Frequently Asked Questions

Want to get answers to your questions ?  Please feel free to ask! We have covered most of the questions we get asked here. If you do not find your answer here please contact us on Whatsapp 0762908070 or feel free to email us on sales@discountfragrancessa.co.za

Why are the Reject Perfumes so cheap?

As these are factory rejects they may have a slight defect and they are sold with no warranties, So this allows them to be sold at insanely discounted prices.

Why does perfume smell different on different people?

Your own body chemistry affects how different notes react on your skin. Anything that affects the “natural” smell of your skin, such as stress, hormonal changes, your current diet or medications, might change how a perfume smells on you.

Where are you based & do you deliver?

We are based in Port Elizabeth, but do not have walk in stores and work via national courier services. We courier all around South Africa, for an additional R99 extra per delivery.

What payment methods do you accept?

  • It is very easy, if you are ordering online you can pay through our 100% safe and secure Yoco portal. You can make a Direct Bank Transfer (EFT) as well ( kindly whatsapp us, and we will then send you a manual invoice with banking details provided on the invoice ) as explained in the following point.
  • If we are processing the order for you directly then kindly send us a whatsapp or email. You will then get an invoice via WhatsApp or email which will have the banking details provided on the invoice. Orders paid via EFT will be processed on our side once payment clears.

Are the Alcohol, Water or Oil based?

They are Alcohol based:

It can happen in the case of imports from other countries that the concentration of the perfume may differ to that of the local version that you find in your regular retailer. This is because they are made in different manufacturing plants.

They use different alcohol bases around the world i.e. Europe uses a potato based alcohol (Vodka), France uses grape based alcohol, and the USA uses a grain based alcohol. 

Fragrances are also reformulated every so often, creating different vintages and batches, hence the same fragrance can differ in smell from one country to another, depending on where it was made or imported from. Therefore, in some instances, our fragrance may not last as long as the local version that you are used to. 

Please note that these goods have been imported without the approval of the manufacturer or its licensed supplier. Therefore these goods will not be covered by the warranty of the manufacturer or its licensed supplier.

How long does the smell last? ( This is only applicable on the Reject Fragrances )

This is a “tricky” question.

There are varying factors when it comes to how long a fragrance will last, our fragrance will last anywhere up to 5 hours if not longer

Lastly heat maximizes perfume. Parts of your body such as your neck, wrists, backs of knees, and other pulse points emit more heat than other parts of your body. That heat actually activates and maximizes your perfume that was sprayed onto your skin. There are times during the day where perfume might smell stronger than other times because of heat.

First: It’s very important to note that these perfumes DOES NOT last as long as the RETAIL ONE in store would. If you are used to the Retail Quality and you can spend the R1000 to R2000 for the retail one’s please don’t buy these at this price and expect the lasting power of the one in store. These are as explained in the Disclaimer’s, AAA grade fragrances, and except from person to person skin density their longevity is between 4-6 hours ( certain reviews from customers said some lasted longer ) This does not apply to the Dubai Fragrances, as they are Authentic Inspired fragrances and Original Arabic fragrances straight from the manufacturing plants.

Second: Every single perfume is different and cannot be expected to have the same lasting power as some scents are meant to be lighter and some heavier. For example: Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue EDT  is designed to be a lighter fragrance than Dolce & Gabbana The One.

Third: Your skin & diet plays a huge roll. We have had clients who bought the same perfume but the one said it lasts up to 7-8 hours on her skin, where the other said 30 mins. Another example is: I myself tested the Chanel Chance Pink in store and it didn’t even last 20 mins on my skin before it was completely gone, and that was the RETAIL BRAND that was priced at R1250 in store. It really depends from person to person.

Fourth: Heat maximizes perfume. Your neck, wrists, backs of knees, and other pulse points emit more heat than other parts of your body. And that heat actually activates and maximizes your perfume. There are times during the day where perfume might smell stronger than other times because of heat.

Fifth: We have a second option of perfumes called the Original Dubai French Brands where some scents lasts up to 2 days on your skin, Please see our product list and look for the original Dubai brands under men’s and ladies perfume… Please note that these perfumes does not fall under the reject disclaimers.

Do you have Testers?

Unfortunately these perfumes do not have 5ml testers. These are not the Oil based perfumes that people mix at home, pour into 5ml, 30 ml, 50 ml, and 100ml glass bottles and then distribute. These perfumes are mainly imported and the manufacturer does not make 5ml testers.

If you go to Edgars/Dischem etc. you will see that they also do not have or use any 5ml testers but use the actual bottle as you would buy it as a tester.

Can I Resell this products? If so, How?

Yes you definitely can!

Our main business is supplying perfume to agents all over South Africa just like you with a huge success rate. You are more than welcome to whatsapp or email us for more information.

