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Welcome to the Bidvest Insurance blog page! Here you will find a range of reading material – from great insurance advice and information, to fun articles about our events that have taken place. So what are you waiting for? Click on one of the articles below and enjoy the read.

Scratches denting your smile?

Scratches denting your smile?

Keep your car looking as good as new. You just got home, and as you’re about to go inside you decide to take one last glance back. This is soon followed by a proud grin. If you own a car, this is a feeling you know all too well. It’s not just a car. It’s your hard...

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Going through a divorce?

Going through a divorce?

Don’t lose more than you already have. People are creatures of habit. When it comes to letting go of certain habits and routines that have been part of your life for some time, you’ll probably struggle. That’s the thing about divorce. It’s not just the bond and the...

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Roadside Assistance: Don’t get stuck on the side of the road

Roadside Assistance: Don’t get stuck on the side of the road

Roadside Assistance from your Bidvest Insurance Mechanical Warranty policy Roadside assistance is an essential when you’re driving on South African roads. Mechanical Warranty is an insurance policy that puts you and your wellbeing first. Car troubles are a significant...

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Get The Best Legal Advice In South Africa.

Get The Best Legal Advice In South Africa.

Legal Advice from Bidvest Insurance. Legal Angel: that’s who you’re going to call when you need to answer to the law. You could be the victim, or you could have landed yourself on the wrong side of the law. Our legal advisors have the answers and advice you need....

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Mediation Matters: You Can Avoid Court.

Mediation Matters: You Can Avoid Court.

Nip it in the bud with unlimited mediation. The argument of “I scream, you scream” can do much harm…if it isn’t for ice cream. One of the many tragedies of life is that disputes tend to be inevitable. The world is such that people from different backgrounds with...

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Simple Life Hacks To Stay Safe Online.

Simple Life Hacks To Stay Safe Online.

Bad online habits that make you vulnerable. What a joy. Information, shopping and entertainment is all just a click away. We live in exciting times, don’t we? In an instant, your loved ones who are many miles away are right on your screen, laughing and catching up...

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Panic Alert is here for you.

Panic Alert is here for you.

Panic Alert has you covered, always. Panic Alert is an essential service when you live in South Africa. In South Africa, vigilance is not enough. You need to have a 24-hour armed response service at your beck and call. Even if you’re pedantic about making sure that...

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What is online fraud?

What is online fraud?

Online fraud is something you need to know about, know how to protect yourself from and also understand what to do if you become a target of it.

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Mechanical Warranty: Keep Your Car Covered.

Mechanical Warranty: Keep Your Car Covered.

Mechanical Warranty: Keep Your Car Covered. What is Mechanical Warranty? Mechanical Warranty is the best thing you can do for your budget, and your car. We all love our cars, but even if you look after it amazingly well, things that are constantly used will break. Not...

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Keep your devices safe.

Keep your devices safe.

Top places your cell phone gets snatched Our cell phones contain our lives nowadays. Your cell phone is a precious life essential.Losing your cell phone is a great inconvenience, it’s best to always be vigilant. There has been a noticeable increase in cellphone theft....

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Panic Alert: Keeping You Protected

Panic Alert: Keeping You Protected

Panic Alert from Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert makes dodging the curveballs that come with living in South Africa a little easier. Yes, South Africa battles high crime statistics, but there are still many good things about it. Including Panic Alert from Bidvest...

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Where did I put my keys?

Where did I put my keys?

Understanding the benefits of Key Insurance How could such a small thing cause such a huge inconvenience? This is one of those questions that you ask yourself when you’re stuck and can’t find your keys. Key Insurance is one of those things you don’t think you need...

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The Facts On Cyberbullying.

The Facts On Cyberbullying.

Cyberbullying is a broad concept that encompasses all types of online harassment and other negative experiences you may confront online. The internet is polluted with bullies who send, post, or share negative content about others on various online platforms. You most...

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Get A Legal Angel On Your Side.

Get A Legal Angel On Your Side.

