How to Buy Airtime with Nedbank

Are you looking for information on how to buy airtime with Nedbank? Bank customers in South Africa do not need to actually go out onto the street in search for airtime. All the banks in the country offer facilities that allow their clients to buy airtime using a wide range of options. These include through the banks’ apps, via USSD and through online banking. You are probably here because you are new to Nedbank and you wish to learn more about how to buy airtime. That’s what we are going to show you in this article;

Options for buying airtime on Nedbank

The following is how to buy airtime with Nedbank;

  1. You can buy airtime by dialing the Nedbank USSD code *130*001#. You need to be registered for cellphone banking to be able to use this facility.
  2. It’s also possible to buy airtime using the Nedbank money app. To use this feature, you need to be registered on the money app. Once logged in, click on the plus sign on the bottom of the screen and then click on Buy. Pick the option to buy airtime and follow the instructions that come up on your screen.
  3. Airtime can also be bought via online banking. First, you need to log into the Nedbank online banking portal. After you have logged in, click on Buy. Choose Prepaid. Enter the name and phone number of the person for whom you wish to buy airtime. Also enter their provider (mobile network). On the next page, enter the amount and choose the account from which you wish to buy airtime. Finally, confirm your details and click on Buy.

Which option is best?

That’s how to buy airtime with Nedbank. We have already noted that mostly new Nedbank clients will be looking for this information. If you have been using Nedbank for a while, chances are high that you will already have a good idea of how to do this.

The option that works best for you depends on what you prefer. It also depends on whether or not you have registered for the Nedbank app. If you do not have the app, then you can use USSD.

With the USSD option outlined above, you do not need any airtime in your phone to make your purchase. However, with the app, you need to have data in your device. The option to buy your airtime using online banking is also great, though it also requires internet. So, the USSD option is great, as long as you have signed up for mobile banking.

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