• As South Africans prepare to head to the polls on Wednesday, there’s an extra incentive to exercise your democratic right: fantastic freebies from some of your favourite local spots! After casting your vote, simply show your inked thumb and enjoy these delightful treats.

    Here’s a roundup of what’s on offer:


    After casting your vote, treat yourself to a free cup of coffee at Spur. Just pop into any Spur restaurant and show your inked thumb to enjoy this complimentary beverage.


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    Warm up with a complimentary regular coffee at Wimpy. Not a coffee fan? No problem! You can opt for a regular hot chocolate instead. Simply show your inked thumb to claim your drink.


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    Doppio Zero

    Celebrate your vote with a delicious second cup of coffee on the house at Doppio Zero. Visit any Doppio Zero outlet and show your inked thumb to enjoy this freebie.


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    Krispy Kreme

    Sweeten your voting day with a free original glazed doughnut from Krispy Kreme. Head to any main store or Checkers full experience store on Wednesday, May 29, and show your inked thumb to get your tasty treat.

    Camps Bay Social Club

    Enjoy a free garlic and herb pizza at the Camps Bay Social Club on Wednesday, 29 May, just by showing off your marked thumb upon entry. Gather all your friends and enjoy the benefits of exercising your democratic rights!

    Hudsons Burgers

    Feeling hungry and thirsty after voting? Hudsons Burgers has you covered with a free draught beer. Show your inked thumb when you order a main meal and choose between a Castle Lite or Carling Black Label draught.

    Oh my Cake

    Pop into the Oh my Cake store on Voting Day, show your marked voter thumb, and score a FREE truffle treat (no purchase required)


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    Whisk and Wine Bar

    Order a delicious meal and upon showing your voting mark, enjoy your FREE Millers Lime at Whisk and Wine Bar.


    Keep your nails looking great even with an inked thumb. Sorbet is offering 20% off any manicure when you show your proof of voting. Pamper yourself as a reward for fulfilling your civic duty.


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    Triggerfish Brewery

    Enjoy a complimentary Sweetlips from Triggerfish Brewery on voting day by just showing your finger stamp. Vinyl DJ Paulie will be on the decks in the evening, head over to enjoy a celebration of casting your vote.

    Other freebies you can enjoy:

    • Uber: Uber will offer 50,000 riders 35% off on both trips to and from their registered polling station, with each ride capped at R40 per trip.
    • Lush: Pamper yourself with a free bath bomb – perfect for unwinding after casting your vote.
    • Club Padel: Show the staff your marked thumb to get your match fee refunded.

    A day to celebrate democracy

    This election marks the seventh general election since 1994, a testament to South Africa’s vibrant democracy. By voting, you’re not only exercising your Constitutional right but also shaping the future of your country. Enjoy these rewards as a small token of appreciation for your participation.

    Remember to check the terms and conditions of each offer before you claim your freebies to avoid any surprises. Happy voting, and enjoy your treats!