Private client solutions

As true specialists in the local short-term insurance industry, Echelon offers tailored personal asset risk solutions to meet the needs of professionals, business owners and executives.

Driven by a continued focus on our private client service philosophy, Echelon provides a wide range of benefits, adequate solvency and fast claims turnaround in a bid to exceed the expectations of our exclusive client base. 

Why insure with Echelon?

  • Echelon is the first in private client insurance in South Africa.
  • Focused business approach aimed at high net worth individuals (LSM 10+).
  • Following a dedicated lifestyle underwriting matrix aimed at achieving enhanced cover at sustainable pricing.
  • Simplifying insurance by offering straight forward solutions that bring real benefits and less complexity.
  • Only niche underwriter to provide traditional insurance together with solutions for hobby-related assets under one contract.
  • Value-added home, roadside and trauma assistance automatically included for client protection in case of emergency.


As the leading provider of private client insurance in South Africa, Echelon constantly strives to exceed its own service delivery benchmark. We simplify your personal asset insurance needs by adding more value and eliminating hassle.

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The benefits of insuring with us

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Our insurance solutions extend to:

• Unlimited cover for power surges
• Unlimited cover for accidental damage
• Protection against the application of average
• Storage and removal cover on all risks basis
• Extended business contents cover
• New vehicle replacement up to three years
• Motor personal accident cover
• Unlimited car hire (Group B)
• Extended 4x4 cover
• Identity and cyber theft cover
• Tailor-made risk transfer solutions to address financial exposures, such as:
     o Depreciation in value of new vehicles over time
     o Financial shortfalls affecting families following amendments to the Road Accident Fund (RAF)
     o Unexpected costs due to cyber theft and identity theft
     o Liabilities associated with lawsuits and third-party claims

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Cape Town

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F 021 683 5441

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