4 common legal disputes in South Africa. The law is sometimes tricky to navigate. Finding yourself on the wrong side of a dispute can affect your life in many different ways. South Africa has one of the best Constitutions in the world. It’s important that justice...

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What is Legal Angel?

What is Legal Angel?

Legal Angel gives you the legal protection you need. Legal Angel swoops in to give you the legal protection you need, compliments of Bidvest Insurance. Having legal protection is fast becoming as important as having a health care plan. Lawyers, however, don’t come...

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What are the top cyber crimes for 2021?

What are the top cyber crimes for 2021?

5 most common types of cybercrimes Cybercrime is highly prevalent in today's technological era. Because cybercrime exists online, it exists everywhere. Every computer user must be vigilant. Through Cybercrime, typically, no physical interactions occur, and this makes...

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Deposit Protection from Bidvest Insurance

Deposit Protection from Bidvest Insurance

Save your money from going down the drain. You’ve just bought a new car. You’re excited to hit the road and enjoy your new ride! But, before you finish paying it off, your car is stolen or written off. This leaves you at risk of losing your deposit and incurring other...

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Drive-Me-Home Service from Bidvest Insurance

Drive-Me-Home Service from Bidvest Insurance

We’ll get you home, safe and sound. You never know when you might get stranded. In a country with a high crime rate, this could potentially be life threatening. How does the Drive-Me-Home Service Claims benefit work? Driver Assist provides you with a drive-me-home...

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Why You Need Shortfall Insurance

Why You Need Shortfall Insurance

What are shortfall insurance benefits? You have been eyeing that car for months while saving up your money for the deposit. You finally get to buy it, after you work out all the financials with the bank. The only problem is that an accident or hijacking can mean you...

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Cover For Your Car Accessories from Bidvest Insurance

Cover For Your Car Accessories from Bidvest Insurance

Cover for your car accessories. The feeling of buying and owning a car is a great one. It’s yours and you want it to be unique to you. Everyone has different tastes and interests. What you add to your car will be uniquely suited to your tastes and style. Whatever it...

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Online Licencing Portal from Bidvest Insurance

Online Licencing Portal from Bidvest Insurance

Avoid the queue, and log on to renew. Don’t forget your disc! It’s one of those things that can so easily slip your mind. Bidvest Insurance helps you avoid the queue, and log on to renew. How does the Online Licencing Portal work? No more standing in long queues to...

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All You Need To Know About Deposit Protector

All You Need To Know About Deposit Protector

It’s a bit disheartening when you put in a lot of effort and the outcome was not worth the time or energy you spent on it. You may end up feeling this way after saving for a deposit, only to have to return what you worked so hard to save for. What do you mean you’ll...

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Airport Shuttle Services from Bidvest Insurance

Airport Shuttle Services from Bidvest Insurance

Ditch your parking fees. The irony is: to get to where you need to fly to, you have to drive too. This means that you will have to leave your car at the airport parking lot. Besides safety concerns, the fees that come with that inconvenience, tend to be pretty hefty....

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Traffic Fine Assistance from Bidvest Insurance

Traffic Fine Assistance from Bidvest Insurance

Be a fine citizen: pay your fines. Being issued a traffic fine does not make you a criminal. It happens to the best of us. Failing to pay your fine, however, does make you a criminal. Sometimes you fail to pay because you didn’t know you had one. How does Traffic...

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Key Angel from Bidvest Insurance

Key Angel from Bidvest Insurance

Everything you need to know about Key Angel Keys disappear all the time, even in situations that they never should. How many sets of keys have you lost over the years? No matter what, it’s better to get in touch with your car dealer to get a replacement, rather than...

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Legal Assistance For RAF Claims from Bidvest Insurance

Legal Assistance For RAF Claims from Bidvest Insurance

Legal help with Road Accident Fund claims. When you are involved in a car accident on South African roads, car damage is not the only thing you will have to deal with. In most cases there is a lot of trauma and physical damage that you might suffer from. The Road...

