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What You Need to Know About Insurance on a Second-Hand Vehicle

Getting yourself a car is always quite thrilling. It doesn’t matter whether this is your first car, a new car or a second-hand car. The entire process of looking for something you like, finding something that fits your pocket and finally getting the keys is a truly wonderful feeling.


Get Your Two-Wheeler Ready for the Monsoons with These Handy Tips

Most Indians wait for the monsoon eagerly. It brings some much-needed respite from the scorching heat and is necessary for our crops. But, looking after a two-wheeler during the monsoon months can be quite a task.


Steering Through a Contactless Post-Lockdown World

As lockdown restrictions are being eased, people across India and the world are finding ways to head back to work and their lives as safely as possible. Of course, the world around us has changed considerably.


Your Guide to Edelweiss Switch

Edelweiss Switch is a great new product that follows an individual instead of a vehicle and provides motor insurance cover to that individual. If you’re wondering how you can enjoy all the benefits this easy-to-use product has to offer, we’re here with the answers.


Edelweiss Switch - How Is It Different from Regular Motor Insurance?

Edelweiss Switch is a driver-based motor insurance policy. This policy will follow an individual so as to cover the vehicle or vehicles they drive instead of covering one vehicle, as a regular motor insurance policy does. To enjoy the benefits of this policy, you need to have a valid driving license.


How to Look After Your Vehicle in a Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a complete halt. Governments across the globe have mandated that individuals stay home and practice social distancing to flatten the curve and curb the spread of the virus.


Cool Tips to Keep Your Car Going All Summer Long

Summer is almost upon us, so now’s the best time to get your car ready for the hot months ahead. The heat can take a bit of a toll on your beloved vehicle, so it’s crucial that you do whatever you can to keep your engine running smoothly all through the summer.


Riding Off Into the Sunset? Here’s What You Need to Do First!

There's nothing quite like the feeling of riding your bike through different landscapes and exploring amazing new destinations. Gone are the days when a road trip meant packing your friends and family into a car.


Everything You Need to Know About Automatic vs. Manual Cars

According to the 2019 TomTom Traffic Index Report, some Indian cities are known for having the worst traffic in the world. Bengaluru was listed as the city with the worst traffic, while Mumbai was placed 4th, Pune was 5th and New Delhi was 8th.


Is Purchasing Insurance from My Car Dealer a Good Idea?

So, you’ve finally decided to buy a new car. Congratulations! After months of test drives, careful saving and yes, arguments with family members, you have managed to find the car of your dreams.


Do I Need Private or Commercial Car Insurance?

In India, if you own a vehicle we’re sure you know that you need insurance. According to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, you are required to mandatorily have a third-party insurance to legally use your vehicle on the road.


Bought a New Car? Learn How to Shift Your NCB!

If you’ve ever purchased an insurance policy before, we’re sure you’ve come across the term NCB or No Claim Bonus. Essentially, an NCB is a perk that your insurance provider offers you if you haven’t made a single claim through the policy period/ coverage year.


Important Factors That May Impact Your Two-Wheeler Insurance Amount

In India, almost every household is the proud owner of a two-wheeler. Riding a two-wheeler makes weaving in and out of traffic an absolute breeze. Sadly, what a lot of people forget is that their two-wheelers need to be insured to be ridden legally.


A Guide to Getting Your Driving License

Learning how to drive is an incredibly important life skill. Apart from making your commute comfortable, it also gives you the freedom to plan exciting road trips with your family and friends. But, before you map out your route and hit the road, you need to make sure that you have a valid driving license!

Monsoon Car Care Tips

With the onset of the monsoon, the grass gets greener and the weather gets cooler. But, the roads also get wet and slippery, making them incredibly difficult to drive on. Whether you drive every single day or only take your car out on the weekends, you need to know how to keep your car running smoothly all through the monsoon. Now we all know that we have to check our tyres and brakes before the rains hit, but here’s a look at some lesser-known tips that will make driving through the rainy season a real breeze.

