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Pay-per-kilometre, also known as
mileage-based or pay-as-you-go insurance,
is a type of car insurance in which the premium (aka your cost) changes depending on how much you drive.
The idea behind it is simple.
If your car is parked in your garage or your driveway, we can safely assume that you're less likely to have an accident. The less you are prone to accidents, the fewer claims we can expect to receive.
Unfortunately, traditional insurers don't consider your mileage as an important factor when calculating your premium. For instance, even if you commute daily from Sharjah to BusinessBay in Dubai, you are paying almost the same premium as someone driving daily from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.
With Pay-per-kilometer insurance, you pay your annual quote upfront, and then earn up to 25 % cashback if you've driven less than 20,000 km at the end of the year.
Find out more on how our Pay-per-kilometer insurance works here.
If you end up driving more than 20,000 km in a year, no worries: we won’t bump up your premium.
You will still enjoy the full insurance cover for the price you paid in the beginning.
Not a single penny more.
Our main job is to provide you with a great cover, which will keep you safe from any surprise bills. The same applies to your cashback benefit, too. If we gave you cashback based on your estimate at the beginning of your policy, you'd always be worrying whether you drove more than expected and get an additional invoice at the end of the year.
Calculating your savings at the end of the year, we make sure to surprise you with cashback instead 🙂.
Our Pay-per-kilometer feature is designed around the mileage you drive, not your driving style. That's why we don't install any tracking devices.
To calculate your cashback, you just send us one mileage reading at the beginning of the policy, and one more at the end. The difference in mileage between the two readings tells us how much you drove during the year.
On the start date of your insurance policy, we will send you an SMS containing a link.
By clicking on it, you will be transferred to a webpage where you will be asked to upload two images: one with your car's plate number, and the other one with your car's mileage shown on the odometer.
It’s the display on your dashboard which tells you the mileage of your car. Usually, it’s located near or under the speedometer.
The word Odometer comes from the Greek roots hodos, “way, path” and metron, “a measure”.
Yes, your mileage will be affected, because your insurance policy is based on the mileage driven, not on who’s driving the car.
If you drive more than one car, then Beema Pay-per-kilometer is perfect for you.
For instance, if you use one car for your daily commute to work, and a second car for your road trips around the UAE, there is a high chance you do less than 20,000 km with at least one of your vehicles.
That’s right. If you get Beema’s Smart Comprehensive insurance with our Pay-per-kilometer option, and you drive less than 20,000 km, you will automatically qualify for cashback.
Yes, indeed! We apply no penalties to your cashback, even if you file a claim.
Our Pay-per-kilometer insurance policies give you benefits depending on the distance you drive, not on your driving style.
That said, we do not neglect your good driving habits. If you are a safe driver and don’t file any claims, you will get a
(NCD) when renewing your insurance.
After you submit the mileage reading at the end of your policy duration, we calculate your cashback based on the table below.
For instance: you paid AED 1,430 for your Beema car insurance, and drove 8,500 km during the year. Based on the table below, you get 17 % cashback on your initial price.
So the amount of your cashback is:
17 % x AED 1,450 =
In other terms, the real cost of your insurance policy will be:
AED 1,430 - AED 243 =
Not bad, right?
Our Pay-per-kilometer insurance is a fully comprehensive policy, which means that it covers damage to others, but also to you, your passengers, and your car.
You can choose between two types of comprehensive cover, depending on whether you want the repairs to be done exclusively at the official repair shops of your car’s brand or in the garages of our approved network.
If you want to know more about each type of cover, check out our benefits page.
We do offer a Super Third-Party cover" as well, which includes more benefits than the basic third-party covers you can find on the market. However, this type of cover does not come with a pay-per-km benefit.
All cars valued at under AED 350,000 will be eligible for our Pay-per-kilometer add-on.