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Deposit Protector By Bidvest Insurance

Deposit Protector By Bidvest Insurance

Everything you need to know about deposit protection You have spent many months saving and putting away money. Finally, you can afford to get yourself from A to B. The time for you to go car shopping has finally arrived. Many things can go down the drain, your hard...

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Shortfall Cover By Bidvest Insurance

Shortfall Cover By Bidvest Insurance

Everything you need to know about Shortfall Insurance. One of the biggest myths and misconceptions when it comes to comprehensive vehicle insurance is that you’ll be covered when your vehicle is written off or stolen. Unfortunately, in most cases, should your car be...

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Get ahead of the tread.

Get ahead of the tread.

5 ways to spot when it’s time to change your tyres. Sometimes it does seem like there are too many things to pay attention to. As tedious as it all might seem, it’s very important. Especially when it comes to your tyres. Routine daily checks are the best way to save...

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Licence Reminders from Bidvest Insurance.

Licence Reminders from Bidvest Insurance.

Did you forget to renew? Life is very busy. There is a lot going on, all the time. There will definitely be things that will slip your mind. The problem is that it might be something very important. The reminder might come at the worst time, like when a law...

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Check out the wheels on that beauty.

Check out the wheels on that beauty.

Keep your wheels and rims looking good. The sense of pride you get from owning a vehicle is the very reason you want to make sure it looks good. You need to be driving in style, or luxury, and reliability. On top of making your car look good, the truth is, without...

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Shortfall Protection By Bidvest Insurance

Shortfall Protection By Bidvest Insurance

Shortfall protection for your car. You got a new car, congratulations! Because you are a responsible adult, you got comprehensive insurance, right along with it. Everytime you get in your car, you drive with peace of mind. You know you’re insured and your car is...

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When Small Mistakes Could Cost You Big

When Small Mistakes Could Cost You Big

Mistakes that can cost you big money. Clicking on the wrong link, using an untrustworthy USB, or logging on to a spoofed website. These are all things that could have negative repercussions for you. Cyber security is a personal priority. Your personal information is...

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Cyber Insurance: Protect Yourself From Online Deception

Cyber Insurance: Protect Yourself From Online Deception

They only need to fool you once. These days, especially if you're constantly online, the chances of you being hacked are significantly high. Why? Because, it's inevitable. One day, your password will fail, or one of your most-loved online services will be hacked....

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Unintentional Violation Cover from Bidvest Insurance

Unintentional Violation Cover from Bidvest Insurance

Cover for the mistakes you can’t avoid. Like any other contract, there are terms and conditions that you might miss when signing on the dotted line. The repercussions that come with overlooking these terms and conditions might have an effect on you and your finances....

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Cyber Insurance from Bidvest Insurance

Cyber Insurance from Bidvest Insurance

Get cover for the little mistakes with big repercussions Cookies and tea are probably really great during an office break. The same cannot be said for when you enable them on a website you don’t really know. Mistakes are an everyday thing in all parts of our lives. We...

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Who you gonna call?

Who you gonna call?

Legal Angel’s 24 hour legal assistance hotline. Have you ever heard that phrase about walking on eggshells? Well, it’s true. In everyday life, you need to tread carefully. There is so much happening, and it all seems to be happening at once. You just never know when...

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Protect Your Instalments with Bidvest Insurance

Protect Your Instalments with Bidvest Insurance

Keep your deposit safe. Efficient service delivery is sometimes ruined by all the red tape and bureaucracy. There are things that can’t be put on hold while the paperwork is being sorted out. Like your monthly instalments. What is Instalment Protection? When a claim...

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2021’s Top Hijacking Hotspots in South Africa

2021’s Top Hijacking Hotspots in South Africa

Hijacking safety tips from TheftBuster We all know that being vigilant at all times is wholly important and necessary. In South Africa, it is a life or death survival technique. Every once in a while, we let our guard down. The sad thing is that criminals know this,...

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Your Loyalty Bonus from Bidvest Insurance

Your Loyalty Bonus from Bidvest Insurance

A sweet reward. Your car means so much to you and your lifestyle. It’s worth every cent you spend on maintaining it, staying fueled up, and on the road. You cover your car with the best insurance you can afford. Your loyalty deserves a reward. What is a loyalty bonus?...

