Let your Bank Pay For your Ride Home after a Night Out

Let your Bank Pay For your Ride Home after a Night Out

You’ve had a bit too much to drink after a fun night out on the town. No need to worry about how you’re going to be able to get home. More South African financial institutions are providing services for individuals facing such circumstances.

Here’s how you can let your bank pay for your ride home after a night out:

First National Bank

FNB provides a designated driver service for when you need to get home safely. Available to FNB Standalone Petro cardholders and linked Private Client Credit cardholders, this service operates 7 days a week.

Drivers are equipped with a cell phone and will safely transport you within a 50km radius of city centres in Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London and George.

Individuals are entitled to 6 free trips per annum and bookings remain open until 01h00.

As a petro cardholder you and a maximum of up to two of your guests can be collected from a single pick-up point and transported to a single drop-off point.

To contact FNB, call: 0861 643 278


Absa Bank is one of the big four banks in South Africa. The institution strives to provide clients with unique services designed to assist them with their individual needs. The Take me Home facility offered by Absa provides convenience and simplicity.

Available to Gold, Platinum or Spouse Value Bundle account holders, this service ensures that clients are driven home in their own cars. To benefit from this convenient service, you need to book at least 48 hours in advance.

Gold account holders can contact Absa by calling 0861 888 805 and Platinum account holders can contact the bank by calling 0861 777 120.

The various designated driver facilities offered by banks in South Africa can go a long way towards providing the ultimate convenience for clients while also helping to reduce incidents of drunk driving in the country.

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