Blogs



7 tips to save on fuel spend after the petrol price increase

 

South Africans are known for their resilience and are able to cope with a variety of financial challenges. One of these (which happens to be out of our control) is the constantly changing fuel price. The months of March and April saw a change of direction in the fuel price. The reason for this is […]

 

 


Tips to be mindful of over the holidays before starting your road travels

 

We have a burning desire to see a marked reduction in the number of accidents on our roads. Awareness campaigns do make a difference and there is no doubt that there is much scope for improved driver behaviour on our roads. To this end, we are exceptionally passionate about telematics and our Oakhurst Smart-Box which […]

 

 


Keep a tip-top engine with these top 10 tips

 

It’ll make you sit up and pay attention to hear that your driving can majorly influence the lifetime of your engine. Bad driving habits that continuously put pressure on certain parts of the engine will shorten their life, while better habits can extend their life. During tough economic times it’s important for us to preserve […]

 

 


A sweet Valentine’s Day from the Oakhurst staff

 

February is the month of love and Oakhurst staff had the opportunity to get their creativity flowing by hand-crafting over 300 cards with heart-warming messages on them for Valentine’s Day. These cards also included sweet treats and were distributed to orphans and vulnerable mothers from various establishments in George. The places visited by Oakhurst staff […]

 

 


The Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge

 

The 16th Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge recently took place in the picturesque town of George on 18 February. The Challenge is unique as being the first and only event exclusively for the disabled in South Africa. This year, 1000 athletes in racing wheelchairs, adapted bicycles, hand cycles, basketball chairs and ordinary wheelchairs travelled from all over […]

 

 


Oakhurst Eden Xperience goes the extra mile

 

Oakhurst Insurance were once again very blessed to donate to Up with Down’s, an extraordinary special-care facility in George for those living with Down syndrome, as well as those with special needs. As headline sponsors of the “Eden Xperience”, Oakhurst handed over a cheque from proceeds raised at last year’s event which is organised by […]

 

 


SA Toll Route Calculator

 

Whether you’re going to hit the road for religious reasons, to visit family or a road trip with your friends, planning every detail of the entire trip is very important – especially when it comes to budgeting. Travelling between cities and provinces will most likely result in you passing a few tollgates on the way […]

 

 


12 essential car travel tips

 

Johannesburg – Public schools across South Africa close for the end-of-year holidays from December 6, this means thousands of motorists will undoubtedly be on the roads soon thereafter. As South African heads toward the festive season it’s important to note that it’s also the most dangerous period of the year, with more people involved in […]

 

 


Lessons learned at Oakhurst Insurance

 

Your greatest asset is your people. The importance of having a vision The importance of having values …..and living them. If you expect life to gift you wins, you will be disappointed. If you expect to do well on the back of hard work you’ve got a far better shot at being rewarded. Initiative and […]

 

 


Let’s Braai!

 

At Oakhurst we like to salute the superheroes amongst us. Those who fulfil our mantra of really caring and really delivering. We would therefore like to introduce you to a real superhero from our company, Gerhard Sonnekus. Gerhard’s role is multi-dimensional, complex, exciting and absolutely vital to our business. Gerhard writes: The other night I […]