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Cyber Insurance – for online altercations

Cyber Insurance – for online altercations

Insure Your Family from Cyber Bullying Liability. As beautiful as the Internet can be, it can become an ugly place. A simple, personal, or interesting post can invite unwanted attention and opinions. They are on the playground at your children's school, and there are...

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Your cover for online attacks

Your cover for online attacks

Protect yourself from digital criminals To make life a little simpler, we’re always adding our personal information to apps. Payment details, your delivery address, card data, you name it; we share it. The biggest inconvenience is the risk that comes with that...

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Ramp up your routine

Ramp up your routine

Save money by conducting these monthly checks on your car. The most important thing about your car, besides obviously taking you from point A to wherever else it might be, is reliability. You want your car to last, and you want it to perform as best as it’s built to....

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Come rain or shine.

Come rain or shine.

Scratch and Dent policy benefits keep you covered. We all save for rainy days, but what happens when it hails? Will your savings be enough to cover all that damage? The answer is: it doesn't have to be. We never know what the weather will bring, even if we stay glued...

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The damage can be undone.

The damage can be undone.

Get covered for major smash and grab damage. A smash and grab incident can mean more than just losing your precious possessions. You need to be covered for any damage, big or small. As a South African, you know that protecting yourself from crime is a priority. Your...

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Don’t let the little things get you down.

Don’t let the little things get you down.

Claim your power back after a smash and grab incident Whether you are in the vehicle or not, a smash and grab incident can be traumatic. The loss and damage of personal possessions is not something anyone should be burdened with. With the high crime rates in South...

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Don’t let major damage become a major headache.

Don’t let major damage become a major headache.

Bidvest Insurance keeps you covered. The big relief: having your stolen car recovered. The worry? It may not be in good shape for you to drive. Major damage is a common concern when recovering stolen or hijacked vehicles. TheftBuster Plus from Bidvest Insurance can...

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It’s 2021, anything can happen

It’s 2021, anything can happen

The importance of mechanical warranty insurance. You’ll certainly agree: since March 2020, real life has started to feel like a low budget sci-fi film. We’ve seen things that “only happen in movies” happen right before our eyes, and they’re happening all at once....

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My Warranty by Bidvest Insurance

My Warranty by Bidvest Insurance

Everything you need to know about My Warranty We’d love to believe that regular servicing and checkups would be enough to ensure that our cars are well taken care of. Unfortunately, even when we keep to the right checkup and service schedules, mechanical and...

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TheftBuster Covers Your Insurance Excess

TheftBuster Covers Your Insurance Excess

Drive safely and assured, with Bidvest Insurance South African drivers need to be on guard all the time. Your chances of being hijacked, or falling victim to a smash-and-grab incident, are high. That’s why Bidvest Insurance created TheftBuster. You drive assured, and...

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The pandemic of divorce.

The pandemic of divorce.

Making sure you’re covered through the hardest times. Your happily ever after may have a bittersweet ending. When better becomes worse, it is important to make sure that you leave with yourself intact. Civil divorce proceedings are what everyone going through a...

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Car Hire from Key Angel with Bidvest Insurance.

Car Hire from Key Angel with Bidvest Insurance.

A car for when you can’t get into yours. It may seem like a minor inconvenience, but losing your car keys, or access to your car, can derail your day, your week, or your month. That’s why we created Key Angel with Bidvest Insurance. When you’re temporarily unable to...

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Flatbed towing services from Key Angel with Bidvest Insurance.

Flatbed towing services from Key Angel with Bidvest Insurance.

Get yourself and your car to safety. Everything’s great until your car key goes missing. Then, you’re stranded, and a replacement key may take a long time to get to you. That’s why Key Angel from Bidvest Insurance offers you flatbed towing services. In the event of a...

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Key replacement from Key Angel by Bidvest Insurance.

Key replacement from Key Angel by Bidvest Insurance.

