Bank Better, Live Better

safe and hassle-free online shopping

You’ve decided that busy malls and full parking lots aren’t for you. Good call! One way to beat the mall crush is to shop online.

Article Image

How do you get started shopping online? And what do you need to know? Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered.

  1. Have a plan, set a budget and stick to it. Buy only what you need, and not just because something’s on sale
  2. Compare prices for similar items and buy the best priced one
  3. Store all your payment and billing information in one central, secure location with Capitec Bank Masterpass™, powered by Mastercard®. You can also use it with SnapScan codes and for purchases on Takealot
  4. Always make sure that you’re on a secure site. In the address bar at the top, look for https at the start of the address. If it says http, the site isn’t secure. For example, https://www.capitecbank.co.za/ not http://www.capitecbank.co.za/
  5. Avoid using public Internet spaces and public computers to do Internet banking or online shopping
  6. Never share banking information such as your ID number, banking PINs, passwords or account numbers online in an email, by SMS, on social media, or by phone
  7. Don’t click on links in emails you weren’t expecting or from an unfamiliar email address

Was this article helpful?

you may also like...

View All Other Articles View All
our 2020 fees

our 2020 fees

We update our bank fees on 1 March every year. Last year, we helped our clients save over R200 million by lowering our digital banking fees. For the second year in a row, we will not be increasing these fees in 2020.

Read More
our 2019 fees

our 2019 fees

We update our bank fees on 1 March every year. Here are the most important fees you need to know about to make 2019 the year you bank better.

Read More
Experience better banking with our new app

Experience better banking with our new app

You enjoyed our old app because of how simple and easy it was to use. To give you the most secure and best experience, we've upgraded our banking solution

Read More
open a Capitec account anywhere, any time

open a Capitec account anywhere, any time

The digital era is changing the way we bank. Thanks to remote onboarding, it’s possible to open a Capitec account at any time from anywhere.

Read More
View All Other Articles