What is the waiting period for Scratch and Dent Insurance?

Scratch and Dent Insurance from Bidvest Insurance has a 90-day waiting period. You’ll need to have an active Scratch and Dent Insurance policy for 90 days before you can claim. This waiting period can be waived if you take your car to be inspected and send this report through to us. During this waiting period, you will not be able to submit a claim for your Scratch and Dent Insurance policy.

Why do insurance policies have waiting periods?

The period of time required before insurance benefits become active is known as a waiting period. The purpose of a waiting period is to discourage people from applying for insurance right before they need to make a claim. Depending on the type of insurance policy you purchase, the length of a waiting period can vary. It’s important to remember that waiting periods are not standardised, you should always check waiting periods before purchasing any type of insurance policy.

Is there a waiting period with Scratch and Dent Insurance?

Yes, there is a 90-day waiting period before you can claim with a Scratch and Dent Insurance policy. This waiting period, however, can be waived if you take your car to be inspected and send this report through to us.

Get Scratch and Dent Insurance from Bidvest Insurance

Scratch and Dent Insurance from Bidvest Insurance is designed to keep your vehicle looking as good as it did when you drove it off the showroom floor. We cover minor damages such as scratches, scrapes, chips and dents that are all too common with everyday driving. We also cover specified hail damage, tar removal and cosmetic mag wheel repairs.

Our Scratch and Dent Insurance stands out from the competitors in that there’s no limit on the size of the damage, or whether the damage is on more than one panel.

Fortunately, with Scratch and Dent Insurance from Bidvest Insurance, you can avoid the financial fallout attached to fixing those nasty minor scratches and dents without having to tap into your Comprehensive Insurance. Sign up for Scratch and Dent Insurance with Bidvest Insurance.

Cover for you and for your car.

Bidvest Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products to meet both your personal and vehicular needs.

Insurance options for you:

  • Cyber Rescue
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  • Legal Angel
  • Personal Accident Insurance

Insurance options for your car:

  • Scratch and Dent
  • Tyre Angel
  • Theftbuster Plus
  • Warranty
  • Driver Assist
  • Key Angel

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