With prices going up, everyone’s piggybanks are feeling it too.  As a result, people compare price differences more accurately, especially online. Online quote comparisons are becoming more popular and recently conducted research which showed that at least 8 out of 10 people could save R427* on their car insurance when comparing and switching providers online. This means that one could save a total of R5124 in a year.


What would you do with an extra R5124 a year? compared some answers from these South African celebrities, to see what they would do with the extra buck they could save:


 “Save R5 000 rand a year? That would mean I could attend every music festival in this country. Its like a years worth of holidays!” - Francois Du Toit (Presenter on JacarandaFM, Presenter on kykNET for Hoor Hoor, front man of Frankie Fire).


"If I could save R5 124 a year, I would use the money to throw a great birthday party for my little boy. I'm not sure what kids parties cost these days, but it would go a long way to help make it a very special day for him." - Rozanne McKenzie (Presenter on Dagbreek Ontbytprogram, kykNET).


"I have been lusting after a matching luggage set. I read a novel in which the writer described how you could identify South Africans and Australians by their tog bags when travelling. I realised that I want to look like a seasoned classy traveller.” - Nicole Da Silva (Presenter on 5FM, Club DJ).


Visit now to compare car, household, life, travel and other insurance products from a range of leading SA providers. Who knows, you may just be one of the 8 out of 10 who saves.

Established in 2007, is South Africa’s leading comparison website that helps consumers save money by comparing a range of SA providers across financial products such as car insurance, home insurance, life insurance, medical and more. Hippo is free to use and saves consumers the time and hassle of shopping around for the best deal since the website instantly retrieves real-time quotes from the different providers using the latest Internet technology. At least 8 out of 10 people could save an average of R427 per month on their car insurance. makes money by simply charging its partners a fee when a customer chooses to find out more about their products. The results consumers see, and the order in which they are presented, is in no way influenced by the fee charges its partners or any other factors other than the price of the product being compared. 


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Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd is an authorized financial services provider (FSP number: 16357).


*Based on a representative market research survey conducted by Kaufman Levin Associates, on behalf of in May 2014.  Risk Profile Dependent.


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