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Team AckoMar 20, 2023
Evolution is defined as a change in characteristics over successive generations. The insurance industry has also evolved and new-age insurance is on the rise. With simplicity at its core, digitization has changed the way insurers offer insurance and the way customers purchase it.
Have a look at the five points that distinguish between new-age insurers and traditional insurers.
Traditional insurance has high operational costs owing to their several branches and offline strategy. New-age insurance is based on an online model that is economical and cost-effective. These companies are fully-digital, and hence their policies are less expensive as compared to their traditional counterparts.
The purchase journey in case of traditional insurance is complicated and involves a multi-step process. Customers often get confused and irritated due to the lengthy and confusing buying process. On the other hand, the buying process in case of new-age insurance is extremely simple and quick. It is similar to the buying process followed by leading E-commerce websites. Something that the users are comfortable with and used to.
People often perceive insurance as difficult to understand. This perception is mainly due the way the information is presented to them. Traditional insurance uses a lot of jargons while communicating features and benefits of the policies whereas new-age insurance relies on communication that is easy to read and understand.
An insurance company’s claims process is of utmost importance to its credibility. Policyholders often find it difficult to claim insurance as they face roadblocks throughout the insurance claims process. New-age insurance addresses this issue by providing customer-friendly and hassle-free claim settlement.
There’s a lot of paperwork in case of traditional insurance. Filling lengthy forms and keeping track of all the documentation involved seems like an added task for the customers. New-age insurance relies on a digital process that requires minimal paperwork and offers maximum convenience.
These are the usual complaints policyholders have when it comes to settling claims.
Hassle of coordinating with the garage and the insurer
With Acko, you don’t have to worry about these claim settlement issues at all. Just give us a call and we’ll take care of everything – from picking up your car, to getting it repaired and dropping it back right at your doorstep. Isn’t this Paisa Vasool?
You can simply call us on 1860-266-2256 and our crew will ensure a quick pick-up of the damaged vehicle. In select cities, we even offer one-hour pick-up!
Repaired & Delivered
Your car will be repaired and delivered at your doorstep once the repairs are completed (available in select cities)
No need to take extra effort finding a garage that is affiliated with us. We offer cashless claims across garages. This means we do the coordination with the garages (pick-up, repair and drop), without you paying any repair amount upfront.
We’ve cut short the claims process even more when it comes to minor damages. For example, you can opt for instant settlement, in case of a cracked windscreen, and receive the claim amount. Then, proceed to your favourite garage to get things sorted as per your convenience.
Here’s our zero-trouble claims process:
Step 1 – Register your claim by logging in to our website or calling 1860-266-2256
Step 2 – Let us know from where to pick up the vehicle
Step 3 – Track progress on the website as the vehicle is taken to the garage and repaired
Step 4 – Vehicle is delivered and you are ready to drive again
1.3 crore Indians trust Acko when it comes to meeting their car insurance needs. We are rated highly by happy customers, one of which is Subha Dip from Bengaluru. He is a Nissan owner and this is what he has to say regarding Acko’s seamless claims experience: “From query to delivery, Acko’s quick turnaround time made sure my experience was completely hassle-free!”
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Points to Be Noted
Make sure to go through the inclusions and exclusions of your insurance policy before purchasing it. Read the terms and conditions and make an informed choice. Get your doubts cleared on call or via email with the insurance company. Reading, understanding, and buying insurance is easy, convenient, and hassle-free with Acko, the new-age insurer.
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