Car insurance

Whether you want full protection for your car or bare-bones third party, we’ve got you covered. And if you have a van, ute, motorhome or even a vintage or classic car? Don’t worry, we can cover that too.

Three levels of cover to choose from

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Comprehensive cover

Covers your car and damage you might cause to someone else’s car or property while driving – plus other benefits. 

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Third party, fire and theft

Covers you for damage to someone else’s vehicle or property while driving , plus protects your car in the case of loss or damage by fire or theft.

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Third party

Our most basic cover. It covers you for damage to someone else’s vehicle or property while driving your car.

 


Compare car insurance options

Compare car insurance types Comprehensive Third Party Fire & Theft Third Party only
Damage to someone else’s property
Liability cover up to $100,000 for injury to another person and up to $20 million for damage to another person's property
   
Innocent Party Protection
if your car is hit by an at fault uninsured driver 
Cover limit $3K  Cover limit $3K
Fire or theft
Of your car, van etc 
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Accidental damage to your vehicle
Repair or replacement if your vehicle is accidentally damaged, up to the market value (limited to the sum insured) 
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Windscreen, windows and sunroof excess-free
With no impact on your no-claims bonus to repair or replace either
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Rental car
Car hire for up to 14 days if your car is stolen, or being repaired after an accident (you’ll need to contribute $25 a day)
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Optional Auto Assist
Vehicle breakdown service 
Travel and accommodation
Up to $500 if affected by damage or a loss of your vehicle
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Towing and transport 
Up to $500 for returning your vehicle home 
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New replacement vehicle
In certain circumstances get your vehicle replaced with a new one if it’s less than 12 months old
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Medical expenses
Up to $500
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Keys and locks excess-free
If they’re stolen, up to $1,000 
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Accident costs covered
Up to $500
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Legal costs covered
Up to $1,000 
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Fatal injury payment
$5,000 each for your or your spouse
 
Trailer cover
Up to $1,000 for accidental loss or damage to a trailer you own or use
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To see the full terms, conditions, exclusions and limits that apply, refer to the Vehicle Cover section of the Home, Content, Vehicle and Boat Cover policy here.


Choose your excess

Driver Excess Starts From
 Over 25 years   $400
 21-24 years  $850
 Under 21 years  $1100
Anyone not holding a current NZ driver's license for the last 12 months  $1100

Ways you might save on your car insurance premium

If you:  Savings/Discount
Choose a higher voluntary excess  Save up to $100 every year
Have no under 25s drivers Up to 18% discount on your premium
Insure the home you live in with Westpac 10% discount on your premium
Drive claims-free for 4 years or more up to 64% claims-free bonus

Get 24/7 roadside help with your Comprehensive Car Cover

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Add Auto Assist

Want help 24/7 if you break down, get a flat tyre or lose your keys? Simply add Auto Assist as an optional extra to your Comprehensive Car Cover.

Get Auto Assist


Get car insurance with a 30 day free look


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With our 30-Day Free look, if you decide the cover is not for you during the free look period, just notify us and we’ll refund any premiums you’ve paid.


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Westpac Home, Contents, Vehicle and Boat insurance cover is arranged by Westpac New Zealand Limited ("Westpac") and underwritten by IAG New Zealand Limited (“IAG”). Westpac does not guarantee the obligations of, or any products issued by Lumley, a business division of IAG. Westpac may receive commission payments as a result of the arrangement of Lumley policies. For IAG’s financial strength rating please click here.

The information contained on this page is intended as a general guide only and may vary at times. Terms, conditions, exclusions and limits apply. More detail can be found in the policy document (downloaded here as a PDF, or by calling 0800 809 378. The availability of any insurance cover is subject to the acceptance and approval of a complete application.

Any payment is subject to your claim being accepted.