Don’t get locked out of your own car. When you sneeze, it feels like your heart stops for a split second. That frozen feeling? You feel it too when you reach into your bag or pocket, and find your keys are missing. We believe that only good things should make your...

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Car locksmith services from Key Angel with Bidvest Insurance

Car locksmith services from Key Angel with Bidvest Insurance

Have you locked your keys in the car? There’s too much going on, and it’s all too easy to simply close your car door. That’s when the panic sets in: Where are your car keys? If you’ve locked your car keys inside your car, Key Angel from Bidvest Insurance has you...

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Key Angel gets you home safely with courtesy transport.

Key Angel gets you home safely with courtesy transport.

Key Angel from Bidvest Insurance ensures you get home, safe and sound. Your safety comes first. We stand by this, with Key Angel from Bidvest Insurance. No matter where you are across South Africa, Key Angel from Bidvest Insurance will get you safely home with...

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Scratch and Dent Cover from Bidvest Insurance

Scratch and Dent Cover from Bidvest Insurance

Don’t let chips and scratches dent your budget. Mistakes happen. Tiny inconveniences could derail your day. You might dent your car as you leave for the office. You could scratch your car door on that pole in the parking lot. Scratch and Dent cover from Bidvest...

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Odwa Ndungane Signs Up with Panic Alert

Odwa Ndungane Signs Up with Panic Alert

Odwa Ndungane Signs Up with Panic AlertWhen it comes to someone having your back, there is no one better than Bidvest Insurance This is according Odwa Ndungane after his experience with getting signed up for our new powerful product, Panic Alert. In a day where South...

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Bidvest Insurance Has You Covered For Bail

Bidvest Insurance Has You Covered For Bail

Bailing you out of unfortunate circumstances. We all make mistakes. Finding yourself on the wrong side of the law is most unfortunate. Simple misunderstandings can happen, at any time. The bail cover benefits from Bidvest Insurance are available to you 24 hours a day....

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Property Transfer Cover from Bidvest Insurance

Property Transfer Cover from Bidvest Insurance

Enjoy discounted property transfer fees with Bidvest Insurance. Buying a new house is an important, life changing investment. Purchasing a property for your family, or as an investment opportunity, is an exceptional achievement. The process of buying your dream home...

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Divorce Cover from Bidvest Insurance.

Divorce Cover from Bidvest Insurance.

Divorce Cover that's there for you through stressful times. Divorce is a tough process, no matter how your marriage ended. We all hope our divorce can be worked out amicably, and inexpensively. Divorce proceedings can, however, quickly turn messy. The last thing you...

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Draft your Wills with Bidvest Insurance.

Draft your Wills with Bidvest Insurance.

Helping you leave a legacy, the right way. You have worked hard for what you have. The greatest gift is being able to leave it behind for those who matter most to you. Writing a will is as complex as it is easy. Many people don’t know where to begin, but Bidvest...

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Unlimited Mediation Cover from Bidvest Insurance.

Unlimited Mediation Cover from Bidvest Insurance.

Let Bidvest Insurance talk you through it all. Rather than being stuck in an endless battle of he said/she said/they said, third party mediation can help to solve your legal matters far more efficiently. Mediation through an unbiased third party could save everyone...

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Trauma Counselling Help From Bidvest Insurance

Trauma Counselling Help From Bidvest Insurance

The help you need, when you need it. No two people are alike: we all handle situations differently. Dealing with a traumatic event might leave you needing someone to talk to. The Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert policy offers you the benefit of getting professional...

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7 Anti-Hijacking Tips as Crime Stats Show Rise in Cases

7 Anti-Hijacking Tips as Crime Stats Show Rise in Cases

7 Anti-Hijacking Tips as Crime Stats Show Rise in CasesRecent crime stats show that hijackings are on the rise, increasing by almost 5% between January and March 2021. It’s a trend that is expected to continue and should serve as a call for increased awareness and...

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Excess Cover From Bidvest Insurance

Excess Cover From Bidvest Insurance

Bust your budget? Excess Cover is here to help. The last thing you need to deal with after a traumatic event, is spending more money that you don’t have. We’re here, and we’ve got you covered. Here’s the easy way to understand the Excess Cover on a Bidvest Insurance...

