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44% of holiday luggage doesn’t arrive at its destination

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A lot can go wrong over the holidays. If anything happens at home, Santam Insurance clients get an extra 10% home contents cover, at no additional cost


Switching insurers: easier than you think

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Switching insurers: easier than you think

Thinking about switching insurance companies? Perhaps you’ve been shopping around for a while. Whatever your reason for changing, the process can be quick and pain free. Read on for our tips on easily changing insurance companies.

4 steps to registering your claim online

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4 steps to registering your claim online

When it comes to claiming, things can get a little bit stressful. All those phone calls, paperwork and documents to source...that’s why we’ve made the process as easy and convenient as possible with our new online claiming functionality. It’s available to you 24/7 so you can register your claim at your own pace in just 4 simple steps.

What you should get for the insurance premium you pay

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What you should get for the insurance premium you pay

Short-term insurance cover is one of life’s necessities: when things go wrong, insurance makes it right again. This is the time you want something extra - and no excuses. Insurance that looks for reasons to pay claims, rather than not. So it’s important to know if the insurer you are with provides adequate cover for most eventualities and whether they’re really there for you when you need it most. If you’re thinking of switching insurers, here are some questions to ask to help you pick the right cover.

Claiming online: here’s how to do it

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Claiming online: here’s how to do it

No one likes claiming, we know. In our recent advertising campaign, we asked people what they’d rather do than claim - getting a haircut from a kid or taking a shower in a carwash were some of the hilarious answers we got back. So because we want to make claiming as easy and convenient as possible for our policyholders, here’s a reminder that you can manage your insurance online on our dedicated client website and Santam app. It’s just another way that we do insurance good and proper.

Switching insurers mid-policy – here’s how to do it

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Switching insurers mid-policy – here’s how to do it

Breaking up is hard to do – but not in the case of your insurance company. You can switch insurance to whichever company you want, whenever you want. It should never be difficult or ‘wrong’ to change insurance companies. You might want to hold out for a no-claims bonus or think that your loyalty will be repaid with lower premiums, however if you feel that your insurance provider no longer has your best interests at heart, it might be time to move on – no matter what time of year or at what point of your policy term you are.

New Santam 2017 TV commercial

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New Santam 2017 TV commercial

We live in interesting times. A time of invention where our homes are controlled by smart devices, cars drive themselves, and deliveries are done by drones. It makes you wonder: in a world where things go wrong, wouldn’t you rather be with the insurer that makes it right? If you are considering switching insurers, speak to your broker, get a quote now or call us on 0860 444 444.

How and when to switch insurers

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How and when to switch insurers

If you feel that it’s time to shop around for insurance, here’s everything you need to know about switching insurers.

Is cheap insurance the right insurance for you?

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Is cheap insurance the right insurance for you?

They say ‘you get what you pay for’ which is why when it comes to car and home insurance cheaper is not always better.

How to get quality insurance cover you can afford

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How to get quality insurance cover you can afford

When times are tough, we understand that people try to save money wherever they can. But never compromise on quality insurance of your most prized possessions.

Have a safe holiday away – the checks to do before you lock up and go

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Have a safe holiday away – the checks to do before you lock up and go

The long summer holiday is the perfect time to lock up your home and go away for a well-deserved break with friends and family.

10 tips for safe online shopping in South Africa

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10 tips for safe online shopping in South Africa

Avoid becoming a victim of online shopping fraud with these tips.

10% Free cover for this holiday season – how it works

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10% Free cover for this holiday season – how it works

We know that it’s the time of year when our clients indulge in expensive gifts or acquire special household items, which is why Santam thinks ahead in offering the peace of mind of free additional cover.

Tips on avoiding fraud and scams

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Tips on avoiding fraud and scams

We often advise customers on staying safe in the real world but these days, we all have to watch out for criminals in the virtual world. So much personal information exists out there and criminals are getting smarter in the ways they manage to get to your money. We bring you tips and advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft, cybercrime and phone fraud scams.