​​Why are these perfumes so popular?​​

The perfume sells very fast and easy as its boxed and sealed in their own original packaging. In an economy like ours, 85% of households need to be careful with what luxuries they can afford for themselves or as gifts for relatives or friends. Most people would rather spend R250 instead of paying the full price of R900 – R2000 in the store per bottle.

How do I stay updated with current stock?

We will update our stock availability on the website, but do also note, that stock might go out without prior notice, in which case we will communicate with you with a replacement of the same value.

What happens once I’ve placed an order?

Once you’ve placed an order it goes into processing and packaging. Please allow up to plus minus (2) two business days for processing and packaging to be completed. Thereafter it is handed over to our local courier company(which is currently Fastway couriers) once this step happens – you will receive your tracking information to track your parcel via email.

Time frame for delivery?

Delivery takes between 2-7 business days but delivery may take between 3 -7 business days if you live in an outlaying area. Please note lead times do not include weekends and public holidays as couriers do not deliver over these days. Once your parcel has been dispatched, delivery to local areas will be 2-4 working days, national areas 4-7 working days and outlying areas deliveries will only take place on certain days as per the courier company’s own schedule.

How do I track my order?

You can track your parcel by visiting www.fastway.co.za and enter your tracking number you received in the tracking function on the left hand side of the home page. It might take them a few hours to scan the parcel which activates the tracking number, so please allow time for this process.

Can I pay COD?

Unfortunately not, we use local courier services from different courier companies for deliveries and they do not accept payment on our behalf. No stock leaves us without payment received on full.

Delivery Cost?

We charge a flat fee of R100 for delivery.

Is this a scam?

  • We understand that the amount of scams on the internet are so huge at the moment and we urge you to please have a look at our Facebook page to see that we do not scam.
  • We are also registered with Yoco and they have our ID numbers etc.
  • We also have plenty of waybill numbers we can send you in order for you track them and see that deliveries have in fact been done

What happens if a perfume I ordered is not in stock?

Items may go out of stock without prior notice, in which case we will communicate with you for a replacement to the same value. ( No refunds unfortunately )

How do I place an order online?

  • Search for the item/s you wish to buy
  • Click to the “Add To Cart” button
  • Search again if you want to add more items and also click on “Add To Cart”
  • Once you have added all the items then click on the little shopping cart icon
  • Go to checkout
  • Complete the checkout form with your details
  • Use the delivery address where the courier will deliver (street numbers etc are important).
  • Courier delivers during the week only – so select the address where you will be during the week.

What is a AAA grade Reject perfume?

It can happen in the case of imports from other countries that the concentration of the perfume may differ to that of the local version that you find in your regular retailer. This is because they are made in different manufacturing plants. They use different alcohol bases around the world i.e. Europe uses a potato based alcohol (Vodka), France uses grape based alcohol, and the USA uses a grain based alcohol. Fragrances are also reformulated every so often, creating different vintages and batches, hence the same fragrance can differ in smell from one country to another, depending on where it was made or imported from. Therefore, in some instances, our fragrance may not last as long as the local version that you are used to. Please note that these goods have been imported without the approval of the manufacturer or its licensed supplier. Therefore these goods will not be covered by the warranty of the manufacturer or its licensed supplier.

We cannot guarantee that all perfumes bought are reject free that is why they are sold at a low price and taken at own risk.

We cannot guarantee any of the perfumes quality as it all depends from person to person

We have many reasons why a product might be a reject. Ranging from a change in recipe, printing error, damaged stock or region specific stock that can no longer be sold in a particular region.

These are proper Alcohol based Perfumes which are Boxed and sealed in their original Packaging No claims are made on these products and no false promises.

They are to be ordered and bought at ones own discretion, but with prices like these, it makes them affordable for everyday use. Most designer perfume brands are available at largely reduced/discounted prices.

It can happen in the case of imports from other countries that the concentration of the alcohol may differ to that of the local version that you find in your regular retailer products. This is because they are made in different manufacturing plants.

We cannot make any guarantees on any of the fragrances as these are AAA grade original fragrances but rather so called rejects, so it will differ from person to person on how long the fragrance smell will last but can be up to 5 hours or longer. PLEASE DO NOT COMPARE THESE PERFUMES TO THOSE YOU WOULD FIND IN YOUR LOCAL RETAIL STORE. 

Why no refunds?

Due to the nature of our product as explained in our Disclaimer, we regret no returns, refunds or exchanges will be accepted.  We do however want to keep our customers happy and will tend to each one in a manner that we can see what we can do.  The items are however sold “voetstoots”.

Are the Dubai Brands also reject ( aaa grade ) fragrances?

Absolutely not, they are High Quality Original fragrances imported from the fragrances house whom manufacture them. All of these stock brands under “Dubai Range” comes exclusively from Dubai and fragrance houses such as Paris Corner, Lattafa, Emper and Fragrance World. They have intense long lasting effects,