We're Human About Insurance
Make sure you're covered for the unexpected with our Third Party, Fire and Theft insurance. An Post Insurance is a 100% Irish-owned company, so we understand what matters most to you.
How we Help
We know that everyone wants to get value from their car insurance, so we offer competitive prices and an online discount (1) to help lower the cost of cover.
Excellent cover is what we do, with many benefits included as standard. We work with a number of insurers in the market so we can help you find a policy that suits your needs.
Our insurers provide care as well as cover, offering 24/7 Breakdown Assistance as standard, available in Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.
We're powered by people just like you, living in communities all over Ireland. Our team is available six days a week - you can trust us to get the help you need, when you need it.
1) 10% or €50 discount will be applied (whichever is the lower). Acceptance criteria, T&Cs apply subject to minimum premium of €320. Discounts applied consecutively, new business only.
Features and Benefits
Our Third Party, Fire and Theft policy helps to protect you in case your car is burned or stolen, and if you're at fault in an accident, it covers damage to others and their property (2). Third party insurance is the minimum level of motor insurance required in Ireland and throughout the European Union (EU). We also include extra benefits like 24 hour Breakdown Assistance, so we'll be there when you need us most (3).
Help is just a phone call away with our 24 Hour Breakdown Assistance service, available in Ireland and the UK (3).
Make sure you can see clearly with unlimited windscreen cover with AIG and FBD policies when you use our insurers' aligned repairer network (4).
Our insurers reward safe driving by offering a discount to drivers and named drivers who have appropriate licences and haven't incurred penalty points for driving offences in the Republic of Ireland. (5)
You can make sure your insurance works for you by purchasing any of the additional upgrade options such as Keycare, which covers lost or stolen keys up to €1,500 per annum for just €10 for the year (6).
2) Please refer to our policy booklets for full cover details and terms and conditions that apply. Discounts, cover limits, and terms and conditions are dependent on your car insurance underwriter and those applicable to you will be outlined in your policy documents.
3) The driver must remain with the car.
4) Applies to third party fire & theft and comprehensive AIG policies and FBD policies; applies to comprehensive Aviva policies only. Can be added to Aviva as an additional extra (6).
5) Available on AIG and Aviva car insurance policies only.
6) This option is subject to additional charge; it is not necessary to purchase this upgrade in order to purchase the policy.
Is Third Party, Fire and Theft Insurance Right for Me?
The answer to this question depends on a number of factors, such as the replacement value of your vehicle, the year / age of your vehicle, and what's affordable to you right now. The premium for Third Party, Fire and Theft Insurance is usually cheaper than Fully Comprehensive cover, but it also means you could be out of pocket for the cost of repairs to your own car. Learn more about our car insurance benefits here.
We value your feedback
When my renewal came up , it had jumped over €100. This I found startling, as my car had done less than 6,000km due to the pandemic. An Post Insurance was like a shining light, fast and friendly and very competitive with one other insurer. The navigation of the website made An Post Insurance the easier choice. - Sonya 14.01.2021
Good to Know
We've gathered together all the details you need to better understand your Third Party, Fire and Theft insurance options. Take a look at our FAQs and learn more about how we can help you get the cover you deserve, at the price you prefer.
Open driving is an optional cover available from An Post Insurance. Open driving allows other drivers to drive your car, with your permission, as long as they are aged from 25 to 70 years and hold a full EU/UK licence. Driver/vehicle eligibility criteria and restrictions may apply.
This optional extra allows you to Step-Back your No Claims Discount, which means that in the event of a single claim, you keep part of your discount. We will reduce your No Claims Discount as follows:
- 55% to 30%,
- 50% to 30%,
- 40% to 20% or
- 30% to 10%
- 50% to 20%,
- 40% to 10% or
- 30% or less to nil
- 75% to 55%,
- 70% to 55%,
- 65% to 55% or
- 55% to nil
- 35% to nil
For an extra premium, this option allows you to have up to two unlimited claims in a three year period, without losing your No Claims Discount. (We will not take account of windscreen damage or fire or theft claims.)
For an extra premium, this option allows you to have up to two unlimited claims in a three year period, without losing your No Claims Discount. (We will not take account of windscreen damage or fire or theft claims.) For subsequent claims, Step-Back No Claims Discount applies.
Once you have arranged payment terms and returned all of the necessary documentation to An Post Insurance, your certificate of insurance will be issued.
Plus, you could get a free Annual Multi-Trip European policy when you take out a car & a home policy with us & both policies are underwritten by Aviva Insurance Ireland DAC**.Find out all about this promotion here
**Discounts applied consecutively and subject to a minimum premium of €320 for car insurance, €230 for home insurance and €135 for Contents Only. This offer is applicable to An Post Insurance policies underwritten by Aviva Insurance Ireland DAC. You will get a 15% discount on the second policy you take out. Once this policy is set up, you'll be eligible for one year free multi-trip European travel insurance. When your first policy is due for renewal you will be eligible for the 15% discount for that policy. Full promotion terms & conditions can be found here.
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