Tag: car insurance advice

“My Insurance Claim Was Rejected!”, This is How to Overturn it!

  Are you one of the many thousands of South Africans who put their hard-earned cash into the hands of insurance companies? Many of us want to believe that regardless of what happens to our assets, if we pay our monthly premium, our insurers will recoup our losses, but is that really the case? The Ombudsman for Short Term Insurance, otherwise known as OSTI, released their 2018 report stating that last year saw a rather […]

The Top 9 Reasons Car Insurance Claims Get Rejected

 Most of us don’t know that if our tyres are too worn or we missed a premium payment for longer than 15 days and we are in an accident, our car insurance provider doesn’t have to pay our claims and they most likely won’t. According to the annual ombudsman’s report, the Ombud resolved 9,474 complaints out of 9,779 formal complaints lodged in the review period, recovering a total of R87.2 million for consumers! Even if you […]

Most Affordable Car Insurance Companies In South Africa Compared

One of the most frequently asked questions in South Africa is “Which insurance company has the most affordable car insurance premiums”, we were wondering the same thing so we did some research. We have taken 5 different consumer profiles and compared the insurance companies that came out the cheapest on our comparison engine.  25-year-old single woman, driving a Hyundai i20­­­­ 35-year-old married man, driving a Polo 45-year-old married male, driving a Hilux Bakkie 55-year-old divorced female. Drives […]

6 Things To Consider When Choosing Car Insurance

According to the Automotive Association of South Africa, 11.4 million vehicles are registered on the South African roads, and 65% to 70% of these cars are not insured. Which can be a little worrying as you could have an accident with one of those uninsured cars and that causes a whole mess of problems!  Some drivers argue that car insurance is too expensive but the real question is can you afford not to have car […]