• What is Garage Cash Cover In Car Insurance?

    Car Insurance
    • Protect yourself with third party or comprehensive cover
    • Use bumper to bumper policies to reduce your liability
    • Enjoy facilities like zero depreciation and roadside assistance covers

    It is necessary in this age, with the rising traffic, to insure your vehicle, financially safeguarding you and your vehicle from unforeseen liabilities as a result of mishap. It is vital that you avail sufficient coverage that protects you and your vehicle almost completely at the time of mishap. A car insurance can be comprehensive or liability only, based on the kind of coverage it offers. In case of a comprehensive car insurance cover, your third-party liabilities as well as own damage liabilities will be covered while in case of a third-party liability car insurance plan, only your third-party liabilities will be covered.

    What is Garage Cash Cover?

    Garage Cash Cover is one of the vital features in your car insurance policy. In case your car meets with an accident where it has gets damaged to such an extent that it is unfit to be driven around, you will have to get it fixed at the nearest garage. While the car is being repaired, you won’t have any other option but to commute via public transport. In such a situation the Garage cash cover will help you by providing you daily allowance for the purpose of commuting everyday till your car get repaired.

    Following are a few of the things you need to keep in mind about the Garage Cash Cover:

    • This cover helps you financially by offering daily allowance for commute, hence reducing your financial stress at the time
    • Garage Cash cover is offered by insurers as an add-on plan for which you will have to pay extra premium
    • Under the Garage Cash cover, you can only avail the cover if you opt for cashless claim. In the event of a mishap, you will have to get the car repaired at one of the insurer authorised garages to avail the benefits of this cover
    • As specified in your insurance policy document, you will have to leave your vehicle for repair at the authorised garage for a minimum number of days so as to avail the Garage Cash cover
    • In case of theft, as mentioned in you insurance policy document, you can avail the Garage Cash cover only if your vehicle hasn’t been recovered within the specified time
    • Only after your insurer approves of your claim can you start enjoying the benefits of Garage Cash cover
    • ICICI Lombard is one of the insurers in India who offer Garage Cash cover

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