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Side-by-side Comparison

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Versus CarShield

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In this day and age, having a reliable vehicle is a must. Getting to work, getting the kids to school, sports practice, dance recitals, weekend adventures; the list goes on and on. Making sure you can count on your vehicle to get you and your loved ones where they need to be is important, which is why you need a mechanical breakdown plan you can count on if something goes awry. Onust is a company that offers you affordable plans to ensure that your vehicle receives the care it deserves to keep you on the road. While we believe wholeheartedly in our service, we believe you have the right to shop around and pick the company that makes you feel most comfortable. While we stand behind the belief that we can be your company, we've put together this comparison page so you can see how what we offer stacks up against the competition like CarShield. Below, you'll learn more about Onust and how we believe we stand head and shoulders above the rest.

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Waiting Period / First Day Coverage: 

Your one-time activation fee to Onust means you get first day coverage with no waiting period to save you time and get you back on the road quicker. With CarShield, you can't receive any benefits or service until after the required waiting period of twenty days and 500 miles after your enrollment.
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Cancel Anytime: 

With Onust, you can cancel anytime. We make it easy by allowing you to cancel through our app or you can call our Onust Member Advocacy Center. You will still have all of your benefits after cancellation until the end of the billing cycle and there are no cancellation fees. With CarShield, your only option to cancel your coverage is to call their customer service center.
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Safety Recall Notices: 

Onust believes in keeping you as up to date as possible about your vehicle. You'll receive immediate, real-time push notifications if there's been a safety recall on your car. CarShield does not offer this service and is content to let the vehicle manufacturer notify you, which can take up to 60 days.
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Access to Our Member Advocacy Center: 

It seems that many companies these days would rather look out for their own interests instead of their customer's interests. We don't want to ever be like those companies. That's why we employ a top-tier team of Member Advocates; knowledgeable experts who are dedicated to giving you the information you need about manufacturer recalls, and unbiased information about maintenance and repairs. All day, every day, they're just a message or phone call away, without long hold times.
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YES First Day Coverage NO
NO Vehicle Inspection Required YES
YES Lifetime Coverage VARIES
TWO Mechanical Breakdown Plans FIVE
NO Cancellation Fees NO
YES Loyalty Benefits NO

No Inspection Required and First Day Coverage

Opting for an Onust mechanical breakdown plan offers a number of advantages that make it the ideal choice for vehicle owners. Firstly, Onust provides comprehensive coverage, safeguarding you against unexpected repair costs due to mechanical failures. This coverage extends to major components such as the engine, transmission, and electrical system, ensuring you are protected from costly repairs. Secondly, Onust offers a hassle-free claims process, minimizing the stress and inconvenience associated with breakdowns. To qualify, your vehicle must be no older than 10 years and have under 100,000 miles on it. Please be aware that not all vehicles will qualify. The Onust team of dedicated professionals is readily available to guide you through the process and provide prompt assistance. By choosing Onust, you gain peace of mind, financial security, and reliable support when you need it most.

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