We understand that, in your busy life, you need ready access to your finances and the ability to pay for purchases worldwide.

Private Banking offers a choice between the Private Bank MasterCard® Credit Card and the Private Bank Visa Credit Card, each with its own features and benefits. When the Private Bank Exceller package is selected as the client’s transactional vehicle, a World MasterCard® Credit Card or a Visa Exceller Credit Card will be issued.




A dedicated Private Banker

Lifestyle Features and Benefits

24/7 access to Private Assist

Preferential rates on various unique offers

Priority services at selected Absa branches

How to get it and what you can expect

Qualifying criteria
Qualifying criteria
  • Earn a minimum gross income of R62 500 per month
Qualifying criteria
A Private Bank Credit Card will not be issued unless a primary account is held with Absa Private Banking.
  • The following accounts are considered primary accounts:
    • Exceller Package
    • Private Bank Cheque account
    • Private Bank Seniors Cheque account
Qualifying criteria
World MasterCard® or Visa Exceller Credit Card features
  • Global acceptance
  • Comprehensive travel insurance (travel accident insurance, travel medical benefits and trip inconvenience benefits)
  • Purchase protection
  • Lost card protection
  • Extended warranty (Visa only)
  • ATM Robbery Insurance (MasterCard only)
  • Individually determined credit limits
  • Contactless payment
  • Numerous lifestyle benefits (view on Mastercard For You App or www.mastercard.com/world)


Qualifying criteria
Private Bank Visa and MasterCard® Credit Card features
  • Unlimited access at Bidvest Premium airport lounges in South Africa
  • Lost Card protection
  • Purchase Protection
  • Basic travel insurance cover
  • Extended Warranty (Visa only)
  • ATM Robbery insurance ( MasterCard only)
Qualifying criteria
Credit card benefits
  • Up to 57 days interest free period
  • Free transaction fee on purchases
  • Global acceptance
  • Lost card protection
  • Contactless payments
  • Online payments with One Time Pin/3D secure transaction verification
  • MasterPass Store all your credit and debit cards in one secure digital wallet for safer and smarter shopping. Download MasterPassTM from Absa
  • Walletdoc – Walletdoc App offers you a smart, secure and convenient way to pay your bills with no admin. Download Walletdoc in the App store

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Private Assist:

0860 553 553

International Private Assist:

+27 11 501 5011

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