With governmental fuel levies increasing by 52c per litre on 4 April, everyone can do with a bit of saving on petrol and diesel costs. This means we will be paying taxes of R3.62 per litre of petrol. This is in addition to last year’s hike of 30c per litre.

Here’s how you can get some rewards and earn loyalty kickbacks on your fuel purchases.


Avios Card

BP has partnered with the Avios Travel Rewards Programme. This means you need an Avios card to claim Avois points.

How Do You Sign Up For An Avois card?

  • Ask a petrol attendant at BP.
  • Activate your card online here.
  • For every 2 litres you spend you will earn 1 Avios point.

Discovery Credit Card

  • With this card you can earn 1 Discovery Mile for every R15 that you spend at BP.
  • It is linked to your Vitality status so you can earn up to 10X the points based on how high your Vitality status is.

Discovery Insure – Vitality Drive card

  • You can get up to 50% back in fuel rewards each month when you fill up at BP.

Pick ‘n Pay Smart Shopper

  • According to Business Insider, customers can now use their Pick ‘n Pay Smart Shopper card at BP as well to get 20c per litre in cashback. This is for a limited time only until March 2019, when the cashback will reduce to 10c per litre. The cashback is only redeemable at Pick ‘n Pay stores.



  • Shell has introduced its own rewards programme. For every litre of fuel, customers receive a 15c credit back on their rewards card.

Discovery Insure – Vitality Drive card

  • You can get up to 50% back in fuel rewards each month when you fill up at Shell.


Dischem card

  • Earn 10 dis-chem benefit points for each litre of total fuel purchased/



  • FNB eBucks customers can earn between 0.10c and R4 per litre.

Clicks Clubcard points

  • For every 1 litre you fill up at Engen, you will earn 1 Clicks point at participating stores.


Standard Bank uCount Rewards Card

  • This one makes the most sense if you are an existing Standard Bank customer.
  • Sign up to the uCount Rewards programme for R20 a month.
  • Use your Standard Bank Credit, Cheque or Debit account card to earn uCount rewards on fuel purchases.
  • You receive a uCount Rewards card that is a debit card. The rewards earned is cash that you can only spend at Caltex and other rewards partners.


The ABSA Rewards Card

  • Earn between 1 and 15% cashback rewards every time you fill up or make purchases at Sasol.
  • You can use your ABSA debit or credit card. The debit card cashback is between 1 and 7% whereas, paying by credit card you can get up to 15% back.
  • This excludes bill payments, pre-paid airtime, electricity and lotto purchases.
  • You will only earn cash rewards on the first R3 000 (three thousand Rand) that you spend at Sasol during the accrual period.