eric Car Insurance

Eric Insurance Ltd is a provider of car insurance, motorcycle insurance and a variety of other vehicle insurance products. eric is an Australian owned company.

What types of car insurance does eric offer?

eric currently offers one type of car insurance: comprehensive car insurance. This includes benefits such as essential repairs, new vehicle replacement after a total loss, loss of personal property, hire car after theft and legal liability cover.

Canstar does not currently compare eric car insurance, but you can compare other car insurance providers on our database:

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What additional features does eric offer on its car insurance products?

eric offers additional benefits such as emergency travel and accommodation, personal property cover, and cover if your keys are lost or stolen.

eric also allows you to add windscreen cover as an optional extra on its Comprehensive Car Insurance (up to A total of $600 at the time of writing). This pays you a benefit if your front or rear windscreen is damaged and needs to be repaired or replaced. eric says it will pay for one windscreen claim, free of excess. Read the product disclosure statement (PDS) for a full list of terms and conditions.

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eric car insurance FAQs

eric does not specify whether it allows you to choose between market and agreed value. If you’re not sure which one would be best for your vehicle specifically, here’s an article which explains the difference between market and agreed value. 

First, consider comparing car insurance policies with Canstar to find a product that suits your needs. Keep in mind that Canstar does not currently compare eric car insurance.

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According to eric, you must meet the following criteria to be eligible for its Comprehensive Car Insurance:

  • Your vehicle must be no older than 20 years;
  • Your vehicle must not have pre-existing damage;
  • Your vehicle must not be used for excluded purposes such as business use or for rideshare purposes;
  • Your vehicle must be registered and roadworthy;
  • Drivers must be licensed; and
  • Drivers must have a driving and accident history that is acceptable to eric underwriters.

If you are eligible and choose to go with eric, you can get a quote directly through eric’s website or by calling or emailing eric. You can also get a quote through a dealer or broker who is authorised to sell eric products.

eric does not specify whether you can nominate a higher or lower excess. Your excess may affect the cost of your insurance premium – a higher excess will typically result in a lower premium, while a lower excess will typically result in a higher premium.

You can lodge a claim with eric online through its website. If your claim is urgent or you want to speak to eric, you can also call eric’s claim line.

Before you make a claim, eric says you should have the following details at hand:

  • Your eric customer number
  • Details of the incident
  • Details of any other party involved

Consider comparing car insurance policies before simply renewing the same policy, so that you continue to get the cover you need as well as value for money:

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eric does not specify how to renew your car insurance policy. Contact eric for details.

eric is an entirely Australian owned company. Formerly known as Avea Insurance, eric says it has over 20 years’ experience in the automotive insurance industry.


Written by: Tamika Seeto | Last updated: February 7, 2020