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The gear you need to begin your trail running adventure

“It’s not where you take the trail, it’s where the trail takes you” – Unknown Are you getting tired of...

Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

The Lockdown Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

The Mothers Day Gift Guide During Lockdown 2020 has certainly turned out to be a year we’ll never forget, and...

Shopping the latest sneakers online

Shopping around for the latest sneakers online? Sneakers have moved beyond the gym floor and become an essential fashion item....

Spotlight on bespoke jewellery designer Leigh Avenue

Leigh Avenue is a design house for handcrafted bespoke jewellery. Payflex speaks to founder Leanne Shakenovsky to find out more about how the...

Where to buy shoes online in South Africa

.Looking to buy shoes online?  There are a range of online shoe stores to choose from, meaning you can step...

Best online golf stores in South Africa

Best online golf stores in South Africa

Best online golf stores in South Africa If you’re an avid golf enthusiast, you’ll agree that using the right golf...

Ensuring your online order is delivered correctly

Ensuring your online order is delivered correctly

Ensuring your online order is delivered correctly To be a master online shopper, you could do worse than perfecting the...

SA boutique Equilibrio

Spotlight on SA boutique Equilibrio & their eCommerce journey

Spotlight on SA boutique Equilibrio & their eCommerce journey SA Boutique Equilibrio is a South African fashion blog and online...

How to source the best online deals

How to source the best online deals

How to source the best online deals Who doesn’t like a good deal? In the vast world of eCommerce, trying...

Tips for choosing online furniture

Tips for choosing furniture pieces online so you don’t have to go to a store

Tips for choosing online furniture pieces so you don’t have to go to a store We can all agree that...

Affordable treats when you've got to tighten your belt

Affordable treats when you’ve got to tighten your belt

Affordable treats when you’ve got to tighten your belt  In the midst of an economic crunch, accessible, feel-good products are...

Most expensive things you can buy using Payflex

What are the most expensive things you can buy using Payflex?

What are the most expensive things you can buy using Payflex? We’ve put together a list of the some of...

online pet stores in South Africa

 Guide to online pet stores in South Africa

 Guide to online pet stores in South Africa It’s become absolutely critical to have a guide to reliable, well-stocked online...

Benefits of account creation on eCommerce sites

The benefits of account creation on eCommerce sites

The benefits of account creation on eCommerce sites As our reliance on online shopping grows, so do the number of...

Tips on how to avoid online shopping returns

Tips on how to avoid online shopping returns

Tips on how to avoid online shopping returns From ordering the wrong item, or receiving the item you wanted but...

Winter boots style guide 2020

Winter boots style guide 2020

Winter boots style guide 2020 Let’s face it: Winter isn’t coming, it’s here. And what is better on a freezing...

The pros and cons of instant EFT

In our constantly switched on world,  we (consumers) are increasingly expecting to get what we want quickly, round the clock,...

Ways to Keep Your Family Entertained During Lockdown

13 Ways to Keep Your Family Entertained During Lockdown

13 Ways to Keep Your Family Entertained During Lockdown On a day-to-day basis, mothers across the world struggle to keep...

Loungewear and the other fashion trends shaping 2020

Loungewear and the other fashion trends shaping 2020 There’s no corner of everyday life that COVID-19 hasn’t transformed including the...

Activewear Trends 2020

Is your activewear in need of an urgent upgrade? Bright colours, pockets and eco-conscious activewear are among the major fitness...

South Africa's online cycling shops

A Guide to South Africa’s Online Cycling Shops

A Guide to South Africa’s Online Cycling Shops Consider this the quintessential guide to South Africa’s online cycling shops. Whether...

Become an Interest-Free Shopping Warrior

So you want to become an interest-free shopping ninja warrior, daniel son? COVID-19 (and its plethora of spin-off problems) makes...

Finding Podcast Equipment in South Africa

Finding Podcast Equipment in South Africa

Finding Podcast Equipment in South Africa If you’re looking for podcasting equipment in South Africa, maybe this article can help...

The best treadmills to buy for your home workout

Keen on getting your running or walking fix at home? Lockdown and social isolation definitely got people more into home...

