Vulindlela Underwriting Managers (VUM) – Specialised insurance solutions for the public transport sector

Vulindlela Underwriting Managers (VUM) offers specialist insurance solutions to the taxi industry to safeguard taxis against unforeseen risks. Because we understand the challenges the industry faces, we have developed a product that cuts through the complexity and simply gives reliable insurance at a premium that taxi owners can afford. We offer a wide range of cover, including e-hailing, minibuses, metered taxis and shuttles.

Why choose VUM

Fast-paced turnaround

In a fast-paced industry, you need a speedy turnaround time. Our job is to get your business back in business as quickly as possible, so we have streamlined our business process to offer quick turnaround on quotations and claims.

Industry-leading insurance for the taxi industry

When you’re paying us your hard-earned money, you deserve to know what you are paying for. That’s why we have developed a product that cuts through the complexity and simply gives you reliable insurance at a premium that your business can afford.

Added benefits for your business

We do more than cover your vehicle – we offer added benefits and product extensions that add value to your business. VUM Taxi benefits include product extensions for passenger liability, personal accidents and more. We have introduced VUM Taxi Cleaning Kits, thoughtfully curated with an array of delightful products that are designed to provide an interactive experience for our loyal clients.

More about VUM

Established in 2006, VUM offers a wide range of covers in the public transport sector (Sedan vehicle used for e-Hailing, Shuttle Services, Metered Taxi’s, Mini and Midi Buses insurance). As well as tailor made insurance products that are relevant for the South African Emerging Business market. VUM Fintech Motor Insurance provides Comprehensive cover for Sedans used for E-hailing Taxis, Shuttle services, Metered taxis and Scholar transport. VUM Taxi Insurance provides Comprehensive cover for owners of Minibus and Midibus taxis used for short distance, long distance and Scholar transport.

Specialist taxi insurance

VUM Fintech Motor Insurance:

Sedans: up to 7 Seats

VUM Taxi Insurance:

Minibus: 8 to 18 seats

Midibus: 9 to 35 seats

Our product extensions include:

Our product extensions include:

Roadside assistance

Fixed expenses for a maximum of 20 days while your taxi is out of commission due to insured peril

Annual stand-alone passenger liability

Personal accident cover available for drivers and passengers

Sound equipment, including radios/CDs/DVD players, installed in the vehicle, which must be specified


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