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Keep Your Car Covered With A Guaranteed Vehicle Warranty

Keep Your Car Covered With A Guaranteed Vehicle Warranty

Bidvest Insurance keeps your sweet ride safe. A guaranteed vehicle warranty from Bidvest Insurance keeps your car covered. Your vehicle warranty is your sanity It alway happens when we least expect it: your car breaks down. Even if you’re pedantic about your car...

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7 Tips to Avoid Costly Pothole Damage!

7 Tips to Avoid Costly Pothole Damage!

7 Tips to Avoid Costly Pothole Damage!The conditions of South Africa’s roads continue to feature across headlines as potholes plague our national road networks. It is a welcome trend to see communities taking to the streets in an effort to fix potholes themselves,...

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Clothing Cover With Panic Alert

Clothing Cover With Panic Alert

Your wardrobe, protected by Bidvest Insurance. With the introduction of Panic Alert by Bidvest Insurance, our clients get covered for more. One of the most exciting product features is our clothing cover. South African lifestyle The South African lifestyle is unique,...

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Panic Alert covers portable electronics

Panic Alert covers portable electronics

Our previous article detailed the mobile cover benefit provided by our newest product: Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert. In this article, we discuss portable electronics cover, why it’s listed as a separate benefit and how it can serve you in unforeseen situations. What...

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Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert mobile phone cover

Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert mobile phone cover

We at Bidvest Insurance recently announced a revolutionary insurance product: Panic Alert. This is part of our new product suite release, that aims to meet your insurance needs more accurately, over the years to come. We’re proud that our Panic Alert product considers...

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Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert: bags cover explained

Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert: bags cover explained

We recently introduced you to our latest lifestyle insurance product, Bidvest Insurance Panic Alert, and this article allows us to explain the bags cover benefit in more detail. We believe in serving South African citizens with valuable products that meet their...

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PANIC ALERT: A Crime Fighting Insurance Solution

PANIC ALERT: A Crime Fighting Insurance Solution

PANIC ALERT: A Crime Fighting Insurance SolutionIt's no secret that crime is rampant in South Africa. That's why we’re playing our part in the fight against crime through our new insurance offering, Panic Alert - Insurance with the power of armed response. With Panic...

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What is Legal Insurance (And why do you need it)?

What is Legal Insurance (And why do you need it)?

Legal matters are not something anyone plans for, and with the emotional and financial strain caused by such matters, it’s easy to understand why. But at the end of the day, they are often simply unavoidable and sometimes a consequence of simple day-to-day life. Take,...

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6 Tips to Avoid Costly Scratches and Dents to Your Car

6 Tips to Avoid Costly Scratches and Dents to Your Car

It wasn’t long ago that our cars were all safely tucked away while streets and parking lots remained all but empty. And seeing as we might all be a little out of practice when it comes to navigating congested areas, here are some top tips we can follow to keep our...

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6 Tips to the Key to Success with Odwa Ndungane

6 Tips to the Key to Success with Odwa Ndungane

6 Tips to the Key to Success with Odwa Ndungane. What is the key to success? We all have goals and ambitions and whether we’re looking for the key to success in life, or in our career, or in our hobby, it’s a question we have all asked ourselves. We recently connected...

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IT Helpline: a Bidvest Insurance Cyber Rescue benefit

IT Helpline: a Bidvest Insurance Cyber Rescue benefit

We at Bidvest Insurance are proud to offer a cyber insurance product that brings you a wide range of personal benefits, like an IT Helpline at your fingertips. Most cyber insurance policies only cover your employer’s or your business devices. This leaves you exposed and vulnerable if you use your personal devices to shop or bank online, among other things.

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Cyber-Kindness with Jane Linley-Thomas

Cyber-Kindness with Jane Linley-Thomas

“For me…if it’s not loving, uplifting, encouraging, or supportive, it doesn’t go up”. That is some sound advice coming from our longtime brand ambassador and friend, Jane Linley-Thomas (East Coast Radio personality and KindnessCan cofounder), speaking on the topic of...

