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Pay as You Drive is a type of car insurance that offers comprehensive protection and is also easy on the pocket because it has a lower premium.
Pay as You Drive policy will offer various benefits like own damage cover, and third party liability cover.
Offers discount on your own-damage premium depending on the slabs of the kilometres travelled.
IRDAI in collaboration with various insurance companies came up with this policy in which private car owners will be offered a usage-based motor insurance policy.
It is a pilot project introduced & approved by IRDAI
The own-damage premium cover will be available throughout the year.
Third-party liability only cover will be available in this policy.
The premium of this project is less compared to other car insurance plans.
The policy tenure for pay as you drive is one year.
The premium depends on the distance travelled by your car i.e. up to 3000, 5000 & 7500 Km.
The telematics device is provided and installed by the insurer.
The general insurer is offering value-added benefits for safe driving in order to promote this plan.
You can do customization of your car insurance policy protection level by going for certain add-on covers.
Lesser the usage of your vehicle, lesser will be the insurance premium you pay.
A telematics device that continuously monitors the condition of the car and driving habits of the insured is installed by the insurer.
Discounts ranging from a minimum of 5% and up to 25% are offered by insurance companies on the ‘own damage’ insurance premium.
Note: The percentage of the discount on premiums may vary from insurance company to insurance company.
Edelweiss General Insurance SWITCH’s plan is a pay-as-you-drive driver-based car insurance plan. The plan gives you the option to switch your car insurance cover ON and OFF depending on the usage.
Up to 3 vehicles can be covered under a single premium paying plan
You can carry forward the unused premium amount
You can add or remove the number of vehicles in a single policy
Flexible policy term together with the sum insured
|Road accidents in the vehicle
|Any kind of damage or loss that has not been updated in the policy app
|Any loss or theft
|Driving your vehicle without a valid driving license
|Damage incurred due to fire and explosion
|Driving your vehicle under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or narcotics
|Damage due to natural disasters and terrorism
|Depreciation due to the normal wear and tear or mechanical breakdown
This type of car insurance provides coverage to third party life and property and does not cover the insured vehicle
This type of car insurance provides coverage to your vehicle as well as third party and property
This type of insurance provides coverage for your car’s damages and losses including events caused due to man made, natural calamities, and theft.
The full form of PAYD is pay as you drive insurance which is an insurance cover you can purchase with third party policy.
PAYD means pay as you drive insurance cover which is a comprehensive insurance cover that charges you premium based on the usage of the car.
Yes, you will need to submit the necessary documents like identity proof, address proof, vehicle registration details, etc. to get PAYD insurance cover.
You can claim against your pay as you drive car insurance in case of damages caused to your own car or that of the third party.
Yes, the telematics device which tracks your car’s usage has to be installed as a part of the pay as you drive insurance plan.
PAYD, also known as usage-based is pay as you drive insurance which works based on the distance or usage covered by your car and PHYD is pay how you drive which works based on your driving behavior.
You will need to submit documents such as your identity proof, address proof, vehicle registration details, etc. to purchase PAYD car insurance.
In case you cross the distance covered slab then you will have to pay an additional premium amount at the time of renewal. The insurance company will be able to track your usage basis the telematics device installed.
During the policy period, you cannot reduce the distance traveled slab. However, you can increase it. It is suggested that you first choose a lower slab and then increase the same based on your requirement.
The PAYD comprehensive insurance cover policy duration will depend on the slab chosen.
Yes, few insurance companies do offer coverage for theft under PAYD. However, it is best to go through the policy inclusions and exclusions before proceeding with the purchase.
Yes, you can top up your PAYD policy if you are about to exhaust your pre-stated km limit. However, it can vary from insurer to insurer.
Yes, it is possible to switch to comprehensive insurance policy cover from PAYD at the time of car insurance renewal.
You can claim against your PAYD car insurance cover till the time it is active
Telematics device refers to a gadget that is installed in the car to keep a track on it. The device can track vehicle information such as the car's distance traveled, speed, driving pattern, etc.