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How and when to switch insurers

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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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