Budget Direct has insured motorists in The Wildflower State since 2000.

Whether you live in Perth or Fremantle, Esperance or Broome, or anywhere in between, we've got a wide range of car insurance for you to choose from.

Switch and save

In comparison to their previous insurers' premiums, our West Australian car insurance customers told us they saved an average of $### by switching to Budget Direct Comprehensive Car Insurance.

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Award-winning car insurance

After comparing the cost and features of 53 comprehensive policies offered by 42 insurers, Canstar awarded us one of only two national awards for Outstanding Value Car Insurance in 2020 — a record 14th year in a row we've won the award.

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CANSTAR's Outstanding Value Car Insurance Australia 2007–2020

Choose your cover

With Budget Direct, you can select one of three types of car insurance:

Comprehensive Car Insurance

Covers loss or damage to your vehicle due to an accident, theft, severe weather, malicious damage, and fire; and your liability for accidental damage your car causes to other people’s property.

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Third Party Property Only Insurance

Covers your liability for accidental damage your car causes to other people’s property, including their vehicles.

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Third Party Property, Fire and Theft Insurance

Provides the same cover as Third Party Property Only, with extra protection against loss or damage to your vehicle due to fire and theft.

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Highly rated claims

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Assessments and repairs

If your damaged vehicle is driveable, we’ll ask you to take it to one of the following to be assessed and fixed:

  • one of our network repairers
  • a local repairer (if there isn't a network repairer near you).

If your damaged car is not driveable, call us on 1300 885 996 and we’ll arrange for it to be towed.

After assessing your vehicle’s damage and authorising the repairs, we can appoint a repairer and manage the whole repair process on your behalf.

Our repairs are guaranteed for as long as you own the car.

Alternatively, you may be able to nominate your preferred repairer.

Roadside Assistance

For $79.95 a year – about $1.60 a week – you can take advantage of our 24/7, nationwide Roadside Assistance service. 

Whether your car goes kaput in Perth or The Kimberley, our WA network of roadside contractors means you’re never too far from help.

Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance

All vehicles in Australia must have CTP cover before they can be registered and legally driven on the road; motorists pay for this cover either as part of their vehicle registration fee (or vehicle licence fee, as it’s called in WA) or separately.

In Western Australia, CTP insurance is provided by the Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA).

For more information, visit the ICWA website.

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*Based on customers in Western Australia who have made a claim on Budget Direct Car insurance, and who were surveyed between 10 February 2015 and 31 May 2020. Visit www.budgetdirectreviews.com.au for more details.

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