Boost teams up with Great Eastern to offer CarProtect

By CARSIFU | 17 September 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: eWallet Boost today announced it has expanded its insurance offerings with the launch of CarProtect, a car insurance with comprehensive coverage for private cars.

CarProtect offers customers protection in their pocket, alongside a convenient way to customise their car insurance plan according to their needs. Customers can also renew their road tax at the same time and have it delivered to their doorstep.

Boost has also built in an "Emergency Button" for CarProtect customers that gives them 24/7 access to car assistance. The Emergency Button is a fast and convenient way that directs users to the emergency contacts including insurance claims, panel of workshops as well as Boost’s roadside assistance partners in the event of an accident or breakdown.

Boost’s new car insurance ‘CarProtect’ offers customizable coverage and a new in-app Emergency Button with 24-7 access to car assistance

CarProtect offers a one-year coverage for damage to the car insured due to accident, theft or accidental fire, as well as liabilities to third parties including bodily injuries, death, property loss or damage.

It also features customisable add-on coverages for windscreen, flood & special perils as well as a waiver of compulsory excess (inclusive of additional drivers). This insurance plan is underwritten by Great Eastern General Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd.

Boost, a brand under the Axiata Group, now offers a total of 15 insurance plans. Besides CarProtect, there are insurance/takaful plans that serve the lifestyle needs of SME owners, entire families and fitness enthusiasts.

From now until Dec 31, the first 5,000 users to buy their car insurance with Boost will receive RM100 cashback in the Boost Partner Wallet. Subsequent users will receive RM50 cashback. The cashback in the Boost Partner Wallet can be used to pay for any Boost transaction.

CarProtect can be accessed via the "Insurance" button on the Boost app homepage or the "Do More" tab. Users can buy CarProtect in four steps:

> Key in car details to get a quotation
> Customise the desired coverage by selecting relevant add-ons
> Fill in car owner details
> Pay, and coverage starts.

Once bought, all insurance coverage details are accessible in the Boost app for quick reference.