Economical partners with Uber

Economical Insurance announced a new relationship with Uber in Canada, designed to provide insurance coverage for every Uber ride and Uber Eats trip in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. The partnership is expected to launch September 1, 2020.

Insurance coverage for drivers operating on the Uber platform will continue seamlessly. Economical will share more information and further details on the initiative in the coming weeks.

“At Economical, we believe in finding innovative solutions to changing customer expectations, which is exactly what Uber has done for transportation globally. Our initiative with Uber continues our focus on digital transformation. It is another example of how we’re blending our insurance industry expertise with technology to support a better customer experience. We are proud that Uber has chosen Economical as their rideshare insurer in Canada going forward.” – Rowan Saunders, President and CEO, Economical Insurance.

“Uber has been a leader in the ridesharing industry, making sure every trip is insured. As our business has grown, we recognize the importance of strong partners like Economical Insurance. We are excited to partner with Economical Insurance in Canada to bring their high class service and trusted protection to riders, drivers, and eaters who use the Uber app.” – Gus Fuldner, Vice President of Safety and Insurance, Uber.

“Our sophisticated products, broad underwriting capabilities, and dedicated team give us the opportunity to provide coverage for a business as large and successful as Uber. As we look to the future, we know Canadians are changing how they order food, use cars, and get from one point to another, and we are dedicated to being there to protect them.” – Fabian Richenberger, EVP, Commercial Insurance, Economical Insurance.