Dawes Specialist Motor Insurer


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Who is the security behind Dawes Motor Insurance ?

As of 1 May 2017 Dawes Underwriting Australia Pty Ltd trading as Dawes Motor Insurance (ABN 18 050 289 506, AR No. 342982) (`Dawes') will provide its financial services as an authorised representative of SGUAS Pty Limited (ABN 15 096 726 895, AFSL 234437) (`SGUAS') who in turn acts under a binding authority as agent for the insurer of the product, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited (ABN 15 000 122 850, AFSL 234708) (`Allianz').

What kind of vehicles can I insure ?

We offer highly specialised insurance for high value and prestige vehicles, bikes, dirtbikes and specialised vehicles including unusual vehicles such as stretch limousines(including hummers), any custom built cars, dual control driving instructor vehicles, film set vehicles (not stunt cars), race cars off track (storage and transit cover) and other unusual vehicles. In fact, we have been known to arrange insurance for the odd ex-army personnel carrier or two.

Unusual requests for High Value Vehicles, Race Cars or Military Vehicles will also be considered.

Drag Racing, Rally and Race Cars may also be covered, except whilst practicing, competing or used on a race track or course for any purpose. The policy we issue for Race Cars will cover the vehicle in storage, during transit and whilst away from its home base, except when driven under its own power.

Why should we place our business with you ?

  • You deal directly with someone who specialises in prestige, exotic, high performance and specialist cars. The person you talk to is a dedicated motor underwriter with decision making authority.
  • We're known for our fast turnaround. At a minimum we aim to turn quotes around within one business day.
  • Your clients can also choose their own repairer or we're happy to recommend a specialist repairer.

How do I place risks with you ?

Xccelerate is our online quote tool designed to make transacting business with Dawes easier, faster, and more efficient. To get started, simply complete the registration form and once your account has been activated you will receive a link via email with the information you need to get started.

For quotes that need to be completed manually you can use our Quote Request Sheet (effective 1 May 2017).

If you are an insurance intermediary we haven't dealt with before please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Trade and contact us.