Buying Bonus Bonds as a gift

Bonus Bonds are a great gift idea for friends and family, giving them the chance to win a share in thousands of cash prizes each month.

Where can I buy Bonus Bonds as a gift?

The easiest way to gift Bonus Bonds is online with MyBonusBonds.

You can also buy Bonus Bonds as a gift at any ANZ branch with appropriate identification or through a Bill Payment or Automatic Payment (if you know the bondholder name and number).

How do I gift online with MyBonusBonds?

When buying Bonus Bonds as a gift with MyBonusBonds, you can set up purchases from a minimum of $20 to a maximum of $1,000 in total on any one day. This could be a single $1,000 purchase or any number of purchases so long as they do not exceed a total of $1,000.

With MyBonusBonds you have two options:

Buying in the name of the giftee

  1. Log onto MyBonusBonds and select ‘Add Bondholding’ on the My Bondholdings page
  2. Choose the option ‘Bondholding for another person where they own the Bonds (My Friends and family), including your children aged 15 years and over’
  3. Either enter the existing Bondholding number of the giftee (if known) or enter their details (full name, date of birth and residential address required)
  4. Where purchasing for a child under the age of 15 (e.g. a grandchild, niece or nephew), guardian details are also required (full name, mailing address and date of birth)
  5. Click ‘Continue’ to complete the set up process, and the new Bondholding will now be linked under the ‘My Friends and Family’ heading on the My Bondholdings page
  6. Select the Bondholding you would like to gift Bonus Bonds to by clicking ‘Buy Bonds’
  7. Enter the purchase amount and choose to send the certificate to your mailing address or download it as an e-certificate
  8. Once the purchase has been processed (allow up to three business days) the certificate will either be posted to you if this option was chosen, or an e-certificate will be available to download and print on the My current transactions page by clicking on the transaction
Buying in your own name with intention of transferring the Bonds to the giftee in the future

  1. Log onto MyBonusBonds and select ‘Add Bondholding’ on the My Bondholdings page
  2. Choose the option ‘Bondholding where you own the Bonds but you intend to transfer them to another person in the future (My Bonds)’
  3. Enter the name of the intended bondholder and choose the prize payment method (reinvest or direct credit to your bank account if it is already loaded with MyBonusBonds)
  4. Click ‘Continue’ to complete the set up process, and the new Bondholding will now be linked under the ‘My Bonds’ heading on the My Bondholdings page
  5. Select the Bondholding you would like to gift Bonus Bonds to by clicking ‘Buy Bonds’ and enter the purchase amount
  6. Once the purchase has been processed (allow up to three business days) an e-certificate will be available to download and print on the My live Bonds page

Note that to have the Bonus Bonds transferred into the name of the giftee they will need to visit an ANZ branch with appropriate identification as well as the Bonus Bonds Transfer Certificate(s) that you have signed.