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Hippo is a registered credit provider with South Africa’s National Credit Regulator: FSP16357
About – Hippo
Hippo established in 2007 to help take the hassle out of getting quotes on a range of different financial products including online loans from a wide range of proudly South African brands.
Hippo can get you a wide range of quotes without the hassle for; motor insurance, home insurance, business insurance, health insurance, life insurance and personal loans.
No more hassle
Hippo does the running around for you. Our website helps you and saves you time by giving you the quotes you need in record time. This makes comparing the different quotes easy and trouble-free. What’s more, once you have chosen which quote is best for you. We will put the selected service provider in direct contact with you.
By being able to compare quotes, you will save money. We get you the options to give you the best deal available on everything from short term loans to car insurance.
Independent research conducted in 2017 proved that you are able to save hundreds of rands per month on car insurance alone and we have helped thousands of South Africans to compare quotes. The best part is the service is completely free of charge.
How does it work?
Using the latest in technological developments our service gives you quotes from our various providers. We ensure that we get you the best deal that is available to you and that our quotes are competitive. Our website is run by experienced web developers ensuring that the process is stress-free.
Services – Hippo
Our business is to take the hassle out of getting competitive quotes and we aim to give you the choice to compare providers in the comfort of your own home.
The quick cash loan quotes are sourced directly from our providers and are guaranteed to be competitive giving you the best deal.
How do we make our money?
The service Hippo offers is completely free to our clients and commission-free as well. So how do we make our money you ask?
We make our money by charging our partners a fee if a client should show interest in using their product or service.
By them paying us, you don’t have to! What’s more is they will give you the best deal they can to entice you to choose them as a provider. So you win all the way.
Hippo forms part of the Telesure insurance company group, but we are actually a completely independent company and we honour ourselves in being impartial and unprejudiced in all we do. The Telesure group owns and operates several of South Africa’s leading insurance brands.
We don’t play favourites and all our providers have equal opportunities when supplying quotes for personal loans.
Our search results are sorted by price alone allowing you to choose the best deal available.
We aim to supply you with quotes from trusted brands that you will be able to compare side by side.
Summary of Services
- QUICK Loans
- PERSONAL Finance
- CAR Loans
- ASSET Financing
- HOME Loans
- BUSINESS Loans
Hippo - We help you compare loan options
Hippo will help you get the best deal when applying for a personal loan. The tough economic climate has forced many South African citizens into debt.
Many people have turned to personal cash loans to help them make it through each month or tackle paying their bills and still being able to save something for the future. This has created a unique business opportunity in the creation of loan companies.
There are so many alternative loan and banking companies around offering the best deals. It can become confusing when searching for a personal loan and sift through the various companies and deals available.
Who are our partners?
We have partnered with the leading, most trusted brands, but are constantly striving to add more partners to give you more choices including bad credit loans and instant online loans.
We have a very strict process and choose our partners very carefully to ensure that hold up to the expected standard you have become accustomed to. A full list can easily be viewed on our website. Whats's more is many of the lenders allow you to apply for a loan online - saving you even more time and money.
How to compare
To compare the different options is very simple. Log onto hippo.co.za and follow the easy to understand online instructions. Choose with the help of icons from one of the following: debts, home, car, wedding, holiday, education, funeral, medical, furniture or other. Then select how much you want to borrow and the term you need to repay the loan.
The next section will ask you to supply us with your relevant personal details:
- Name and surname
- Mobile number
- Alternative contact number
- Email addresses
- ID number
- Physical street address
Select the bank you currently bank with:
Absa, Capitec, FNB, Nedbank, Standard bank or other
You will need to provide:
- Gross monthly income (Total)
- Net monthly income (the amount you take home after deductions)
- Total monthly expenses
Then we will send you a listing of our top quotes taking all the relevant information you have provided into account.
Why use hippo?
Once you have provided us with all the necessary information that we need, we will get you the quotes you need. The quotes will be based on the information that we receive from you.
- We will list the providers who are most likely to grant you an instant loan based on your information.
- Using Hippo to apply won’t impact your credit score. Hippo is listed as one enquiry where if you had to apply to each provider individually – each of the enquires will be listed on your credit report.
- Our service is FREE, fast and easy to use.
- Your information is protected by the latest technology and encryption devices and is guaranteed to remain secret and secure.
Simply go to hippo.co.za and apply today.
Customer Reviews & Testimonials
Hippo uses such a convenient online loan application system. Everything is simple and straight forward.
— Soweto —
I experienced such professional behaviour when I was speaking with one of the consultants at Hippo regarding my loan.
— Deneysville —
Ph: 086 100 7371
- Monday 08:00 – 17:00
- Tuesday 08:00 – 17:00
- Wednesday 08:00 – 17:00
- Thursday 08:00 – 17:00
- Friday 08:00 – 17:00
- Saturday 08:00 – 13:00
- Sunday Closed –