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Save up to 75% when you join Planet Fitness and activate the Vitality Gym benefit

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Gym on us at reduced rates and earn Vitality Health points for your workout at Planet Fitness. Your monthly saving depends on your Vitality Health membership, the type of Planet Fitness membership you have, your role on the Vitality membership, as well as your number of gym visits.

Go to your chosen Planet fitness or Just Gym to join.

Pay your once-off activation and tag fee.

Visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period.

Earn a maximum of 30 000 Vitality points in a year.

How it works

Vitality members 18 years and older can enjoy the Vitality Planet Fitness benefit.

Members pay a once-off gym activation fee equal to one month’s full retail rate of the gym contract for each adult 18 years and older as well as a gym tag fee of R125 per person. If you have lost your tag, a reactivation fee of R50 will still apply.

Visit the gym 36 times in a rolling 12 month period to keep your maximum gym savings.

What you need to know

You will now pay a once-off gym activation fee equal to one month’s full retail rate of the gym contract. membership. For a Planet Fitness National membership, the applicable one month’s full retail rate will apply. For more information, contact your nearest Planet Fitness health club.

Please note: From 1 Aug 2019, you can only change your gym membership or your branch 60 days from the date of activation of your membership at Planet Fitness.

To ensure you get the maximum savings on your Vitality gym benefit, visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period.

We count your gym visits from the end of the first year that you joined to ensure that you have trained at least 36 times in that 12-month period. From then on, at the end of every month we count back 12 months to find out what your total number of gym visits was during that period. Only one gym visit a day will be counted towards this total.

If you do not visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period, the maximum cash back that you can get on your monthly gym fees with the Vitality Health programme will be reduced from up to 75% to 50%. You will still have access to the gym and will be billed the full retail price of the gym contract, however, you will receive a reduced cash back amount until you have reached the required 36 gym visits in a rolling 12-month period.
Adults earn 100 Vitality Health points for one gym visit per day, up to a maximum of 30 000 Vitality Health points a year (per member) towards your fitness points cap.

Dependents between six and 18 years old can earn 100 Vitality points for one visit per day, up to a maximum of 20 000 Vitality points, per year towards their fitness points cap.

Remember to always take your gym access device or tag with you and swipe it at the turnstile to record your visits.

View your Vitality Points Monitor to track your fitness points. Your points can take up to four days to reflect. Track and view your gym visits with the Vitality Gym Tracker.

If you’re 18 years and older with an active Vitality Health membership and a Club/Premier membership with Virgin Active or a Local/National membership with Planet Fitness, have visited the gym more than 36 times in a rolling 12-month period, have a Discovery 1+ account, a Vitality Savings Account and a Vitality Money status, you can enjoy the boosted Vitality gym benefit with Discovery Bank.

Only Discovery Black credit cardholders qualify for the boosted Vitality gym cash back on a Premier/National membership type.

You can only boost your Vitality gym benefit with Discovery Bank once you have activated the gym benefit through the Vitality Health programme first.

Increase your current Vitality gym saving by opting-in to boost your Vitality gym benefit with Discovery Bank.

As part of the boosted Vitality gym benefit with Discovery Bank, your current monthly upfront gym saving through your Vitality Health membership will be paid back to you as up to 100% cash back.

The full retail amount of your monthly gym fees will be debited on the first of every month from your nominated Discovery Bank account and you will receive your cash back into your Vitality Savings Account within 5 working days later.

By opting-in to the boosted Vitality gym benefit with Discovery Bank, you will agree to a new set of terms and conditions and choose to switch your current gym debit order details to a nominated Discovery Bank account. You can choose to update your details by switching your gym debit order details by contacting your gym.

Your total gym cash back is made up of up to 75% from your gym benefit through the Vitality Health programme and up to 25% cash back from the boosted Vitality gym benefit with Discovery Bank.

To ensure that you are earning the maximum cash back from the gym benefit through your Vitality Health programme, visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period.

We count your gym visits from the end of the first year that you joined to ensure that you have trained at least 36 times in that 12-month period. From then on, at the end of every month we count back 12 months to find out what your total number of gym visits was during that period.

Only one gym visit a day will be counted towards this total.

If you do not visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period, the maximum cash back that you can get on your monthly gym fees with the gym benefit through your Vitality Health membership will be reduced from up to 75% to up to 50%.

You will still have access to the gym and will be billed the full retail price of your monthly gym fees, however, you will receive a reduced cash back amount until you have reached the required 36 gym visits in a rolling 12-month period.

To ensure that you are earning the maximum cash back from your boosted Vitality gym benefit with Discovery Bank, spend on your Discovery credit card, engage with Vitality Money and get to Diamond status.

 

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