Why You Need A Comprehensive Insurance Policy

Buying a car is one of the most joyous accomplishments of our lives, but it comes with the responsibility of purchasing car insurance. When people begin to consider the different types of policies available in the market today, they get overwhelmed and settle for the one insurance that is mandatory for car-owners in India – third-party liability.

What Is Zero Depreciation Insurance and Is It Worth Your Money?

Any offer that screams “Flat”, “Free” or “Zero” catches the eye instantly, doesn’t it? This is mainly because the discounts or offers attached, seem more relaxed and budget-friendly. Moreover, they help the seller in building a strong customer base – making it a win-win situation!

How Modifying Your Car Can Affect Your Insurance

Thinking of replacing your basic gas pedal with something more motorsport-ready? Or maybe swapping out your engine for a turbo? How about furnishing the interiors with custom leather? Tailoring your car so that it syncs with your unique personality, performs better than anyone could ever imagine, and looks like a billion bucks can be a tempting idea. However, aside from the expenses attached to making these changes, there’s another way modifying your car can cost you – by shooting your car insurance premiums sky-high.

6 Simple Car Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Most of us share a love-hate relationship with our cars. We love it because it helps us with our daily commute, carries our ‘excess baggage’ and even gives us the liberty to plan exciting road trips with our friends.


Pledge to Keep Your Heart Healthy on World Heart Day

India has a chronic heart health issue. In 2016, it was estimated that 54.5 million Indians had some kind of cardiovascular disease (CVD). In 2018, one in every four deaths in India was attributed to a CVD. Of these CVD deaths, over 80% were caused by strokes and ischemic heart disease.


Is Arogya Sanjeevani Right for Me?

Deciding which health insurance policy to buy can be a daunting task for many. In fact, people often get so overwhelmed by the kind of options available, that they may end up not purchasing a policy at all.


Understanding AYUSH

There are over 7 billion people in the world, and each individual’s body is unique. Our bodies react to different medicines and treatments in a variety of ways. This is why the inclusion of AYUSH cover in health insurance policies is so important.


Demystifying PCOS

In India, one in five women suffer from a condition known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)[ https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/one-in-five-indian-women-suffers-from-pcos/article29513588.ece ]. The condition is not life-threatening, but it can cause several health complications in the future.


Picking the Right Coronavirus Insurance for Your Needs

Around the world, life is creeping back to normal. People have started going to the office and taking public transport. Of course, ‘normal’ now means that everybody has to wear a mask and maintain a safe distance from each other. Many believe that the threat is now over, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.


Tips on Staying Fit While Staying Home

Over the last few months, we’ve all gotten used to a new normal. A majority of office-goers have now adjusted to working from home, while those who are required to go to office every day ensure they wear masks and take whatever precautions necessary to avoid contracting the coronavirus.


Understanding the Terms on Your Health Insurance Policy

Buying a health insurance policy is necessary, but it isn’t always easy. Almost every policy you browse through will have a number of terms that require an insurance-English dictionary for you to understand.


The Relationship Between Your Mental and Physical Health

According to the World Health Organisation, health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Sadly, many people focus solely on their physical health, often forgetting about or completely ignoring their mental health.


Dealing with Waterborne Diseases During the Monsoons

As India continues to fight the coronavirus, a new health issue is just on the horizon. The monsoon season is almost upon us. And while the rains definitely offer some much-needed respite from soaring temperatures, it also brings with it a whole host of waterborne diseases.


Quit Tobacco on World No Tobacco Day

Every year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates World No Tobacco Day on the 31st of May. The idea of this annual day is to bring awareness to the ill effects that tobacco has on our health. Yes, we all know that smoking can lead to lung cancer and other chronic respiratory diseases.


What Can We Expect Normal to Look Like After the Coronavirus?

