Special For BPS Members

DescriptionContact infoShort explanation
BPS membershipPeter McQueenOffice ManagerT: 011 442 0030F: 011 442 0034T: 011 447 3498F: 011 447 3498bpsoc@telkomsa.net Society membership, currently R 66.00 per annum (reviewed annually).
BPS Benevolent Fund for members onlyFunds can be utilised to assist members in a crisis and under special circumstances.
BPS National Council negotiates with possible suppliers for special deals and member benefitsRefer to Service Provider and Specials list below. Detailed information is available on www.bps-fips.co.za
BPS National Council meets with delegates from Financial InstitutionsAnnual meetings, with most of the financial institutions, to promote pensioners’ needs.
BPS Branch functions for members and their spousesRefer to the Branch contact details on the websiteBPS branch member meetings and functions organised by local branches and partly subsidised by BPS.
Service Providers with special benefits to BPS members – medical, insurance, funeral, legal, holiday, vehicle, magazine, etc.
DescriptionContact infoShort explanation
Bankmed Help-line for pensionersBankmed Contact CentreT: 0800 226 5633pensioners@bankmed.co.zaDedicated toll free help-line option for pensioners to assist with claims and queries.Dedicated pensioner tab on the Bankmed website.
Heart2Care Health Services in the safety of your home – operating mainly in Gauteng WestLorinda VenterT: 011 675 2713M: 082 920 2538lorinda@heart2care.co.za All your healthcare needs in the comfort of your own home. Short- and long-term nursing care. Your connection to the best 1-1 in-home assistance, providing different levels of daily care. Beneficial to people who are frail, housebound, chronically or acutely ill, mentally or physically challenged, recently discharged from hospital, accident victims and elderly people who are faced with daily chores. Bankmed approved service provider.
Shekinah Home Care – operating across Gauteng  Meridy SmithT: 012 651 4122M: 084 766 4657Meridy.smith@telkomsa.netDay and night care of your loved ones at home by trained health care workers. Night shift and sleep in services available.Care for patients suffering Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Cancer, Disabilities, Stroke, frail Care and post-operative care. Duties include general care of patient, observation of patient’s condition; taking blood pressure, temperature, pulse and blood glucose monitoring; oxygen supply and maintenance; monitoring fluid intake; preparation of meals and monitoring diet; basic wound care; assistance with patient’s daily exercise routine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.
Service Providers with special benefits to BPS members – medical, insurance, funeral, legal, holiday, vehicle, magazine, etc.
DescriptionContact infoShort explanation
FirstEquity Short Term Insurance (Pensure policy) underwritten by Santam and AA (Automobile Association) Ahmed SwanepoelT: 011 510 1300AA: 086 111 5048F: 086 557 2695F: 086 682 6825info@firstequity.co.zaaswanepoel@firstequity.co.za Discounted and individually tailor-made rates on short term insurance focused on pensioners. The Pencare Lifestyle program (Home and Road Assistance) offers assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in South Africa., including AA Road Assist when in accident or breakdown on the road. For more information, go to www.firstequity.co.za
AVBOB   Funeral policyKoos Bruwer orT: 021 851 0402koos@bewise.co.zaGR KolobeT: 010 222 0115kolober@bewise.co.zaSpecial premiums and benefits for insured and co-insured. 
ATKV Resorts Central reservation officeT: 011 919 9000 or 0800 002 209www.atkv.org.za 
·      Buffelspoort (NW)·      Eiland Spa (Limpopo)·      Klein Kariba (Limpopo)·      Drakensville (KZN)·      Natalia (KZN)·      Goudini Spa (Cape)·      Hartenbos (EC)
SeeSkulp holidayUvongoHoliday CottagesT: 039 315 0423M: 078 618 8619info@holidaycottages.za.netwww.holidaycottages.za.net Secure bookings through the Letting Agents. 20 % Discount on out of season bookings. Wheelchair and crutches friendly, walking distance from beach, fresh water pool in complex, sleeps six (main bedroom with en-suite bathroom, second bedroom with shower and toilet), DSTV, fully fitted kitchen, patio with built in braai, secure parking for two cars and trailer.For more information, go to www.seeskulp.co.za
Holsboer VacationsHermanus – FairviewUmhlanga Rocks – Hyde Park and Ocean VillaMunster – Seaglen DunesPort Alfred – Settler SandsPlettenberg Bay – Summer HillT: 011 295 5404holsboervacations@nedbank.co.za Up to 50% discount if you book to sleep a minimum of four nights. Visit the website for specific specials.For the Cape Province the special is applicable from beginning of May until end November only.For the other provinces, peak holiday periods are excluded.For more information, go to www.holsboervacations.co.za
Clarens Guesthouses Mountain OdysseySara-Jane SchoemanT: 058 256 1173 / 1480F: 058 256 1251odyssey@isat.co.za Clarens Golf EstateT: 058 256 1270golf@theclarens.co.zaContact the Clarens Accommodation office; provide your BPS membership number to get pensioner discounts at various guesthouses.    Contact Clarens Golf Estate directly for any special discountsVisit www.theclarens.co.za for more information and specials
Service Providers with special benefits to BPS members – medical, insurance, funeral, legal, holiday, vehicle, magazine, etc.
DescriptionContact infoShort explanation
Weg / GO MagazineJenny MarinusT: 021 405 1965jenny.marinus@media24.com35% discount on annual subscriptions and new applications
Unitrans Motor GroupJohan du PreezT: 011 288 8204M: 082 458 7024groupdeals@unitransmotors.co.zaCall directly for discounts on various ranges and manufacturers 
Sasbo News and SmallsF: 011 467 0192schraader@mweb.co.zaFree copy to all members to keep you up to date with news and activities in the Industry.BPS members can advertise personal items at no charge to over 70 000 Sasbo and BPS members in the Industry.

One of our members is offering a 10% discount to all BPS members on accommodation in a cottage. The cottage is located at Kei Mouth and includes a pool, pizza oven and braai.

View the cottage here – https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1017578815374069&id=100013658795437&sfnsn=scwspwa&extid=S8oUhg7OQVnMP354

Tuck Inn is a self catering cottage in Kei Mouth that sleeps 2 adults in comfort. The fully fenced property has a beautiful garden with a swimming pool, pizza oven and braai. The cottage has an open plan lounge, fully equipped kitchen, double bed bedroom and a separate shower and toilet. The lounge has a flat screen TV with a full DSTV bouquet and free WiFi. Pet friendly.
Our beautiful beach is only 700m down the road, 350m from the shop and 1km from the Kei river.
2020 Rates:
High season – R780 per night
Low season – R650 per night
082 850 5548