Tesco Car Insurance is provided by RSA Insurance Ireland Ltd.
All you have to do is call the Tesco Car Insurance Claims Assist Line on 1890 812 123 and your claim will be dealt with over the telephone.
Tesco Car Insurance is provided using three different levels of cover for you to choose from - Value, Standard and Finest.
The key differences of these three policies can be viewed here.
Yes, if you are a Clubcard Customer you get a discount of 10% (subject to minimum premium)
Yes, you’ll collect 1 point for every €1 you spend on your Tesco Car Insurance premium.
Your Driver/Licence number will be on your licence, but may be in slightly different sections, depending upon when the licence was issued.
Standard features and benefits include:
You can get a quote by clicking on Get a Quote
Your quote can be retrieved by entering your quote reference number and your date of birth.
If you wish to buy Tesco Car Insurance, simply buy online. Click here to get a quote. If you encounter any difficulties purchasing online, please call the Tesco Customer Hotline on 1890 812 123.
Yes, a driver named on someone else's policy will be credited with the appropriate introductory no claims discount, according to the number of full years they are named as a driver. For example, if the driver is named for 3 years and 6 months, they shall receive an introductory no claims discount of 3 years. The granting of this introductory no claims discount is subject to:
No, the no claims discount has to stay with one vehicle at a time.
No. Only the policyholder can drive other cars provided that the certificate of insurance states the policyholder may drive other cars.
Yes, Tesco Car Insurance gives you full cover within the EU for 31 days, within your insurance period. Green Cards are not necessary for travel in most European countries. For travel to a country which still requires a Green Card to be issued, this will also be included at no additional expense.
Sorry no, only privately owned cars.
To cut administration costs and keep our prices down for our customers, we take payment by credit card, laser card or by monthly installments via Direct Debit. Please note that we are unable to accept cheques, postal orders, money orders or cash.
Yes, you can pay by installments via the Direct Debit facility, however we will require a deposit by Credit Card or Laser Card and a service charge will be applied for the installment facility.
If you choose to use the approved repairer scheme, Tesco Car Insurance will supply a courtesy car - for 7 days on a Standard policy and 14 days in the case of theft on a Finest policy.
Yes, if you had full time use of company vehicle (on Full Licence) and are retiring or coming off the company fleet policy, you will be credited with the appropriate no claims bonus, according to the number of years named. To do this, you need to obtain two letters - one from your previous employer stating you had full time use of a company vehicle claim free, and one from your former employers insurer stating that no accidents or claims were recorded in the last 3 years against you while on their policy.
In addition, you should have no more than 4 penalty points on your licence and be conviction free for the last 5 years and disqualification free for the last 10 years.
Each Tesco Car Insurance policy includes a fixed expense charge, which is currently €45, and is an amount which will not be refunded to you, should you cancel your policy after the cooling off period.
If you have been involved in an accident you should report the accident to the Gardai.
You must notify the Gardai immediately then call the Tesco Car Insurance Claims Assist Line on 1890 812 123 who will give you all the necessary support and information you need.
The policy gives you access to a Recommended Repairer Network which may be able to provide you with assistance in relation to the damage to your vehicle.
These garages have been appointed to provide the highest customer service and quality of repairs for Tesco Car Insurance customers. Call 1890 812 123 to locate your nearest garage.
No problem, however you will not be entitled to the benefits of the Motor Express service.
If the cost of repairs exceed the market value of the car then it is likely it will be considered it to be beyond economic repair. This is often referred to as a total loss.
The current market value of your vehicle. The policy also covers the disposal of your vehicle.
The aim is to deal with your claim in the shortest time possible.
The policy excess is the amount you are asked to contribute towards the cost of a claim for accidental damage under your comprehensive policy. The excess on the Finest policy is €150, €300 on the Standard policy and €500 on the Value policy.
You can pursue the other driver's insurer, or RSA Insurance can handle your claim and pursue the recovery on your behalf to ensure your no claims bonus is not affected.
RSA Insurance will handle your claim and the other driver's claim as quickly and efficiently as possible. If you receive any correspondence from the other driver or their insurers, please forward it to RSA Insurance who will respond to it on your behalf.
RSA Insurance will discuss in detail the circumstances of the accident with you and will investigate the accident with you at the scene of the accident. Disputes will be resolved by negotiation where possible. If a dispute cannot be resolved, there may be a need to revert to a dispute resolution procedure or court of law.