Many countries around the world are slowly easing restrictions as the spread of the coronavirus has started to slow down. But, do any of us really know what life will be like on the other side of this pandemic? Will we ever be able to travel, shake hands or enjoy a film in a theatre again?


How Is Global Warming Affecting Our Health?

Every year, the 22nd of April is celebrated as Earth Day. The day was first commemorated in 1970 and marks the start of the modern environmental movement. But, despite 50 years of mobilisations, the global warming crisis has continued to escalate and is changing weather patterns across the world.


Tips to Stay Healthy and Happy Through a Lockdown

The world is facing a terrible threat. The coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread fear and panic. In order to curb the spread of the virus, health experts and governments around the world have asked everybody to stay indoors. India has officially been put in lockdown for 21 days.


Fun Ways to Stay Hydrated

As summer approaches, you’re bound to see a lot of information on the importance of staying hydrated. And while it’s true that drinking water during summer can help you fight heatstroke, muscle cramps and even urinary tract infections.


Important Details You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Related Claims

The coronavirus pandemic has shaken the world to its very core. Over 800,000 people have been affected around the world with several losing their lives to the disease. Governments across the globe are doing their best to test possible carriers and isolate them.


First Aid That Can Help You Save a Life

We’re sure you once dreamt of growing up to be a superhero who could almost never get hurt and could help others. Well, the sad news is that getting hurt is something none of us can avoid. The good news is that by learning how to administer help and basic first aid, you can still help others when they’re hurt or in pain.


Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

The world is currently dealing with a major health crisis. The coronavirus has caused widespread panic and has even led to the public scrambling to purchase face masks, sanitizer and in Australia, rolls and rolls of toilet paper. But, the mass hysteria has led to the spread of a lot of misinformation.


Things You Need to Know Before Trying Intermittent Fasting

If you’ve been trying to get fit recently, chances are you’ve heard of Intermittent Fasting (IF). This trendy fitness regime is different from most fad diets since it doesn’t really tell you what you should and shouldn’t eat.


Learning About the Big C on World Cancer Day

Almost every single person in India knows somebody who is suffering from cancer. This isn’t surprising given that data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), released in 2016, showed that 14 lakh Indians were living with the disease.


Save a Life this National Blood Donor Month

Donating blood isn’t something that a lot of us think about. Sure, when we’re in college and we’re organising blood donation drives with our friends, we’ll line up for hours to help save a life.


Let’s Start 2020 on a Healthy Note

It’s almost time to welcome a new year. As 2020 draws nearer, we’re sure you’re busy writing up a list of resolutions that you intend to keep for all 366 days of the year. But, sticking with your plan can be incredibly tough.


Stay Healthy This Winter with Seasonal Fruits

As soon as the temperatures start to drop, we all begin to rejoice at the prospect of a cool and pleasant winter. Of course, the happiness is quite short-lived as the realities of winter start to kick-in with a lot of us suffering from issues like the flu, colds and coughs.


Your Guide to Getting Fit After the Festive Season

Every year, Dussehra and Diwali mark the beginning of the festive season in India. Families and communities come together to celebrate the triumph of good over evil with delicious snacks and scrumptious sweets.


When Should I Lodge a Health Insurance Claim?

Now that you've picked the ideal health insurance policy for your needs, you might find yourself thinking that you're quite invincible. But, life can be unpredictable and we can never really rule out a trip to the hospital.


How to Make the Most of Your Health Insurance Plan

Picking the right health insurance plan for your needs can be quite difficult. There are a plethora of options available in the market, which often leads to more confusion than anything else. If you’re a first-time health insurance buyer, you may have a number of questions on your mind. You may want to know how you can make the most of your policy or which add-ons you should opt for.


Get Double the Benefits with the Edelweiss Health 241 Add on

We’re sure you’ve found yourself at your wits’ end while choosing a health plan for yourself and your family. With all the options available, picking the right insurance provider may seem like a Herculean task. Sometimes, purchasing a new policy when you’re a little older might be a bit more difficult.


