TIH brands won over 10 prestigious awards in South Africa in 2018.

Providing top quality products and solutions to our customers is what we do and over the years, TIH and its amazing brands – Hippo.co.za, 1Life, Budget, First for Women, Dialdirect, Auto&General and Virseker – have won many industry awards and accolades.

We’re pleased to share our accolades with our employees and customers who make this happen. This recognition reinvigorates us to continue to develop great products that give peace of mind.



  • For the third year running we won the Feefo Trusted Service award.
  • South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) survey – Hippo.co.za has been ranked as a global leader in customer satisfaction



  • Awarded #1 Direct Life Insurer for the 8th Year running by Swiss Re
  • Google Mobile Speed Hackathon (March 2018)
  • Think With Google for mobile UX optimisation (October 2018)


1st for Women

  • 2nd in the 2018/ 2019 Ask Afrika Orange Index for short term insurance
  • Orchid award (March 2018)



  • Top rated driving behaviour app in the SA insurance industry
  • Voted Product of the Year 2019 (in the Services Category by 4000 households; Nielson)



  • Number 1 in customer service according to the SAcsi 2017/2018