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Understanding and avoiding cyber deception:

Understanding and avoiding cyber deception:

Cyber deception is on the rise, caused by more and more Internet users banking, shopping and transacting online. It’s critical that every person using the Internet, or any connected device, to complete personal tasks makes an effort to learn more about doing so safely

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10 Defensive Driving Tips for the Rainy Season

10 Defensive Driving Tips for the Rainy Season

Navigating wet roads can be a dangerous task for motorists. So much so that close to 30% of road fatalities are due to wet roads and poor visibility! And with large areas of the country currently experiencing wet weather, it is important to re-familiarize ourselves...

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ALERT: Cybercrime to Increase in Covid Vaccine Rollout

ALERT: Cybercrime to Increase in Covid Vaccine Rollout

Cybersecurity experts have warned that we can expect to see a rise in cybercrime activity as the country begins its rollout plans for covid-19 vaccines. A recent article published by IOL quotes the director of the Centre for Cyber Security at the University of...

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6 Warning Signs of Phishing Cybercrime

6 Warning Signs of Phishing Cybercrime

In today’s modern world, one of our primary ways of communication is through email and messaging platforms. We not only use these communication tools for work but also to connect and stay in touch with our friends and family. So, it should come as no surprise that...

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5 Easy Tips to Extend the Life Span of Your Car

5 Easy Tips to Extend the Life Span of Your Car

There’s nothing quite like the new car feeling is there? And with recent data showing that we as South Africans are choosing to keep our cars for longer, the upkeep on your pride and joy has never been as important as it is today. So, whether you are the proud owner...

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Bidvest Insurance Cyber Rescue covers cyber liability.

Bidvest Insurance Cyber Rescue covers cyber liability.

Our team at Bidvest Insurance recently launched a product called Cyber Rescue, which covers you for cyber liability among other things. We’ve invested heavily into designing this product to protect you and help you recover financially, from scenarios you couldn’t have...

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Are you safe from cyber theft?

Are you safe from cyber theft?

To find the answer, you first need to know what cyber theft is and how it works. This article breaks it down into simple terms, so save it and share it with your friends and family to keep them safe from cyber theft too. What is cyber theft? We at Bidvest Insurance...

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Tips for a cybercrime free holiday season

Tips for a cybercrime free holiday season

Tips for a cybercrime free holiday season.The Festive Season is here and this year, ‘Tis the season to be cyber aware! One just needs to review the headlines over the last year to get a sense of the dramatic increase that was seen in cyber crimes and online fraud....

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Beware of Black Friday Cyber Crime

Beware of Black Friday Cyber Crime

So, like many others, you might be wondering how you can protect yourself from these lurking online criminals? Here are some safety tips to help ensure that you don’t fall victim to cybercrime this black Friday.

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Online fraud, social media and email accounts

Online fraud, social media and email accounts

If you’re reading this article, you probably have an email account, and maybe a few social media accounts. Our previous article discussed online fraud and general ways to protect yourself from it. This article, though, focuses on your social media accounts.

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What is personal accident insurance?

What is personal accident insurance?

Bidvest Insurance personal accident insurance is a specific kind of insurance policy. It provides cover and support services if you’re hospitalised, permanently disabled or if you lose your life to injuries incurred from an accident.

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Hijackings increase by 21% – How do you keep safe?

Hijackings increase by 21% – How do you keep safe?

It is an unfortunate reality that as South Africans, we have become almost immune to hearing buzz words such as ‘hijackings’ and ‘criminal activity’. It’s just so apart of our everyday lives that the words don’t seem to carry the weight or project the level of warning...

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Take the worry out of car ownership with a warranty

Take the worry out of car ownership with a warranty

We know you love your car…this incredible piece of modern technology, demonstrating the pure power of human innovation….and it’s so much more than JUST a car, isn’t it? 30 000 parts all working together in unison at incredible heats – and like the well-oiled machine...

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