Updated 18 Sep 2018

Lantern Insurance

Echelon Full Cover

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Full policy details


NZI (a business division of IAG New Zealand)
Financial strength
AA- (Standard & Poor's)
Independent complaints organisation

Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme

0800 800 800
Cooling-off period
15 days

Standard excesses for fully-licenced, named drivers

Under 21
Men $1000; Women $800
21 to 24

Men $1000; Women $800

25 plus


Main cover

Damage to others' property

Up to $20 million

Towing costs following accident

Reasonable towing costs

Road-clearing costs following accident

Reasonable road-clearing costs

Transport costs following accident

Reasonable transport costs

Accommodation costs following accident

Up to $750

Cover for natural disasters


Other benefits

Damage to trailer covered under same policy

Up to $1000 ($100 excess; no-claims discount not impacted)

Cover for windscreens/windows


Possible to claim for broken glass without impacting excess/no-claims discount


Keys/locks replaced

Up to $1000 ($100 excess; no-claims discount not impacted)

Repairs done by specified repairer guaranteed


Option to choose your own repairer


Roadside assistance available

Optional extra

Rental car during repairs

Up to 14 days ($20 excess per day)

No-claims discount protection (including at-fault crashes)


New vehicle replaced entirely

Yes, if less than 1 year old and only one owner

Car accessories included in cover

Yes - child car seat, stereo

Car accessories kept at home covered

Yes - if usually kept in the car

Death and injury cover

Driver's death

Up to $10,000 total

Driver's personal injury

Up to $10,000

Driver's medical expenses

Up to $500

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