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Buy forex on your phone

Some of the benefits

Award winning

Shyft was named the Financial Solution and Business App of the Year at the 2017 MTN App Awards

Digital solution

Shop safely on international stores by creating up to 50 virtual cards for each currency pocket

Send money

Make flat-fee transfers to anyone, anywhere around the world, directly from the app

In-app support

Get quick, friendly support  through  our live in-app chat, or request a call-back
How to get it
  • If you have a bank account with us, you can get the Shyft app from your app store 
  • You can then order your Shyft Mastercard from the app

    Google Play Store 
    Apple App Store
What it costs
  • Using the app is free
  • Transaction fees depend on the value of forex you buy
  • Should you prefer a physical card, there is an applicable R 120 once-off fee

Pricing guide

Card features
  • Chip- and PIN-enabled with 3D Secure verification
  • Store up to 4 currencies on a single card
  • Manage your card in-app
  • Free SMS alerts on card activity
  • Automatic Lost Card Protection
How it works
  • Load your rands via EFT into your Shyft account
  • Store up to 4 currencies in separate wallets
  • Add people or businesses as beneficiaries
  • Send money straight into their bank account
  • Swipe and draw cash in currencies loaded to your card
  • Highly secure, fully compliant with SA Reserve Bank
  • Exchange controls apply*
  • Click here for terms and conditions

* See the summary of exchange control rules that apply to travel forex

What you get
  • A mobile app-based forex wallet
  • Buy and store US and Australian dollars, euros and pounds sterling
  • Buy forex as and when it suits you
  • Make payments to anyone, anywhere across the globe
  • Create virtual cards for secure online shopping
  • Order a physical Shyft Mastercard to swipe or draw cash abroad
  • Live chat support
  • 50 UCount Rewards tiering points for buying R 7 500 or more in a rolling 12-month period*

*Applies only to UCount Rewards members

  • How to get it
  • What it costs
  • Card features
  • How it works
  • What you get
  • If you have a bank account with us, you can get the Shyft app from your app store 
  • You can then order your Shyft Mastercard from the app

    Google Play Store 
    Apple App Store
  • Using the app is free
  • Transaction fees depend on the value of forex you buy
  • Should you prefer a physical card, there is an applicable R 120 once-off fee

Pricing guide

  • Chip- and PIN-enabled with 3D Secure verification
  • Store up to 4 currencies on a single card
  • Manage your card in-app
  • Free SMS alerts on card activity
  • Automatic Lost Card Protection
  • Load your rands via EFT into your Shyft account
  • Store up to 4 currencies in separate wallets
  • Add people or businesses as beneficiaries
  • Send money straight into their bank account
  • Swipe and draw cash in currencies loaded to your card
  • Highly secure, fully compliant with SA Reserve Bank
  • Exchange controls apply*
  • Click here for terms and conditions

* See the summary of exchange control rules that apply to travel forex

  • A mobile app-based forex wallet
  • Buy and store US and Australian dollars, euros and pounds sterling
  • Buy forex as and when it suits you
  • Make payments to anyone, anywhere across the globe
  • Create virtual cards for secure online shopping
  • Order a physical Shyft Mastercard to swipe or draw cash abroad
  • Live chat support
  • 50 UCount Rewards tiering points for buying R 7 500 or more in a rolling 12-month period*

*Applies only to UCount Rewards members

Earn Rewards Points for every rand you spend using your credit, cheque or debit card

1

Sign up for R 22.19 a month to start collecting Rewards Points, and activate your Rewards card to redeem them

2

Collect Rewards Points whenever you pay by credit, cheque or debit card

3

Use your Rewards card to redeem points at our online malls, at Caltex for fuel, or at our Rewards Retailers

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