Rating based on 41 reviews

Save My Bacon


  • Low-interest starting from 547.50%
  • Short-term loans up to $1,000
  • Repayment up to 42 days

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About Save My Bacon

As a new customer, you will be blown away by the short-term loans that Save My Bacon has to offer.

Save My Bacon is a safe and secure lender for Kiwis to get access to a short-term loan online. They will guide you through the loan process and find solutions that meet your financial needs.

Relationships build on exceptional service

Their exceptional service and technology allow them to supply competitively priced short-term loans in a responsible way, for you to borrow hassle-free. They understand your financial situation and your unique financial circumstances. You can be assured that there are no hidden fees or unclear terms, and they will make sure that you understand the true cost of the loan.

A more flexible way to get a short-term loan

If you need a short-term loan and are not happy with the strict terms offered by other lenders, you need to opt for a loan from Save My Bacon.

They can offer you more flexible terms and faster turnaround times on your short-term loan. You can also repay your loan in more installments to be mindful of your budget. They take their responsibilities as a lender seriously and only give loans to people who can comfortably make repayments.

What Save My Bacon can offer you

At Save My bacon they believe everyone deserves a chance to get a loan.

They offer short-term loans of up to $1,000 to Kiwis who are employed or self-employed and earning more than $400 per week. You can demonstrate your income using your bank statements rather than with payslips.

Assortment and variety of short-term loans

Loans can leave you feeling like a kid in a candy store, with so many short-term loan options it can be difficult to choose the right one.

Their customers enjoy the flexibility and versatility of short-term loan options they have to offer. You will be given the advice you need that will help you to make an informed decision with them.

Responsible short-term loans offered to you

Their short-term loans are designed to allow you to take control of your finances. Short-term loans are offered to you between $2,000 and $5,000 and the repayment period is over 12 to 36 months.

They know your loan is important to you, so they work hard to get it to you quickly. If your loan is approved on a business day, they will make payment to your bank on the same day.

Save My Bacon Product Details

  • Loan Type Short-term loans
  • Interest Rate from 547.50%
  • Loan Amount up to $1,000
  • Repayment 10 days to 42 days
  • Decision 48 hours

Apply for a short term loan online in just minutes

You can apply for a short-term loan in just 10 minutes.

Enter your details into the online loan calculator and select the amount you would like to borrow and the number of repayments. Once you are happy with the amount, push the ‘Apply now’ button.

Requirements if you apply for a short-term loan at Save my Bacon

  • You need to be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or possess a valid work visa.
  • Be above 18 years of age.
  • Have an active bank account.
  • Receiving a regular and consistent income that is electronically transferred into your bank account on a regular basis.
  • Your net income needs to meet the minimum requirement of $400 per week.
  • A valid email account.
  • An active mobile phone.
  • Identification that is verified.

Follow these easy steps to apply for a short-term loan online:

Step 1:

Fill in the online short-term loan NZ application with your personal details, and make sure that it meets the requirements.

Step 2:

They will carry out a comprehensive affordability assessment of your financial profile and look beyond your credit score

Step 3:

Once your application has been approved, they will let you know via text and email.

Step 4:

The cash payment will be made into your bank on the same day of your short-term loan approval.

Save My Bacon benefits

  • Attractive interest rates.
  • Same day approval.
  • Safe and secure online application.
  • Help and advice from their friendly staff.

Lighting the way to brighter borrowing

Apply for a short-term loan today and build a brighter tomorrow. Save my Bacon’s partnership with Kiwi Credit bureau Equifax means that your repayments can improve your credit score.

They create an individual, affordable repayment schedule for you, and they work together to positively improve your financial well-being. Their main goal is to save your bacon during a difficult time.

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Save My Bacon is a trusted & reliable provider of short-term loans

In our review, Save My Bacon adheres to the compliance criteria in accordance with Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA), where the granting the loan will not cause financial distress to the consumer.

Save My Bacon is a registered credit provider in New Zealand: FSP41567

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

January 2020

I was worried about applying for finance but soon realised that I was worried for naught! Save My Bacon helped me to get out of a tough situation in a fair and affordable manner. Thank you SMB!

Donald M
— Winchester —

February 2020

When I found myself in a tight squeeze I was concerned that I would be unable to obtain the finance that I needed to make it through because I am not a homeowner. However, with SMB’s unsecured lo...

Suzanne P
— Willowby —

March 2020

As a working mom, I find it difficult to find the time in my day for general obligations like visiting the bank. When I discovered that I could complete the loan application from my Tablet I was ...

Laura M
— Hamilton —

May 2021

When I found myself in a tight squeeze and I was concerned that I would be unable to obtain the finance that I needed. With the help of Save My Bacon, they made it possible.

Wilken S
— Bay of Islands —

December 2021

As a working mom, I find it difficult to find the time in my day for general obligations like visiting the bank. When I discovered that I could complete the loan application from my Tablet I was ...

Williams L
— Dunedin —

February 2022

The application only took me 10minutes to complete. Within a days’ time, I had received my loan.

Stone M
— Christchurch —

Save My Bacon Contact Details

Physical Address

  • Level 3, 50 Victoria St Central Christchurch Canterbury 8013 New Zealand
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Postal Address

  • PO Box 8496, Riccarton, Christchurch, 8440, New Zealand

Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Saturday – Closed
  • Sunday – Closed