Get Car Theft Insurance: Theftbuster Plus.

Smash and grabs, car theft, and hijackings are a reality in South Africa. Theftbuster Plus takes care of the additional expenses after these traumatic events.

TheftBuster Plus protects you against a wide range of losses you may face when your car is stolen, hijacked, or involved in a smash and grab incident.

Our Theftbuster Plus Insurance policy highlights include:

  • Cover for you, your immediate family and any authorised driver.
  • In the event of car theft or hijacking where your car is not recovered, we give you up to R15,000 for your excess.
  • R10,000 loyalty bonus towards a replacement vehicle, if purchased from a Bidvest Insurance approved dealership.
  • Unlimited kilometre cover.
  • Trauma counselling cover.

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What does Theftbuster Plus Cover?

TheftBuster Plus protects you against a wide range of losses. Theftbuster Plus covers:

Minor Car Damage

We’ll take care of any specified minor car damage that your vehicle may sustain from an incident.

Window Replacement

We cover window and glass film replacement if your car is involved in a smash and grab incident.

Door Lock Damage

Door lock damage can be a headache to fix. Thankfully, it’s just another benefit if you have Theftbuster Plus.

Car Key / Remote Replacement

Car keys are a nightmare to replace and can be costly. With TheftBuster Plus, we cover the replacement of your car key after a theft or hijacking.

Car Hire

Being stranded without your car is not an option. We cover your car hire while your car is getting repaired.


We don’t just cover your car. We also cover handbags, cellphones and other electronic devices.

Why do I need Theftbuster Plus?

Have you ever been a victim of a smash and grab, car theft, or a hijacking? While we can’t prevent these sorts of crime, we can protect ourselves. Theftbuster Plus can alleviate some of your expenses when you are the victim of a crime. 

Getting your stolen or hijacked car back takes a lot of work. The thieves may have damaged your car in the process of stealing it. TheftBuster Plus from Bidvest Insurance has both you and your car covered. We cover:


  • Minor damage to your car.
  • Window and glass film replacement.
  • Door lock damage.
  • Minor mechanical damage.
  • Car key and remote replacement.
  • Personal documents.
  • Handbags, cellphone, and personal electronic devices.
  • Car hire to keep you on the move.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of having Theftbuster Plus insurance?

  • Unlimited kilometre cover
  • Trauma Counselling cover
  • Provides cover for you, your immediate family and any authorized driver that drives your vehicle
  • In the event of vehicle theft or hijacking where the vehicle is not recovered, we provide up to R15 000 for your insurance excess
  • R10 000 loyalty bonus towards a replacement vehicle if purchased from a Bidvest Insurance approved dealership

Why is Theftbuster Plus insurance important?

  • On average, 45 cars are hijacked daily in South Africa: 1 car every 32 minutes.
  • Smash & Grab incidents have increased year on year.
  • Smash and Grabbers often target single drivers with belongings on the passenger seat.
  • Smash and Grabs often occur in areas where traffic is often congested and where vehicles will remain stationary for a while.

Why is Theftbuster Plus insurance unique?

Whilst we can’t prevent crime, Theftbuster Plus is a one of its kind product that alleviates the additional expenses and impact faced when you are a victim of crime.

How does Theftbuster Plus insurance work?

Theftbuster Plus provides cover against certain losses, costs, and expenses that are likely to be incurred when a vehicle is stolen, hijacked, or involved in a smash-and-grab incident. We have looked at the expenses associated with these events and have created a suite of benefits that alleviate these costs.

Underwritten by Bidvest Insurance Limited, a licensed insurer and an authorised Financial Services Provider, FSP 46395. Please refer to the policy wording for full details of product cover.