Gearing up for a safer ride with AXA Insurance and Carousell
By Digital News Asia January 11, 2019
- AXA is the first insurer to directly integrate with the Carousell app
- Enables a seamless integration along the buying journey
AXA Insurance and Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing classifieds marketplaces, on Jan 10 announced a partnership that will make it quicker and simpler for Carousell users to shop for second-hand car and motorcycle insurance coverage, all on the Carousell app.
By integrating the purchase of motor insurance into the Carousell experience, getting protected just became a lot faster and more convenient for car buyers shopping on Carousell.
Car buyers will now be able to enjoy a simpler, faster insurance policy processing powered by AXA’s Insurance-as-a-Service platform, making the entire insurance purchasing experience as fuss-free as possible.
Without having to leave the Carousell app, users can receive instantaneous quotes for a range of car insurance plans. After selecting their preferred insurance policy, they can purchase it directly on the app.
Users will typically be able to purchase insurance and obtain policy documents in under five minutes from start to finish.
“AXA is proud to be the preferred insurance provider for second-hand cars and motorcycles on the Carousell marketplace. Through this collaboration, we are able to complement Carousell’s value proposition in the automotive space and deliver the best-in-class digital experience and value to Carousell users.
“This partnership realises our ambition of delivering real-time and seamless insurance protection for car buyers when and where they need it,” said AXA Insurance Digital Transformation director Tomasz Kurczyk.
“Offering insurance directly to car buyers in partnership with AXA makes buying a car even more convenient on Carousell, and will drive momentum to our growing marketplace for second-hand cars and motorcycles.
“We constantly strive to improve the overall experience across Carousell by applying the latest technology and working with industry leading partners,” said Carousell head of autos Sanjay Shivkumar.
Carousell, which features more than 10,000 listings in the Cars category globally, connects sellers and buyers directly through an intuitive mobile interface, providing a smooth and easy car buying experience for both parties.
In addition to cars, Carousell users looking to buy a second-hand motorcycle will soon get to also enjoy the ease and convenience of retrieving insurance quotes conveniently on the app in the coming weeks.