BUSINESS NEWS - Bidvest Insurance has introduced new options for consumers with evolving insurance needs in 2021.
With the challenges of 2020 rolling over into 2021, South Africans continue to feel more pressure while managing day-to-day living.
Shopping, banking and tourism are unlikely to return to normal for the foreseeable future, which calls for insurance companies to review the changing needs of customers.
One such business, Bidvest Insurance, has introduced new options for consumers with evolving insurance needs in 2021, as well as the emphasis on the need for insurance to avoid extra expenses.
With unemployment at an all-time high at the start of 2021, the financial stress of unexpected incidents hits even harder. A single scratch on your car could set you back R3 000 or more, thanks to the spike in repair prices, not to mention the increased risk of cyber attacks in the flood to going online, and the aftermath of those. It’s this increase in repair and recovery cost that makes insurance worthwhile:
Bidvest Insurance Scratch and Dent Insurance: A scratch and dent policy for your car, to ease the burden of your repair costs. So when you return to your car, arms overloaded with bags, and notice that your car door has been dented, or that your bumper has been scraped, or that a rogue trolley has planted itself against your car’s paintwork, it’s not the best feeling at all.
That’s where a Bidvest Insurance Scratch and Dent policy comes to the rescue, with no size limitations, our policy ensures you can get these nasty marks fixed at no extra expense to you
Bidvest Insurance Theftbuster: A policy to help meet your financial needs in the event of you becoming a victim to a smash-and-grab incident, a hijacking or car theft. We urge all south African motorists to be aware of this at all busy intersections, especially those near a bridge or dense shrubbery which make for easy getaways for thieves.
This product not only pays for the insurance excess you would have to pay, but also pays for any minor damage to your car, any window replacements, door lock damage, as well as replaces any valuables that might have been stolen such as your handbag, wallet, cellphone and other devices.
It also provides car hire so you can keep going, even when the going gets tough.
Bidvest Insurance Warranty: A range of warranty products can help you manage the financial burden of unexpected breakdowns. And the financial impact of COVID-19 means that less money is available to the average vehicle owner for repairs.
The last thing you want in 2021 is a mechanical or electrical failure that you can’t afford to fix, at increased prices for both parts and labour.
Bidvest Insurance Tyre Angel: A policy that saves you the cost of replacing or repairing your tyres that get damaged by road hazards, such as the ever present potholes or construction debris littering our roads. (Or even that pesky pavement that scrapes your tyres rims!)
Bidvest Insurance Cyber Rescue: A policy that covers personal devices, to ease the financial burden of recovering from cyber attacks. As more people migrate to online shopping and banking from personal devices, the risk of cyber attacks increases exponentially, and this specific type of insurance becomes more relevant.
You even get given anti-virus software to protect all your devices as well as access to an IT helpline to help you with anything you might need.
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