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Platinum Plus

Sunday Times & The Times
R107 Monthly

Sunday Times delivered to your door

The Times delivered to your door

Full access to Sunday Times website

Sunday Times app (incl. newspaper PDFs in tablet app)

Rewards – 20% to 50% discounts

  
Only available in South Africa

Platinum Plus

Sunday Times
R99 Monthly

Sunday Times delivered to your door

Full access to Sunday Times website

Sunday Times app (incl. newspaper PDFs in tablet app)

Rewards – 20% to 50% discounts

  
Only available in South Africa

Platinum Plus

Digital
R80 Monthly

Full access to Sunday Times website

Sunday Times app (incl. newspaper PDFs in tablet app)

Rewards – 20% to 50% discounts

  


Why Subscribe?

CONVENIENCE

The Sunday Times and The Times print editions delivered directly to your doorstep, Monday to Friday plus Sundays, as well as the Sunday Times app on the device of your choice.

REWARDS

Get 30% off holidays at more than 100 local resorts, up to 20% off dining at a variety of restaurants nationally and up to 50% off entertainment and activities for the whole family.

SPECIAL OFFERS & SUPPLEMENTS

Access to exclusive events such as book signings, movie premieres & sporting events, as well as access to regular supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions

We operate three types of subscription packages: PLATINUM PLUS (Sunday Times & The Times), PLATINUM PLUS (Sunday Times) & PLATINUM PLUS (Digital). These are all detailed at the top of this page.

You can place an online order here or call us on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946 946.

Home delivery
Print home delivery service is offered in all major metropolitan areas, with the exception of The Times in East London. If you live in an existing home delivery area, your newspapers will be delivered to your door by 6.30am Monday to Friday and 7.30am on Sundays. Please note that 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 enquire about delivery route availability in your area, please call us call us on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946 946 or e-mail us at

Digital only
Digital subscription packages give you access to your daily edition and the premium tier of our app and website. These packages are available for iPads and Android tablet devices. The app is available to download for iPhone and Android handsets. For full details on our Digital package, please click here

Please click here for all of our offers.

Please call us on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946 946. Alternatively you can e-mail us at circmanager@timesmedia.co.za

Please allow up to two weeks for delivery of your first print copy. If you have still not received your first issue call us on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946946. Alternatively you can e-mail us at circmanager@timesmedia.co.za.

Please call us on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946946. Alternatively you can e-mail us at circmanager@timesmedia.co.za

Please call us on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946946. Alternatively you can e-mail us at circmanager@timesmedia.co.za. 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.

If you pay by direct debit your subscription will continue until you ask us to stop sending you the newspaper/s. 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.

Yes, you can buy a subscription as a gift. You can do this by contacting our call centre on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946946 or by e-mailing us at circmanager@timesmedia.co.za

Please allow up to two weeks for delivery of your first print copy. If you have still not received your first issue, call us on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946946 or e-mail us at circmanager@timesmedia.co.za.

If you pay by credit card, debit card or EFT, we will send you renewal notifications each year. 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 on a monthly basis and your subscription will simply continue until you tell us to stop sending you copies of your newspaper/s.

If you're paying by Direct Debit your subscription will continue on your current price until we advise you otherwise. You don't need to do anything, and we will continue to send copies out to you every day that we publish newspapers. If you pay by credit or debit card, or EFT, we will send you advice and renewal prices in advance of the end of your subscription.

You may cancel at any time by providing 20 business day’s notice in writing. Cancellation is subject to a reasonable cancellation fee.

Yes. Please allow at least one week’s notice. You’ll need your subscriber number. You can also have your newspapers re-directed to a temporary address, as long as it is within the same country and to an area we deliver. Your digital subscription cannot be suspended or placed on holiday hold.

Get the news delivered directly to your door. The Sunday Times will be delivered every Sunday. The Times will be delivered Monday to Friday. As part of your subscription package you will receive The Sunday Times app as well as access to the Sunday Times website, covering local and international news. You will also become a member of our Rewards programme that offers unbeatable and exclusive deals on holiday, dining and entertainment.

With the Sunday Times app, you'll be able to enjoy everything from news and opinion pieces to fashion trends and delicious recipes - all available seven days a week on your Apple or Android tablet or smartphone. The app offers access to the latest edition of the paper in a fast, easy-to-use digital format. Never miss a paper again and read it anywhere, anytime - even offline. Subscribers also get bonus content - specially produced by the Sunday Times editorial team - throughout the week. The app also includes 24-7 breaking news and insight from The Times.

Download it from Apple’s App Store or the Google Play Store. To access the most recent issues, you’ll need to have an active subscription.

The app is currently available on IOS and Android smartphones and tablets devices. Android version 4.0.3 and up, IOS version 7 and up. We don’t support Blackberry, kindle and Windows devices.

The Sunday Times app is not sold as a stand-alone product. To access the app you’ll need to have an active subscription.

The latest issues will normally be available every morning by 05:00AM

Not yet, but it will be a feature soon.

If you download the newspaper PDF you can read it offline.

Yes you can. Please keep your login credentials safe as you will require these when you change devices.

Go to www.sundaytimes.co.za, click on LOGIN, Click Forgot Password/Username, enter your e-mail address and click submit.

All customers who have an active subscription receive access to the Sunday Times app and website as part of their package. Simply go to www.sundaytimes.co.za, click on the SUBSCRIBE button, enter your subscription number and VERIFY.

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.

The minimum subscription term is six months.

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.

If you live outside of South Africa you can subscribe to our Digital package.

Two users may access Sunday Times Platinum Plus digital editions at a time.

You may cancel at any time by providing 20 business day’s notice in writing. Cancellation is subject to a reasonable cancellation fee.

Yes. We carry up to four week’s worth of archived editions for your convenience.

Most of the questions you need answers to are in these Frequently Asked Question but you can also get additional help by calling our customer care team on 0860 525 200 or 0860 946 946 or e-mailing us at circmanager@timesmedia.co.za