PRODUCTS DESIGNED FOR WOMEN
1st for Women is the only product provider that markets its products exclusively to women.
The company offers short-term cover in the way of vehicle, household contents and all-risks insurance, as well as long-term products that include life, disability and dread disease policies, all taking into account women’s risk profiles and particular needs.
A portion of your premium goes to the 1st for Women Foundation, which helps abused women.
It is also offers personal loans to women. On the loans, your risk profile is taken into account when determining your interest rate, but the terms are not necessarily more favourable than non-gender-specific loans from other providers.
Alexander Forbes’s Platinum Woman is a combined motor and household short-term policy that provides discounted premiums to women for being a lower insurance risk.
It has several other benefits, such as generous handbag contents cover, breast cancer cover, female driver discounts, a concierge shopping service, a roadside security service and complimentary hijack-prevention training.
Lady@OUT is a woman-specific package you can add to your shortterm vehicle or households contents cover for a small extra premium. It includes handbag cover; emergency medical and legal assistance; trauma and HIV care; handyman assistance for home repairs and maintenance; spa treatment following certain claims; trip monitoring to ensure you are safe when driving; payment for groceries stolen from your vehicle; and additional security following a break-in.
1Life offers female dread disease cover that provides a lump sum payout if you are diagnosed with a female-specific cancer, cover for up to four children for certain cancers, and emergency benefits, which include access to a trauma and assault helpline, panic button and homeinvasion assistance.
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