Does AAMI allow choice of repairer?
To make things simpler for you, AAMI takes care of the entire quote and repair process, using one of our preferred repairers. That means after you’ve lodged your claim, you can sit back, relax, and let us handle things.
Can I choose who repairs my car?
Remember it is your vehicle and you can choose who repairs it. Many insurers have networks of their ”approved” repairers, they may try and convince you to have your car repaired where they choose remember this is for their convenience not yours.
Does AAMI use genuine parts?
AAMI Insurance will no longer use OEM parts for cars under warranty. Essentially, the change is; we are no longer obligated to use OEM parts on ‘In warranty’ vehicles, and all vehicles, regardless of age, are now eligible for alternative parts. Structural Components – May only be replaced with OEM parts.
Is choice of repairer important?
Make sure you get your choice of repairer. Getting your car repaired after an accident is the most important part of having car insurance, so don’t overlook who will be doing the repairs. Insurers will either give you the option to choose a repairer or you’ll be forced to go with one that they have already chosen.
Can I refuse an insurance repair?
The law in most states says you can go to any repair shop you choose. But there is a catch many drivers don’t know about until they find themselves in this situation: if the estimate is too high at the shop of your choice, your insurer can refuse to pay that higher bill.
Is AAMI car insurance good?
Great service. Yes, I recommend this product. I’ve been with AAMI for years but I’ve never had to claim on my policy. The customer service really is outstanding every year when I get my renewal I check around to make sure it’s competitive and sometimes I’ve come to match the rate of other insurers.
Who are LV recommended repairers?
What’s a network of recommended repairers? It’s a group of dedicated sole sites spread across the country, working exclusively on repairs for LV= customers. Our network of recommended repairers provides a one stop service, from estimating the damage to returning your vehicles once the work is complete.
What is an approved repairer?
An approved repairer is contracted and approved by an insurance provider to carry out repairs on your car, in the event of a claim.
What is a lifetime repair guarantee?
A lifetime repair guarantee makes your insurer responsible for faults in your car as a result of an accident. If you need to go back after a repair because the car still isn’t running properly, your insurer will cover the costs for any faulty materials and workmanship.
Do I pay excess if not my fault?
When you won’t pay an excess That’s because your losses aren’t covered and, when someone claims against you, your insurer covers it. If you’re found not to be at fault, your insurer claims the excess back from the at-fault party’s insurer, along with other costs.
Which is the best car insurance in Australia?
These are the top 10 car insurance companies in Australia
- Australian Seniors. Overall rating: 4.7 from 2,357 reviews.
- Youi. Overall rating: 4.1 from 6,756 reviews.
- Budget Direct.
- Integrity Extended Warranties.
- Real Insurance.
- Huddle Insurance.
- Woolworths Insurance.
- State Government Insurance Office (SGIO)
Do I have to use my insurance repair company?
Unless there is a specific clause in your insurance policy that states you must use one of their recommended repair shops you are free to go wherever you prefer. Most insurance policies DO NOT have this clause.