CHOICE - Insurance and trusted tests, investigations and buying guides of home and car, travel and personal insurance from CHOICE Ausralia. Copyright 2015, 01 Feb 2015 18:12:48 GMTMoneyHome insurance key fact sheets and easy bank account switching

Simple bank account switching and key fact sheets for home insurance have arrived - but you may not have noticed.

InsuranceWed, 07 Jan 2015 10:15:00 GMT
Travel insurance alcohol exclusions

We might enjoy relaxing with a drink on holidays but most travel insurance policies say they won't pay if you're under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Are there ever any exceptions?

InsuranceTue, 09 Dec 2014 11:43:00 GMT
Funeral insurance

Funeral insurance purchased too early can end up costing more than the costs of the funeral itself.

InsuranceMon, 10 Nov 2014 13:20:00 GMT
Cheap health cover - members only

Restricted health funds are open to former and current employees and their families working in many industries from defence, forestry, electricity, transport and steel workers to bank, health and education workers.

InsuranceFri, 07 Nov 2014 12:29:00 GMT
Flooded by home insurance premiums

A lot has changed with flood cover on home insurance, and a lot has remained the same. How are insurers pricing flood into your home insurance premium?

InsuranceWed, 16 Jul 2014 10:23:00 GMT
Health insurance comparisons

We review 20 open funds in Australia, with recommendations to suit a variety of people in different life stages.

InsuranceMon, 30 Jun 2014 15:48:00 GMT
Pet insurance reviews

Pet insurance reviews from CHOICE not only reveal the best value cover but also expose common traps.

InsuranceFri, 04 Apr 2014 16:54:00 GMT
Home warranty insurance

Home warranty insurance is supposed to protect homeowners from incompetent builders, but it doesn’t do much to protect against unscrupulous ones.

InsuranceThu, 06 Mar 2014 16:24:00 GMT
Should you drop extras health insurance?

Extras health insurance is meant to help with smaller ongoing costs, such as a dental check-up or new glasses or contact lenses. But how much does it really help?

InsuranceFri, 28 Feb 2014 13:47:00 GMT
Mental health and insurance

The insurance industry’s indiscriminate approach to risk assessment around mental health can mean the denial of cover, higher premiums or rejected claims, even if the illness is under control.

InsuranceThu, 06 Feb 2014 16:21:00 GMT
Life insurance

It’s more important than ever to know how much you’re paying for life insurance and what you'll get in return. We look at term life insurance policies from 15 insurers and 10 large industry super funds.

InsuranceFri, 25 Oct 2013 10:24:00 GMT
Car insurance reviews and comparisons

We review 44 car insurance policies for each state and territory.

InsuranceWed, 28 Aug 2013 10:16:00 GMT
Insurance comparison sites

Looking for a new health, car, or home insurance policy? CHOICE's review of comparison websites reveals some hidden catches.

InsuranceThu, 22 Aug 2013 12:13:00 GMT
Commission rebate schemes

Rebate services return a portion of the commission made on the purchase of insurance policies that would have otherwise gone to a broker to you.

InsuranceWed, 24 Apr 2013 15:34:00 GMT
Guide to switching health insurers

As health insurance premiums go up, now’s a good time to check that the amount you’re paying is justified by what you’re getting in return.

InsuranceWed, 27 Mar 2013 11:48:00 GMT
Home and contents premium hikes

Premium hikes over the last year have often come with the addition of mandatory flood cover, but it’s not clear flood risk has anything to do with it.

InsuranceThu, 31 Jan 2013 09:23:00 GMT
Health insurance satisfaction survey

From July 1, health insurance premiums will increase for high-income earners. Pre-pay your annual premium now and any rebate reductions will only apply in 12 months time.

InsuranceSun, 22 Apr 2012 07:24:00 GMT
Credit card travel insurance reviews

Many gold and platinum credit cards offer travel insurance, but the cover can vary.

InsuranceTue, 13 Dec 2011 16:55:00 GMT
Unnecessary insurance policies

We expose the top five types of junk insurance and suggest some smarter alternatives.

InsuranceSat, 13 Aug 2011 09:41:00 GMT