Online Quote FAQs
Q1. Does it cost anything to get a premium quote?
No. Online premium quoting is a free service provided by Ward Watkins Insurance Brokers.
Q2. Will anyone call me after I get a quote?
Only if you would like further information and complete the Request Contact screen. This is not required to get a quote.
Q3. How long is my quote good for?
Insurance companies usually adjust their premiums annually. Once Ward Watkins Insurance Brokers verifies the premium, it is good for a minimum of 30 days.
Q4. Can I get a quote for my automobile insurance online?
No. At the moment online premium quoting is only available for Homeowner, Condominium & Tenant insurance. Hopefully, in the future, quotes for other types of coverage will be available.
Q5. Can I buy my insurance online?
No. This is only a premium quoting system. You must speak to a licensed insurance advisor and sign a fully completed application. This can be done over the telephone or in person at one of Ward Watkins Insurance Brokers’ offices.
Q6. Can I pay the premium monthly?
Yes. Almost every insurance company has a monthly payment plan, for a small additional service charge.
Q7. How long does it take to get a premium quote?
Once you have provided the necessary information to obtain a quote the calculations are virtually instant.
Q8. Can you insure other property?
Usually. Ward Watkins Insurance Brokers is a BC licensed general insurance broker, and would be pleased to have the opportunity to quote on any other property you may require insured. Unfortunately, premium quotes are not available online for this property yet.
Q9. Which insurance companies will be providing quotes?
Rates for the following insurance companies are loaded in the system:
- Aviva Insurance Company of Canada
- Gore Mutual Insurance Company
- Intact Insurance Company
- Optimum West Insurance Company
- Wawanesa Insurance Company
Q10. How accurate are the premium quotes?
This is the same system we use in our office, so premium quotes are very accurate, provided the information you supply is correct. In some cases there may be some additional discounts you may be eligible for.
Q11. Where are the Ward Watkins Insurance Brokers offices located?
Cloverdale: 5746 176A Street, Surrey, BC V3S 4H2
Maple Ridge: 22709 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 2V5 (Valley Fair Shopping Mall)
Q12. What if I have a question you have not already answered?
You can call one of our offices during regular business hours or drop us a note.
Cloverdale: 604-576-6761 Maple Ridge: 604-467-6966
Q13. What if I live in a Mobile Home?
Please call us for a quote. The online quoting system is not setup to provide quotes for mobile homes.