BNZ Car Insurance

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With more than four million cars driving on New Zealand’s roads, car insurance has become a mandatory part of getting from A, to B. However, not all insurance policies are created equal. Here, Canstar compares how BNZ’s vehicle cover stacks up against other insurers.

What car insurance policies does BNZ offer?

BNZ offers customers a choice of three car insurance policies; its PremierCar Supreme Cover (similar to other insurers comprehensive policies), Third Party, Fire and Theft, and Third Party cover.

Additionally, BNZ offers its customers access to its 24-hour Roadside Rescue service for $1/fortnight, as well as multi-policy discounts and the ability to earn Fly Buys points on paid premiums.

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What’s covered by BNZ’s PremierCare Supreme Cover Car Insurance Policy?

BNZ’s PremierCare Supreme Cover Car Insurance Policy includes benefits such as:

  • Sudden and accidental loss or damage to your vehicle.
  • Legal liability cover up to $20,000,000 for accidental damage caused by your vehicle to another’s property and up to $1,000,000 for accidental bodily injury to another person.
  • Accommodation costs of up to $750 if you can’t drive your vehicle following the damage.
  • Up to $1,000 cover to replace keys if they’re lost or stolen.
  • Repairs to windows, windscreens, sun roofs, or driving lights, without impacting your no claims discount or excess.
  • Caravan’s contents, if your caravan is insured under this policy.
  • Up to $1,000 automatic cover for a trailer.

What’s Covered by BNZ’s Third Party, Fire & Theft Policy?

BNZ says customers can save by utilising its third-party cover options. BNZ’s  Third Party, Fire and Theft policy includes: 

  • Sudden and accidental loss or damage to your vehicle caused by fire, theft, or defined natural disaster events.
  • Legal liability cover up to $20,000,000 for accidental damage caused by your vehicle to another’s property and up to $1,000,000 for accidental bodily injury to another person.

What’s covered by BNZ’s Third Party Policy?

BNZ’s third party car insurance policy covers legal liability up to $20,000 in the event of accidental damage caused by your vehicle, and up to $1 million for accidental injury to another person.

What makes BNZ Car Insurance different?

BNZ offers its customers the benefit of multi-policy discounts, possible no-claims discounts of between 30 and 65%, Fly Buys points on premiums paid and the ease of managing insurance policies online as part of BNZ’s internet banking platform. 

About BNZ

First opening its doors in Auckland, in 1861, the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) is a registered bank and offers a variety of financial services, including retail, business and institutional banking. 

Since its purchase by the National Australia Bank in 1992, BNZ has operated as a subsidiary of its trans-Tasman owner, however, it retains local governance and employs over 4,500 Kiwis across New Zealand. 

Written by: Andrew Broadley | Last updated: September 16, 2021