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The Dialdiary

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Nothing says eye roll like a good, old-fashioned dad joke. Those corny one-liners are gold for dads and Father’s Day is the perfect time for him to practice them in front of a live and adoring crowd. Brace yourself. If you’re a dad and need some inspiration, we’ve got you covered with 14 of the best dad jokes around.

Over 100 000 potholes repaired and counting

The Pothole Patrol, is a partnership between Dialdirect Insurance, Discovery Insure and the City of Johannesburg. Since it’s launch in May 2021, the initiative has repaired more than 100 000 potholes in Johannesburg.

What is Short Term Insurance? An Easy Guide Covering All The Basics

Short term insurance is a policy you have with an insurer and includes all types of insurance with the exception of life insurance (long term insurance).

Types of Weather Damage Covered by Buildings Insurance

One of the key questions facing a property owner is: 'Will my insurance cover any damage caused to my property by extreme weather conditions?’ By making sure that you have the right Buildings Insurance in place, Dialdirect can help you to protect your property against these natural disasters.

Should I Get Mortgage Protection Insurance or Life Cover?

Mortgage protection insurance can offer the certainty that should the worst happen to you, you and your loved ones will always have somewhere to call home.

Home Insurance Guide: Understanding What Over- & Under-Insurance Means

Paying more than you need to for home insurance is a needless waste of money, but being caught without enough coverage can be even more expensive.

Tips for Getting The Right Business Insurance for your Job or Company

Running a business without having business insurance (also called commercial insurance) can be catastrophic. Business interruption events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, cause earnings to plummet, making it difficult to cover expenses. Your business doesn’t have to go through such rough times if you’re adequately protected.

How a Business Insurance Policy Can Help Grow Your Company

Find out how business insurance can actually take your company or business from strength to strength.

5 New trends that will shape business insurance in 2022

This article explores the five trends that will shape the landscape of the South African Business Insurance industry in the coming year.

Top 10 Games on the Xbox Series X

Dialdirect Insurance has put together a list of the 10 games on the Xbox Series X. Our list has a variety of games that offer a range of genres and technical capabilities.

10 tips on how to shop safely online this holiday season

10 tips on how to shop safely online this holiday season. Before you add to cart and check out there are a few things you need to take note of. From creating strong passwords to researching the validity of sites, Dialdirect Insurance has put together some helpful tips for shopping safely online.

The growing importance of device insurance as work moves online

While some changes including movement towards a virtual world of work were already underway before the breakout of Covid-19, the lockdown that has been put as a response to the virus, has accelerated the move to online spaces for many companies.

11 Tips for road rage-free trips

Reports of road rage incidents have risen in recent months. Dialdirect Insurance is urging motorists to spot the signs early, and thoroughly address them before getting behind the wheel. We’ve put together some pro-tips for you to help deal with road rage.

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About a Life Insurance Policy

Life insurance provides financial security and peace of mind for you and your loved ones. However, when it comes to finding the right policy and understanding the vocabulary associated with the topic, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

Tips to help your family with life insurance claims

Make sure that your family can do their thing when you can’t, with this helpful insurance claims guide from Dialdirect.

This is How Age Affects Your Car Insurance Premium

If you’re under the age of 25, your car insurance premium may be slightly higher than the premium for an older driver. It doesn’t matter if you are both driving similar cars, live in the same area or have the same type of vehicle security. Why? Simply because a younger driver with their first car probably has less driving experience on the road[2] than an older driver.

Get Dialdirect Biz Assist for Roadside Assistance & Business Services

It’s comforting to know that you have access to reliable roadside assistance if you ever break down on the highway or suffer a motor vehicle problem. Plus, how awesome would it be to have access to a range of professional services you could utilise to grow and develop your business? This is all possible with the Dialdirect Biz Assist benefit. Discover how our members automatically qualify for this gr

Your Guide on How to Compare Car Insurance Quotes

What you need is a guide that shows you how to compare car insurance quotes. And this is where Dialdirect can help you.