How To Shop Online In South Africa

By | October 29, 2021

The advancement in technology has given humanity the privillege to buy items and getting them delivered to their homes without moving an inch.

Thanks to ecommerce, these are website purposely for selling almost anything from cars to houses.

South Africa like other developing abd developed countries have these online shops.

How To Shop Online In South Africa

To shop online in south Africa, you will need;

A Computer/mobile phone

an Internet connection.

These shops are like software applications and website where the products can be viewed before purchasing.

Most of these platforms accept digital forms of payment .

Below are the online shops in South Africa;

1. Cotton On

They have an incredible variety of clothing. Cotton on also hosts magnificent sales. The quality of the clothing is great, and I can truly attest to this, as my children put their clothes through hell.

Cotton On accepts various methods of payments, including Mastercard, Visa, and i-Pay. So if you’re looking for great outfits at great prices, look no further than the Cotton On the website!  Free shipping when you spend over R500
 30% Off on Winter Wins

2. BidorBuy

BidorBuy is Best for Furniture, Clothing, Laptops, Electronics, Cell phones, Appliances and More.

You could buy books, to the latest tech, to second-hand items. The great thing is that the prices on BidorBuy are usually lower than at most other online shopping sites.  You could even shop by store as well as the item.

There is also a variety of payment options, from PayPal to Bitcoin and SnapScan. You could even use your Discovery Miles to pay for items. This makes the Bid or Buy a great place to buy any item. Not only is the site user-friendly, but it offers a variety of options. Pay with Bitcoin, Paypal or SnapScan

3. Loot

Loot online shopping best for Books, DVDs, CDs, games, electronics, computers, office, stationery, toys, and much more.


Takealot Online Shopping is Best for Anything You Can Imagine: TVs, Laptops, Cellphones, Kitchen appliances, Toys, Books, Beauty Products & more.

5. NetFlorist

Netflorist is one of the SA’s Largest Online Flower And Gift Delivery Service.

6. Pick n Pay

Pick n Pay Online Shopping Best for All Types of Groceries Items from Different Brands. 

7. Mr Price

Mr Price Online Shopping Best for Latest Ladies, Mens & Kids Fashion Products.

8. Superbalist

Superbalist Online Best for Clothing, Accessories & Shoes from The Best Brands.

9. Etsy

Etsy Online Shopping Best for Perfect Handmade Gift, Vintage & On-trend Clothes, Unique Jewelry and much more.

10. Yuppiechef

Yuppiechef Stores is Best for Kitchen Appliances, Foods and Homeware Products

11. Woolworths

Another one of my favourite stores. You can buy groceries and have them delivered to your door, as well as clothing!

 100% secure shopping with a variety of options.
  If you spend over R475, delivery is free
 Instore returns

12. Checkers

Offering a variety of services, besides just groceries, you can book shows at computicket, buy prepaid electricity.

 Click and collect option. You can order food from Checkers online and collect it at the nearest store.
  If you spend R600 or more, delivery is free.
  There is also a 7-day return policy on House and Home items.

13. Truworths

Truworths offers fantastic, good quality clothing. This is a one stop fashion shop! 

 Collect instore for free
 30 day return and exchange policy
 Nationwide delivery within 3 to 5 working days
 Safe and secure payment

14. Wish

Offering a variety of the best products at really cheap prices. You can even get up to 90% discount on sale items.

 Easy return policy
 Offering everything from toys to clothes to pet products
 Safe and Secure payments

15. Macro

Macro is South Africa’s version of Tesco’s. Offering pretty much everything! 

 Offering nationwide delivery
  You can even collect items in store
 Safe and secure payments. You can even use eBucks to shop.

16. Zara

Offering trendy clothing online for men, women and children.

 Offering international shipping
  Safe and secure payments

So if your thinking of staying indoors today, but you have a ton of shopping to do, think of using these amazing online stores.