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8 ways to earn cash rewards online

Published on: 06 July 2017
8 ways to earn cash rewards online

With the cost of living constantly on the rise, it’s no surprise that individuals are on the lookout for ways to make extra cash to supplement their income. The great thing is that, with every potential issue there is a possible solution – especially if you prefer doing things online. These days, you don’t have to break much of a sweat to get something. If you are one of those tech...

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06 July 2017

Recommended motorcycle roadtrips in South Africa

Published on: 25 May 2017
Recommended motorcycle roadtrips in South Africa

  South Africa is a country filled with diversity that translates into everyday beauty hidden within nature – and yes, even within the city. There’s just something exhilarating and freeing about the open road; and with all the splendour and adventure of our country’s hidden gems waiting to be explored, what better way to do so than on your favourite two-wheeled steel machine? Whether...

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25 May 2017

5 ways to stick to your resolutions this year

Published on: 26 January 2017
5 ways to stick to your resolutions this year

The year is already in full swing, and many of us have set resolutions for ourselves.. However, not all of us have been as successful as others at sticking to them. When you set your 2017 resolutions, you were a bubbling ball of positivity. Motivation quickly dies down once the “resolution” hype is over. So how do you keep your good intentions going when this happens? Here a few tips: One...

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26 January 2017

Relieve stress and live for the moment

Published on: 22 December 2016

Mookho, a Legal Advisor at MiWay, shares her thoughts and experiences of living for the moment. The holiday season is upon us and I am sure most of you have already planned to go somewhere with family or friends - that’s great.  However, not everything should be planned, and nor should great events only be confined to the festive season! It’s the same routine…go, go, go! Do...

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22 December 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly!

Published on: 13 December 2016

We’ve put together a little something to get you into the festive spirit and kick-start your holidays… Sit back, relax - and sing along with the festive joy!   Wishing you peace and laughter all the way, The MiWay Team MiHelp, our 24/7 Emergency Assistance call centre, will be available all through the holiday season on 08 600 767 64. However, our regular call centre will be...

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13 December 2016

Your ultimate guide to the perfect 'Stay-cation'

Published on: 08 December 2015
Your ultimate guide to the perfect 'Stay-cation'

Ah... the holidays... that special time of the year when we can escape the hustle and bustle of day-to-day responsibilities even if it’s just for a few days. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to go away on that well-deserved break – but that doesn’t mean you can’t relax, have fun and recharge your batteries at home. This is why we have come up with a few ideas...

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08 December 2015

The Making of the MiWay Car Engine Maintenance Infographic

Published on: 27 November 2015
The Making of the MiWay Car Engine Maintenance Infographic

The MiWay car engine maintenance infographic was created with one goal in mind – to provide those who are not as car-maintenance-savvy as they think they should be with an easy to follow guide on keeping the engine of their vehicle in tip top shape. Below, we take a look at how the infographic came into being. It all started off with the basic idea of developing a few simple ‘how to’...

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27 November 2015

Does your star sign affect your driving habits?

Published on: 15 September 2015
Does your star sign affect your driving habits?

Many variables go into determining your car insurance premium, including age, driving history, and the car you drive – but what about astrological signs? Our actuarial team thought it might be fun to see whether there is a correlation between a person’s astrological sign and how they behave on the road… …This is what our statistics showed: We ran an internal survey to...

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15 September 2015

Traffic Cops of YouTube

Published on: 11 August 2015
Traffic Cops of YouTube

We all know that feeling of rounding a corner, seeing the cops and having a mini heart attack as a result. The good news is that traffic cops aren’t always terrifying – sometimes they’re hilarious. Below is a list of the funniest traffic cops from around the world. You won’t believe their antics! He Just Wants to ‘Rock with You’ This cop’s style is...

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11 August 2015

These 5 breakthroughs (invented by women) changed the world!

Published on: 07 August 2015

History is filled with many discoveries and inventions by women, yet another example of how women get things done. In honour of Women’s Month, we would like to recognise five women whose inventions improve our lives in significant ways.  Windshield wipers In the very early 1900s, vehicles had to drive with their windows down in order to see where they were driving. Mary Anderson changed...

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07 August 2015

Bizarre traffic regulations from around the world

Published on: 30 July 2015
Bizarre traffic regulations from around the world

All drivers are (or should be) aware of the rules of the road. Don’t drink and drive. Red means stop, green means go. Pedestrian crossings are treated as stop streets, and speed limits must be adhered to at all times. For all of the logical traffic regulations in the world, there are quite a few truly bizarre ones too. Here are some truly unbelievable traffic regulations from around...

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30 July 2015

Are these the world's worst drivers?

Published on: 29 July 2015
Are these the world's worst drivers?

When it comes to driving, there are those who simply cannot get it right. Whether they have difficulty reversing out of a parking space or navigating around a gaping hole, these drivers are the type of drivers we want to avoid, as they pose a threat to the safety of other road users. We just hope that these drivers have reliable car insurance – and, just to be sure, we hope that you do too!...

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29 July 2015

These drunk driver arrests take audacity to another level

Published on: 23 July 2015
These drunk driver arrests take audacity to another level

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a major offence and a decision that puts your life, as well as those around you, in grave danger. It is something that MiWay takes very seriously indeed, but, let’s face it, when drunk drivers get pulled over and unconvincingly attempt to prove that they are sober (when they can barely stand up straight), it can be pretty hilarious. So, on that note,...