When Should I Purchase Insurance?

No matter how many marathons you run a year, or how well you control your diet, health insurance is a necessity that you simply cannot do without. A medical emergency could be the result of an accident or a critical illness that you never even saw coming.

Getting Insured? You May Need a Few Tests First!

Nobody particularly enjoys visiting the hospital. Whether you’re there for a check-up or to visit an ill friend or relative, a trip to the hospital can be slightly intimidating. And, while there’s nothing that anybody can do to completely avoid a trip to the doctor, there is a way in which you can significantly lessen the effect it can have on your wallet. Wondering how? Well, the answer is by purchasing a good health insurance plan.

Keep Health Issues at Bay During the Monsoons

After the scorching summer heat, the monsoon rain is definitely a welcome change. But, once we’re done appreciating the cool breeze and low temperature, we often find ourselves having to fight viral infections and numerous diseases like malaria, cholera, dengue and chikungunya.

Choosing the Right Health Insurance – It’s Easier Than You Think

If you have been successfully ‘adulting’ for a while now, we’re sure you’ve pulled your hair out at least once while trying to find the right kind of health insurance for your needs. If you haven’t found yourself at your wits’ end, congratulations – you’re 1 in a million! If you have, we’re here to help. Basically, there are two main types of health insurance policies – individual and family floater. But, which one do YOU need? Let’s take a look at how they compare with each other.

Individual vs Family Floater Health Insurance – Who Will Win?

It’s a question as old as time. When most people start thinking of buying health insurance for themselves and their families, they wonder which one is better – an individual plan or a family floater policy. Before we answer this and end the debate once and for all, let’s understand what sets these two types apart in the first place.

Common Mistakes To Avoid While Buying Health Insurance

Health insurance is one of the most crucial aspects of a well-balanced financial portfolio. And while a faulty investment can be rectified, a bad health insurance plan could land you in a heap of debt and trouble. So, if you’re in the market for a good health plan, here are a few things you need to avoid doing before you finally make that purchase:

A Super Guide To Letting Go Of Stress

The world we live in today is full of stress triggers – hectic jobs with open-ended time tables, piles of bills stacked to the ceiling, ever-growing debts, political and personal turbulence, and so many more. The average individual is fretting over all of these at once. No wonder our stress-o-metres are on the higher end all the time. What makes it worse is that this persistent stress can have a negative impact on our pursuit of happiness.

5 Life-Threatening Diseases That Needs Your Attention Now

With every passing year, the list of deadly diseases keeps growing, leaving its victims both physically and financially impaired. While many of these diseases have been controlled through research and treatments, some of them continue to stir havoc.


Situations in Which You Can Rely on Your Travel Insurance Policy

Whenever you travel, you’re opening yourself up to new experiences and adventures. Sadly, not every adventure is a great one. There are a number of things that may go wrong while you’re on holiday, or even before you leave for your trip.


Important Documents to Have on Hand for Easy Claims Settlements

Heading out on holiday should be a joyful and wonderful experience. But, there are a number of things that may go wrong when you’re out of the city or country. Your luggage may head off on its own adventure or you might fall ill in a country where you don’t speak the local language.


This Republic Day, Uncover a Little More of India

On 26th January 1950, India’s Constitution came into effect. It beautifully outlined the guidelines that would govern Indians for generations to come. Every year on this day, scores of people stand in attention while the tricolour is hoisted and sing the national anthem.


The Best Destinations to Enjoy a White Christmas

We're sure you've dreamed of enjoying a white Christmas at least once in your life. So, to help you make your dream come true, here's our list of the most amazing destinations where you can wake up to blankets of snow on Christmas morning:


How to Avoid the Holiday from Hell

Most of us plan our entire lives around the vacations we intend to take every year. A well-planned holiday gives us the opportunity we need to relax and recharge for a while before we head back to work feeling refreshed.


