Majority of Insurance Companies in Kenya including GA Insurance company Limited, they do offer two types of Auto insurance policies – Comprehensive car insurance and third-party car Insurance. While the third-party insurance cover is cheaper and covers only third-party damages, the comprehensive car insurance Kenya cover offers wider coverage and is hence, slightly expensive.
What you need to Do Before Buying a Car Insurance Cover
- Decide on whether you want Third Party Cover or Comprehensive Car Insurance Kenya
Normally comprehensive motor policies cover both personal damages while third-party liabilities, standalone third-party car insurance cannot be used for own personal damages.
- Find out what is Covered Under Comprehensive Car Insurance Kenya cover?
Comprehensive car insurance policy offers overall protection against damages to both parties involved in an accident. This policy is extensive, and it covers damages to car, theft, legal liability to third-party, property damage fire, and personal accident cover.
The policy coverage can be further improvised by opting for add-ons like accessories cover, excess protector, political violence, medical expenses, handbag contains etc.
This coverage is highly popular since it offers end-to-end coverage and hence ensures less stress for you as the policyholder.
Car owners without a comprehensive insurance cover, most likely will risk paying from their pockets for expensive repairs of damages following an accident.
Comprehensive car insurance in Kenya is costlier than standalone third-party insurance cover. However, it provides a lot more benefits to the insured compared to standalone third-party insurance covers.
Comprehensive car insurance in Kenya often includes coverage for: theft, fire, natural disasters like floods, vandalism, falling objects, Damage done to your car by animals, civil disturbance, like a riot that results in damage or destruction of your car.
Key Coverage of Comprehensive car insurance cover;
- Glass Damage
- Fire incidents
- Damage to a third party insured & property damage
- Damage from falling objects
- Excess protection
- Find Out What is covered under Third Party Insurance Cover
Third-party car insurance offers cover against any legal liability to a third party caused when you are at fault. It covers any damage or injury caused by the insured, to another person or property.
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Why Buy Third Party Insurance Cover?
This insurance policy does cover the owner in case of any legal liability owing to death or injury to any individual or damage to any property caused by the insured vehicle and also it is a legal requirement.
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