The festive season is a time to enjoy family and friends, explore our the country and the world, or indulge in some much-needed downtime. With a never-ending gift list and the long queues at the shops, however, heading out in December can be a nightmare. Navigate your way through the festive season mayhem with this handy tech survival kit.
December has a bit of a reputation when it comes to overcrowded eateries, a lack of quality service and hiked-up food prices. Skip eating out altogether and get your food delivered directly to your door with OrderIn. Discover the local hideouts your neighbourhood has to offer without the crowds and exorbitant mark-ups. Download the OrderIn app, put your feet up and let good food come to you.
- SHOP SMART
Steer clear of the queues and mad mall rush with m-commerce app Chat Find. It logs your location and pulls up product posts from stores and crafters within a 24km radius. You can also search across your city for specific gifts, chat directly to stockists and pay instantly through your phone. Shop smart, support local and treat yourself to a crowd-free Christmas shopping experience.
- GIVE BACK
December is the time of giving. Visit: forgood.co.za, an online platform that connects people to causes in real time. Sift through the variety of volunteering and donation opportunities until you find the one that suits what you have to offer. Forgood makes giving back in December a fuss-free experience – all the feels, minus the hassle.
– Be-cause Integrated Communications