South African Associations
of Retired Persons

Benefits For Our Members

Short Term Insurance

Some of our members have saved up to R10,000 per annum on their SAARP policies.

We are able to offer a choice of Auto & General, Santam or Alexander Forbes policies to members.

Note: Santam and Alexander Forbes carry no excess payments but Auto & General policies do have excesses.

Contact Lorraine, Beverley or Renske SAARP 021 592 1279 or


SAARP Holiday Club

Get discounted off-peak holidays at amazing prices that can save thousands.

These offers are advertised in our monthly e-Newsletter. So keep an eye open for its arrival as this popular service is “first come first served”.

Contact Renske at SAARP: 021 592 1279 or


Free Will Service

There are no drafting or holding costs and we offer discounted executor’s fees below the charged legal maximum.

Many members have expressed the wish that we speed up the establishment of the relationship of trust whereby SAARP is nominated as a co-executor of our members’ wills. As a result we have negotiated a special deal for members that enables us to ensure savings on the costs of executing a will. Depending upon the size and complexity of your estate, the discount could vary from 20% to 50% off the maximum legislated fees that are normally charged.

Call us and ask for Will Request form to be sent to you by e-mail, Fax: 021 592 1284 or phone 021 592 1279 and a representative will call you.

ICOD FILE (In Case of Death)

This is a checklist of information and documents that are required after a death. It will assist your heirs to quickly and efficiently access and provide the variety of documents required after a death.

(Does someone have all your computer passwords? You can place them in a sealed envelope with your will.)

Download IOCD file (PDF)


SAARP Mahala Membership Card

This card provides you with discounts and redeemable loyalty points:

As a SAARP member, you enjoy access to the Mahala Loyalty Programme. With great discounts and points earnings across the nation, you can shop wherever you go.

Contact Mahala using any or all of:


SAARP Family Protection Plan

Funeral insurance at reduced rates through The Best Funeral Society, underwritten by Hollard.

Special offer by Doves Funeral Undertakers

Members get a special discount for services from Doves Undertakers if you use their services. This is given to members who are able to produce their SAARP membership card when requiring these services. There is no cost involved in qualifying for the benefit. It is either R500 or R1000.

Call Anne to verify the membership.

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A form to save long involved explanations in event of emergency hospitalisation and to provide a full and up to date medical history for medical professionals. If you are unconscious it will assist those treating you in carrying on with your usual medication and ensuring that what they give you does not clash with your current medication. Keep the form in your handbag or wallet.

Download ICOS file (PDF)




Affordable Spectacles

In order to qualify for this offer, all members need to display their SAARP membership cards.

it is important to note that this offer is available to SAARP members who pay for the service in cash and does not apply to members who want the payment to be made by their medical schemes. This offer excludes all other offers. Once you have paid you may submit the account to your medical aid.

Or contact SAARP 021 592 1279 for more information.



Free Monthly E-Newsletter

Your e-mail address guarantees a free monthly e-newsletter

You will receive an e-mail telling you that the newsletter is on the website. You can read it there or down load it in PDF format.


Retirement Accomodation

SAARP has provided retirement accommodation information and a wide list of these is available on the Senior Service website on the


Social Clubs

There are 28 of these scattered across the country. They are run by committees of volunteers and charge a small annual membership fee to cover their running costs

Enjoy your retirement and meet with like-minded people in your area. There are 28 clubs countrywide.

See banner SOCIAL CLUBS on Home page or

Contact us at SAARP: Tel: 021 592 1279 Fax: 021 592 1284

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SAARP has a special agreement with Universe Direct which enables us to offer refurbished, branded computers to our members at extremely low prices and also includes genuine licensed software which is normally an extremely expensive item. These items have a 12-month warranty.Contact Tobie on 0861 102 149 or check the website at

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