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About Discovery

You simply can't go anywhere without seeing - and recognizing the Discovery logo.

This is because we've grown to be one of South Africa largest and most recognized brands supporting a variety of sport, education, art and business ventures that keep our communities fit, healthy and engaged.

We're a Leader in our Field

We are South Africa's leading provider of medical insurance - offering superior medical aid schemes that offer high value for money and ensure that your health as well as that of your family is taken care of no matter what the circumstances may be. Moreover, we also offer a range of complimentary services - including a credit card designed for Discovery members.

What Discovery can offer you

Discovery is South Africa's leading premium health provider with a unique business model that is unlike any before it.

In addition to the most comprehensive and reliable medical insurance in the country we offer Discovery members South Africa's best credit card.

Benefits of the Discovery Card

With the Discovery card you will access a range of features and benefits and premium rewards that are unique amongst all the typical credit cards out there. From cash backs for your everyday shopping, Discovery Miles which can be converted to Voyager Miles or Avios and great deals from Big Concerts.

In a Nutshell

  •  Available cards
    • Platinum Discovery
    • Gold Discovery
    • Blue Discovery
  •  Rewards
    • Discovery Miles
    • Up to 20% cashback
    • Big Concert Deals
    • Avios
    • Voyager Miles
    • 50% off on holiday accommodation
  •  Interest-free purchase periods 55 days
  •  Annual fee ranges From R444 to R720
  •  Average processing time 2 days
  •  Online application
  •  In-store application

Applying for your Discovery Credit Card

In order to apply for a credit card you must be a Discovery Health, Discovery Life or Vitality member, be over 18 and a South African citizen or permanent resident or be in possession of a valid work permit.

You can visit the Discovery website and leave us your contact details if you are not a Discovery member and apply online if you are.

Discovery Platinum, Gold and Blue

In order to apply for the Discovery Gold card you must earn a minimum of R 80,000 per annum and R350,000 per annum for the Discovery Platinum credit card. Both cards allow you to get a DiscoveryMotor card which allows you to pay for fuel, tolls and other motor vehicle related expenses.  

Eligibility & Requirements

Other Products & Services

  • Credit Cards
  • Investments
  • Insurance

Here’s a short video about Discovery

Contact Details

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Opening Hours

  •  Monday 07:00 – 16:00
  •  Tuesday 07:00 – 16:00
  •  Wednesday 07:00 – 16:00
  •  Thursday 07:00 – 16:00
  •  Friday 07:00 – 16:00
  •  Saturday 07:30 – 14:30
  •  Sunday Closed –