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Repatriation Costs Insurance


Repatriation costs is one of the optional benefits you can leverage to upgrade your car insurance with DirectAsia Singapore. If you drive overseas frequently, this is for you. We understand that every driver has different needs and considerations. That is why, on top of varying cover types, we also offer optional add-ons — so you only need to pay for what you need. 

Repatriation cost coverage lets you be compensated for the cost of transportation from your location in West Malaysia or Southern Thailand back to Singapore. We will pay you for transportation in the event that your vehicle is stolen or not retrieved by us for over 48 hours from the time you notify us of an accident, breakdown or theft. The costs covered are:

  • The cost of transporting you and your passengers back to Singapore: Up to $200 per person
  • The cost of towing your vehicle back to Singapore: Up to $3,500 per event

Enhance Your Car Insurance With Repatriation Cost Coverage

We currently offer repatriation cost coverage under our Comprehensive (COMP) and Third Party Fire and Theft (TPFT) car insurance cover types. Comprehensive cover is recommended for drivers who wish to have complete assurance, while Third Party Fire and Theft provides slightly more than basic coverage. Learn more about our cover type options here

If you frequently drive from Singapore to West Malaysia or Southern Thailand, be it for work or personal reasons, you may want to strongly consider opting for repatriation insurance. With this optional benefit in your car insurance policy, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that, should an incident occur overseas, transit costs to return home will be covered by DirectAsia. 

Get a Quote for Repatriation Costs Insurance Today

Drive with confidence when you supplement your car insurance with our repatriation costs benefit. Get a quick quote for our tailor-made car insurance policies to get started! 

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if my vehicle is stolen?

You should immediately report the theft to the police so that they can commence investigations and attempt to locate the stolen car. Make sure to get a copy of the police report and lodge a claim with us by calling 6532 1818 in Singapore or +65 6603 3699 (Overseas/Emergency). 

Kindly note that we do not cover personal items that were inside a stolen vehicle, or stolen from your vehicle. If you need coverage for car accessories, you can add-on our My Accessories optional benefit.

What countries or areas does repatriation costs insurance cover?

Our car insurance plans, inclusive of the repatriation costs add-on, cover any accident, breakdown or theft that occurs within:    

  • The Republic of Singapore
  • West Malaysia (including Penang and other Malaysia offshore islands accessible by road)
  • Southern Thailand within 80 km from the border of West Malaysia
  • Your vehicle crossing the straits between Singapore and Tanjong Belungkor, Johor

What other optional benefits can I add to my car insurance policy? 

Aside from repatriation costs insurance, we offer the following add-ons: 

  • Personal Accident for Driver
  • Medical Expenses for Driver and Passengers
  • No Claim Discount (NCD) Protection
  • My Workshop/My Authorised Distributor Workshop
  • 24 Hour Breakdown Assistance 
  • Loss of Use
  • New for Old Replacement Car 
  • My Accessories 

The optional benefits available depend on your chosen car insurance cover type, with Comprehensive cover offering all of the above. Find out more about our optional benefits here to determine which best suits your car protection needs.