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Insurance for guesthouses

Whether you’re a guesthouse or B&B owner, we have designed cover tailored to suit your insurance needs.

  • There are a maximum of 20 rooms
  • The owner and/or manager lives on the insured premises (i.e. not necessarily in the same building but on the same property) our guesthouse solution provides cover for:
  • Property damage
  • Business interruption
  • Vehicles Liability
  • Umbrella liability (top-up liability)
  • Other sections

Note: This solution is not only limited to the above sections, additional cover can be provided if required. You are able to insure your personal and business risks under a single policy

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Cover options

Property


This section provides comprehensive cover for your buildings and their contents.

Business interruption


Damage to your business as described in the property damage section may result in reduced turnover or additional expenses, which may cause serious business interruption that you did not plan for.

Vehicles


This covers vehicles such as motor cars, bakkies, buses, trucks, trailers, caravans, motorcycles and special type vehicles.

Liability


Liability insurance provides you with cover if you or one of your employees damages someone else's property or causes the death/injury of someone during the course of business.

Umbrella liability


Liability insurance provides you with cover if you or one of your employees damages someone else's property or causes the death/injury of someone during the course of business.

Other


Santam's insurance solutions are flexible enough to incorporate all your insurance requirements, tailoring our services to your specific needs.

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Use these simple tools to check if your business is sufficiently protected. Having the right cover in place will ensure quick and hassle-free claims in times of need.

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Manage your business and personal insurance inventory, send and receive instant SOS alerts and track the safety of loved ones with one easy swipe on your smartphone.

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How to estimate your start-up costs

05 February 2017

When starting your own business, you don’t need millions to make millions. The Big Blue retail chain started as a flea market stall, while billion rand sport supplement business USN was launched from a kitchen.What you do need is a clear picture of the costs of doing business so you don’t experience cash flow problems later on. We help you work out your start-up budget to help keep you on track.

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