The Payment Pages used at are secure and you can safely enter your card details to pay for your order. We accept the following methods of payment:

VISA, VISA Debit, All major credit cards accepted – Please Note that all credit card payments incur an additional 3% admin fee as charged by our merchant bank. Merkado uses PayFast ( as their preferred payment gateway. All payments are secured by an up to 256-bit encryption line, which will give you peace of mind that your Credit Card details are secure when transacting with us.

Please select the desired payment option and proceed to the next page where you will enter the card details. Based on the type of card you are using for payment, you may then be asked to enter further details to enhance the security of the transaction. This request of information comes direct from your card issuer and relates to a password that identifies you as the authorised user of the card. If you do not have a password set up, you can do so online during the transaction.

All credit and debit card holders are subject to validation and authorisation by both us and the card issuer, to maintain security and prevent fraud. Internet Fraud is Illegal, and perpetrators will be prosecuted in all cases.

Please note that All transactions will be processed in South African Rands (ZAR).