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Beyond Bank Car Insurance Review

Beyond Bank's policies are issued by one of the biggest insurers in Australia, which is more comprehensive than others – but you may find a cheaper policy elsewhere.

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Pros

  • Its policies are issued by Allianz – one of Australia's most well-known and trusted insurers.
  • You get a 10% discount when you buy a comprehensive policy online.
  • Its comprehensive option goes further than other insurers – for example, you can get a $100 per day limit, up to 30 days for a rental car if your vehicle is stolen.

Cons

  • You may be able to get a cheaper policy elsewhere e.g. with Budget Direct or AAMI.
  • It doesn't offer third party fire and theft insurance.
  • Like most insurers, you'll need to pay extra to remove the basic excess for windscreen replacement or repairs.

What policies are available?

Comprehensive Car Insurance

Beyond Bank comprehensive car insurance provides Australia-wide cover for loss or damage to your vehicle caused by accidents, fire, theft, storm, malicious damage and more. This includes new for old replacement on vehicles less than two years old, as well as cover for towing costs, personal items and emergency accommodation. You can also enjoy the ability to choose your own repairer and the security of $20 million cover for legal liability when your car damages someone else's vehicle or property.

Third Party Property Damage Only

Third party property damage only insurance from Beyond Bank is an affordable policy option that provides $20 million cover for your legal liability. It also provides $5,000 cover for uninsured motorist damage, as well as the flexibility to pay your premiums annually or monthly.

Beyond Bank car insurance levels of cover

Comprehensive Car Insurance
  • Australia-wide cover for accidental loss or damage
  • New for old replacement on vehicles less than two years old
  • Save up to 10% when you buy online
  • Covers personal items, child seats and towing costs
  • 24/7 claims service
  • $20 million legal liability cover
Third Party Property Damage Only
  • $20 million legal liability cover
  • Cover for damage caused by uninsured motorists
  • 24/7 claims service
  • Flexible premium payment options

What won't be covered?

Your Beyond Bank car insurance claim will not be paid if:

  • Your car was being driven by an unlicensed driver
  • Your car was being driven by someone listed in the policy schedule as a declined driver
  • Your car was being driven by someone who was under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Your car was being used while exceeding load or passenger limits
  • Your car was being driven while in an unsafe or unroadworthy condition
  • Your car was being used to carry passengers for hire
  • Your car was being used in any kind of motor sport
  • Your car was being used in connection with the motor trade for trials, experiments or demonstrations
  • It is for any loss of use of your vehicle
  • It is for tyre damage caused by braking, road punctures or bursts
  • It results due to the lawful seizure of your car
  • You fail to properly safeguard your vehicle after an accident, theft or breakdown
  • Your car is stolen if you leave it unattended with the keys inside
  • It arises due to the failure of a computer or similar equipment
  • It is for loss or damage caused by cyclone, flood or bushfire in the first 72 hours of cover
  • Your car was subjected to a deliberate, intentional, malicious or criminal act by you, anyone named in the policy, or anyone acting with your consent

Is this cover right for me?

Beyond Bank has a number of eligibility requirements. For example, your vehicle will need to be roadworthy and registered with the relevant transport authority in Australia. The underwriter of this insurance, Allianz, specifies that the likely financial situation its products are suited to is as follows: "Persons who are able to pay premiums in accordance with the chosen premium structure, and any excess in the event of a claim in accordance with the chosen excess option."

It's important to read Beyond Bank's Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) to determine if this car insurance will meet your needs and circumstances.

How to save on your Beyond Bank car insurance policy

There are several things you can do to reduce the cost of your Beyond Bank car insurance premium, including:

  • Choose a higher excess. If you're willing to pay a higher excess you can enjoy a lower premium.
  • Buy online. You can access a discount of up to 10% if you buy comprehensive cover online.
  • Restrict drivers. You can lower your premiums by restricting cover to drivers 25 years of age and over.
  • Name drivers. You also have the option to restrict cover to drivers named in your policy.
  • Safe driver discount. If you don't make any claims on your policy, you may also be eligible for a safe driver discount in addition to the no-claim bonus.

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