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Thursday, June 22, 2023

Newsletter: FPG Insurance Launches New Insurance Products for Bikers and Cyclists Easy Application and Fast Claims with MyCyclingClub Mate & MyMotoClub Mate



FPG Insurance is rolling out two new group insurance plans that provide coverage to users of bicycles and motorcycles.  
The plans, named MyCyclingClub Mate for cyclists and MyMotoClub Mate for bikers, were designed primarily to promote road safety awareness. As insurance instruments, both plans cover accidental death, permanent disability, medical reimbursement and third-party liability, among other benefits, after an accident when using a motorcycle or bicycle.  
Sensible Innovation  
FPG’s new insurance plans are a timely response to the surge in the popularity of cycling and biking since the pandemic began, with more people now turning to these modes of conveyance as an alternative way to move faster from point A to point B for work, for business, for adventure and solo sojourns.   
Unfortunately, the rising number of bicycles and motorcycles on the road comes with higher risks of accidents. Statistically, as they grew in number so did a notable increase in road crashes involving them.  
The resurgence of bicycles during the pandemic has been seen in places once dominated by private cars and public transportation. As proof, 2.1 million bikes were imported into the Philippines in 2020, up 112% from 2019. 
During the same period, the Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) reported that the number of bicycles involved in road accidents doubled from 2018 and 2019 to 2020. 
As for motorcycle and scooters, available data showed the Philippines posted the fastest growth at 32.3 percent to 867,453 units in 2021 from 655,440 units the previous year. According to the MMARAS report, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) recorded a total of 26,768 motorcycles involved in road accidents in 2021 which was an increase of 1,560 from the previous year.  
Safe Travels  

MyCyclingClub Mate is a Group Personal Accident Insurance specifically designed for cyclists while MyMotoClub Mate is the counterpart Group Personal Accident Insurance for motorcycle riders.   
Each of these programs covers bodily injuries caused by an accident 24 hours a day, 365 days in a year, anywhere in the world, whether you’re at home or while travelling by land or sea or while riding as a passenger on commercial flights. It even provides for a victim of dog bites, snake bites, drowning and natural calamities. 

Common provisions of the plans include: 
Accidental Death - Pays up to the Sum insured in the event of death due to accident.  
Disablement/Dismemberment - When injury does not result in loss of life of the Insured after the accident but results to losses of limbs, sight, ears, etc.   
Unprovoked Murder and Assault Endorsement - Pays for death or permanent disablement sustained as a direct result of the insured being a victim of Unprovoked Murder or Assault  
Accidental Medical Reimbursement - Pays for medical expenses incurred due to accidental bodily injury.  
Daily Hospital Income Benefit (Due To Accident) - Pays for the daily allowance to the insured as a result of accident hospital confinement up to a maximum of 7 days  
Fire Assistance Benefit - Pays for the loss and damages incurred to the Insured’s declared house residence or contents due to fire and lightning. 
Personal liability plan - Pays for the insured for costs and expenses, which the insured may be obligated to pay for the damage to a property belonging to a third party because of negligence.
For an annual premium of Php 200, policyholders will get up to P100,000, to cover the cost of the insured’s accidental death. 

The target market is Bikers and Cyclist Associations with at least 20 members aged between 18-65 years old. The insured must declare their permanent residence address upon issuance.  
Ms. Sharon Navarro, FPG Insurance's Chief Underwriting Officer, said, "At FPG Insurance, we are committed to providing innovative insurance solutions that cater to the evolving needs of our customers. Our MyCyclingClub Mate and MyMotoClub Mate aim to promote road safety for cyclists and bikers who ride in groups as our latest plans offer comprehensive coverage that gives them peace of mind while they’re on the road,". 

June is a special month for FPG Insurance as they celebrate their 65th anniversary on June 5, with a special collaboration with Ayala for the Green Run marathon on June 25.
For more information about MyCyclingClub Mate and MyMotoClub Mate, visit FPG Insurance’s website at 


  1. This is a fantastic initiative by FPG Insurance to introduce group insurance plans for cyclists and bikers. With the increasing popularity of cycling and biking, it's essential to address the rising risks of accidents on the roads. These plans offer comprehensive coverage, including accidental death, disability, medical reimbursement, and third-party liability, providing peace of mind to riders and their families. The fact that the coverage extends worldwide and includes various types of accidents is impressive. Such innovative insurance solutions not only promote road safety but also encourage more people to embrace eco-friendly and efficient modes of transportation. Kudos to FPG Insurance for prioritizing the safety of cyclists and bikers. For more details, visit Key Man Insurance UAE

  2. At Omega Insurance Brokers, we commend FPG Insurance on their innovative approach to catering to the needs of bikers and cyclists with MyCyclingClub Mate & MyMotoClub Mate. However, let's not forget the importance of comprehensive coverage for all motorists. While their focus is on two-wheelers, we excel in providing versatile car insurance plans in Dubai, ensuring our clients enjoy peace of mind on the road. Stay tuned for more updates on our tailored insurance solutions!


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