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Buying Car Insurance For The First Time? Use This Checklist!

Even for veteran road users, facing down the selection of South African car insurance companies and their myriad grand promises can be a daunting process. The market is littered with insurers all telling you that they’re the best insurance company out there and muddying the waters with too-good-to-be-true deals and inaccessible industry lingo. For the car-buying newbie, the first-time purchase of car insurance can seem to be an utterly insurmountable mountain to climb. Having a good, trustworthy […]

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In the case of car insurance one size does NOT fit all

Your situation determines your options Insurance needs are not adequately met with cookie-cutter solutions. Your unique situation in life produces specific requirements and the tailored option is certainly out there if you’re willing to identify and work around your limitations. Start by honestly, and thoroughly, considering your financial and home situation. Work out what your budget can realistically accommodate and consider alternatives if this amount isn’t enough for decent coverage. How about sharing a car with a […]

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So many types of car insurance, so little time

Important points to ponder A whopping 65% – 70% of South African drivers don’t have car insurance. This means that every time you get on the road you are taking a significant risk. To make matters worse, the consistent power cuts from Eskom are turning the country’s roads into the wild West, with people taking chances and behaving recklessly at every turn. While the government has considered introducing mandatory third-party insurance, thereby forcing careless drivers to pay […]

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