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COVID-19 Insurance Relief Update: Aviva Canada

May 22, 2020
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Aviva Canada is enhancing its COVID-19 auto insurance premium discount once again.

On May 5, 2020, Aviva customers in Ontario who are driving less were offered a temporary minimum rate reduction of approximately 15% per vehicle.

As of May 21, 2020, customers across Canada who notify the company that they’re driving less than before will also see a temporary minimum rate reduction of approximately 15% per vehicle. This is an extension of Aviva’s previous announcement, where it was offering a rate reduction of up to 15%.

Aviva will also remove the requirement for customers to notify them once their driving situation has changed. Instead, the rate reduction will apply for 90 days automatically for all changes effective prior to June 15, 2020. The company previously announced an end date of May 31, 2020, in Ontario. It is now extended to June 15, 2020.

This rate reduction is available for all qualifying private-passenger vehicles where the customer is driving less, including those currently rated as pleasure use, customers who are commuting to work but driving significantly less, and all driving classes (including underage principal drivers). The size of rate reduction will continue to reflect the magnitude of the usage reduction – larger reductions in vehicle use will result in larger premium reductions.

These changes will apply to all provinces and territories across Canada – they were already rolled out in Ontario.

Learn what insurance rate relief measures other insurance companies are offering their customers during the coronavirus pandemic.

RATESDOTCA Team

The RATESDOTCA editorial team are experienced writers focused on sharing stories and bringing you the latest news in insurance and personal finance. Our goal is to provide Canadians with the information and resources they need to make better insurance and financial decisions.

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