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If you don’t have a cheque or credit card and are hesitant to make online payments, you can pay using Showmax vouchers. They’re completely safe, quick and easy to use, and are available through a number of channels. Prepaid vouchers can be purchased at various retailers or through bank’s loyalty schemes.

All you have to do is buy your prepaid voucher from any of these channels and then enter your unique voucher code at to redeem it.

Here’s a breakdown of the different vouchers available, with instructions on how to use them.

Prepaid vouchers from retail stores

Showmax prepaid vouchers can be purchased at select Pick n Pay, CNA, Game, Marko, HiFi Corp and Incredible Connection stores. You can choose a one-month voucher for R99, a three-month voucher for R297 or a six-month voucher for R594. Once you’ve bought your voucher, simply enter the unique code at to redeem it.

Pick n Pay Smart Shopper vouchers

As a Pick n Pay Smart Shopper, you will get 3 months of Showmax viewing for the price of 2 months when you switch your Smart Shopper points. Simply switch R198 in Smart Shopper points and get a three-month Showmax voucher worth R297. Switch your points via the Pick n Pay mobile app, in-store Smart Shopper kiosks or online. Once you receive your voucher, enter the unique code at to redeem it and start watching.

FNB eBucks vouchers

On the eBucks Store page, select Vouchers from the menu on the left, then click on e-Vouchers in the drop-down menu that appears. Scroll down for the the three different values of Showmax voucher you can buy – for one month (R99), three months (R297) or six months (R594). Depending on your eBucks reward level (log in to eBucks to find out what yours is), you could save up to 40% on a six-month voucher. You can also buy the six-month discounted voucher using FNB’s banking app. Once you’ve bought your voucher, enter the unique code at to redeem it.

Standard Bank UCount vouchers

Go to the UCount Rewards Online Mall, hover over “Books, Gifts & Vouchers”, click on “e-Vouchers”, select the Showmax prepaid voucher you want (for one month, three months, six months or 12 months) and click “Buy Now”. This will give you two options – to either buy the voucher Prepaid or to Recharge your Showmax subscription directly using your email address that’s captured on the UCount site.

If you choose to recharge, you won’t have to capture the voucher code, making the process much simpler and easier.

Choose to use your credit cards or rewards cash to purchase the voucher. If you choose Prepaid, you’ll follow these steps: click “Add to cart” and “Checkout”. Then follow all the prompts (Contact details, Payment then Confirmation). You will receive an order summary to show that you have placed the order successfully. You will then receive an SMS with the voucher code and an email with the steps on how to redeem your Showmax prepaid voucher at

ABSA Rewards vouchers

Log into your Absa Rewards account, select Showmax from the Absa Rewards Partners list and purchase your prepaid voucher with your Cash Rewards. Then enter the voucher code at to redeem it. Plus, you’ll earn 5% Cash Rewards every month on Showmax subscriptions!

How to redeem vouchers

  1. Purchase your voucher through one of the channels mentioned above.
  2. Once you’ve received your Showmax voucher code, go to
  3. Enter your code in the text field and click the blue button – Submit.

And now you’re all set to enjoy over 25 000 movies, series, kids shows and documentaries on Showmax wherever and whenever.

For more on using Showmax vouchers, go to

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