30 October 2019

    Megan Ellis

    Christmas shopping with VodaPay

    It may be hard to believe, but it really is that time of the year again! This festive season, however, VodaPay is here to help make your shopping easier.

    The end of the year is drawing closer, which means it's time to start prepping for the Christmas shopping rush. Is that a groan we hear? Don't worry – this year's shopping is guaranteed to be a breeze with the help of the VodaPay app. Vodacom, in partnership with MasterPass, has introduced the VodaPay app to make your shopping more convenient. Here’s how to use it as well as a few tech gift ideas from retailers that will let you put the app to the test. 

    How to use VodaPay

    You can download the VodaPay app from the Google Play Store or App Store. When you open the app, you will need to verify your phone number. VodaPay will send you a one-time verification PIN that you will need to enter into the app. Once this is done, you can add your debit or credit card to the app by entering the details or simply scanning the card. With your card saved, you can pay for purchases by scanning a QR code from retailers.

    Where to use VodaPay

    You can pay for your purchases in-store or online with retailers that provide a QR-code payment option. These include any retailers that accept Zapper, SnapScan and MasterPass as a payment method. You can also pay for certain items such as airtime and utility bills directly through the VodaPay app. 

    Tech gifts you can buy using VodaPay

    Now that you know how the app works, here are a few ideas for tech gifts that are both useful and affordable. Simply click on the links provided and pay using the VodaPay app. Here's to a super simple festive season!

    Video games

    Video games are a perfect and affordable gift for the gamers in your life. Simply find out their preferred console and the types of games they enjoy and haven’t tried yet. You can browse game specials and order online with Raru’s video game section

    Phone audio accessories

    From Bluetooth speakers to quality, wired headphones, there’s no shortage of smartphone audio accessories to choose from for your favourite tech fan. Check out the mobile accessories on Cellucity to see which gadgets will appeal to your gift recipients. 

    Quirky tech accessories

    Not all tech accessories are obvious gifts at first. But there are some niche gadgets out there that can be incredibly useful. From magnetic smartphone mounts to wireless smartphone controllers, these tech gadgets mostly appear on deal websites. If you’re looking for quirky gadgets and accessories, check OneDayOnly. The website offers different deals from a wide range of retailers each day – often with niche tech gadgets and quirky devices as well. 

    Click here to find out more about how VodaPay works.

    Header photo by freestocks.org on Unsplash

    Megan Ellis