Traffic jam in the cities of the Philippines has reached an all-time slow, along with the carnapping and road rage incidents that we see on the news. According to the results derived by Waze, Metro Manila has the worst traffic on Earth and ranked ninth worst place to drive. In addition, the Philippine National Police shared that 44% of carnapped vehicles are stolen while parked on the roadside.
As a first time car owner, these information might make you cringe and think twice if you made a right decision of purchasing a vehicle. However, a smart and well-informed car owner is always on the advantage. As a starter, you should know that the best way to take care and safeguard your vehicle and your passengers is to have a car insurance.
Malayan Insurance, the leading non-life insurance company in the country offers AutoMaster, a comprehensive car insurance policy in the Philippines that protects you and your car from accidents, natural calamities, theft, personal accidents, and more.
Be two steps ahead
Trish, a young business woman who recently bought her first car is well aware of the dangers that she can encounter on the road especially as a female driver.
“I’ve been a policyholder of Automaster recently. As a car owner, I think it’s the best decision I have ever made, to be honest. The benefits I get are worth it because of the security it gives me. There is always this huge probability that you’ll encounter a reckless driver. The stress and the amount of time people go through wading around traffic today can make some people really aggressive that it scares me,” she shared.
Know your accredited repair shops
It’s inevitable for first time car owners to be more prone to damaging their car as they are only starting to get used to the vehicle. And for Raymond, finding the right repair shop to bring back his car to its original shape can be challenging.
“It was a good thing that my car insurance policy with Malayan AutoMaster has accredited repair shops all over the country. I don’t have to travel very far just to get my car fixed because I am sure that there is a Malayan accredited repair shop near me.”
With over 160 accredited repair shops nationwide, there will always be a reliable car repair shop ready to assist you.
Invest and take care of your accessories
Drivers, especially those who have take special interest in car modification, have different ways to keep their vehicles in top shape. While most of them religiously follow the Preventive Maintenance Schedule of their cars, they also keep their vehicle protected by insuring their most valued car accessories.
Dominic is a car show exhibitor who invests thousands of pesos each year for the maintenance and upgrade of his car. He admits that upgrading and maintaining cars can be quite expensive, so it’s important for him to acquire a car insurance policy that not only takes care of his car, but everything in it as well.
“Malayan AutoMaster’s Optional Valuable Accessories Protection benefits covers things beyond my car and its engine. Very rare are car insurance policies in the Philippines that extends its benefits to covering special accessories like bullbar, changer, spoilers, customized mag wheels and alike.
Taking care of your car need not to be complicated, especially for first time drivers. With the right car insurance policy in the Philippines, there is no road too crowded, or traffic too heavy. With Malayan AutoMaster, you’ll have a peace of mind even through the country’s busiest streets.