Information and Guides for Car Insurance

Information and guides

How to buy car insurance online

Researching and comparing car insurance online is a fast, efficient and cost-effective way for you to be well informed before you buy. Follow these steps to ensure you get the right amount of protection.

Car insurance glossary

It's important to make sure you understand what your car insurance policy says. Here are some phrases you might come across in your research into policies.

Why you need car insurance

Driving a vehicle can be risky. No matter how careful you are, mistakes can happen, and often an accident is caused by another driver. Being protected will give you peace of mind.

Six questions to ask before buying car insurance

Knowing the right questions to ask can save you money, time and frustration. Here are six questions that we recommend you ask when buying car insurance.

How to reduce your car insurance costs

Car insurance providers consider a wide range of factors when they give you a quote. While there are certain things you can't change, such as your age, there are some steps you can take to reduce the costs of your car insurance premium.

What to do if you're in a car accident

Learn what to do if you're in an accident, and what information your car insurance provider will need.

Rating 1 and No Claims Discount (NCD) explained

Find out what Rating 1 and No Claims Discount/No Claims Bonus mean and how they impact your car insurance premiums.

Top tips for buying your first car

Get clued in to the ins and outs of buying a set of wheels, from navigating the options list on a new car to landing the right insurance premium.

Acing your driving test, first time

Getting your driver’s licence can feel like a high stakes game—it’s your ticket to freedom, after all...
  • *Discounts apply to the premium paid for a new Australia Post Insurance policy initiated online on or after 30 March 2017. The discount applies to Gold Comprehensive, Third Party Property and Third Party Fire & Theft Car Insurance. We reserve the right to change the offer without notice. Base rate premiums subject to change. The discount does not apply to any renewal offer of insurance.
  • Australian Postal Corporation ABN 28 864 970 579 (AR No. 338646) "APC" is the distributor of Australia Post Comprehensive Car Insurance and acts as an Authorised Representative of Australia Post Services Pty Ltd ABN 67 002 599 340 (AFSL No. 457551) "APS". Because APC or APS don't know your financial needs, we can't advise if this insurance will suit you. You should consider your needs and read the FSG and Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) before making a decision to buy this insurance. Auto and General Services ABN 61 003 617 909 (AFSL 241411) "AGS" arranges the insurance on behalf of Auto & General Insurance Company Ltd ABN 42 111 5 86 353 (AFSL No. 285 571) "AGIC", the issuer of the policy. AGS pays APC a commission which is a percentage of your premium. Neither APC nor APS accept liability or guarantee payment of any claim or benefit in respect of the AGIC's products.