The MUA blog

What really goes into calculating your insurance premium

23 April 2018
When the time comes to renew a client’s insurance policies, insurers are likely to alter monthly premiums based on a range of factors such as changes in the details of the insurance policy, anticipated claims inflation on the assets being insured, and changes in cover sums.

Your high-end smartphone may be inadequately insured

28 March 2018
With expensive, high-end technology such as tablets and smartphones more popular than ever before, South African consumers may be blissfully unaware that their favourite electronic devices are grossly underinsured – only realising too late when they claim for theft or damage.

Insurance tips for Airbnb hosts

13 March 2018
It is vital for all property owners who are planning on welcoming guests to their homes to have adequate insurance in place. Homeowners need to be aware that the risk of short-term rentals are much higher for the insurer. Normal personal short-term insurance policies will, in these types of situations, either exclude or limit cover.

How technology in insurance is assisting women

13 March 2018
The incorporation of technology into the insurance industry is becoming more apparent every day. The insurance sector is partnering up with technology companies to provide value added products to consumers, many of which can be of great assistance to women.

Homeowners warned about the insurance implications of drought

13 March 2018
With a number of provinces in South Africa still facing extreme drought conditions, it is important for all homeowners to be aware of the impact of the drought on their home and therefore their insurance. There are a number of areas of the home that can be impacted by water restrictions, including water pipes, swimming pools and gardens.

Watercraft owners advised to manage their risks this summer

30 January 2018
With summer in full swing, many South Africans are enjoying increased time on the water. With that in mind, boat owners need to ensure that their risks are properly managed. It is vital for watercraft owners and skippers to have the best possible insurance cover in place.


MUA Insurance Acceptances (Pty) Ltd (Registration Number 2008/011925/07) is an Authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP No.: 37947) underwriting on behalf of Auto & General Insurance Company Limited (Registration Number 1973/016880/06), An Authorised Insurer and Financial Services Provider (FSP No.: 16354)