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Can I Apply for Car Insurance in Gauteng? Times and Queries



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In this article, we are going to mention some of the insurance options for your car in the area of Gauteng. Although some of the companies included in this article offer several types of insurance, such as home insurance or life insurance, we will only focus on their car insurance options for customers in Gauteng. Be aware that these are just a few of the many companies that are available in the market when it comes to car insurance products.

> Outsurance

Outsurance is a company that offers car insurance, home insurance, business insurance, and life insurance. You can contact the company through its website www.outsurance.co.za, or by mail to its P.O. Box 8443 Centurion 0046. The main offices are located in 1241 Embankment Rd Zwartkop Ext 7 Centurion0157; however, Outsurance operates across the country.

If you want to speak to a representative by dialing out the Sales Service number 08 600 60 0000 from Monday to Thursday between 8 am and 8 pm, on Friday from 8 am to 6 pm or on Saturday from 8 am till 1 pm. If you are a customer already, you can contact the Client Care Service at the number 08 600 70 000, from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm, or on Saturday from 8 am till 1 pm.

As regards car insurance, Outsurance offers Comprehensive Coverage, which covers for any type of damage or loss due to an accident or to other events like theft, vandalism or hail. If you cannot afford or you are not interested in comprehensive coverage, you can get limited coverage, essential coverage (the one that is compulsory in your area) or third party liability coverage with Outsurance. The company also has special programs for women; the LadyOUT insurance program has a cheaper premium because women are considered to be generally safer and more responsible drivers. There is also a Safer Driver program in which your insurance rates are based on how well you drive. Yu can have access to the Safe Driver rates if you drive no more than 15,000 km per year, within the speed limits and if you do not generally drive at night.

> King Price Insurance Company

King Price is a company that specializes in car insurance and it offers a special program in which the price of your premium get lower as months go by. King Price offers insurance for cars, trailers or caravans. King Price policies also include a 24/7 assistance that will come handy if you happen to need assistance in the middle of a trip or if you get a flat tire at any time. Kings Price claims to have the best rates in the country and the best discounts too. King Price also has insurance for appliances and portable technological objects, such as cellphones and cameras, as well as home insurance for your house, condo or other property. You can contact the company and go over all its products and get an online quote on its website www.kingprice.co.za. You can also contact the company over the phone at the number 0860 50 50 50 or send them and e-mail to clientcare@kingprice.co.za.

> Old Mutual Insurance Company

Old Mutual offers a special insurance program called IWYZE Car Insurance. With this program, you can have access to full coverage for your vehicle against accidents, vandalism, theft, fire and third party claims. You can contact Old Mutual through its website www.oldmutual.co.za or by dialing out their customer service line at the number 0860 93 94 93. For claims, you can also go online or speak to a representative. If you complete the quote request online, you will get an estimate of your insurance rates in a few minutes. Old Mutual offers several coverage options for you to suit not only your need but also your pocket. Some of the coverage options available at Old Mutual are: Comprehensive Coverage or Full Coverage (that covers for damages as a result of accidents or other events, such as theft, vandalism, hail, among others and against third party claims), Third Party, Fire and Theft (which covers for damages as a result of somebody else’s fault, as a result of fire or theft but not for accidents), Third Party Only (that covers for third party damage only when you are responsible for the damages or the injuries). There are some other optional coverage options, such as Car Hire Benefits that will pay for a rental car if your car is too damaged after an accident and has to be taken to the repair shop or if your car is stolen until you get your car back or the Emergency Medical Expenses Coverage that covers for all the medical costs if after an accident you or any passenger is injured or need to be hospitalized. Old Mutual also has a network of certified inspection centers where you can take your vehicle to be repaired and a free online mobile app through which you can have access to emergency services and towing services.

> Virgin Money Insurance Company

Another good option for car insurance is the company called Virgin Money. Virgin Money Insurance Company offers basic car coverage options like Comprehensive, Comprehensive Off-road Vehicle, Third Party, Fire and Theft and Third Party Only and some optional coverage options like roadside assistance and towing, depending on your needs and on your policy type. If you choose Virgin Money, your premium will be fixed, which means that you will pay the same amount for the 12 months of the policy term. With Virgin Money you will be able to insurance not only your car but also your motorcycle, watercraft, 4x4, caravan and trailer. You can contact Virgin Money at their customer service e-mail account admin@virginmoneyins.co.za or through their website www.virginmoneyins.co.za. You can also contact the company by dialing out the number 0860 10 56 46, from Monday to Thursday from 8 am till 8 pm, on Fridays from 8 am to 5 pm, or on Saturdays from 8 am to 1 pm.

* Other insurance companies that offer products in Gauteng and that you may be interested in are: African Independent, Liberty, Avbob and First for Women.



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Rating: 3
Comment: Virgin Money has only a few branches.
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Comment: Old Mutual has very good rates. I have had my car insured with them for years.
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Comment: First for Women is the best option for mothers.

Questions and Answers

Where can I find an Old Mutual branch?
You can search for branches on their website or you can have a look at the banches included in this article.
Which is the best option for watercraft insurance?
Virgin Money has watercraft insurance available at really good rates.
Can I get towing service with Outsurance?
Yes. You can choose to add the towing services to your policy with Outsurance.