Millennials face a demonstrable insurance gap of R15 trillion

Press releases   •   Jun 28, 2018 12:42 CAT

South Africa’s young adults could bridge the growing life and disability insurance gap by diverting a fraction of their monthly lifestyle expenditure to financial services products. The largest insurance gap is currently presented by millennials between the age of 18 and 30 coupled by high levels of indebtedness and low savings.

Discovery launches Business Insurance

Press releases   •   May 15, 2018 13:10 CAT

Discovery today announced the launch of Discovery Business Insurance – a new type of shared value insurance focused on building better and “healthier” businesses.

Cyclists took to the road for the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg

Press releases   •   Nov 17, 2019 16:47 CAT

The streets of Johannesburg were awash with enthusiastic cyclists who rode à bloc in Joburg’s iconic and most-loved cycling event. This year’s event attracted roughly 23, 000 cyclists as well as 20 000 eager supporters. The Discovery 947 Ride Joburg is the world’s second-largest timed cycling race and features cyclists ranging from beginner to elite every year.

Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 13:14 CAT

• Vitality Running World Cup starts in March 2020 • The global challenge will enable people to run for their country alongside national teams captained by Olympic Gold medallists Usain Bolt, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Wayde van Niekerk • Forms part of Vitality’s commitment to get 100m people 20% more physically active by 2025 – and address the pressing global issue of inactivity

Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 02:01 CAT

• Vitality and RAND Europe publish a ground-breaking, global study on the economic impact of physical inactivity • The 23-country study assesses how different physical activity improvement scenarios may affect the economy of countries up to 2050, and shows the significant influence of regular exercise on economic growth, workforce productivity and life expectancy

​Win a trip to watch Arsenal

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 13:35 CAT

Discovery launches #IWasThere – an exciting new competition, in partnership with Arsenal Football Club, with the incredible prize of 20 unparalleled VIP football experiences as part of the 2019/20 Premier League season. Each experience includes two tickets to an Arsenal match, luxury accommodation, return flights and £1,000 spending money.

Discovery Life reaches R5 billion in PayBacks to clients, over and above claims paid of R26.5 billion

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 10:53 CAT

Discovery Life has long been a pioneer in the life insurance industry, with products that ensure clients are protected in the case of death, disability or severe illness. Since launching in 2000, Discovery Life has offered clients considerable value for money through the PayBack benefit, amongst others. These clients have cumulatively been rewarded with R5 billion in PayBacks this October.

Discovery's Vitality Drive Sensor wins at the MTN Business Internet of Things (IoT) Awards.

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 09:50 CAT

Discovery Insure’s innovative Vitality Drive Sensor which uses vehicle telematics to accurately track driving behaviour has won the Best Commercial IoT solution in the MTN Business Internet of Things (IoT) Awards.

Breaking the Stigma: Why Discovery is introducing a New Mental Wellbeing Programme

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2019 14:23 CAT

Depression will be the world’s leading contributor to the global burden of disease by 2030, based on mental health risk statistics. This is reflected in the latest Discovery Health Healthcare Claims Tracker, which reveals key trends in mental health related claims by members of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS), and confirms that depression is the most prevalent mental health condition.

Get a new iPhone with Discovery

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2019 10:52 CAT

Discovery is excited to announce that it has extended its partnership with Apple and iStore to help clients fully fund a new iPhone through Vitality Active Rewards.

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