BOQ Car Insurance (Bank of Queensland)

BOQ is a provider of car insurance and other insurance products, credit cards, home loans, personal loans, bank accounts, travel money, and investment products.

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See below for a snapshot of BOQ’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 BOQ offer?

BOQ offers Comprehensive, Third Party Fire & Theft, and Third Party Property policies. If you’re unsure of which policy type is best for you, here’s our guide to the different types of car insurance.

How do you buy car insurance from BOQ?

You can purchase a BOQ car insurance policy either online, in a branch, or over the phone by calling 1300 553 804, after comparing car insurance on the Canstar website.

How do you lodge a claim with BOQ?

You can lodge a claim with BOQ by calling 1800 67 55 11. Here’s our guide to navigating the car insurance claims process.

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Bank of QLD FAQs

Yes, BOQ allows you to choose between market value and agreed value for your vehicle. If you’re unsure which would be best for your vehicle, here’s our guide to choosing between the two.

BOQ allows you to add the following to a car insurance policy: protection for your No Claims Bonus, a waived excess for your first windscreen claim, and cover for a hire vehicle after an accident. Extra premiums may apply to optional extras cover.

Yes, BOQ 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 BOQ car insurance policy will renew automatically if you choose not to renew or cancel it once you receive your car insurance 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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BOQ (Bank of Queensland) was founded in 1874 and remains an independent banking institution today. With more than 200 branches across Australia, in 2015 they opened a second call centre and won the bronze medal at the Contact Centre World Annual Award finals (they were the only Australian finalist).

Source: BOQ – It’s possible to love a bank

BOQ is dedicated to supporting the community and focuses on the health and well-being of our young people. Their Banking On Our Kids appeal raises funds for medical research through the Children’s Hospital Foundations Australia, one of their major community partnerships. Since the partnership began in 2004, BOQ has raised $1.6 million for Children’s Hospital Foundations Australia.

Since 2008, BOQ has been working to end youth homelessness by supporting the Red Cross. In particular, the Centre for Young People (CFYP) opened in 2012 in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, and is already making a difference in this community.

BOQ also partners with provides Christmas gifts for more than 12,000 disadvantaged families through The Smith Family’s Toy and Book Appeal. Even better, through the Smith Family, BOQ is able to provide mentoring support and financial scholarships to help Aussie kids break out of the poverty cycle and reach their education potential.

Source: BOQ – It’s possible to love a bank

Apart from youth-focussed initiatives, BOQ also has a Dollar-for-Dollar employee gift and fundraising matching program for registered charities. And in 2015, BOQ supported the innovation and start-up community in Brisbane by sponsoring 14 start-up businesses through the River City Labs training program.

As for protecting the environment, BOQ have redeployed 100 unused old computers through an IT amnesty program, and they have been recycling obsolete company mobile phones and computer equipment for some years now. They removed almost 80% of their printers as of 2015, to cut down on the pages they print and the power they use to print it, and printer cartridges and toner are recycled through Cartridges 4 Planet Ark. They also recycle and use recycled products and resources, and they conserve water in their branches and offices.

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