History of

With more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Oakhurst Insurance Company Limited established as a brand in August 2011. We realised the industry was in desperate need of change. 

We believe the opportunity for change lie in innovation and in the use of technology, in order for customers to experience a better way of doing insurance. We disrupted the industry by being one of the 1st insurance providers in South Africa that allowed customers to quote, buy and manage their policy wholly online.

Born disruptors with the aim to create fans, not policyholders. Our products are truly customer centric and developed according to the needs (and wants) of you, the client. For this reason, Name Your Price was introduced, which allows customers to pay what they can afford. is not your average insurance provider – We’re passionate about you. Your happiness is at the heart of everything we do.

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Product offering

The Essential Life product is a market leader in so many ways!

Unmatched flexibility, unwavering reliability, unshakeable security and, did we mention, you can Name Your Price?

Unique benefits

  • Funeral Cover (up to a maximum of R100 000)
  • Accidental Death and Disability Cover (up to a maximum of R1 million)
  • Accidental Income Protection (up to R25 000 p/m for 6 months)
  • All in one convenient offering. Finally - Life Insurance made simple!
  • Not only do you get world class cover, but you also get a host of value-added benefits and services included in our offer
    • Medical assistance
    • Legal assistance
    • Repatriation of mortal remains
    • Trauma counselling
    • Cover for life- Unlike our competitors, we won’t cancel your policy when you reach a certain age. We'll be here till the very end

 *T’s & C’s Apply

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Guinness World Record™ for the most dogs wearing bandannas in one place in 2017.

Together with Clockwork Media:

  • 2018 SABRE Awards Africa Winners: Doggy Day with Guinness World Records™ &
  • 2018 PRISM AWARDS: Corporate Responsibility- Doggy Day with Guinness World Records™ &

Nominated for PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards 2018

  • Best customer service
  • Best mobile shopping experience