Bendigo Bank Car Insurance

Bendigo Bank

Bendigo Bank is a provider of car insurance, life insurance, health insurance, home insurance, travel insurance, home loans, credit cards, personal loans, bank accounts, superannuation, investment products, and even telco plans.

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See below for a snapshot of Bendigo Bank’s car insurance products on offer for a 30-39-year-old male living in Victoria who does not require an extra driver under 25.

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What types of car insurance does Bendigo Bank offer?

Bendigo Bank offers Comprehensive, Third Party Fire and Theft, and Third Party Property car insurance policies. If you’re unsure as to which kind of car insurance is most appropriate for you or don’t understand the differences between the different levels of cover, here’s our guide to the different kinds of car insurance.

How do you buy car insurance from Bendigo Bank?

You can purchase a Bendigo Bank car insurance policy either online, in a branch, or over the phone by calling them on (03) 5454 1200 (open Mon-Fri), after comparing car insurance on the Canstar website.

How do you lodge a claim with Bendigo Bank?

You can lodge a claim with Bendigo Bank either online or by calling CGU Insurance Policies on 132 480. Here’s our guide to navigating the car insurance claims process.

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Bendigo Bank FAQs

Yes, Bendigo Bank allows you to choose between market value and agreed value for your vehicle. If you’re not sure which one would be best for your vehicle, read our article explaining the difference between market value and agreed value

Bendigo Bank allows you to add the following optional extras to a Comprehensive policy: cover for hire car costs after an incident, windscreen extension, protection of your no-claim bonus for one at-fault claim, or protection of your no-claim bonus for all at-fault claims. Extra premiums may apply to optional extras cover.

Yes, Bendigo Bank allows you to nominate a higher or lower excess. This may affect the cost of your car insurance premiums; a higher excess will typically result in a lower premium, while a lower excess will typically result in a higher premium. Find out more about car insurance excesses here.

Your Bendigo Bank car insurance policy will renew automatically if you choose not to alter or cancel it when you receive your renewal notice. If you’re not sure whether to renew or switch, here’s our guide to choosing, and if you do decide to switch car insurance policies, here’s how you do so.

Make sure you compare car insurance policies before simply renewing the same policy, so that you continue to get outstanding value insurance at a great price:

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Founded in 1858, Bendigo Bank now has more than 150 years of experience in providing home loans. Today they serve around 1.5 million customers around the country.

Bendigo Bank in Victoria and Adelaide Bank in South Australia both began as building societies striving to help Australians buy their own home. The two banks have now come together to operate the following financial services brands:

  • Bendigo Bank
  • Adelaide Bank
  • Sandhurst Trustees
  • Leveraged
  • Rural Bank
  • Delphi Bank
  • Community Sector Banking
  • Homesafe Solutions

Bendigo Bank recently created the Communities crowdfunding platform, which enables customers and staff to connect with other like-minded people and open financial doors for a group or project:

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Apart from encouraging Australians to make a difference for others, Bendigo Bank takes their own corporate and social responsibility seriously. So far they have poured $148 million back into the community through community partnerships, scholarships, community campaigns and programs, community banking, fundraising and grants, and not-for-profit banking.

The table below displays a snapshot of comprehensive car insurance policies on our database that at the time of writing offer a no claim bonus that isn’t always impacted by hail and flood damage or theft claims. Please note the results are based on a 30-39 year old male who lives in New South Wales and does not require an extra driver under 25 (with link to provider’s website, ordered by Star Rating), so some products may not be available to you. Remember to read the PDS carefully to understand each insurer’s policy on their no claims bonus.

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Written by: Nina Tovey | Last updated: September 1, 2017