Zurich Insurance South Africa is a short-term insurance company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (“JSE”). Zurich Insurance offers insurance products and services that respond to the needs of individual, commercial and corporate customers. From their headquarters in Johannesburg, Zurich South Africa has a network of sales and service outlets across the country and employs approximately 800 people. In addition, Zurich has a subsidiary insurance company in Botswana.
Zurich South Africa is a subsidiary of the Swiss-based Zurich Insurance Group Limited, a leading global insurance provider operating in global and local markets. The Group employs about 55,000 people and serves customers in more than 170 countries.
Zurich Insurance offers both personal and business insurance, with a wide range of products on offer to suit customers’ needs. In terms of personal insurance, Zurich has personal lines policies which are designed to meet individual customers’ needs to insure against risk to their properties and motor vehicles. Zurich Insurance offers a customer-focused approach, with access to high quality underwriting support with in-depth knowledge of home and motor products.
Zurich personal insurance products offered include travel insurance, car insurance and home insurance. There are three type of domestic Home and Motor policies which Zurich Insurance offers, namely the Flexiflite policy, which allows you to combine your business and household insurance into one policy which is directly linked to your commercial policy; the Annual Domestic policy, where your premium is paid in full annually; and the Monthly Domestic policy, an Internet Monthly policy which caters for customers who wish to pay monthly payments via debit order.
When it comes to Zurich car insurance, comprehensive motor cover is offered which includes replacement of your vehicle if it is stolen or written off during the first 12 months after first registration; and locks and keys up to R5000. Another benefit is that the client gets standard car hire.
Zurich Insurance also offers Motor Personal Accident cover, which includes death cover of up to R250 000 per unit; permanent total disability up to R250 000 per unit; and cover for medical expenses of up to R10 000 per unit. A key differentiator of this policy is that no excesses are payable when the policy holder is a bona fide pensioner.
Zurich Insurance contact details:
Tel: 011 370 9111
Emergency Assist: 0860 001 121
Claims & Policy Services: 0800 112 604