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Be safe on the road with Santam

Whether you're planning to traverse the continent or simply getting ready for a quick getaway, ensuring that you're properly covered for a mini-holiday can make all the difference.

At Santam, you can choose from several options for vehicle cover including comprehensive cover or third-party, fire and theft cover.

Our vehicle also cover extends to a number of countries outside South Africa. Click here  to read more. We've also added host of benefits to our insurance offering which includes emergency accommodation, emergency costs such as toiletries or medicine, recovery costs and trauma treatment.

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The benefits of insuring with us

Santam is the insurer of choice for millions of South Africans countrywide. We help you be safe and stay safe – everywhere you go. If you need five more reasons to choose insurance good and proper.

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SOS services

Our 24/7 SOS service supports you through life’s little and large car and household emergencies.

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Safety tips

Santam is the insurer of choice for millions of South Africans countrywide. We help you be safe and stay safe – everywhere you go. If you need five more reasons to choose insurance good and proper.

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Santam app

A first-of-its-kind app from Santam now allows you to keep family and friends by your side, no matter where in the world you go. Another way we help you to be safe out there.

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Car calculator

Buying a car can be a huge financial commitment. Use the online calculator to determine if your vehicle is sufficiently insured to protect your investment.

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Benefit from the range of Santam service providers that offer exclusive discounts on services that will improve the safety and security of you, your family and possessions.

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In the news

Counting the real costs of hail: denting not just your car but the economy too

21 October 2016

A big hail storm has wreaked havoc in parts of Bloemfontein recently with claims for damage to homes and vehicles streaming in at South Africa’s largest general insurer, Santam today. In a short period of time a hailstorm on the M1 North of the William Nicol highway in Johannesburg can cause extensive damage to a vehicle. For the insurance industry, a hailstorm lasting 20 minutes in two to three Pretoria suburbs could cost up to R100 million in claims for damage to vehicles and homes.

Handing over your car keys could be costly

20 September 2016

Many South Africans rely on their own transport to get from point A to B and as a result, there are more than 10 million vehicles on South African roads according to recent statistics by the electronic national administration traffic information system (eNaTIS). In many cases, people share vehicles or pass them on to family members as they upgrade, thereby changing the profile of the regular driver of the insured vehicle.

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