How to Buy Airtime and Data - Express Recharge

Vodacom explains how to buy airtime, data and SMS bundles via Express Recharge.

Recharge airtime the easy way – with your bank card

  • Recharge wherever and whenever - so convenient!
  • A secure way to buy airtime and bundles from your cellphone.
  • Choose between R5 and R1000 recharge values.
  • Validate your transaction with your bank card PIN for extra protection.

How to Buy Airtime with Express Recharge?       

  • Dial *111*02#, FREE from your Vodacom cellphone.

  • Use your bank card to recharge with up to R1000 – anywhere, anytime!

How it works

Vodacom Express Recharge

How do I buy airtime? Simple, with Vodacom Exchange it is simple .You can buy Prepaid airtime and bundles for any Vodacom Prepaid, Top Up or uChoose number using your bank card – anywhere, anytime. 

Buy bundles for the whole family

Are you on a Contract? If you need to help a family member or friend stay connected on Prepaid, you can also conveniently buy them airtime, data and SMS bundles too!




Why should I Express Recharge?

    No need to register with your bank.

     Change the card you want to pay with as many times as you like.

     Recharge wherever and whenever - it’s so convenient!

     A secure way to buy airtime, data bundles and SMS bundles from your cellphone.

     Choose between R5 and R1000 recharge values.


    For more information on how to buy airtime, data or SMS bundles,  call Customer Care on 082 111, FREE from a Vodacom cellphone.

How much does it cost?             

  • Dial *111*02#
  • Only pay the cost of the airtime, data bundle or SMS bundle and associated bank charges for using your card.
  • Money is deducted directly from your registered credit or debit card.

Here’s what you’ll need:       

  • Your Vodacom cellphone.
  • ABSA or Standard Bank debit/credit card, or Nedbank debit card.
  • Bank card PIN number for security purposes.

Terms and conditions apply