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Discovery Bank app now geared for flight bookings
Discovery Bank today announced a significant enhancement to its Vitality Travel offering: the ability for clients to find and book discounted flights – domestically and internationally – directly in the Discovery Bank app.
Discovery Vitality marks its 25th anniversary in SA with symbolic brand refresh and Summer with a V campaign
To celebrate their quarter century and new brand refresh, Discovery Vitality will reveal the pink branding to coincide with their summer campaign during the December holidays. This includes a massive prize from Vitality Travel with Discovery Bank. Members can win a year of Vitality Travel – two free return flights a month for twelve months – for themselves and a partner.
The 19th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge: Soweto’s favourite football festival ready for kickoff
The 19th edition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 1-23 December 2022. Whilst the men’s category is full, some spaces remain for the u17 and women’s categories. Teams are encouraged to urgently secure their spots into Soweto’s number 1 diski challenge. Entries close on 30 November 2022.
Discovery and the South African Football Associati
Discovery Bank makes sure no one misses out with #HackBlackFriday
JOHANNESBURG, 23 November 2022 - It’s the week of Black Friday and since 2018, this day has been one of the biggest shopping events of the year. With belts being tightened everywhere due to the current financial environment, many South Africans are waiting to find the best possible deals on high-value items or general household items from retailers everywhere.
Everywhere we look there are mas
South Africa’s first global discretionary fund manager launched by Discovery
Johannesburg, 23 August 2022 — Discovery Group today announced the launch of Cogence, a discretionary fund manager (DFM) seeking to significantly enhance the business of wealth creation in South Africa. Cogence will bring asset allocation views from BlackRock, one of the world’s leading asset managers, together with personalised insights from Vitality to provide investment solutions including mode
Discovery Bank hits 1 million accounts, expands banking and lifestyle benefits
Johannesburg, 20 June 2022 – Over the past year, Discovery Bank has seen strong deposit growth and considerable traction of its shared-value banking model amongst its client base; the appeal of a full service, shared value, digital bank is reflected in Discovery Bank’s strong growth to over 1 million accounts since its public launch in 2020.
Today, as the Bank announced the milestone of reachin
Discovery Bank will immediately refund Vitality clients affected by Comair shutdown
We are saddened by the news released earlier today advising that Comair, one of our longest standing Vitality partners, has stopped operations.
Discovery Vitality launches HealthyBaby, to give members 10% to 50% back on baby, toddler and children’s products
Discovery Vitality has launched its new HealthyBaby benefit to make baby, toddler and children’s essentials – as well as premium items – more affordable, giving members 10% to 50% back at Dis-Chem Baby City, BabiesRUs and ToysRUs.
Discovery Health, South Africa’s largest private health insurance administrator, releases at-scale, real-world analysis of Omicron outbreak based on 211 000 COVID-19 test results in South Africa, including collaboration with the South Africa
Johannesburg, 14 December 2021
Vaccine effectiveness: o The two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination provides 70% protection against severe complications of COVID-19 requiring hospitalisation, and 33% protection against COVID-19 infection, during the current Omicron wave. Reinfection risk: For individuals who have had COVID-19 previously, the risk of reinfection with Omicron is
Discovery Invest Announces 2022 Retirement Summit, featured speakers
Johannesburg, 01 December 2021 — Discovery Invest today announced its inaugural retirement conference, the Discovery Invest Retirement Summit, which is a live hybrid event scheduled to take place on the 25th of January 2022. The Summit will bring together an exclusive gathering of internationally renowned speakers to explore the trends, opportunities and challenges that are shaping today’s retirem
Fitness devices helped people stay fit during the COVID-19 pandemic – and will change the way we work out in future
Access the full paper on https://journals.co.za/doi/10.18772/26180197.2021.v3n3a8
The 2021 Vitality Running World Cup Champion Announced
South Africa has today been crowned Champion of the 2021 Vitality Running World Cup. Qualifying for the Finals in 2nd position, South Africa leapt up the leaderboard to take the win with 134,000 runners participating in the tournament.
In second place, was Namibia with 3,408 runners. Just behind with Mongolia was 4,424 runners and in fourth place, England with 61,000.
Now in its third year,
Discovery Bank and Vitality announce new offerings to deliver integrated value for clients
Johannesburg, 30 September 2021 – Discovery Bank today announced new digital and fintech innovations for a comprehensive digital financial services experience at its annual product-update event with financial advisers.
“With the latest features, our clients have access to a full range of financial capabilities in one place – our digital banking platform. This platform is not only transforming b
Discovery Health Medical Scheme announces a second year of deferred contribution increases
30 September 2021 - Today Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) announced that it would again the delay the implementation of its annual contribution increases. After delaying the annual contribution increases for 2021 by 6 months to 1 July 2021, the Scheme announced that the annual contribution increases of 7.9% for 2022 would only be implemented from 1 May 2022. This makes Discovery Health Me
Discovery Bank Priority Fast Track launches at Cape Town International Airport
Johannesburg, 1 September 2021 – Discovery Bank today announced that Black and Purple cardholders can enjoy faster security clearance with the Discovery Bank Priority Fast Track at the Cape Town International Airport domestic departure hall, making travel more rewarding than ever.
This follows the launch of Priority Fast Track at OR Tambo International Airport in July 2020, successfully brough
Discovery Bank clients to harness their rewards in support of KZN relief efforts
Johannesburg, 23 July 2021 - Discovery Bank today announced it will enable all its clients to donate cash or accumulated Discovery Miles, which they earn with Vitality Money as a reward for healthy lifestyle and financial choices, to the relief efforts underway in KwaZulu-Natal. All donations in cash and Discovery Miles from now until 31 August can be made directly from the Discovery Bank app to G
Discovery’s Vitality Open gets more South Africans active and driving better
Discovery Vitality today released the results of its 10-week public campaign, the Vitality Open, which was aimed at getting South Africans to exercise more and improve their driving behaviour.
Vitality-linked insurers to get 100 million people 20% more active by 2025
Building on the results of the largest behaviour change study on physical activity, Vitality and its global network of insurers have committed to making 100 million people more active over the next seven years, aligned to the World Health Organizations’ Global Action Plan on Physical Activity.
One in four South African preschoolers is overweight or obese. What does the research reveal?
More than a quarter of the world’s population is under the age of 15. Their health is our future. Based on the current exercise and eating habits of South Africa’s children, it’s clear that urgent action is required.