J W Seagon and Co Insurance Brokers

Professional Partners

First Floor, Oilibya Plaza, Muthaiga. P.O. Box 16658-00620, Nairobi, Kenya Also in Arusha and United Kingdom
Member Number: 204509 Tel: +230 483 12 12

The JW Seagon Group of companies have offices in Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius and UK, with clients in 18 African countries, and many more countries outside Africa. Note that Tanmamanagement Insurance Brokers Limited are representatives of the JW Seagon Group in Tanzania. 

With a presence in Africa since 1983, we have in depth knowledge of what our clients need. We have developed a unique Tourism policy with Hollard Cigna Health, for members of the Tourism Sector in Africa, as well as an excellent General Insurance package covering everything from Public liability, to motor, and fire and perils. Our Hollard Cigna Health medical policy covers people worldwide if needs be, or in Africa and India, if that is what is required. The policy benefits are excellent, and the premiums very attractive. Our General Insurance package is underwritten by GA Insurance in Kenya and re insured through Lloyds. It covers the Tourism sector for all eventualities, with generous standard limits for public liability in excess of USD 10 million, which can be increased if required.

We aso offer a fantstic travel cover, which we prodvide  to travel agents, tour operators, camps, lodges and hotels, for own use and ‘on sell’. It is extremely competitive and provides medical cover and emergency evacuation cover of up to $5m for each guest.

As well as covers for the Tourism industry we have a wide range of covers available to cover all risks. Our team have many years experience in Africa, and in insurance in particular.

Where we operate

  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Kenya
  • Mauritius
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • South Sudan
  • Togo
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zanzibar
  • Congo
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism

JW Seagon are proud to support their chosen conservation and wildlife charities in Kenya: Big Life Foundation, Local Ocean Trust and Tsavo Trust.


04 April 2019

JWS 360° : Introducing Intana Global

Dear Safari Plan Client, We wish to inform you that as of 1st April 2019 we have changed the JWS 360° service provider from CEGA to Intana Global and as a result there are a few important changes to note: 1. The JWS 360° emergency telephone number has changed to +44 208 865 3466. Please inform all the members of your team of this change as the old numbers will no longer be in use. 2. Please take the time to read our newly revised JWS 360° documents – the product offers the same benefits. You will find the updated JWS 360° Flyer attached.

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28 August 2018

A move to Hollard Cigna Health significantly strengthens the JWS Safari Health Plan.

JW Seagon has been serving the tourism sector in East Africa for several years now. Our winning combination of general insurance, motor insurance and health insurance ensures we provide cover for the entire company; it´s assets, it´s management and its employees.

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11 July 2018

A new, improved Travel Insurance Policy by JW Seagon

JWS Travel - Why dress it up any more? It is a JWS unique scheme and it covers Travel, hence, JWS Travel! In conjunction with our good friends at ICEA Lion and Lloyds of London we have developed our own scheme, that combines extensive benefits and limits, including $5m Medical/Repatriation cover and up to $25,000 Cancellation/Curtailment cover, all at UK rates.

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06 July 2018

Safari Plan – Bigger, better and stronger!

Following the recent transfer of our unique and exclusive Safari Plan Healthcare scheme to CIGNA, it appears that certain sectors in our industry are either misinformed or have just picked up the wrong end of the stick. We have heard suggestions that Safari Plan is no more, that the jurisdictions have changed and all sorts of inaccurate comments.

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29 June 2018

‘Chocks Away!’- Premier Aviation is here.

After two years of hard work, we are delighted to announce the addition of JWS Premier Aviation to our bespoke, market leading suite of Insurance Products.

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09 February 2018

Introducing JWS 360 – your first call in a crisis.

JW Seagon are pleased to announce an enhancement to the JWS Safari Range – bespoke Motor, Health and General Insurance designed exclusively for the travel and tourism sector. With immediate effect, all JWS Safari plan clients will now have access to JWS 360° - a 24/7 emergency helpline manned by crisis response experts.

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31 January 2018

JWS Protects Safari Plan Concept

JWS Seagon launched its innovative and successful Safari Plan package insurance policy in 2014 and it has gone from strength to strength. It was an involved and time-consuming project, but ultimately it has resulted in a product that is a true friend to the industry. Obviously, we have to protect our intellectual property rights and we have done and will continue to do so.

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26 September 2017

Visit the JW Seagon Group - Stand L20/L21 at MKTE 3rd - 5th October

Please join the JW Seagon Group at stand L20/L21 for informal cocktails at our Safari Bar on 3rd and 4th October, from 4:30pm at Magical Kenya Travel Expo! Our team will be on hand to discuss any of your insurance matters throughout the day.

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06 June 2017

JW Seagon proudly supports Wildlife Conservation in Kenya

‘Giving Back’ has always been an integral part of the social pulse at the JW Seagon Group. In 2017, we are very proud to have donated over KES 400,000 thus far towards the fantastic work carried out by our chosen wildlife charity and conservation partners. This donation includes the Tsavo Trust and Local Ocean Trust.  With a vast number of our clients within travel and tourism, we are very proud to support this backbone sector of our economy and continue our contribution to th…

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19 April 2017

Laptops on airlines...are you covered?

