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Discovery Life Insurance

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About Discovery Life

Discovery Life has a reputable name in the insurance industry, which was developed by simply making lives better.

They offer insurance services and products such as medical aid and life insurance in South Africa to enhance lives, as well as provide policies and cover to meet every aspect of one’s life.

Quality insurance services in South Africa

Discovery Life as an insurance company has maintained its high level of service in the market for many years and takes pride in its team, values, and innovative ideas as well as products that speak to the needs of its clients.

Over 2 million insurance clients nationwide

Discovery Life is proud to be currently providing services to almost 2 million South African clients with both their insurance and personal finance needs being catered to. They drive excellence, tenacity, and urgency in their processes, which makes each client feel as important as they deserve to.

Discovery Life Services

The well-being of each client is treated with the utmost respect, integrity, and fairness.

Discovery will take the financial burden away during unexpected circumstances such as the passing or disability of an individual with insurance products such as life insurance and funeral cover.

With these insurance products, one can ensure that no family members are left behind with financial debts.

Life insurance premium rewards

As Discovery Life values healthy living, they have provided members of Discovery life insurance, medical aid, as well as other insurance products with the vitality rewards program. This program encourages members to sustain a healthy life and gives back to those who increase their healthy ways and keep up on the insurance premiums.

Discovery members in South Africa can get up to 50% of their premiums back, just for living a healthy life.

Discovery Life – Life insurance

  • Product Life insurance
  • Are you a young professional?
    If you are under the age of 30 Discovery will pay you back between 50% to 100% of your qualifying premiums if you work to be healthy.
  • Life Insurance for your Business
    Enjoy packages specifically designed for you as a business owner. This includes Capital Disability, Severe Illness and Overhead Expenses Benefits. You are also able to choose special policy terms to suit your unique needs.
  • Compare life insurances
    Do you have current life insurance? Compare your life insurance benefits and premiums with Discoveries offerings to who can give you the best deal.

Benefits of Discovery Life

  • Medical Aid - Discovery is one of the leading medical aids in South Africa. 
  • Gap Cover - get quotes for gap cover to cover any shortfall that your medical aid may have. 
  • Investments - Discovery offers a very wide range of investment opportunities that range from offshore accounts to retirement annuities. 
  • Car and Home Insurance - Comprehensive car and home insurances that rewards you for driving well and being responsible. 
  • Vitality Rewards - Discovery is a leader in offering rewards to its clients in every way possible. 
  • Discovery Banking - leading banking into the future. Get the perfect bank account in under 60 seconds by answering a few questions. 

Discovery Life plans ahead to ensure your life is covered

Those looking to sign up with Discovery can get a life insurance quote online on the company website.

Alternatively one can call an experienced life insurance consultant, for a one on one discussion.

Through the easy life insurance quote process, one is offered a simple and convenient way to access the insurance cover that they need, to ensure long-term financial security.

Life cover for the whole family

Those that are family orientated or supporting a spouse and children, will know how expensive the cost of day-to-day living can be. If an individual known to be the breadwinner of the family should not be around anymore, this can have a devastating and lasting financial impact on remaining family members.

Credit life insurance will ensure the financial well-being of family members to lessen the already devastating burden.

With Discovery Life, policyholders will be covered should they suffer:

  • Accidental death
  • Disability
  • Dreaded illness

Ready to chat about getting covered

Those looking to apply for Discovery life Insurance can call  0860 000 628, or simply send a message online, to have an insurance expert reach out. One can also contact Discovery online and get an insurance quote today. Their customer services are exceptional and require minimal input and examinations from their members.

A simplified Life insurance application process

Accidents and disabilities can happen in an instant. Making sure that one is protected from any unfortunate mishap is of great importance. Discovery encourages its members to plan for the unexpected and provide for one's family financially today instead of when one is not around any longer. 

All that one needs is 10 minutes to apply online through Discovery’s easy to complete the application process and get medical aid or life cover quote online. They have simplified everything, to allow one to get what they need quickly, and conveniently.

Life insurance and a whole lot more

With Discovery’s vitality, health benefits, and ability to earn cashback points on healthy living, their clients can live a long healthy life and get rewarded at the same time. Their guidance and support provide their clients with all the tools to keep their lives full of quality and stress-free.

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

January 2021

The quickest application process I have ever experienced. I am so happy to be part of the Discovery family.

Angelique F.
— Johannesburg —

August 2021

A great insurance company that motivates me to stay healthy every day and get paid for it.

Vuyani O.
— Pretoria —

April 2021

Thank you for the phenomenal customer service and attention to detail. Discovery life insurance has given me the peace of mind I needed and even more.

Mawethu G.
— Durban —

Discovery Life Contact

Physical Address

  • Sable Park, Bridgeways Precinct, Century City Cape Town Western Cape 7446 South Africa
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Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Saturday 08:00 – 13:00
  • Sunday 08:00 – 13:00