Spring clean your insurance: we give you our top tips

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Spring clean your insurance: we give you our top tips

Every year, your contract with your short-term insurance company is automatically renewed. More often than not, your insurance contract simply ‘ticks over’ without your having scrutinised it to check that you’re neither over-or under-insured.

Navigating insurance has never been easier

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Navigating insurance has never been easier

Our new-look Santam website is a easy to navigate across all devices and puts useful information at your fingertips,from finding your nearest broker to redesigned insurance calculators to help find the right insurance for you.

How ACSA’s new hand luggage restrictions may affect your insurance

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How ACSA’s new hand luggage restrictions may affect your insurance

The Airports Company South Africa’s (ACSA) issued new hand luggage restrictions earlier this year which may affect your insurance cover.

Load shedding: how to minimise loss and damage when the lights are out

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Load shedding: how to minimise loss and damage when the lights are out

The appliances and technological equipment in your home are some of the most expensive items you’ll ever own. Unfortunately, they are also the most sensitive to power surges.

Load shedding: here’s how to minimise your risk

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Load shedding: here’s how to minimise your risk

As the reality of load shedding continues in South Africa , many consumers want to know exactly what their insurance cover entails.

Keep your bicycle (and yourself) safe

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Keep your bicycle (and yourself) safe

Whether you like ambling about on your bicycle for fun or if you’re training for the Cape Town Cycle Tour, knowing how to stay safe is the best way to enjoy your time cycling.

Beat load shedding: clever ways to charge your phone without electricity

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Beat load shedding: clever ways to charge your phone without electricity

We show you some clever ways to get around load shedding and keep your phone fully charged without the use of electricity.

Safety tips for your next road trip this holiday season

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Safety tips for your next road trip this holiday season

You're all packed up and getting some last-minute snacks before you hit the long road but you have a worrying feeling you've forgotten to do something important. We put together a list of a few things you'll need to remember to ensure the safety of you and your loved ones on the road this festive season.

Identity theft in South Africa: Prevention tips & advice

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Identity theft in South Africa: Prevention tips & advice

Identity theft is on the rise locally and internationally. With that in mind we've put together some tips on how to ensure you safeguard yourself and your family against identity theft.

What to do during a power failure

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What to do during a power failure

In the wake of an unexpected spate of electricity blackouts we've put together advice and tips on how to prepare for a power outage as well as what to do during a power failure.

The top emergency numbers every South African should have

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The top emergency numbers every South African should have

We’ve put together a few tips along with the three emergency numbers we believe every South African should have to help you through most situations.

Can you afford not to have insurance good and proper?

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Can you afford not to have insurance good and proper?

When things go wrong, that’s when you could do with a little extra and no excuses. And that’s why Santam offers compelling rewards, benefits and services for you and your business. Plus the added advantage of knowing that you can rely on insurance good and proper, to do what it’s supposed to do, when you need it most.

How to have a safer new year

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How to have a safer new year

Welcome to January. A month of hopeful resolutions; optimistic gym memberships and renewals; reluctant crawls back to work and lingering regrets over saying “yes” to second helpings all holiday season.

The cost of insuring Santa Claus

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The cost of insuring Santa Claus

If you thought you had some challenges preparing for the holiday season, spare a thought for Santa Claus. Delivering the right presents to the right children (last count 2 billion worldwide even if you discount the naughty ones) is hard work.

Holiday mode

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Holiday mode

As minds drift away from the office and into the festive season, some things get forgotten, lost and left behind. Holiday mode is great for you – but not always great for your belongings.

Travel a lot for work? Find out more about specialist travel insurance

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Travel a lot for work? Find out more about specialist travel insurance

Most people consider the standard travel insurance on their credit card to be sufficient, but when you travel frequently for work; your travel is normally booked via your company. So, should you consider specialist travel insurance? The answer is a resounding yes!

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