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10 August 2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

ENG - Souqalmal, who announced the launch of its online end-to-end car insurance comparison platform across the UAE in June, has since become the fastest growing online retail car insurance portal in terms of sales. The site hosts the largest number of insurance providers offering consumers the biggest selection of online options in the UAE, including three Takaful providers.

During the first six weeks post the launch, reached an impressive USD600,000 in total sales, indicating a strong appetite among UAE consumers for an independent online insurance portal.

Indeed, while Fintech is well on its way to revolutionizing banking, the insurance sector is also seeing a dramatic change, led by consumers, which is capitalizing on.

Sam The Souqalmal Insurance’s car insurance portal launch followed the findings from a survey the team conducted, where an overwhelming percentage of respondents (90%) said they would consider an online platform to purchase their car insurance.

As a result, was quick to capitalize on those invaluable insights and was able to fast track the way car insurance is purchased in the UAE for consumers, resulting in its online car insurance sales gaining immediate and significant traction since launch.

Ambareen Musa, CEO of commented, “I am very proud of the fact that has become the fastest growing online retail car insurance portal in terms of sales since its launch in June. Sales averaged a growth rate of 400% since the first week until now, with a very strong pipeline of enquiries.”

She added, “The success we have experienced in terms of sales in such a short space of time has been due to Souqalmal’s long history as a trusted brand and go-to website for independent advice. We are well-known for offering both unbiased and research-based content across a large number of product and services.”

The car insurance platform is fully secure and most importantly customer-centric, allowing users to get real time quotes in less than 60 seconds and have their policy issued to them in 60 minutes (time to policy for each provider is actually specified on the site). Customers also have access to a UAE based call-centre 7 days a week for any questions and support.

She commented, “More and more consumers are eager to be able to purchase car insurance online as it provides them with greater transparency of inclusions, options as well as overall value, over and above pricing. It’s also an added convenience as they can do this from home or work, on a fully secure portal.”


About is the biggest insurance aggregator/comparison site in UAE allowing users to compare retail banking products like credit cards, loans, accounts and insurance, as well as telecom and education products.

Conceptualized as a highly transparent marketplace, is designed to empower consumers to make the right choice by bringing together on one convenient platform all the latest details on more than 3,200 retail banking, telecoms, insurance and education products offered by various providers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia (KSA).

With more than 360 credit cards, 450 bank accounts, 147 personal loans, 100 car loans, 105 mortgages, 1143 mobile phone plans, 150 broadband plans, 280 schools and 234 nurseries and 100+ car deals, plus 115 SME financial products, the consumer portal allows customers to do their homework using up-to-date, unbiased information.

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