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Avis partners with Discovery Insure to launch SafeDrive

Available to all Avis Rent a Car customers at 10 locations nationally from 31 July 2017, the Avis SafeDrive app is uniquely integrated with Discovery Insure’s breakthrough telematics technology and its behavioural app-based programme, proven to help make South African roads safer. (more…)

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Hollard discusses the pitfalls of underinsurance

How to avoid underinsurance

Your home is likely to be your most substantial financial investment. It’s also the absolute cornerstone of your lifestyle and family – it’s your security, your happy place, your stability, your castle. That’s why insuring it correctly is so important.  (more…)

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Luzanne Wait

Four ways to save on insurance

By Luzanne Wait, Short-term Insurance Adviser at PSG Jeffrey’s Bay. (more…)

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Insurance considerations for owning a drone

Drones, formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles or remotely piloted aircraft systems, have gained significant commercial momentum over the past few years. While these aerial vehicles come at an expensive price, many people now buy one as a toy or it forms part of a hobby. People who own a drone need to ensure that […]

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Aon South Africa discusses SASREA

What you need to know about event liability cover

The advent of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act (SASREA) firmly places the responsibility on all parties involved to ensure safety at events.  According to Steve Levitt of insurance brokerage and risk consultants, Aon South Africa, the distinction between who is responsible is blurred and he believes that all parties should have their own […]

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Cutting insurance in tough times will never justify recovery costs

In tough economic climates – such as the recession South Africa finds itself in at the moment – households and small business owners may be tempted to reduce their short-term insurance, but the short-term savings may not justify the long-term cost of recovery in the event of a natural disaster.  (more…)

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Proof that young drivers can change their behaviour

According to the Department of Transport, about 80% of road fatalities involve males between 19 and 35 and the World Health Organisation’s global research shows that traffic injuries are the leading cause of death among people aged between 15 and 29 years old. While inexperience accounts for much of the increased risk, other factors include […]

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Insurance Association sympathises with those affected by storms and fires

The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) sympathises with all who have lost loved ones or property as a result of the fires and storms over the past week. The emotional and physical damage of a destructive event like this is a traumatic ordeal which not only affects the lives of many, but also scores of […]

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