Carrying your portable office equipment Most of us will have seen the latest travel news relating to the carrying of laptops, tablets and larger mobile phones on certain flights. The new rules apply to certain flights only, and customers should of course check, but simply the requirement is that this property must be checked into the hold and not taken onto the cabin. Whilst we are not questioning the reasons for this change, we do question whether anyone has actually considered the …

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15 February 2017

Is your Liability Insurance adequate?

Atta members may have seen the article of 8th February by the associations legal adviser, Alan Bowen regarding the terrible events in Tunisia in 2015. At the end of the article, Mr Bowen also made reference to another case against the same Tour Operator in relationship to the Operators responsibility for cases of food poisoning happening at resorts. We will not make any comment on the legal action regarding the Tunisian victims, there has been a great deal written and both sides of the ar…

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15 December 2016

Your first call in a crisis

As Christmas approaches the JWS Group is getting into the festive spirit by giving away a very special gift to our loyal customers in East Africa. From 1st January 2017, all customers on our unique and market-leading Safari Plan will have 24/7 complimentary access to JWS 360° - an emergency helpline manned by crisis response experts. At JW Seagon we believe firmly that specialist services require a specialist approach and that’s why we are pleased to have Salama Fikira (the most ren…

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25 November 2016

JW Seagon Insurance Group passes $20,000 charity payment mark

JW Seagon Insurance Group has paid over $20,000 in the first part of 2016 to it’s selected charities, including ‘Hands off Our Elephants’, the ‘Big Life Foundation’ and the ‘Local Ocean Trust’. As part of their social responsibility program, the three charities were selected to receive a percentage of all new business placed under their innovative, ground breaking, and market leading regional “Safari Plan” for the East African hospitality i…

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04 October 2016

Safety in numbers

For anyone working in the travel and tourism sector, safety is of paramount importance. That’s why we developed our Safari plans, as they provide a comprehensive range of benefits.  ·         3 great products exclusively for the travel and tourism sector – General Insurance, Motor Insurance and Health Insurance ·         $20k donated to charity in the last 12 months –…

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16 December 2015

J W Seagon in Arusha

Following the increasing success of our various ‘Safari Plan’ products, and the other tailored products we have developed, J W Seagon have recently opened their offices in Arusha. Based in Mafao House, Old Moshi Road, the offices are run by Harkiran Sidhu, an experienced Lloyds of London Broker who recently relocated to Tanzania with her family from the UK. Managing Director David Seagon said, “It was important that we provide a local service for our expanding client base in …

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01 December 2015

Are you protected with the right insurance for your business?

We all know the Tourism industry in East Africa has taken a bit of a hammering over the last few years, FCO warnings and terrorist threats to name just two. As a result of the downturn, there has been a real need to have a close look at all business costs, including that ‘necessary evil’ of insurance. Whether it is asset protection, liabilities, or medical, the premiums have, seemingly not reduced with the reduction in revenues. So, what are the options? There are two options reall…

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30 November 2015

A reminder about ‘Cocktails on Diani Beach'

JW Seagon ( one of Africa’s leading independent insurance brokers) is delighted to invite you to an informal cocktail evening on Wednesday 2nd December from 5.30 - 11.30pm at Almanara Resort (Sails Restaurant), Diani Beach. We hope you can join us for what promises to be a fun and relaxed event, with lots of enticing cocktails and sumptuous canapés! RSVP to david@jwseagon.com

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25 November 2015

Cocktails on Diani Beach

JW Seagon ( one of Africa’s leading independent insurance brokers) is delighted to invite you to an informal cocktail evening on Wednesday 2nd December from 5.30 - 11.30pm at Almanara Resort (Sails Restaurant), Diani Beach. We hope you can join us for what promises to be a fun and relaxed event, with lots of enticing cocktails and sumptuous canapés! RSVP to david@jwseagon.com

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29 June 2015

Bespoke Health Cover for the Tourism Sector

Your health, there’s a lot riding on it At JW Seagon – one of Africa’s leading independent brokers -we’re always on the lookout for new and innovative solutions. And for those companies operating in the travel and tourism sector, we’ve teamed up with Bupa to offer a bespoke medical plan that really stands out. Bupa is a name that is synonymous with quality healthcare worldwide and combined with JW Seagon’s commitment to exceptional customer service, it&rsqu…

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22 June 2015

Bespoke Insurance for The Tourism Sector

Africa – amazing doesn’t cover it. But we do. Any business operating in the travel and tourism sector will be well aware of the unique risks involved. From the fundamentals such as fire and theft, through to the extremes such as an animal attack or a fatal expedition – the cost to your business can be immeasurable. At JW Seagon – one of Africa’s leading independent brokers - we’re always on the lookout for new and innovative solutions. And for those compani…

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