Standard Bank’s UCount Rewards program allows users to earn points everytime they use a qualified Standard Bank cheque, credit or debit card. The Standard Bank’s UCount rewards program, unlike Discovery’s Vitality or FNB’s eBucks, is not free. You can earn points when you shop at Standard Bank’s rewards shops by paying the minimum subscription fee.
Members of UCount Rewards can earn up to 20% back in reward points. Members can earn points by swiping their cards in stores or shopping online with a card number. UCount Rewards members can use their points to shop at over 20 different stores. If a member want to make a large philanthropic contribution, they may do so by donating to students or a charitable organization.
You may track your UCount Rewards points using your internet banking or mobile app if you’re a member of the UCount Rewards program. You may check your received and used points and use them without any fuss by using the app.
First of all, to start earning points you need to have a qualifying personal cheque, debit or credit card. Then you need to pay a membership fee which is payable by debit order from your personal account only. A monthly fee of R25.00 per month is payable. You can opt to change your monthly membership fee to annual fee. To become a member click here and register or visit your nearest Standard Bank branch. After registering and actively paying your membership fee, you can earn points in 6 different ways. Here are the ways that you can earn the UCount Rewards points:
As a UCount Rewards programme member, you need to have a UCount Rewards card. This card will help you easily redeem your membership points. You will be able to use your card when paying for fuel at any participating Caltex.
When paying at the uCount participating outlets you will need to use your UCount membership card. Hence your membership card is the way that you are going to redeem your points in store. Even when you want to use the Bidvest Premier lounges at airports across South Africa.
To redeem your points online only your card number will be needed. Therefore, the uCount membership card is mainly used for physical points of redemption.
To get your UCount Rewards card, you can do one of the following:
What happens next is that your uCount rewards card will be posted or sent to your nearest Standard Bank. This is dependent on the option that you choose your card to reach to you.
UCount Rewards system has 5 tiers in place. These tiers determine the level of rewards that you are going to receive in fuel, data, lifestyle, fashion or grocery. Tier 5 is the highest tier on the uCount rewards programme with tier 1 being the lowest.
Your tier points are based on your monthly banking activity, the number of Standard Bank products and services you use. The more products from Standard Bank you use the more are your chances of reaching tier level 5. Thereby, qualifying for the highest discount rates available on the UCount Rewards programme in level 5.
With the highest tier you can earn the following:
There are a number of ways that you can redeem your uCount rewards. This can be done using the uCount rewards card or online.
Here are the ways that you can redeem your uCount rewards:
You can use your uCount rewards points at any of the following stores:
Standard Bank’s uCount rewards programme rewards loyal customers better by giving them better discounts.
Clients that use most of the Standard Bank products are the ones that will mainly benefit from the uCount rewards. This is because they are the ones that are likely to reach level tier 5 in the rewards program.
The main setback of the Standard Bank UCount reward is that the reward percentages are less generous as compared to those of Discovery Vitality and FNB eBucks rewards. Moreover, to become a member you need to pay R25 per month and can only be a debit order.
The uCount rewards can go a long way especially on fuel savings that can be as low as R5 per litre. This is not something you see every day on a rewards program.
The Standard Bank’s uCount rewards programme is a rewards program that rewards members when they spend using their Standard Bank cheque, credit or debit cards on participating outlets.
To start earning uCount rewards points you need to visit the uCount rewards website or visit your nearest Standard bank branch. Alternatively, call 0860 826 868 to get assistance for a consultant.
There are UCount Rewards for businesses. Members can earn up to 500 rewards points just for being a member.
The uCount rewards system has 5 tiers in place so the lowest tier indicates low rewards and the highest indicates that you qualify for higher rewards.
The tiering system is based on your banking activity, the number of Standard Bank products and services you use per month. If you use the 3 activities more frequently, you automatically get tiering points which will lead to tier 5.
To become a member of the UCount Rewards program you need to have a cheque, debit or credit card with Standard Bank.
You can redeem your uCount rewards points by shopping online or by using the uCount card in-store.
There is no joining fee applicable to the uCount rewards program. There is only a rejoining fee of R37.
The uCount rewards program monthly fee is R23 which can only be paid via debit order billed on your Standard bank account.
UCount Rewards up to R5 per litre back in rewards points in you buy fuel at Caltex.
Yes, you can redeem your uCount rewards points and invest. To invest uCount rewards points you will need a minimum of 2500 points to invest.
UCount Reward points can be used instantly as they become available.