Subscribe to the Business Day print edition

The Business Day print edition is delivered to you every weekday. We offer 10% discount off the recommended retail price if you subscribe online.

Price: R365 per month

Subscribe to the Business Day e-edition

The Business Day e-edition, an exact digital replica of the print newspaper, is delivered to you every weekday. We offer 10% discount off the recommended retail price if you subscribe online.

Price: R365 per month

To subscribe, or to enquire about other subscription options, trials and month-to-month offers, call us on 0860 52 52 00 or email circmanager@timesmedia.co.za. We'll offer an online subscription link soon.

Home delivery

Print home delivery is offered in all major metropolitan areas. If you live on an existing home delivery route, your newspapers should be delivered to your door by 6.30am, Monday to Friday.

We can only deliver to addresses that we can access straight away (freestanding homes or complexes with security). We cannot use access codes or entry keys. To ask about delivery route availability in your area, please call us on 0860 262 626 or circmanager@timesmedia.co.za.

E-edition only

E-edition subscriptions give you access to your daily edition via PressReader. For more information on this service please click here

Subscription FAQs

Most of our readers' frequent questions are answered below, but you can also contact our customer care team:

Tel: 0860 262 626
E-mail: circmanager@timesmedia.co.za

My newspaper didn't arrive. What should I do?
Contact us at the details provided above.

I subscribed but have not yet received a copy.
Please allow up to two weeks for delivery of your first copy. If you have still not received your first issue, contact us at the details provided above.

My copies are arriving late, damaged or not at all. What should I do?
Contact us at the details provided above.

I am moving house. How do I change my address?
Contact us at the details provided above. We require one week’s notice to guarantee that your address can be changed in time for your move date and to verify that you are moving to an area we service within our delivery network.

When does my subscription expire?
If you pay by EFT, credit card or debit card, you will find your subscription end date on the letter confirming your subscription as well as on your renewal letters.

Can I buy a gift subscription?
Yes, you can buy a subscription as a gift. You can do this by contacting us at the details provided above.

When will the first edition of my gift subscription be delivered?
Please allow up to two weeks for delivery of your first copy. If you have still not received your first issue, contact us at the details provided above.

Why are you writing to me before my subscription has ended?
If you pay by credit card, debit card or EFT, we will send you renewal notifications. To ensure that you are able to renew your subscription in time to guarantee an uninterrupted service, we will send these renewal letters to you before the end of your subscription.

If you do not wish to receive these letters, why not consider renewing by direct debit? Your payment will be taken monthly and your subscription will simply continue until you tell us to stop sending you copies of the newspaper. To activate a direct monthly debit payment plan, contact us at the details provided above.

How do I renew my subscription?
If you pay by credit card, debit card or EFT, we will send you advice and renewal prices ahead of the end of your subscription.

I want to cancel my subscription. What should I do?
You may cancel at any time by providing 20 business days' notice in writing. Cancellation is subject to a reasonable cancellation fee.

I am going away. Can my subscription be suspended?
Yes. Please allow at least one week's notice. You’ll need your subscriber number. You can also have your newspapers redirected to a temporary address, as long as it is within the same country and to an area where we deliver. Your digital subscription cannot be suspended or placed on holiday hold.

I already subscribe to the print edition. How do I swap to the e-edition or add the e-edition to my subscription?
Contact us at the details provided above. We will gladly switch your delivery channel or add a delivery channel.

Is my online payment secure?
Information security is critical to our business. VCS protects the security of information during transmission by using 128-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. The VCS servers are certified by Thawte, a public certificate authority, ensuring the cardholder and the merchant that nobody can impersonate VCS to obtain confidential information.

What is the minimum subscription term?
The minimum subscription term is six months.

Why do you need my e-mail address?
Your e-mail address is used to verify you upon first login. It is also used to link all of your subscriptions to Times Media titles so that you only need to log in once.

Is the print edition of Business Day only accessible to people living in South Africa? 
If you live outside South Africa, you can subscribe to our e-edition.

How many people can access the e-edition using my subscription?
Two users may access the e-edition at a time.