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Articles, tips, questions, and information about car insurance in Australia.

Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

Everything you need to know about rideshare car insurance

If you want to become a rideshare driver for companies such as Uber, Ola, etc., you’ll need car insurance for rideshare drivers.

Car Insurance

30 Nov, 2022

4 min read

Everything you need to know about rideshare car insurance
Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

Your guide to car registration in Queensland

How do you register a car in Queensland when you’re buying a new or used vehicle or transferring one from another state? Collect the documents you’ll need and see the steps involved.

Car Insurance

18 Nov, 2022

3 min read

Your guide to car registration in Queensland
Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

How to settle complaints with the car insurance ombudsman?

If you’ve made a car insurance claim and are unsatisfied with your insurer's response, the car insurance ombudsman may be able to assist you in settling your issues.

Car Insurance

17 Nov, 2022

6 min read

How to settle complaints with the car insurance ombudsman?
Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

Can a dash cam lower your car insurance premium?

Many Aussies have a dash cam installed in their car, but can you get any sort of dashcam car insurance discount? Not at the moment, but it may help you with a claim.

Car Insurance

28 Oct, 2022

4 min read

Can a dash cam lower your car insurance premium?
Mark Bristow

Personal Finance Editor

Does car insurance cover driving while intoxicated?

Will your car insurance pay out if drunk driving causes an accident? Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is illegal, however some insurers may still offer cover within the limits of their policy.

Car Insurance

21 Oct, 2022

2 min read

Does car insurance cover driving while intoxicated?
Mark Bristow

Personal Finance Editor

Does your insurance cover other cars you drive?

Most car insurance policies in Australia are associated with a car, not a driver. Even if you’ve insured your own car, this policy usually won’t apply if you’re driving another vehicle, such as a friend’s car or a rental. It’s important to check what’s covered before you get behind the wheel, just in case.

Car Insurance

17 Oct, 2022

3 min read

Does your insurance cover other cars you drive?
Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

Can car safety features reduce the chances of accidents?

Are you wondering how to improve car safety and prevent accidents? You need to stay alert while driving and follow traffic rules. Your car may also have some basic and advanced features that improve safety.

Car Insurance

06 Oct, 2022

4 min read

Can car safety features reduce the chances of accidents?
Vidhu Bajaj

Personal Finance Writer

Fuel types for cars and how they differ

Learn the different types of popular fuels required for cars and their fundamental difference.

Car Insurance

04 Oct, 2022

6 min read

Fuel types for cars and how they differ
Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

Understanding the Australian luxury car tax | RateCity

Dealers or individuals who import luxury cars to Australia need to pay luxury car tax. Find out how this is calculated, when you may be liable to pay it, and when it is exempted.

Car Insurance

22 Sep, 2022

3 min read

Understanding the Australian luxury car tax | RateCity
Mark Bristow

Personal Finance Editor

How to compare to find your best car insurance quotes

Because every Australian household is different, there is no single car insurance policy that will be the best choice for everybody. To get the best car insurance policy for you, it’s important to compare different quotes and consider which offer may best suit your needs.

Car Insurance

21 Sep, 2022

5 min read

How to compare to find your best car insurance quotes
Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

Is it worth getting a multi-car insurance policy? | RateCity

Is multi-car insurance worth it? Are you wondering if you can get discounts, save some time and minimise paperwork? A multi-car insurance policy can save time and effort and improve your chances of getting discounts on premiums.

Car Insurance

09 Sep, 2022

3 min read

Is it worth getting a multi-car insurance policy? | RateCity
Jodie Humphries

Personal Finance Editor

Understanding ANCAP car safety ratings to compare vehicles | RateCity

The ANCAP rating system helps give you an idea of a car’s safety standards and how different models compare when it comes to safety before you purchase.

Car Insurance

09 Sep, 2022

4 min read

Understanding ANCAP car safety ratings to compare vehicles | RateCity