Westpac Car Insurance

Westpac is a provider of car insurance, CTP/Greenslip insurance, home insurance, landlord insurance, travel insurance, life insurance, income protection insurance and business insurance.

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See below for a snapshot of Westpac’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 Westpac offer?

Westpac offers Compulsory Third Party (CTP), Third Party Property Damage and 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 different levels of cover, here’s our guide to the different kinds of car insurance.

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

Westpac allows you to add a large degree of optional cover to your policy, including:

  • Rental car after an accident
  • Cover for tools of trade
  • Removal of basic windscreen cover

Extra premiums may apply.

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How do you lodge a claim with Westpac?

You can lodge a claim with Westpac any time online or by calling the 24/7 claims hotline on 1800 502 077.  Westpac recommends you contact the police first if your car is stolen or maliciously damaged.

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

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Westpac Car Insurance FAQ's

Yes, Westpac 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. 

You can purchase a Westpac car insurance policy online after comparing car insurance on the Canstar website. If you need help applying, call Westpac on 1800 502 077.  

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Yes, Westpac 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 Westpac car insurance policy will automatically renew if you choose not to alter it after receiving your renewal notice. You will receive a renewal notice at least 14 days prior to the expiry date of the period of insurance. 

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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Westpac was Australia’s first bank, and the country’s first officially incorporated company. Established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales, Westpac now serves around 13 million customers. Westpac is one of the big four Australian banks and it owns a number of other banking brands including St. George Bank, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and RAMS.

Westpac takes its corporate and social responsibility seriously. Westpac directly supports several community focus areas: disaster relief for businesses and communities, addressing financial and educational disadvantage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and microfinance for marginalised small business people. In 2016, Westpac distributed 100 community grants through the Westpac Foundation to not-for-profit organisations making a positive impact for everyday Aussies.


Source: Westpac Banking

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Written by: William Jolly | Last updated: