Don’t let the little things get you down.

Claim your power back after a smash and grab incident

Whether you are in the vehicle or not, a smash and grab incident can be traumatic. The loss and damage of personal possessions is not something anyone should be burdened with.

With the high crime rates in South Africa, the chances of having your day ruined by a violent incident remain uncomfortably elevated. You can’t always be cautious, but you can always be prepared. TheftBuster Plus from Bidvest Insurance gives you the confidence and comfort you need.

What is TheftBuster Plus?

At Bidvest Insurance our one purpose is to protect everyday South Africans against financial losses. And whilst vehicle insurance policies must cover your car to the maximum, especially in South Africa, there are always those extra costs that add up. TheftBuster Plus makes it easy. TheftBuster Plus protects you against a wide range of extra losses and expenses you might face when your car is stolen, hijacked, or involved in a smash-and-grab incident.

How does TheftBuster Smash and grab (Minor damage) cover work?

If you are the victim of a smash and grab incident we will cover you for the various items that might be stolen or damaged. Your Bidvest Insurance TheftBuster Plus policy covers you for a range of different body and vehicle repairs.

What am I covered for?

TheftBuster Plus will cover you for:

  • Replacement Window Glass: If your car window is broken during a smash and grab incident, you get up to R4 000 cover for replacement.
  • Replacement Window Film: You get cover of up to R2 000 for window film replacement.
  • Damage to Paintwork: Should there be any bodywork damage as a result of a smash and grab incident, you’ll be covered for up to R5 000.
  • Damage to Window Beadings & Rubbers: You get up to R2 000 cover for any damaged window beadings and rubbers.
  • Damage to Vehicle Interior: Keep your vehicle looking its best. We give you R5 000 cover for any interior damage resulting from a smash and grab.
  • Interior and Exterior Valet: The mess left behind by a smash and grab incident is easily cleaned up. We cover you for valet services up to R1 000.
  • Crime Scene Vehicle Clean: We also cover you for up to R10 000 for crime scene vehicle cleaning.

How much does it cost?

TheftBuster Plus from Bidvest Insurance costs you just R99 a month.

Your value added benefits

In the event of a smash and grab the valuables that were in your car might feel irreplaceable. You may lose important documents, keys, and other personal items too. Bidvest Insurance TheftBuster Plus also covers you for:

  • Car Hire: TheftBuster Plus gives you up to R3 500 car hire so that your life can keep moving.
  • Trauma counselling: The trauma of dealing with a smash and grab incident can be costly. We cover you for up to R2 000 for you to get the help that you need.
  • Personal Documents: We give you up to R1 000 to replace any personal documents lost in any incident covered by Theftbuster Plus.
  • Keys and Remotes: Your house or office keys and remotes might not be there when your vehicle is recovered. Bidvest Insurance covers you for up to R2 000 to replace your keys and remotes.
  • Cell phones: In the event that your cell phone is stolen during a smash and grab incident, TheftBuster Plus covers you for up to R5 000.
  • Personal electronic devices: TheftBuster Plus covers you for up to R5 000,to replace any other personal electronic devices that might be lost as a result of a hijacking or a smash and grab incident.
  • Handbag cover: Losing your handbag can feel worse than losing your keys. You get up to R2 000 cover if your handbag is not returned with your vehicle.


TheftBuster Plus is the added benefit that you and your vehicle needs. Our product benefits suit your lifestyle and the needs of your budget. Stay safe, stay aware, and stay protected.

Cover for you and for your car.

Bidvest Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products to meet both your personal and vehicular needs.

Insurance options for you:

  • Cyber Rescue
  • Panic Alert
  • Legal Angel
  • Personal Accident Insurance

Insurance options for your car:

  • Scratch and Dent
  • Tyre Angel
  • Theftbuster Plus
  • Warranty
  • Driver Assist
  • Key Angel

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