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International student? 8 discounts you didn’t know you could get

From groceries to gym memberships, we can save you money

A young woman laughing as she shops with friends
A young woman laughing as she shops with friends

Studying overseas is a great way to experience a new culture while making lifelong friends and contacts. However being far from the comforts of home can be tough when you’re struggling to make your money last until the end of the week.

Fortunately, as a member of nib, you have access to nib Rewards. This program offers a huge range of discounts which not only helps cover your basic needs, but also means you won’t have to miss out on some of the best Australia has to offer (and let’s face it, when you’re on a budget, fun is often the first thing to get sacrificed).

From groceries and homewares to fitness and entertainment, find out what great savings are available to you when you’re with nib.


Did you know that with nib Rewards you can get up to 3% off grocery eGift cards from Australia’s largest supermarkets? And for local seasonal produce from small farmers delivered to your door, Pepper Leaf is offering $20 off your first shop and free fruit for 3 weeks valued at $30 when you purchase their fresh, healthy meal kits. Check out what other grocery offers are available on nib Rewards.


Whether you’re a gym fanatic or prefer a slow Pilates class, nib Rewards has something for every fitness taste.

Love to do yoga but can’t fit classes in between work and study? The Yoga Collective is an online platform with hundreds of yoga and wellness classes that you can do right in your living room. With nib Rewards, you’ll not only receive one week of free classes, but also a huge 75% off your monthly membership!

You can also get a great discount on Garmin products, plus a free 12-week membership with Jenny Craig. There are many more discounts to be had on everything from Pilates studios to activewear, so head to nib Rewards to see what’s available to you.


With nib Rewards, you won’t have to forgo the small luxuries when you can get 3% off Beauty and Spa eGift cards and dozens more local cosmetics and treatments Find a participating treatment centre near you.

And for pharmacy, health and beauty basics, nib Rewards has you covered with 9% off eGift Cards at Priceline.

Clothing and accessories

Don’t shop without us! With nib Rewards you’ll get discounts at major department stores, including Myer, plus special offers from Thomas Sabo, New Balance sports apparel, and Country Road. With so many discounts on offer, make sure you see what’s available before you start shopping.


Motivating yourself to study is definitely easier when you know you’ve got something fun to look forward to. With nib Rewards you can get huge discounts on everything from movie and concert tickets to theme parks.

Love the movies but not the prices? Now you can get 7% off HOYTS eGift Cards and up to 46% off Event and Village Cinemas. And Ticketmaster is also offering discounts on live entertainment to nib members.

If you’re an adrenaline junkie, you can look forward to 10% off at Australia’s biggest theme parks, Movie World, Sea World, and Wet’n’Wild. Or, if you’re more of a home-lover, you can get great discounts off Dymocks books and magazine subscriptions.

See what entertainment offers are available here.

Home and living

If you’re setting up house, check out the special offers on eGift Cards at Target, Kmart and Big W. You can also get discounts on electrical appliances, consoles, TVs, laptops and more at JB-Hi-Fi and The Good Guys.

Work and study

Study smarter with nib Rewards. You can get 3% off Harvey Norman eGift cards, plus discounts at Amazon, Target and more.


Why limit yourself to public transport when you can get 3% off Uber and 12% off SIXT Australia? With nib Rewards you’ll also get 4% off Accor Hotel eGift Cards, plus discounts when you book your trip through Luxury Escapes, Airbnb or Flight Centre. Start planning your next trip and check out all the nib Rewards travel offers here.

How can I access nib Rewards?

We’ve designed nib Rewards to help our members ease the cost of living, giving you access to discounts and special offers from major retail outlets and online stores across Australia. To access these offers, simply log into member account or open the nib App and click on the nib Rewards tab. If you’re visiting the Rewards page for the first time, you’ll be required to accept the terms and conditions. Once you’ve done that, you can search via category or shop.

With so many discounts available to you at nib Rewards, all you have to do is choose how to spend the money you’ve saved. Because money saved is money you can spend, right?

The various eGift cards and other discounted offers referred to in this article are subject to specific terms and conditions. Some offers may vary or be available for a limited time. nib Rewards are available to new health insurance members after 30 days of membership, provided premium payments are up to date.