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Will travel insurance protect you from travel scammers?Many would-be travellers who've been duped by holiday scammers are wondering if their travel insurance will cover their losses. But that's not what travel insurance is there for. 23 Mar 2022 Read more

Priced out of the medical aid market? Here are your optionsWhether they're cancelling or reducing their level of cover, many South Africans are feeling the pinch when it comes to medical aid. In a recent Sanlam survey, 36% of the 4,998 adult respondents said they did not have medical aid, citing affordability and income level as the main reasons for not being privately insured. Job losses also mean that many people have lost their employer-supported medical aid. 8 Mar 2022 Read more

Budget highlights need to preserve small business savingsFinance Minister Enoch Godongwana's 2022 Budget Speech delivered good news to South African small businesses, but tax cuts and relief programmes only emphasised the need for entrepreneurs to save money wherever they can. 1 Mar 2022 Read more

Hippo.co.za wins Feefo Trusted Service AwardSouth African-based comparison site Hippo.co.za has been awarded the Trusted Service Award by reviews company Feefo.com in recognition of its "outstanding achievement in delivering consistently excellent customer service". 2 Feb 2022 Read more

The easy way to save R5,000 a yearConsumers can save an average of over R5,000* a year simply by comparing car insurance quotes and switching to more affordable monthly premiums. That's according to new research by KLA, commissioned by Hippo.co.za, which found that more than 4 out of 5 visitors to the platform have saved money on their car insurance. 4 Jan 2022 Read more

Why medical aid rates increase... and what it means for youAs medical scheme members prepare for 2022's annual rate increases, several factors are at play. What are those factors, and how will the increases affect the average South African family? 10 Dec 2021 Read more

Insurance data confirms SA car industry's steady recoveryAs South Africa's automotive industry continues on the road to recovery, new data from comparison platform Hippo.co.za reveals an encouraging increase in the number of motorists looking at car insurance. 23 Nov 2021 Read more

Hippo.co.za supports Urban Surfer to make a sustainable differenceBetween 80% and 90% of South Africa's post-consumer plastic and paper packaging waste is recycled by the more than 90,000 people who make a living from collecting, sorting and selling recyclable waste. These informal reclaimers have a 57% collection rate of recyclables, among the highest in the world. 8 Nov 2021 Read more

Hippo.co.za partners with Mondo to deliver mobile phone and data comparisonsAn exciting new partnership with digital telecommunications marketplace Mondo sees comparison platform [[Hippo.co.za]] expand its offerings to include streamlined mobile deal comparisons. 26 Oct 2021 Read more

Covid- and riot-hit SMEs #getbacktobusiness againWhile small businesses across KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng were counting the cost of July's riots, compounded by the ongoing economic impact of Covid-19, comparison platform Hippo.co.za, together with East Coast Radio and 947, ran an initiative to help those SMEs get back to business by contributing R250,000 capital to rebuild. 8 Oct 2021 Read more

4 reasons why medical schemes love comparison sitesThe rise of price comparison websites is providing a rich range of benefits for South African medical schemes and their members. 30 Sep 2021 Read more

South African business owners are unsure whether they have insurance cover for losses caused by the recent riots and looting - yet most short-term insurance policies include SASRIA, which covers these exact circumstances. 15 Jul 2021 Read more

Hippo Toy brings winter smiles to vulnerable kidsComparison platform Hippo.co.za has delivered handmade Hippo Toys to nearly 300 children in local homes and projects, continuing the positive message of the brand's popular CSR initiative. 9 Jul 2021 Read more

Hippo.co.za brand campaign humorously unpacks consumers' biggest regretsComparison website Hippo.co.za has launched an innovative advertising campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to make better purchasing decisions. The Hippo Regret Monsters campaign, created with award-winning agency FoxP2, shines a light on bad decisions and provides a solution for avoiding them in the future. 11 May 2021 Read more

Hippo.co.za launches free fibre comparison tool for businessesAre you paying too much for your business internet? Hippo.co.za's new, free comparison tool helps businesses to find the best deals on internet connectivity, instantly. 14 Jan 2021 Read more

The rising trend of online comparisonMore than ever, South Africans are shopping online - and that's driving a rising trend of online price comparisons. New Kantar research indicates that South Africans intend to increase their spend on insurance in the coming months, which raises the question: Why don't some big-name South African insurance companies offer online quotes? 23 Nov 2020 Read more