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Zurich Insurance -- Auto-renew?

Hi all,

I have my car insurance will Zurich, expiring 30.06.21.

Last week, it sent me a bill for the renewal of the policy.

Coming from the UK, I'm used to the insurer sending a quote for the renewal first, not just billing it....

Anyone have an similar experience?

I'm assuming if I find a better quote, I can "ignore" their invoice and tell them to not renew the policy.

Thanks all, have a good day!
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Old 25.05.2021, 10:07
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Re: Zurich Insurance -- Auto-renew?

It will auto renew unless you hand in the plates.

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Old 25.05.2021, 10:08
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I'm assuming if I find a better quote, I can "ignore" their invoice and tell them to not renew the policy.
Your assumption is wrong.

They MUST renew it if you don't take it off the road.

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Old 25.05.2021, 10:10
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I'm assuming if I find a better quote, I can "ignore" their invoice and tell them to not renew the policy.

Thanks all, have a good day!

No you canīt. If you did not cancel the policy in advance (probably 3 months, per 31.03.2021) it will be automatically extended for another year. Have a look at the T&C?
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No you canīt. If you did not cancel the policy in advance (probably 3 months, per 31.03.2021) it will be automatically extended for another year. Have a look at the T&C?
Yep. You'll have to actually cancel it in advance if you don't want it to renew.
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Re: Zurich Insurance -- Auto-renew?

This is the way most things work in Switzerland so check all your other stuff aswell.

I believe they can only auto-renew if the premium has stayed the same.
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Re: Zurich Insurance -- Auto-renew?

Sell your car, problem solved.

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This is the way most things work in Switzerland so check all your other stuff aswell.

I believe they can only auto-renew if the premium has stayed the same.
They can auto-renew even if the premium changes, but then you don't have to stick to the three month notice period.

Basically the same as health insurance - to ensure continued coverage, you have to tell them if you're moving provider.
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Sell your car, problem solved.

Tom
Though a sale (including within the family) may trigger the need for an MFK inspection.

Or is that no longer the case?
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