Key wardrobe staples to wear all year round

While many trends come and go, solid wardrobe staples last forever. Payflex Guest Contributor Monde Mtsi outlines some of his key...

How To Buy CBD Oil in South Africa

How To Buy CBD Oil in South Africa

  How To Buy CBD Oil in South Africa   With more research showing the positive effects of CBD oil...

Bad Online Shopping Habits

Four Really Bad Online Shopping Habits (and how to beat them)

Four Really Bad Online Shopping Habits (and how to beat them) The bright side of online shopping means I don’t...

Fathers Day Gift Guide

Fathers Day Gift Guide

Your 2020 Fathers Day Gift Guide Welcome to your 2020 fathers day gift guide. Feels like mothers day was just...

Keeping fit

The Self Isolator’s Guide to Keeping Fit

The Self Isolator’s Guide to Keeping Fit Isolation has got us all trying to keep fit without our usual gym...

Easter Shopping list 2020

Your Ultimate Easter Shopping List For 2020

Your Ultimate Easter Shopping List For 2020 The ultimate easter shopping list looks a little different this year. Many of...

Prevent identity theft

Not Today, Hacker: 10 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

Not Today, Hacker: 10 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft If we’re going to be glued to our screens we better...

Payment Options for Online Shopping that Don’t Require Credit

Payment Options for Online Shopping that Don’t Require Credit

Payment Options for Online Shopping that Don’t Require Credit When it comes to credit there are many options available online....

online liquor stores

South African Online Liquor Stores: The Ultimate Guide

South African Online Liquor Stores: The Ultimate Guide Online liquor stores are seeing unprecedented sales volumes. South Africans are ensuring...

BNPL

The BNPL Gold Rush: Global investors dash to buy equity in Buy Now Pay Later players

The BNPL Gold Rush: Investors dash to buy equity in Buy Now Pay Later Players A string of high-profile acquisitions...

Cruelty-free beauty products in South Africa

Where to Find Cruelty-free beauty products in South Africa

Where to Find Cruelty-free beauty products in South Africa Cruelty-free and vegan beauty products are rapidly rising in popularity in...

Buy Now Pay Later: What is it and What is all the fuss about?

It seems too good to be true right? You’re shopping online, eyeing a pair of sneakers that cost quite a...

How to Give Gifts according to the 5 Languages of Love

How to Give Gifts According to the 5 Languages of Love

How to Give Gifts according to the 5 Languages of Love Learning our partner and family’s love language is not...

Responsible spending

Responsible spending in an age of instant gratification

Responsible Spending in An Age of Instant Gratification I know this title may sound a little parental but the truth...

online mommy shopping

Online Mommy Shopping: The Rise of the Ecom Mom

Online Mommy Shopping: The Rise of the Ecom Mom Accounting for almost 90% of new mothers, millennial moms are a...

Jigsaw puzzles

Welcome Back Jigsaw Puzzles! 

Welcome Back Jigsaw Puzzles! The coronavirus has caused an unlikely resurgence in the demand for jigsaw puzzles. Social media feeds...

Which home gym equipment to buy online

Looking for the best at-home gym equipment? Working out at home has become increasingly popular thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic....

must-have for load shedding

5 Must Haves to While Away the Hours of Load Shedding

Winter is coming. That means more load shedding so we thought we’d round up some must-haves for load shedding this...

work in sweatpants

Can I Come to Work in my Sweatpants, Please?

Can I Come to Work in my Sweatpants, Please? Not another guide on returning to work safely. Ah, the sound...

Getting out of Credit Card Debt in South Africa

Getting out of Credit Card Debt in South Africa

We thought it would be useful to talk through some simple steps to getting out of credit card debt in...

Guide for lazy gift givers

The Ultimate Guide for Lazy Gift-Givers

This guide for lazy gift-givers is for anyone who gets anxious at the thought of having to buy a gift...

The Do's and Don'ts of Accessorising Banners

The Dos and Don’ts of Accessorising

In this article, we’re going to explore the dos and don’ts of accessorising. They may be the difference between becoming...

Top sneakers to buy online this year

Top Sneakers to Buy Online This Year

Before we dive into the top sneaker trends of this year, let me ask you this question. How’s your sneaker...