Vodacom – Give a Gift , Give a Happy Promotion Launched


Now you can send a gift to anyone in South Africa! They’ll receive 60 minutes talk time, 100MB data or 500 SMSs.


Follow these steps
My Vodacom appSMS your friend’s cellphone number to 1234.*
My Vodacom appWe will send your friend a gift code which they can use to redeem FREE talk time, data or SMSs.
My Vodacom appYou’ll be entered into Vodacom Millionaires and you will receive a confirmation SMS with a reference code.


*Please note: The SMS to 1234 costs 50c.

How To Redeem a gift?

Follow these instructions
My Vodacom appYou’ll receive an SMS from us containing details of your gift plus a gift code. SMS this gift code to 1243.*
My Vodacom appIf you receive a gift voucher, visit the store specified in your SMS to redeem your gift. It’s as easy as that.
My Vodacom appYou will receive a confirmation SMS with your gift details.


How to donate a gift?

If you receive a gift but decide that you don’t want to keep it for yourself, you can donate your gift instead.


Follow these steps
My Vodacom appYou’ll receive an SMS from us containing a gift code.
My Vodacom appSMS “Donate” and your gift code to 1234.*
My Vodacom appThe Vodacom Foundation will match this donation and pass it on to one of our educational charities. Thanks for giving back!

Promotion overview

The Give a Gift, Give a happy Promotion allows any Vodacom customer to send gifts to any cellphone number. The gifts, which are automatically allocated by Vodacom, could be either; 60 minutes talk time for Vodacom to-Vodacom calls, 100MB (or more) of Data, 500 SMSs OR discount vouchers.

How do I send a Gift?

All you need to do is to send an SMS to 1234 containing the cellphone number you wish to send a gift to. This will cost you 50c per SMS and you will automatically get an entry into Vodacom Millionaires.

Can I send a gift to a number on another cellular network?

Yes, however non-Vodacom customers will not be able to immediately redeem the discount vouchers because they will have to first switch their cellphone numbers to our network to enjoy the gifted airtime, SMS or data.

How do I know or choose what gift I am giving?

You will not be able to choose the type of gift that you send because we will automatically allocate all gifts.

How will I know if I have received a gift?

You will receive an SMS with a redemption code. All you need to do is send the redemption code to 1234 for only 50c per SMS. You will also get a free entry into Vodacom Millionaires each time you redeem a gift.

What do I do if I have received a discount voucher as a gift?

If you have received a discount voucher as a gift, please visit the store specified in the SMS to redeem your voucher. Staff at all our specified retail partners will be able to assist you. All vouchers will expire on 31 May 2014.

For non-Vodacom customers

If you have received a gift of FREE minutes, SMSs or data and wish to use it, you will need to first switch to our Vodacom network. Find out how to switch your number

Can I donate my gift to charity?

Yes, you can donate the gift you receive to the Vodacom Foundation by sending the keyword “Donate” followed by the gift code to 1234 for only 50c per SMS. The Vodacom Foundation will match the value of your donation and the funds will be donated towards South African Education.

How do I check my gift balances?

You can view your balances by dialling *111#, choosing ”Promotions” and then the “Give a Gift” option.

You will be able to view the gifts that you’ve sent, received and donated as well as gifts you have not yet redeemed. To check all your gift balances, log in to My Vodacom

How and when must I use my gift?

When you redeem your gift, you will be told how long it’s valid for. Gifted airtime will only apply on local Vodacom-to-Vodacom calls and SMSs sent to national destinations, while free data can be used to visit any website.

*Terms and Conditions Apply


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