Bidvest Bank

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About – Bidvest Bank

Bidvest Bank is dominating the market with their service delivery in many markets globally.

Our services exceed client expectations in foreign exchange services for individuals as well as for business requirements.

Putting our clients first.

Clients have the satisfaction of knowing their needs are taken care of when it comes to their banking services.

Bidvest Bank is part of the Bidvest Group Limited with international trading services and JSE listed companies which reach as far as 5 continents.

We take your business very seriously, reaching for excellence and top quality service when it comes to your money.

As specialists in the field, we master the way banking should be done.

With over 150 years’ experience as the leading foreign exchange company in Southern Africa, our expertise provides nothing less than the best for our customers.

We specialise in the selling of traveller cheques, foreign bank notes and world currency cards, which can be obtained at any of our branches nationwide.

Level 2 B-BBEE.

As a level 2 B-BBEE contributor, and delivering consistently high levels of service requires a culture committed to training, developing and retaining excellent staff. We take the survival and development of our country very seriously and contribute and participate in small and medium enterprises throughout South Africa.

We are committed to the complete integration of social, economic and environmental factors in all our planning and decision making, to ensure that our organisation serves the needs of all stakeholder without any detrimental effect on future generations.

Our focus areas have been identified and developed to ensure that the implementation is simple, uncomplicated, achievable and measurable and in turn forms part of our wider transformation strategy.

Services – Bidvest Bank

Bidvest Bank offer clients a personal solution for all their banking needs.

Our services include personal banking, forex, vehicle finance, business banking, business forex, and internet banking.

Have all your banking needs covered under one roof, and thrive on the benefits you or your business will value from being part of our passionate and enthusiastic team of experts.

This is what you can expect from the best:

Forex Services (Personal & Business)

Bidvest Bank’s World Currency Card™ is a suite of pre-paid travel cards that give you access to your funds in the local currency of your travel destination. It’s more cost effective than using your credit card because you transact at a fixed exchange rate and there is no Point-of-Sale (merchant) transaction fee.

Get these benefits:

  • It’s pre-loaded so there’s no need to worry about fluctuating exchange rates
  • You determine your spending limit upfront
  • Takes risk out of carrying cash and is reloadable at any time
  • Immediate card activation
  • Withdraw cash at over one million international ATMs at anytime
  • Track spending with instant text or email notification as well as online statements
  • PIN and signature protected
  • FREE secondary card
  • 24-hour replacement of lost cards

Vehicle Finance.

Get a range of vehicle finance options with convenient online calculators, allowing you to determine how much you can spend and afford to pay back.

Get our perks tax guide and additional services with your finance option.

Personal Banking.

We offer personal savings and investment accounts for those looking to have a fixed deposit account, to use for something later down the line. Invest overseas and enjoy the interest on that product. We also offer:

  • Bidvest Bank accounts – unlimited banking at a minimal monthly fee
  • Notice accounts – Flexible investment for a 41 day term
  • Call Accounts – Save and earn interest on your account and still have access to the cash when you need it
  • Fixed deposit account – get higher interest on your investment with longer terms of 1 to 12 months.

Summary of Services

  • Transactional Banking
  • Savings and Investments
  • Foreign Exchange
  • International Payments
  • Offshore Investments
  • Emigration Services
  • International Money transfers


Get the best value for money when you partner with Bidvest Bank.

Bidvest Bank is owned by The Bidvest Group Limited and provides services worldwide as well as being listed on the JSE operating across three continents.

With associations over the last 150 years, our foreign exchanges services have left their mark across the world.

Specialised uncomplicated banking.

We uphold our mission to maintain an uncompromisingly high level of specialised Forex products for personal and business needs, delivering entrepreneurial banking products through our expert customer care.

We not big on talk, but rather concentrate on our delivery, and ensuring our customers get what they expect and more. We are the money management specialist, and ensure your money is always in safe responsible hands.

As a fully-fledged reputable banking firm, we are the market leaders in foreign exchange and asset finance in the country.

Leveraging off two of the largest leading brands, Bidvest Group and Rennie’s Foreign exchange, our forte is our expertise in the forex market.

We pride our services to our clients through exceptional knowledge of the industry as well as the ability to understand our client’s business needs, providing the right service to them.

Through a global network, we can offer all major currencies as well as traveller checks and foreign bank notes for business travellers, including our unique world currency card option. With 60 currencies worldwide, we have you covered.

Bidvest Bank, in an agreement with Visa, offers automatic Visa Platinum status to clients who buy a Bidvest Bank World Currency Card, giving cardholders access to privileges, savings and upgrades. Visa Platinum privileges include VIP treatment by 12 Visa partner companies worldwide, including in the hospitality, car-rental and other travel sectors.

It also includes benefits like purchase protection, insurance cover and extended warranty on all goods bought with the card.

Bidvest Bank has the ability to provide foreign exchange after normal banking hours. In addition Bidvest Bank provides a 24-hour back-up service by means of the Bank Call Centre.

Bidvest Bank will source, purchase, service, repair, insure, license, and sell your vehicle and offer a number of finance options that will cover your every need.

We offer clients specialist solutions including but not limited to:

  • Forex Services (Personal & Business)
  • Vehicle Finance
  • Personal Banking

 Contact Details

Shop 102, Lower Mall Main Entrance, V & A Shopping Centre, Victoria Wharf, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Cape Town City Center, 8001, South Africa
Ph: 021 418 3744 / 0860-11-11-77
Em: [email protected]

 Postal Address

PO Box 185, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa

 Opening Hours

  • Monday 09:00 – 21:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 – 21:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 – 21:00
  • Thursday 09:00 – 21:00
  • Friday 09:00 – 21:00
  • Saturday 09:00 – 21:00
  • Sunday 10:00 – 21:00