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Where to buy thermometers online in South Africa

Stop guessing your body temperature and use a thermometer instead. Here's where you can buy one online.

Due to recent events, many stores are experiencing a shortage of certain products. Be aware that many retailers may currently be out of stock, have longer shipping times than usual or be charging above-average prices. Remember that stockpiling items isn’t actually necessary right now and that over-buying can leave others vulnerable.

Want to keep you and your family’s health in check? A thermometer can measure and detect changes in your body temperature, and it’s good to have one handy at home, especially if a fever occurs in the middle of the night.

If you’re unable to get to the shops, we’ve gathered a list of the top online retailers that will ship a thermometer straight to your door.

Top sites to buy thermometers online in South Africa

  • Ebay
  • Takealot

1. AliExpress

AliExpress is a massive online retailer made up of thousands of smaller retailers who often stock and sell thermometers. There’s an abundance of options available here.

  • Delivery via the post office is free, but will take longer
  • The huge selection of smaller retailers means there’s always stock
  • Easily compare prices
  • Constant sales make it easy to find the best deals
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2. Amazon

No matter what you’re looking for, Amazon can supply it. You’ll be sure to find all kinds of thermometers here, at the most competitive prices.

  • Free delivery and returns on millions of items when you sign up to Amazon Prime
  • Bulk buy items and save cash
  • It’s unlikely that sellers will ever run out of stock here
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3. Ebay

eBay is one of the largest online marketplaces in the world and you can find many different types of thermometers here.

  • Free delivery and returns on millions of items when you sign up to eBay Plus
  • It’s unlikely that sellers will ever run out of stock here
  • You can easily buy in bulk to save money

4. Takealot

As one of South Africa’s leading online retailers, Takealot stocks a good selection of thermometers and other first aid essentials.

  • Free delivery on orders over R450
  • Big warehouses mean supplies are less likely to run out
  • Regular sales and discounts
  • Avoid human contact by using pickup points

Which of these retailers offer free delivery?

  • AliExpress: Delivery via the post office is free, but will take longer
  • Amazon: Free delivery and returns on millions of items when you sign up to Amazon Prime
  • Ebay: Free delivery and returns on millions of items when you sign up to eBay Plus
  • Takealot: Free delivery on orders over R450

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