Who says getting older doesn’t have its own set of privileges? Irrespective of where you live, there are heaps of savings and benefits specifically for SA over-60s.
Here is a selection of YEI’s great deals, savings and benefits specifically for South African over 60s, seniors, retirees and pensioners. From countryside experiences to cost-effective security solutions, and much more – you can find an array of superb offers in the pensioner offers below.
Another bumper month for pensioner savings, all intended to make your Golden Years a tad more affordable!
And don’t forget to browse through the YEI Directory to check out countless other pensioner savings and benefits. The YEI Directory is clearly marked on the YEI Homepage – look for the top orange bar. Using the drop down arrows, choose your location and category, and click on “search”.
The Franschoek Motor Museum
Franschoek, Western Cape
L’Ormarins Wine Estate is the magnificent setting for the Franschoek Motor Museum. Whether you are passionate about cars or just want to have a relaxing day in the country, then the Franschhoek Motor Museum is the place for you. Enjoy 100 years of motoring history plus the unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia. The collection exceeds 220 vehicles – ranging from an 1898 Beeston motor tricycle to a 2003 Ferrari Enzo supercar and has more than 80 exhibits on view at any one time. Please note that the Museum can only be visited by appointment and offers a pensioner discount on admission. For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Places of interest; Location: Western Cape
The Springbok Lodge
Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal
Looking for an unforgettable experience? The Springbok Lodge epitomises the perfect safari experience with beautifully appointed tented suites, service excellence, superb cuisine and prolific wildlife. Situated in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve they are a perfect stop over between Johannesburg and Durban. The abundant natural water system, with perennial rivers and the beautiful waterfall and cascades on the Sundays River, makes for a unique sanctuary, attracting several rare bird species and an enviable array of raptors and vultures. Feast your senses on the magnificent sights, sounds and smells of this untouched African bush. The Springbok Lodge offers a discount all year round, on all rates, to South African seniors. For further details, please click here.
YEI Directory – Category: Accommodation; Location: Kwa-Zulu Natal
Combat Force (Cape) offers cost-effective security solutions with a personal touch. They offer the following services: Armed Response, Access Control and Intercom Systems, CCTV Installations and Remote Monitoring, Bicycle and Motor Vehicle Patrols, Alarm Monitoring, Alarm Installations and Maintenance and Guarding Services. In addition, Combat Force offers a discounted rate to pensioners on all services. For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Security Services; Location: Western Cape
African Lily Lodge
Affordable, Clean, Comfortable and Spacious Self Catering rooms in Phalaborwa, African Lily Lodge is situated within 3km of the entrance gate of the Kruger National Park. African Lily Lodge is the place to go whether you are on business, in transit or just looking for somewhere to stay in the heart of Big 5 country. Contact them for their affordable rates for seniors. For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Accommodation; Location: Limpopo
Magaliesburg, North West
Here’s a great find if you are looking for a tranquil, rustic, self-catering experience in the heart of the Magaliesburg with a great-priced pensioner deal. Some of the highlights include: a labyrinth, stunning birds, fresh farm goodies on sale, heated pool, lovely walks, and much more… Thabametsi promises to weave its magic on your soul so that your footsteps automatically lead you back. For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Accommodation; Location: North West
Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Free State, Garden Route and Gauteng
Grab this opportunity and escape to the bush, to the mountains, to the sea – escape to any place that you can put up your feet and relax. There is nothing that beats a bit of self-pampering for a day or three! Forever Resorts, Hotels and Lodges are the epitome of luxury. They are situated in Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Free State, Garden Route and Gauteng. There is such a wide variety of accommodation types to choose from and even nice camping spots for the young-at-heart adventurers. For further details, please click here.
Fly more for less with Mango
National offer for senior citizens
Senior citizens get 10% off selected flights on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Airlines; Location: National and all provinces
Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve – special pensioner offer
Ceres, Southern Cederberg
Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve is offering pensioners a 45% pensioner discount all year round. It really doesn’t get better than this. If you have been thinking about a trip to Kagga Kamma, and even if you have not, now is the time! To take a look at what Kagga Kamma has to offer, please click here. But be warned, you will be very tempted to include Kagga Kamma on your bucket list.
YEI Directory – Category: Nature Reserves; Location: Western Cape
Great packages for senior sports fans
National offer for seniors
Sports Tours is a South African business which features top value sports travel packages, from leading sports travel package providers. Sports Tours is primarily aimed at South African based sports fans who wish to obtain sports tours to overseas events (outbound tours). They also offer custom packages to most major sporting events both internationally and locally for both groups and individuals. Contact Sports Tours direct to find out what Pensioners Discounts apply. Sports Tours currently has some amazing tours on offer. Here’s a titbit of what’s on offer – click on the listing to see the other tours…
Springboks vs NZ @ Cape Town – from R8400 pp sharing including flights from JNB return, hotel accommodation, transfers, & airport taxes & match tickets.
Accommodation & Match Tickets only available from R4100 pp sharing.
06 – 08 Oct 2017
Ireland vs Springboks – Aviva Stadium, Dublin from R20570 pp sharing including flights from Johannesburg return, hotel accommodation, travel insurance, transfers and match tickets. Also included is a visit to Guinness Storehouse and Jameson Distillery.
09 – 13 November 2017
For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Travel; Location: National
Bonnievale, Western Cape
Bonnievale Wines make darn good wine! Bonnievale invites YEI members to visit their winery, taste their wines and experience the food and wine pairing. Bonnievale Wines invites all pensioners and regular You’ve Earned It users to take advantage of a wonderful discount on wine purchases. Don’t forget to take this voucher with you on your next visit to Bonnievale Wines – click here to download and print your discount voucher. For further details and to view the Bonnievale listing on the YEI website, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Wineries; Location: Western Cape
National offer for seniors
At AVBOB family comes first, always! AVBOB offers affordable, tailor-made products specifically designed to cater for the needs of senior citizens aged 60+. For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Assurance Societies and Funeral-related services; Location: National
Run/Walk For Life – your health, your fitness, your life
Programme and franchises available nationally
The Run/Walk For Life programme is a three-times-a-week exercise plan. All of the walking and running programmes suit any age or fitness level and ability, and promote weight loss, stress relief and many other medical benefits. All memberships are for 6 or 12 months and can be paid in any number of ways. Once you have joined, your fitness levels will be assessed and you will be placed in a group according to your ability. Pensioners pay only a nominal amount per month. Above all, you will have fun, while losing weight and getting fit!
Are you looking for a part-time business . . . Doing what you love? Run/Walk For Life has franchise opportunities available Nationally – at minimal cost to the right applicants.
Run/Walk For Life franchises are PART TIME businesses, with sessions held three times per week. Sessions last for 1.5 hours each. Earning potential is dependent on membership numbers, but can realistically range form R5000 to R15 000 per month. So, if you are a passionate runner or walker (current or ex), have between 15 and 20 hours per week free, and want to earn some money, a Run/Walk For Life franchise may be for you.
For further details about the programme and the franchise, please click here.
YEI Directory – Category: Healthcare, Business Opportunities; Location: National
Are your stairs a struggle? Consider – Acorn Stairlifts
A national offer
Acorn has stairlifts suitable for all types of staircases and they are so easy to use. Their stairlifts help you regain your freedom in your home. It’s often a tough decision to consider moving house when the stairs become a real problem, but Acorn enables you to live in the home you love. For further details, please click here
YEI Directory – Category: Health and Wellness; Location: Nationwide