How to Prevent Motion Sickness in a Car

There’s nothing worse than heading out on a road trip, only to find that you’re suffering from a bout of car or motion sickness. And while feeling queasy is already bad enough, what makes motion sickness worse is the fact that you can’t enjoy the beautiful views or the epic road trip playlist that you’ve created with so much patience and care.


How To Plan The Perfect Road Trip Abroad

If you’re like us, you’ll know that travelling abroad is all about learning more about different people’s cultures and traditions. There’s no better way to do this than by planning an epic road trip along the length and breadth of the country you’ve chosen to visit. But, before you head off down that gorgeous Pacific coast, or through the French countryside, here are a few important road planning tips and tricks that you will need to keep in mind:

A Travel Insurance Will Help If You Are One Of These!

Bring up the topic of travel insurance while someone’s excitedly sharing their holiday plans with you, and chances are you’ll kill their whole vibe. Because let’s face it, no one likes to think about all the things that could go wrong on their first overseas trip.


Commemorating World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) recently released the 2019 report on Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India. The report shows that 139,123 people died by suicide through the year. If you work out the maths, a person died by suicide roughly every four minutes in 2019.


Dealing with Flood-Like Conditions in the Monsoon

The monsoon season has started in India, which means that many people are already facing trouble due to waterlogging and flooding. As the season continues, it’s possible that a cloud burst or continuous heavy rain could cause the area around your home to flood.


Learning About the Importance of Biodiversity on World Environment Day

On 5th June 1974, the United Nations (UN) celebrated the first World Environment Day. Every year since, they’ve used the day as an opportunity to engage with governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to make us all more aware of the importance of looking after our environment.


Your Guide to Understanding the Edelweiss Home Insurance Claims Process

Many people hesitate when it comes to purchasing insurance for their homes. Generally speaking, there are two reasons for this. Firstly, there’s a misconception that purchasing home insurance can be incredibly expensive.


Important Tips to Help Keep Burglars Out of Your Home

All of us have come across the famous quote, “Home is where the heart is” at some point in our lives. After all, our home is a personal space which provides us with warmth and comfort. That being said, our personal space is also very vulnerable.


Your Guide to Preventing Household Fires

An accidental fire comes with frightening unpredictability and has the power to decimate a house in mere minutes. It spreads uncontrollably in seconds and puts lives at major risk.A closed environment, such as a home, is full of objects and materials that can combust in a matter of seconds.


Think You Don’t Need Home Insurance? Think Again!

So, you’ve finally done it. After toiling for long hours every day, you’ve managed to buy your very own home. It’s been a long and difficult road, but you’ve ultimately achieved your biggest financial goal.


Should I Buy a Home or Rent One?

For a lot of millennials, buying a house is probably at the top of their bucket list. But, an emerging trend has shown that most millennials prefer renting instead of investing in real estate. The reasons for this are varied.


Your Typical Home Insurance Claims Process

If you’re looking to file a home insurance claim, it pays to know what goes on ‘behind the scenes’. Driven by regulation, an insurance company typically follows a predetermined protocol when it comes to managing such claims. And, well, it helps to know how it works.

Tips to Help You Pick the Right Home Cover

For most people, their home is their biggest asset. It’s a place that gives them a keen sense of peace and security. But how many of us actually insure our homes?

Times When Your Loan Will Stand By You

There comes a time in most people’s lives when they need the support of a loan to help fulfil their dreams. A car loan offers you the opportunity to buy your first car, while a home loan could help you purchase the house of your dreams. A personal loan could help you take that vacation you’ve been planning for years, or even help with the renovations of your ancestral home. Let’s take a look at a few times when a loan will come to your aid:

A Quick Checklist Before You Apply for a Loan

Given the technological advances in the financial sector, loan approval and disbursal can happen in virtually no time. Today, whenever there is a need for extra funds, one can look at multiple loan options that are both secure and reliable.