Progressive Car Insurance

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Progressive is a 100% online provider that specialises in car insurance.

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

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What types of car insurance does Progressive offer?

Progressive offers Third Party Property Damage, Third Party Fire and Theft as well as Comprehensive car insurance.

If you’re unsure as to which kind of car insurance is most appropriate for you, or don’t understand the differences between the various levels of cover, here’s our guide to the different kinds of car insurance.

How do you buy car insurance from Progressive?

You can purchase a Progressive car insurance policy online after comparing car insurance on the Canstar website. For help applying, call Progressive on 1800 PROGRESSIVE.

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How do you lodge a claim with Progressive?

You can lodge a claim with Progressive by using its claims service online. Progressive firmly believes in doing most of the work for you, so all you need to do is report the accident (with the relevant information) and it will manage your claim from there.

Here’s our guide to navigating the car insurance claims process.

Progressive Car Insurance FAQs

Yes, Progressive 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.

Progressive allows you to add a range of free extras to your car insurance policy, including:

  • A free replacement child safety seat up to $500 in value if it is stolen or damaged
  • Up to $500 to repair any personal effects and clothing
  • A free rental car after theft for up to 14 days
  • Emergency repairs worth up to $500 in value
  • Debris removal
  • Pet injury cover if they were inside the vehicle during an insured event
  • Free Windscreen Repair

Extra premiums may apply.

Yes, Progressive allows you to nominate a higher or lower excess, and you can adjust it to be anywhere between $300 – $2,000.

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 Progressive car insurance policy will automatically renew if you choose not to alter it after receiving your renewal notice. Progressive will send you a renewal notice (written) no later than 14 days before your policy expires; you must inform Progressive if you don’t want to renew or your policy will automatically roll over.

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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Progressive is a recent entrant to the Australian car insurance market, having only joined in 2009. However, it was one of the first online-only providers, giving it an edge over its competitors. As for what its about, well there’s no doubt that you’ve seen its ads featuring ‘Kitty from Progressive Car Insurance.’

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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: William Jolly | Last updated: November 24, 2017