Blue Benefits Plan


Blue - Welcome to the Club where great service is part of the deal.

Blue is your year-long Bidvest Club McCarthy membership which you received free of charge because you serviced your vehicle at a McCarthy Service Centre. It comes with a raft of benefits (outlined in more detail below).

Please note that Blue does not come with roadside assistance (although we can assist on an access basis whereby the costs are for your account) or you can enjoy this great benefit simply by upgrading to any of the memberships tiers below for a nominal once-off fee.

A wealth of services at your disposal
Through Bidvest Club McCarthy you will have access to a wealth of services that Bidvest McCarthy and/or Bidvest Group provides, all intended to ensure that every aspect of purchasing and maintaining a vehicle is always a pleasure.

Bidvest McCarthy Service Centres
McCarthy Service workshops will guarantee that only trained technicians work on your vehicle, to ensure a smooth, hassle-free service – every time.

After-market parts and accessories
If you need to replace any part on your vehicle or want to personalise it by adding an after-market accessory - from new headlights to bull bars to roof-racks – a Bidvest McCarthy Service Centre can assist you.

New and used vehicles
Bidvest McCarthy is one of the largest vehicle retailers in the country. We have a huge selection of new and used vehicles to choose from, with a network of over 100 dealers around the country.

Extended Warranties and Insurance

To make your life easier, Bidvest McCarthy is geared up to source the most competitive quotes when you need to insure your vehicle. We can also arrange an extended warranty on your vehicle.

Vehicle Finance
Bidvest Financial Services will ensure you’ll get the best possible deal on your vehicle finance.

Lifestyle Benefits

Bidvest Rentals
When renting a vehicle from Bidvest Rental, simply present your Bidvest Club McCarthy card or inform the reservations desk of your Bidvest Club McCarthy membership to receive discounted rates, subject to the terms and conditions of Bidvest Rental.

Travel Desk
We have partnered with travel specialist to provide our members with comparative rates to meet all your travel needs. This includes sourcing flights, car rentals and accommodation (as well  as packages combining all of these), for both  national and international travel.

Bidvest Club McCarthy Concierge (Upgrade to enjoy this benefit)
To save you time and effort, we provide one contact number for you to locate essential services – from vehicle service centres to entertainment providers to home repair servicemen. We can also help to make reservations at your favourite restaurants, nationwide!

Online Benefits Mall
Our online mall is packed with discounts and special offers exclusive to Bidvest Club McCarthy members. You’ll find incredible discounts from house and garden, retail, entertainment, food and holiday destinations to motoring offers. These are available in the form of online vouchers which you can print out from our website.

Exclusive monthly electronic newsletter
Blue members receive a monthly newsletter packed with info about the latest vehicle releases and other news from the world of Bidvest Club McCarthy. We are going green and eliminating the use of paper wherever possible, so please make sure you provide us your current email address. We will use this to bring you regular updates of new benefits, competitions, exclusive discounts and much more! Check our website regularly for updates – or keep track through our Bidvest Club McCarthy Facebook page and Twitter feed. That way, you won’t miss a thing!

Emergency Assistance benefits

At the core of our assistance benefits is our emergency assistance programme – if you have a medical emergency or need legal advice, you simply have to contact our call centre and we will help you find the right person to resolve it.

Roadside Assistance

Please note: The Club does offer roadside assistance but as a Blue member, making use of this service would be for your own account. To enjoy this service as part of your benefits, simply upgrade to the Platinum or Onyx tiers, which include full roadside assistance.

Medical Emergency

Our 24-hour Medical Emergency line offers you and your immediate dependants (living with you) response and assistance in certain medical emergency situations as described in the limitation of benefits table. Professional, qualified medical personnel will ensure that the most appropriate emergency service is dispatched.

•   24 hour general and emergency medical information hotline
•   24 hour emergency response to the scene of medical emergency
•   24 hour referrals to medical practitioners and facilities
•   24 hour trauma support lines
•   24 hour medical transportation
•   Repatriation of mortal remains
•   Compassionate visits
•   Guarantee of payment
•   Escort of minors
•   Care of stranded companion, spouse or family members

Legal Advice & Assistance

This service provides you with 24 hour legal support and advice. Practicing lawyers, legal consultants and academics will provide you with broad-based assistance including:

•   Telephonic legal advice
•   Access to standard legal documents via email / fax
•   A free 30 minute consultation on a referral basis
•   Auto Legal (Upgrade to Onyx to enjoy this benefit)

Membership of Auto Legal entitles the member to legal advice, assistance and sourcing of legal representation by South Africa’s top lawyers in any court in the following matters regarding the ownership of, the travelling in and the use of  a vehicle. .

Household Assistance

Please note: The Club does offer households assistance but as a Blue member, making use of this service would be for your own account. To enjoy this service as part of your benefits, simply upgrade to the Platinum or Onyx tiers, which include full household assistance.


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