Vodacom ShakeUp
Vodacom ShakeUp, image: Vodacom Now

The ShakeUp is the Vodacom summer promotion giving you a chance to win great prizes over R100 million. As a Vodacom user, you will get 1 FREE shake every day. The more you recharge, the more you earn VodaBucks to unlock greater prices with MegaShakes.

There is more than 1 way to shake with Vodacom, there is:

  • Through the latest ‘My Vodacom App’

Down the Vodacom App from your App Store, and start shaking to win prices such as ‘Data’, ‘Entries into competitions to win Audi A3’, ‘International Holidays’ and so much more.

  • Through WhatsApp

To shake using WhatsApp, add the number ‘082 009 8624’ as your WhatsApp contract (Save the phone number as per usual on your phone contact list and browse your WhatsApp for the saved number), To Shake, text the word ‘Shake!Up’ and win with Vodacom.

  • Through a USSD String
    • Dial *133#
    • Select ‘Summer Shake!Up’ and win.

The Vodacom ShakeUp started on the 16th of October 2019 and will run until 31st July 2020. Every existing and all new customers qualify to shake and win, including prepaid, top-up, uChoose and contract customers. That’s almost everyone. People who are not permitted to shake are M2M (All Machine to Machine), APN SIM cards, and Community services SIMs or phone numbers, Bulk SMS applications and non-customer SIM (Used to send SMSs in volumes which is only naturally important by humans).

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In South Africa, as a Vodacom user, you can use the App, WhatsApp or dial *133# or *135# to access the ShakeUp Summer.

How to Opt-Out from Summer Shakes

You can select the following method to opt-out of the summer shake service:

  • Vodacom App (MyVodacomApp)
  • WhatsApp (082 009 8624)
  • USSD (*133# or 135#)

Using the USSD will require you to access the ShakeUp summer menu and select the ‘Opt-Out’ option.

Opting Out means you will no longer have access to:

  • Daily Free Shakes
  • Daily Prices
  • VodaBucks and MegaShake

However, you will get to keep

  • Prices won through the promotion
  • Entries won through the promotion
  • Entries won for the Grand Price Draw

And, you will continue receiving promotional communication until to opt-out of receiving SMSs as well.

How does it work?

  • You free daily shakes and ends each day at 23:59, and the shake will expire if not played.
  • MegaShakes give bigger and more rewarding prices and cost 30 VodaBucks per Megashake.
  • Get 1 VodaBuck per one rand (Airtime Recharge)
  • Contract Customers earn VodaBucks for Just 4 You Bundles
  • Get VodaBucks requires one to complete personalized goals (Per cellphone number)
  • To start earning VodaBucks, dial *133# and select option 3.
  • If you are a Prepaid, Top Up and uChoose customer, you will get 1 Vodabuck per R1 airtime recharged.

 A List of all Prices

  • Free data, voice and integrated bundles
  • Discounts on data, voice and integrated bundles
  • Content-specific bundles and Vodacom Tickets
  • Electronics and gaming
  • Homeware
  • Lifestyle vouchers (food, clothing, experiences, etc.)
  • Donations of stationery to select disadvantaged schools
  • Entry/entries into one of the Grand Prize draws
  • VodaBucks to use on a MegaShake or in the VodaBucks Store
  • Discounts on Vodacom products and services
  • Cash prizes

Grand Prices

  • 1 000 customers will win 1 million megabytes for 1 year
  • 4 customers will win Audi A3
  • 20 lucky customers will win a holiday

There are an ample of other awesome prices such as FREE daily Uber ride for a year, FREE Uber Eats delivery for a year, there are also Shopping discounts at Edgars, Jet, Shoprite/Checkers, and Toys R Us, Nu metro movie tickets including vouchers for Nandos, Vida, Wimpy, and 2 million ice creams and Mystery Electronic Prizes.

Still winning free ice cream from ShakeUp?

Vodacom gives away 2 million ice creams, and thus a lot of people are winning free ice cream, and more than 60% of all ice creams won have not yet been claimed.

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