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View Insurance has partnered with Australia’s most Award-Winning Car Insurer, Budget Direct, to offer you Outstanding Value Car Insurance with heart. When your new Budget Direct policy commences and you’ve made a payment, our partnership will donate $20 to the Kindness Factory.

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Comprehensive Car Insurance

Covers loss or damage to your car due to accident, theft, severe weather, malicious damage, and fire, and your liability for accidental damage your car causes to other people’s property.

  • Damage to someone else’s car
  • Damage to your car
  • Damage to other people’s property
  • Hire car following a no-fault accident or theft
  • New car replacement
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Third Party Property, Fire & Theft Insurance

Covers your liability for accidental damage your car causes to other people’s property, and loss or damage to your car due to fire and theft.

  • Damage to someone else’s car
  • Damage to other people’s property
  • Damage to your car due to fire and theft
  • Hire car following theft
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Third Party Property Only Insurance

Covers your liability for accidental damage your car causes to other people’s property, including their vehicles.

  • Damage to someone else’s car
  • Damage to other people’s property
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Not sure what level of cover suits you best? Check out our Car Insurance Comparison page to drill down further.

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Why go with Budget Direct & View Insurance?

Tailor-made cover

You can save on your premium by restricting your policy to drivers over a certain age, such as 21+, 25+, 30+, 40+, or 50+.

Lifetime guarantee

A lifetime guarantee on authorised repairs for as long as you own the car.

New car replacement

If your brand-new car is written off within two years or 40,000km of the original registration (whichever comes first), we’ll replace it with a new one (Gold Comprehensive).

24/7 claims

You can lodge a claim over the phone, or in your online policy manager, at any time of the day or night, 365 days a year.

Towing costs

If your car is involved in an accident and can’t be safely driven, we will pay the cost of towing your car.

Hire car following a no fault accident or theft

If Budget Direct accepts your claim for a no fault accident or theft of your car, you’ll be eligible for a hire car.

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Not all benefits apply to all levels of cover. Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply. For full details, please read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS).

Make a Claim

Making a claim can be done online, in your own time. Or if you’d prefer, you can call us, and we’ll guide you through the process. Either way, claims can be made 24/7, all year round.

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The information on this page is a summary only. For more details about Budget Direct Car Insurance, including the terms, conditions, limits and exclusions that apply, please read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS).

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Car Insurance FAQs

You can view and manage details such as your contact details, payment preferences, drivers, excesses and optional benefits, all through Budget Direct’s online policy manager. Or if you’d prefer, you can call Budget Direct on 1800 182 310 to make changes. Accessing your Budget Direct Car Insurance policy online is easy, and can be done 24/7 on any device. You can also see your policy details on your Insurance Certificate.

Yes – all Budget Direct Car Insurance policies have a cooling-off period. It starts the moment you buy the policy and lasts for 21 days. If you change your mind within that time, you can cancel your policy, and if you haven’t made a claim, you’ll get all your money back.

Making a claim on your Budget Direct Car Insurance policy follows 4 simple steps: Collect the required information - It’ll be quicker and easier if you have the following information handy:

  • your policy number
  • details of the incident, including time and place
  • other drivers’ names, addresses, vehicle registration numbers and insurance details
  • any witnesses’ names and contact details
  • details of any tow-truck company used
  • police report number (if applicable).

Lodge your claim - this can be done 24/7 online through Budget Direct’s online policy manager, or by calling Budget Direct on 1800 069 336.
Leave it with Budget Direct - Within 2 business days of you lodging your claim, Budget Direct will contact you to advise you of the next steps (or if any more information is needed).

Get a decision - On acceptance of your claim, Budget Direct will repair, replace or pay the market value or agreed value of your car.
For more details on how this process works, check out Budget Direct’s claims page.

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Budget Direct Insurance is issued by Auto & General Insurance Company Limited ACN 111 586 353 (“AGIC”) and administered by Auto & General Services Pty Ltd AFS Licence No 241411 (“AGS”) and distributed by View Insurance as an Authorised Representative (AR No 1293388) of AGS.

Because we don’t know your financial needs, we can’t advise if this insurance will suit you. Please consider your needs, the Financial Services Guide, Product Disclosure Statement, Target Market Determination, Key Fact Sheets and Premium, Excess and Discount (PED) Guide when deciding to buy insurance. Underwriting criteria applies. Home and contents insurance not available in NT, North Qld and Northern WA. Any discounts on both new and renewing policies only apply to the extent that any minimum premium isn't reached.

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