Car insurance: Insuring accidents with animals costs little more – Economy and Volkswagen – News

Munich (ots) – – Comprehensive insurance only pays in case of collision with game animals – other animals are not always included – Extended wild damage coverage costs only two percent more than comprehensive insurance – Change car insurance: novice drivers save up to 47 percent on premium

Due to early dusk, fog and rain in autumn, the risk of accidents with wild animals increases ( Comprehensive insurance generally offers protection for damage to your own car caused by a collision with game animals such as deer or wild boar. Other animals such as B. pheasants, raccoons, or wolves are often not included. Consumers are then left with the costs of the damage.

Extended protection that includes all animal species costs an average of only two percent more than all insurance policies with CHECK24.1) Consumers can find the corresponding rates in the CHECK24 comparison calculator with just one click using a filter .

According to the General Association of the German Insurance Industry, car insurers reported around 284,000 wildlife-related accidents last year.2) On average, there was damage of 3,300 euros per wildlife-related accident, more than ever .

“If consumers want to be sure that their comprehensive insurance covers animal collisions of all kinds, they should opt for what is known as extended wildlife damage coverage,” says Michael Roloff, general manager of motor vehicle insurance at CHECK24. . “Some tariffs even offer extended protection at no extra charge. So it pays to shop around.”

Auto Insurance Switch: New Drivers Save Up To 47 Percent On Premium

By switching car insurance, consumers can save several hundred dollars. This is shown by CHECK24 example calculations for typical driver profiles ( -1979 /). Novice drivers have the highest percentage savings potential: up to 47 percent. In the cheapest rate they pay 634 euros a year. On average, 1,207 euros are owed between all fees.

CHECK24’s 300 experts provide advice on all aspects of car insurance

CHECK24 insurance experts will help you with all questions related to car insurance in a personal consultation via email, chat or phone. In addition, CHECK24 customers are supported by our chatbot 24 hours a day in many matters related to the service. In your personal insurance center, customers manage their insurance contracts, regardless of who they have contracted with. You benefit from automatic premium and benefit checks and therefore can easily optimize your insurance coverage and save at the same time.

1) Sample calculations for all available rates in the CHECK24 comparison. Profile example: Change of insurance on January 1, 2023, VW Golf 1.0 TSi (HSN: 0603, TSN: BVV), first registration: February 2020, purchase and owner registration: August 2020, used car, purchase at cash, use: private only (including travel), 12,000 km/year, vehicle user: policyholder (45 years old, 27-year-old driver’s license), married, employed, no points, no children at home, homeless owned, parking: street (public), civil liability (SF 20) and comprehensive insurance (SF 20) with excess of 300 including partial insurance with excess of 150 euros, selection of workshop: all rates, annual payment of the contribution; 06268 Barnstaedt

2) Source: [2.11.2022]

Press contact:

Florian Stark, Public Relations Manager, Tel. +49 89 2000 47 1169, [email protected] Daniel Friedheim, Public Relations Manager, Tel. +49 89 2000 47 1170, [email protected]

Original content from: CHECK24 GmbH, transmitted by news aktuell

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