Taxi insurance

Established in 2006, VUM is a specialist provider of the widest range of insurance solutions and related benefits to taxi owners and emerging businesses in South Africa.

Our risk management solutions are as unique as the South African taxi and emerging enterprise industry. Backed by our first-hand experience and solid growth over the past few years, we are able to support your emerging business through tailored cover solutions and value-added services.  

Why insure with Vulindlela?

  • Streamlined business processes to offer fast turnaround on quotations and claims.
  • A suite of innovative products to support your business.
  • The first underwriting agency in South Africa to offer cash-back benefits to taxi owners.
  • Vulindlela Zuzimali offers a cash-back system as a no-claims bonus to reward businesses for their loyalty, and for applying sound business practices.
  • VUM Taxi pays back 10% of your premiums after a 24-month claim-free period.
  • VUM AssetSure pays back 10% of you premiums after a 36-month claim-free period.


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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The benefits of insuring with us

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Our insurance solutions extend to:

  • VUM AssetSure caters for a range of emerging businesses, from car washes to funeral parlours, hair salons and spaza shops. Included in the cover is a full range of benefits, such as vehicles, buildings, stock and equipment, money, public liability, theft, etc.
  • VUM Taxi insurance provides a wide range of insurance solutions for owners of vehicles used for taxi and commercial transport purposes. These include mini- and mid-sized busses, sedan taxis and metered taxis.
  • Cover includes comprehensive, third-party, fire and theft or third-party only (for up to R2 million) cover for all types of taxis.
  • Specialised insurance with a cash-back benefit is also offered for metered taxi fleets.
  • Cover options can be extended to include:
  • Annual stand-alone passenger liability
  • Personal accident cover for drivers and passengers
  • Fixed expenses for four weeks to taxi owner while vehicle is out of commission due to an insured loss
  • Specified installed sound equipment
  • Trailers
  • Ascendance, Violation and Credit Shortfall (AVCS) cover

Contact details


T 087 135 1000
F 086 561 4844


T 011 656 3703

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