If you’re a small, medium or large business owner, vendor or any professional who renders services on the move, then the Payment PebbleTM range was made for you.  With the Payment PebbleTM and an internet-enabled, compatible smartphone or the Payment PebbleTM handset, which includes a data SIM card, you can take your business with you; providing services on the move and getting paid anytime, anywhere.

Apply for a Payment Pebble

Accept payments, anywhere, anytime

You can accept payments on the side of the road, at a market or even your customer’s home!

Easy to use
 

Simply plug in your Payment Pebble into the audio jack of your compatible smartphone or tablet and start transacting immediately, or use your All-in-one PaymentPebbleTM Handset.

Getting paid where you do business

No need to follow up on payments. Payments are made in real time.

It’s safe and secure
 

There is no need for you to carry cash around.

Here’s how it works & what you get:

  • How it works

    The Payment Pebble and Payment Pebble Handset are simple to use, no fuss devices.

    Get started in 5 easy steps:

    • Start by applying for a merchant account with Absa by applying online, contacting our dedicated Helpdesk on 0860 111 222 or visiting an Absa Business Bank branch near you.
    • Download the Payment Pebble app onto your compatible smartphone/tablet 
    • Plug the Payment Pebble into the device's audio jack
    • Or if you have an all-in-one Payment Pebble Handset you just need to switch it on.
    • Link your device to your merchant account using your requested one-time-pin (OTP)
    • Start processing payments instantly and easily

    Transact quickly and securely with your customers:

    • Select “Start Transaction”
    • Option to add a reference number to enable easy reconciliation
    • Enter the amount
    • Insert or swipe your customers MasterCard or Visa chip and PIN or magnetic stripe and PIN credit or debit card
    • Let your customer enter their PIN using the patented, world-first PIN entry method
    • Get instant feedback on the outcome of the payment
    • Have the option to e-mail or sms the customer’s receipt to them at no cost to you.

    Please note that the Payment Pebble is only compatible with certain Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. The Payment Pebble Handset offers you an all-in-one solution with preloaded data with  no additional device pairing required

  • Features

    The Payment Pebble and Payment Pebble Handset are simple to use, no fuss devices.

    • Accept chip-and-PIN and magstripe-and-PIN credit and debit MasterCard and Visa payments from your customers
    • Uses internet connectivity on your compatible smartphone and tablet to process transactions.  With the Payment Pebble Handset you can just transact as it has a built in preloaded data card and no additional device pairing is required.
    • No challenging Bluetooth pairing – simply plugs into the audio jack of your compatible smartphone and tablet
    • Extreme cardholder protection through the patented PIN entry method
    • Adheres to all mandated banking rules, global certifications and regulations 
  • What it costs

    We're offering an all-inclusive price on the Payment Pebble®. You can have it all for a single monthly rental of R50 (excluding VAT) and processing fees of 3.2% (excluding VAT) of the transaction value*.

    Payment Pebble

    Initial cost:

    • No device cost
    • R160 initiation fee for the first Payment Pebble
    • R30 initiation fee for each additional unit in the same order

    Monthly fee:

    • R50 a month
    • 12-month contract

    Transaction fees:

    • 3.20% - 3.75%

    Insurance and replacements:

    • R160 initiation fee will be charged when replacing a lost, stolen or damaged Payment Pebble.
    • Monthly rental fee includes device insurance

    Cancellation:

    • A cancellation fee shall be levied against the Merchant if the Payment Pebble agreement is terminated prior to its expiry

    Payment Pebble Handset – Outright purchase

    *Now R1499 (while stocks last)

    Initial cost:

    • R2 560 device cost
    • R160 initiation fee for the first Payment Pebble Handset
    • R30 initiation fee for each additional unit in the same order

    Monthly fee:

    • R50 a month
    • 24-month contract
    • Monthly service fee includes free SIM card and 10MB monthly top-up data

    Transaction fees:

    • 3.20% - 3.75%

    Insurance and replacements

    • R160 initiation fee will be charged when replacing a lost, stolen or damaged Payment Pebble Handset
    • The insurance available for the Payment Pebble Handset shall be for the Merchant’s account

    Cancellation:

    • A cancellation fee shall be levied against the Merchant if the Payment Pebble agreement is terminated prior to its expiry

    Payment Pebble Handset – Rental option

    Initial cost:

    • R160 initiation fee for the first Payment Pebble Handset
    • R30 initiation fee for each additional unit in the same order

    Monthly fee:

    • R375 a month
    • 12-month contract
    • Monthly service fee includes free SIM card and 10MB monthly top-up data

    Transaction fees:

    • 3.20% - 3.75%

    Insurance and replacements

    • R160 initiation fee will be charged when replacing a lost, stolen or damaged Payment Pebble Handset
    • The insurance available for the Payment Pebble Handset shall be for the Merchant’s account

    Cancellation:

    • A cancellation fee shall be levied against the Merchant if the Payment Pebble agreement is terminated prior to its expiry
  • Compatible phones or tablets

    • Requires Android Software version 2.3.3 and above or iOS Software version 6 or above
    • Please refer to the attached pdf for a list of compatible phones/tablets

Frequently asked questions

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Call us on:

0860 111 222

E-mail us at:

contactmerc@absa.co.za