest wellness buzzwords of the moment. Hailed as a wonder ingredient, it seems...

Tech gadgets you didn’t know you needed to boost your productivity 

It seems like there’s a tech gadget or app for everything these days. Whether you are deskbound day in and...

Tips for taking advantage of Easter weekend deals & discounts

Easter is a time when we all like to overindulge. Whether it’s eating way too much chocolate, or spoiling ourselves...

Affordable indoor golf putting gear you can buy for your home

Putting is one of the most important parts of a golfer’s game. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need to...

Autumn clothing must-haves to refresh your wardrobe

With summer starting to simmer down, we’re getting excited about our Autumn wardrobe. Autumn clothing means snug sweaters, stylish layering,...

Essential Home Decor Items to Refresh Your Space

Whether your home is in need of a refresh or a complete style overhaul, Payflex shares tips and tricks of...

Affordable Laptops For Everyday Use

In need of a new affordable laptop but not sure where to start? With many of us still working from...

Best Gifts for dad this Father’s Day

Trying to come up with original and thoughtful gift ideas for Father’s Day can be difficult. That’s in part because...

Essential Gaming Accessories to up your game

The best gaming accessories are those that not only enhance your gaming experience, but make your life simpler and quicker....

Kitchen Appliances You Can’t Live Without

Kitchen appliances aren’t something you often think about upgrading. But, spending so much time at home during 2020  made all...

The Best Men’s Watches in 2021

A great men’s watch is the perfect finishing touch to any outfit. Watches are extremely personal, and everyone has their...

The Essential Newborn Shopping list for first-time moms

A newborn shopping list is definitely one of the most daunting to-do’s associated with pregnancy. Walking into a baby store...

Winter Holiday Ideas & The Gear You Need To Enjoy Them

Considering a winter holiday? There’s no reason that the chillier season should stop you from entering vacation mode.  At Payflex,...

Best home gym equipment guide for a full body workout

Keen to up your fitness game but not sure where to start? Home gym equipment is essential if you plan...

Christmas in July: Why you need to ‘saleabrate’ 

Christmas in July is without question one of the most wonderful times of the year.  It is a time where...

The ultimate guide to kids educational toys in SA

Educational toys are not only fun, but they promote skills that are vital to your child’s development. Plus, learning through...

Men’s Footwear Trends to Try On for 2021

There’s no denying it, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way we live our lives in every way, all the...

Top 10 Trail Running Essentials for South Africa’s Best Trails

Whether you’re a seasoned runner of trails and off-the-beaten-paths, or just starting out, there’s no debate that you need to...

Gaming – Everything You Need to Get Set

Believe it or not, gaming is a $300 billion industry! Every day, more and more people are joining extended game...

Sports Nutrition Supplements to Level Up Your Athletic Performance

Looking to give your sporting performance a serious edge? Sports nutrition supplements might be just what you’re looking for. However,...

Family-friendly activities to get you through lockdown 3.0

Let’s face it…being stuck in lockdown is a drag. No matter how much it helps in saving lives (and it...

5 Creative Toys for Kids that Inspire Imaginative Play

We’re all navigating the new normal which (let’s face it) consists of our kids being at home a lot more...

7 of the Best Grooming Kits & Beard Trimmers

There’s no doubt that a well-groomed gent turns heads for the right reasons. Having a trimmed, styled, well-oiled beard or...

The Best Women’s Sportswear for Every Budget

Winter is winding down and spring is nearly here, which means ditching the scarves and wooly jerseys for summer shorts,...

Home Electronics You Can’t Live Without

No matter how big or small, home electronics are creature comforts that make home life more cushy and convenient. Whether...

Must-have Spring Fashion Trends for Guys and Girls

At last, spring is here! Sitting through months of indoor hibernation and waiting out the cold weather can finally come...

Top 7 Video Games You Can Play With Your Kids

Video games. Once thought to be the past time of slackers and unmotivated adults, video games have skyrocketed in popularity...

Must-have Baby Accessories for the First 6 Months

Having a baby is an exciting adventure for all new moms and dads, but sometimes deciding what accessories you need...

8 Liquor Delivery Services You Need to Know About

Now that the heavier lockdown restrictions have lifted, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone not in the mood for some...

The Best Fitness Electronics & Gadgets for 2021 and 2022

New year, new you! As much as this age-old saying plays like a broken record, there’s nothing like a change...

5 Nutritional Supplements You Need For Your Summer Body

As summer gets closer, we’re all starting to dream of the beach trips and fun outdoor activities we plan to...

Black Friday 2021: Smart Hacks for Savvy Shoppers

It’s that time of year again. Around the world novice and seasoned shoppers are cracking their knuckles and getting ready...

Buy Now, Pay Later Summer Styles For the Family

At last, summer is here! Bring on warmer weather, longer days and starry evenings. The change of season no doubt...

Multi-terrain, Unisex Fitness Gear to Level Up Your Exercise

If you’re serious about making progress with your fitness, you need the right gear to make it happen. Having the...

The Spookiest Styles to Buy this Halloween

Halloween is nearly here! It’s time to dust off the cobwebs (or not) of your favourite Halloween decorations and prepare...

The Best Head-to-Toe Women’s Grooming Kits

As women, we’re constantly on the go, whether it’s to and from work, picking the kids up from school or...

Avoiding Debt: The Savvy Shopper’s Guide For the Holiday Season

The end of the year is creeping up, can you believe it? Summer is officially here and we’re getting closer...

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Responsible Shopping 101: Don’t Lose Your Mind on Black Friday 2021

The most important day of the retail year is almost upon us. We’re talking about Black Friday, the day of...

cyber monday deals

Mobile Hacks for Finding Epic Cyber Monday Deals

Cyber Monday is almost upon us. According to research, about 66% of Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 purchases were...

December getaways

Who Needs December Getaways When You’ve Got December Experiences!

Why is it that we always feel compelled to get away during December? December getaways are fun but, let’s be...

Christmas gift ideas

Unconventional Christmas Gift Ideas to Make You the Talk of the Christmas Table

While Christmas is a special time of the year, it usually comes with gifts we can’t wait to take back...

christmas shopping

Just Breathe…Strategies to Make Your Online Christmas Shopping a Breeze

Christmas time. Either the best time or the worst time of the year, depending on how you feel about it....