How do I pay my car insurance premium?
You can pay your car insurance premium by credit card, charge card, debit card, direct debit, cheque or bank draft. Please note that a charge of €10 may be applied to payments by credit card, charge card or debit card in order to cover the cost charged by the card provider. We are sorry, but we are unable to accept cash payments.
What type of car insurance cover can I buy?
The Teachers' Car Insurance Scheme allows ASTI, INTO, TUI and IFUT Members (and their partners) to choose the level of cover and price they need with our Select and Economy car insurance cover options. Our Select car insurance cover is our competitively priced option with an extensive range of benefits, while our Economy car insurance policy provides you with basic essential cover at a lower price.
Can I add a named driver to my car insurance policy?
You can add a named driver (from the age of 17) with a full or provisional licence.
I am a retired teacher; can I join the Teachers' Car Insurance Scheme?
Yes. Retired teachers are welcome to join the Scheme regardless of age.
What is the phone number for the Motor Breakdown Rescue service?
You can reach the 24-hour accident and breakdown service on 1800 377 700.
Can my spouse or partner join the Teachers' Car Insurance Scheme?
Your spouse or partner may also join the Teachers' Car Insurance Scheme and avail of its many benefits, once their occupation is a ‘Class 1 occupation’. Please call (01) 408 4020 for further information.
Am I covered for malicious damage while my car is parked on the school grounds?
Yes, the standard policy excess is €100 for malicious damage claims if you choose to insure your car under the Teachers' Select Car Insurance policy when your vehicle is parked on school grounds. Such claims will not affect your No Claims Bonus.
Can I drive my car abroad?
Select policyholders are covered to use their car in the EU for up to 60 days (in a single trip). Please contact our Customer Service Team on (01) 408 4020 in advance of your journey, so that we can arrange an extension to your car insurance policy cover.
What should I do if my car is stolen?
If your car is stolen you must firstly notify the Gardai, check the details of your insurer on your car insurance certificate and notify the insurer of your car insurance policy on the relevant phone number below.
If you’re an existing Cornmarket car insurance customer and you need to make a change to your current car insurance policy, our Customer Service Team will be on hand to help ensure you have the adequate level of car insurance cover you need.
Whether you want to add a driver to your car insurance policy, change your address, add a temporary vehicle, plan on taking your car abroad or you change your car, in one short phone call our Car Insurance Experts will discuss the changes to your policy that you need and will advise if there will be any additional charge to your car insurance premium or any change to the terms and conditions of your car insurance policy.
Please refer to your car insurance policy booklet for details of any alteration in risk which you must inform us about..
You can reach our Car Insurance Customer Service Team on (01) 408 4020.