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Welcome to the Garmin SA Newsroom. Here you’ll find our latest news releases, images, media contacts and sponsorship information. If you have a special request, please contact our Press Office.

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Most Recent Press Releases

GARMIN PAY CONTACTLESS PAYMENT FEATURE IS NOW LIVE
2 Sep 2018

Garmin Southern Africa are excited to announce — Garmin Pay™ contactless payment feature that is now live on a range of Pay-Enabled Garmin watches in South Africa. The feature is currently available to VISA-enabled cardholders of First National Bank (FNB) and RMB Private Bank. This new feature from Garmin enables consumers to make highly secure contactless payments at near-field communication-enabled (NFC) point-of-sale (POS) retail locations, adding a powerful new capability to a range of compatible watches on the market for the acti...

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The Garmin MTB Classic
6 Aug 2018

Garmin Southern Africa are pleased to announce The Garmin MTB Classic. The event will be on Saturday the 25th of August 2018 at the well-known MTB venue, The Big Red Barn, Irene. Yolandi du Toit and Ben Melt Swanepoel of Team Garmin MTB will be there to race in their professional capacity and the Garmin users will have the opportunity to meet their favourite professional cyclists. Garmin resonates well within the cycling community. The Garmin MTB Classic was brought about to ensure we give back to our loyal customers and to showcase the...

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Garmin Style Collection
1 Aug 2018

Garmin steps out in style with a collection of its finest watches tailored to the female market. The Garmin Style Collection will make sure you look your best on any activity taking you from a work out to a night out without having to swop out your watch. Garmin is a pioneer in GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Stemming from the brands roots of GPS technology the brand has evolved to offer beautiful watches in the wellness and fitness segments as well. “We...

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Cycling: Pro Tips for Riding Safely
25 Jul 2018

Think a rest day is actually for resting? Unfortunately not for a UCI World Tour team. But ever wonder how they stay safe on their team training rides in their downtime between stages? Roger Kluge, gold medalist at the 2018 World Track Championship and Giro d’Italia 2016 stage winner for team Mitchelton-SCOTT give us his low down: “I use the Garmin Varia RTL510 for safety reasons, and I feel very safe with it on the bike. It’s extremely useful and gives an early warning signal when a car is going to pass you from the rear. I think...

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Setting Alerts for Abnormal Heart Rate
23 Jul 2018

Compatible Garmin wearables can notify you when your heart rate unexpectedly goes above a specified threshold. If you’re inactive for 10 minutes or more, and your heart rate stays above your set threshold, you’ll get an alert on your wearable. Set It Up on Your Wearable If you have a vívosmart® 3, vívomove® HR or vívosport®: 1. Go to Heart Rate Settings on the watch. 2. Turn on Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts. 3. Set the heart rate threshold that will trigger your on-device alert. If you have a vívoactive® 3 or vívoactive...

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