Budget Direct is thrilled to have won the national Canstar Outstanding Value Car Insurance award for the 11th year in a row.

Every year, Canstar obtains more than 20,000 quotes from car insurance providers to find out which policies provide outstanding value to drivers across Australia. In determining outstanding value, Canstar looks for an ideal combination of both price and features.

Budget Direct is proud to be the only brand to have won a Canstar award for Outstanding Value since the awards began in 2007, says Budget Direct MD/CEO Ram Kangatharan.

“It's fantastic for Budget Direct to receive this independent recognition of our great products and services from Canstar," said Mr Kangatharan.

"Our car insurance was compared against 50 other insurers and found once again to be the cream of the crop. This demonstrates our customers consistently get more with Budget Direct, every day, year in and year out." 

According to the Canstar Research team, “Budget Direct’s consistent winning position is driven by the fact that it is truly an insurer for all Australian motorists, with competitive pricing for everyone from young drivers to families with L-platers to senior drivers.

“Being affordable is one thing, but the Research team also found that Budget Direct offers outstanding value through competitive premiums coupled with strong policy cover,” said Canstar.

“In addition, innovations like the award-winning Hail Hero system demonstrate a company that is looking out for their customers.”

About Budget Direct

Budget Direct was established as an insurance provider in Australia in 2000. It is part of the international BHL group of companies headquartered in the British Isles. The group provides more than 8 million policies to insurance customers and administers $AUD 3 billion in premiums annually. Budget Direct offers Motor, Home & Contents and Travel Insurance as well as Roadside Assistance. 

Budget Direct is a multi-award winning insurer having won Money magazines Insurer of the Year 2019 for the third year in a row and Canstar’s Outstanding Value Car Insurance 2019 for 13 years in a row amongst many other awards. Our policies are underwritten by Auto & General Insurance Company Limited, an Australian insurance company regulated by APRA and a member of the Insurance Council of Australia.

About Auto & General

Auto & General has specialised in the sale, management and underwriting of insurance products in Australia since 2000. Our insurance products include car, home and contents and travel. We provide insurance for a number of brands including Budget Direct, 1st for Women, Ozicare, Australia Post, Virgin Money, and ING. We have contact centres based in Queensland and claims assessing centres in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, in total employing in excess of 1500 people. Our commitment to providing exceptional service has seen the company win multiple industry awards.

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Nyarai Chapingidza
Public Relations Coordinator, Auto & General
Email: Nyarai.chapingidza@autogeneral.com.au
Phone: 0421 493 704

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