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Santam is a carinsurance company that always likes to be as close as it can to their clients, and as you might imagine, you can find Santam in Porth Elizabeth if you are interested in insuring your car.
Before starting discussing the different insurance options that the company offers, there are two things that need to be taking into account before choosing the right cover.
First, with Santam you can get an approximation of the value of your vehicle, by using their calculator, a device in which you are able to select the year in which your car was made, what is it made of, its mileage, the model of your vehicle and the condition in which your car is (poor, good, very good or excellent condition). But if your car is kind of old and you have doubts as to which cover to choose, you can ask Santam for a vehicle valuation if you complete their form (in their webpage or in person). As soon as you have finished with that, the company will provide you with an estimate of your car. Bear in mind that this valuation gives an estimate of the real market value of your vehicle.
Secondly, if you are interested in getting a quote, there is also another form available in their office as well as in their web page, in which you put some information about yourself and your car. Thus, sonly you will get a quick quote from Santam.
All right, now let’s find out which types of insuranceSantam offers for Porth Elizabeth`s citizens:
Comprehensive cover: covers accidental loss or damage caused to the car, including a liability by a third party. With the comprehensive insurance you can get the following profits:
-Recovery costs if your car has been hijacked or stolen.
Replacement costs for locks, keys and remote controls.
You are capable of replacing your vehicle after you have lost it or after it was stolen.
Accommodation provided after an emergency.
The client receives special treatment in cases of trauma.
Public authorities pay for emergency costs so you don’t need to worry about excesses
Want more? Santam proposes an additional plus for vehicles insured with this cover:
You can waive the basic excess on your vehicle.
If you have a luxury car, you can skip the optional cover and as a consequence you increase the cover for costs related to towing, the loss of keys and safeguarding if your car breaks down.
If you have a 4x4 vehicle, bear in mind that these types of vehicles qualify for a particular cover if you are willing to pay an extra premium. And as regards extended benefits, they consist of repatriation costs, extra cover for repair, cover for winching equipment and a wonderful extension to other countries where your car will be covered.
The client can choose the contents of its caravan or trailer or tell the company which items are found in its vehicle.
Limited cover (theft and fire): accidental damage to your car, that includes third party liabilities, but this cover applies to cases in which the damage is a result of explosion, fire, lightning, theft or attempted theft.
Third party only cover : covers the amount which the client is legally liable to a third party. As you might know, this applies if the liability is related to the car.
But.. After reading in detail those three kinds of insurance how do you know how much insurance does your car need? Let’s bear in mind some important facts so that you can make a clever selection.
If you happen to buy your car recently, the greatest option will be to select the comprehensive cover.
If you only desire essential protection, only in cases of emergency such as fire and robbery, then you may like to opt for the limited cover.
If your car is paid off and old, you might think about the third party insurance.
Okay, so at this moment you have chosen the ideal cover for you, what sort of assistance can you obtain with Santam? Observe the different ways in which the corporation can help their customers in case of an emergency. How? Through their SOS services there is a roadside emergency service that works 24/7. Just call them on 0860 505 911 and you can enjoy the following benefits from Santam:
If you car breaks down, their team will assist you.
You will enjoy a jump-start service.
If you forgot your keys inside your vehicle you get immediate assistance.
If you have flat tires, they will be changed as soon as the mechanic gets there.
If you have run out of fuel, Santam will deliver you 10 liters of it.
If you got injured you will have immediate access to hospital and doctors.
You can acquire legal guidance from Santam lawyers.
As a final point, Santam offers in Porth Elizabeth three kinds of insurance and you will know which one suits your vehicle best, based on your budget and your needs. But no matter which one you choose, Santam guarantees that your car will be fully insured and you will be safe anywhere you go.
Do you feel like contacting the company? You can phone them on 041 393 6200
Or go to their nearest branch at Ascot Office Park Ascot Rd, Greenacres, Eastern Cape, 6045