Insurance for small emerging businesses and taxis

Established in 2006 VUM is one of the leading insurers that offer 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 for the Emerging Business market

Why VUM?
  • Specialist in insuring public transport vehicles, excl: buses
  • Efficient claims and underwriting processing
  • Best online quoting system for all contracted brokers
  • Pioneers of the cash back benefit in the public transport sector


From its humble start-up beginnings in 2006, Vulindlela Underwriting Managers fast evolved into South Africa’s leading provider of innovative risk solutions and cash back benefits to taxi owners and emerging businesses across the country.

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Insurance for small emerging businesses  

VUM AssetSure, carters for a variety of businesses from car washes to funeral parlours, courier companies, food delivery services, hair salons and spaza shops.

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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 four more reasons to choose Insurance good and proper.

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Specialist taxi insurance

VUM Fintech and VUM Taxi insurance provides Comprehensive cover for the widest range of niche insurance solutions for owners of Minibus, Midibus, Sedans used for Shuttle services, Metered taxis and E-hailing Taxis.

  • Minibus: 8to 18 seats
  • Midibus: 9-35 seats
  • Sedans: up to 7 Seats

Our product benefits include

  • Cash Back Benefit based on a no-claims bonus rewarding system to the insured for applying sound business practice and loyalty to VUM
  • VUM Taxi: collect 10% of premiums paid after a 36 month claim free period
  • VUM AssetSure: collect 10% of premiums paid after a 36 month claim free period

Our product extensions include

  • Roadside Assistance
  • Fixed expenses for maximum of 20 days while the taxi is out of commission due to insured peril.
  • Annual stand-alone passenger liability
  • Personal accident available for drivers and passengers
  • Sound equipment, including radios/cds/dvd players, installed in the vehicle, which must be specified

Contact us

DBN: 15 Old Main Road, Gillits, 3610.

JHB: The Pavillion, Wanderers Office Park, 52 Corlett Drive, Illovo, 2196

(086) 012 2747