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23 July 2015

A Day in the Life of a Traffic Officer

Published on: 22 July 2015
A Day in the Life of a Traffic Officer

Whether you aspire to work as a traffic officer one day or simply wonder about their daily routines, traffic officers are the dedicated Samaritans that keep our roads clear of reckless drivers and un-roadworthy vehicles posing a threat to our safety. However, when it comes to driving in South Africa, you’ve got to be sure that your vehicle is protected with a reliable car insurance policy,...

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22 July 2015

Curb Road Rage with these 8 Tracks

Published on: 23 June 2015
Curb Road Rage with these 8 Tracks

Music soothes the savage beast - or at least that’s the theory! Are you someone who tends to get into arguments with other drivers? Have you made a car insurance claim for damage that was caused as a result of road rage? For those of you who find yourselves turning red with rage or blasting your hooter at other drivers more frequently than most, below are eight tracks that are sure to help you...

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23 June 2015

Five apps to make you a safer driver

Published on: 23 June 2015
Five apps to make you a safer driver

Although cell phones are often responsible for a number of car accidents and motor insurance claims, the effect that they have had on road safety has not been an entirely negative one. Did you know that there are a number of apps out there that may actually help to improve your safety on the roads? Let us investigate five of these apps that are quickly becoming driving essentials. iOnRoad The...

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23 June 2015

The Six Most Famous Roads in the World

Published on: 15 June 2015

There is something invigorating about the freedom of the open road, rolling your windows down and letting the wind breathe life into your hair. There is also great novelty in taking a long stroll down a busy street that is dappled with little stores and cafes – whether you hope to one day click your heels across the famous Abbey Road or travel along Route 66 in a blissful state of wanderlust,...

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15 June 2015

A History of Autonomous Vehicles

Published on: 12 June 2015
A History of Autonomous Vehicles

It’s not unusual for the words ‘autonomous car’ to conjure up images of flying vehicles and futuristic cars that would not look out of place in a sci-fi movie. However, although autonomous vehicles may seem futuristic, the technology of self-driving vehicles has been in development since the 1920s. Let’s take a look at the complete history of autonomous vehicles throughout...

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12 June 2015

Epic Fails on the Road to Perfecting the Motor Vehicle

Published on: 08 June 2015
Epic Fails on the Road to Perfecting the Motor Vehicle

Failure is not something that we’re fond of, especially when it comes to motor vehicles. When we think about choosing a new car, or we think about our old, reliable 4x4 in the garage, faults and flaws are not exactly comforting. From the time that the motor vehicle was first designed to the more modern designs of the 21st century, the industry has seen a handful of memorable nose-dives. Despite...

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08 June 2015

Gasoline Dreams: Our Favourite Car Movies

Published on: 04 June 2015
Gasoline Dreams: Our Favourite Car Movies

Let’s face it; you’re a ‘petrol head’.  There is just something about the fast-paced, adrenalin-fuelled nature of car movies that really revs your engine. Those fearless action heroes, their busty sidekicks and, above all, those custom-made beauties that we all wish we had – yes, it is the cars that we consider the true stars of these movies. If the cars are good...

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04 June 2015

A Day in the Life of a Taxi Driver

Published on: 10 April 2015
A Day in the Life of a Taxi Driver

If you drive on the roads of South Africa, chances are that you have had a run in with a taxi or, at the very least; you will have noticed the erratic driving behaviour of the taxi drivers in general. Most of us are very quick to blare our hooters, giving the careless driver the finger as we pass them angrily – but how many of us have actually stopped to consider what it would be like to walk...

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10 April 2015

Fun Facts about Cars

Published on: 01 April 2015
Fun Facts about Cars

How do you recognise a car enthusiast? That’s easy. Car enthusiasts love talking about all things to do with cars. They also love talking about their vehicles - and sometimes even to their vehicles when they think that no one is looking. They tell their cars that they love them very much, so much, in fact, that they’ve upgraded their insurance policy from third party to comprehensive. They...

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01 April 2015

The Story Behind the MiWay eBook

Published on: 26 March 2015
The Story Behind the MiWay eBook

Vehicle insurance can be a tricky business, especially when it comes to understanding the fine print. Annually, South Africans spend thousands of rands to ensure that their vehicles are covered for a number of risks and hazards. However, what happens when a car owner is faced with an incident that causes unnecessary confusion and anxiety? As a means of bridging the gap of uncertainty and understanding,...

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26 March 2015

5 Stunning Photos That Will Make You Want to Go Camping Right Now

Published on: 05 February 2015
5 Stunning Photos That Will Make You Want to Go Camping Right Now

For some, the idea of ‘roughing it‘ in the great outdoors is out of the question – but even if you are one of those people that are put off by the mere thought of camping – these 5 pics will change your mind. Golden Gate National Park, Free StateImage Source Kromrivier Cederberg Park, Western CapeImage source St Francis Bay, Eastern CapeImage source Stormsriver...

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05 February 2015

MiWay's Top 5 Boat Chase Scenes

Published on: 15 January 2015

If you’re an action junkie, few things come close to the thrill of a good boat chase scene at the cinema. Although cars normally take the limelight, here are boats in hot pursuit of one another! James Bond - The World Is Not Enough (1999) Face/Off (1997) 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) Puppet on a Chain (1971) Live and Let Die (1974) With MiWay’s...

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15 January 2015

CSA launches MiWay T20 Challenge

Published on: 13 February 2012

Cricket South Africa on Monday announced MiWay Insurance as the title sponsor of the Miway T20 Challenge at the official launch of South Africa's most popular domestic competition. CSA CEO Gerald Majola said he was delight to welcome MiWay to the South African cricket family. "The initial sponsorship period is for this season only," he commented, "but we will be aiming to sign a long-term deal...

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13 February 2012