Save up to €400 off your car insurance

Take 12 Driving Lessons for €399

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    12 lessons for only €399

    If you're an AXA customer, ISM are offering 12 lessons for only €399!

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    50% Additional Driver Discount

    If you are a named driver (e.g. on your parent’s policy) we will reduce our additional driver charge by 50% subject to a maximum reduction of €400.

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    Save up to €400!

    If you arrange your own car insurance with AXA, we will give you discount of up to €400 off your learner permit premium (minimum premium €327).

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Why take out a DriveSave policy?

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    Up to 25% discount on your premium

    Choosing DriveSave automatically gives you a 20% discount off your premium and you could earn an additional 5% cashback during the year.

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    High scorers pay less

    You’ll be given a driver score of 1 – 100. Receive 5% cashback mid-year when you score over 70.
    Renew the following year with AXA and receive 30% discount and still have the chance pocket another 5% cashback when you score over 70. That means you could receive up to 35% off your insurance premium in year 2.

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    The DriveSave app is FREE

    Once you've got your policy you can download the app for free from the Apple App store or Google Play store. The app is compatible with all newer IOS and Android phones.

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    Your driving. Your data

    All the journey data DriveSave records is accessible to you from within the app. We analyse your data based on your driving over a 90 day period.

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    DriveSave doesn't spy on you

    The app uses GPS to record your acceleration, speed, distance, cornering and stopping force.

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    Uploading takes less than 1 mb data

    You must record all of your trips on the app (a minimum of 90 trips every 90 days). However DriveSave won't eat your data and you may wait to upload over wifi (you must upload your data within 72 hours of any journey).

Already have a full licence?

Save up to 20% on your car insurance by taking the ISM Test Drive
(For full licensed or learner drivers aged between 17 & 24)


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    Take the test

    Take the ISM Test Drive, a 60 minute combination of questions (the test) and road skills (the drive)

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    Refundable Cost

    Costs only €60.00 (which we will refund when you’ve taken your ISM Test Drive on your AXA policy)

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    Up to 20% discount

    Depending on your assessment, get a minimum 5% and up to 20% discount on your AXA premium.

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What is the DriveSave App?

  • The Drive Save app uses GPS functionality and requires you to record all your journeys on a smartphone app.

  • This app records details of the vehicle’s geographic position, travelling speed, acceleration and braking severity which AXA can monitor.

  • In return, you can receive a substantial up-front discount on your motor premium and an additional ‘cash-back’ discount during the year for good driving.

How do I get DriveSave?

  • 1. Firstly you'll need to get your DriveSave policy.
  • 2. Download the app from either the App Store or Google Play.


Download the Drivesave app on the App Store
Download the Drivesave app on Google Play

Please visit our DriveSave FAQ section if you have any more questions.

Which policy is right for me?

DriveSave

for anyone between the ages of 17 and 24

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Will I receive a discount for safe driving?
YES
Do I get a discount for being a full time third level student?
NO
Can I add named drivers?
Only if they are your parents
Am I covered to drive someone else's car?
NO
Will fire & theft claims affect my no claims bonus?
NO

DriveSave Policy

Drivesave allows you to get up to 25% discount off you AXA premium just for using the FREE smartphone app. Get 20% upfront discount and you could also earn and additional 5% cashback discount during the year depending on how well you drive.




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StudentFirst

for full-time third level students only

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Will I receive a discount for safe driving?
NO
Do I get a discount for being a full time third level student?
YES
Can I add named drivers?
Only if they are your parents
Am I covered to drive someone else's car?
NO
Will fire & theft claims affect my no claims bonus?
YES

StudentFirst Policy

The StudentFirst Policy is available to full time third level students aged under 26. The StudentFirst Policy gives you interest-free monthly instalments, a 20% upfront discount and another 1.25% discount every 3 months if you are claims free.



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Standard Cover

Learner Permit: 17+ | Full licence: 17+

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Will I receive a discount for safe driving?
NO
Do I get a discount for being a full time third level student?
NO
Can I add named drivers?
YES
Am I covered to drive someone else's car?
Third Party cover for aged 25+*
Will fire & theft claims affect my no claims bonus?
NO

Standard Cover Policy

Available to all full licence holders, and to learner permit holders aged 17+. We offer benefits including 75% no claims discount, no excess on windscreen or fire and theft, and even 10% discount online!

T&C's apply. Check your policy certificate to confirm cover.

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DriveSave Terms & Conditions

In purchasing car insurance with a DriveSave discount you accept these terms and conditions of DriveSave relating to the correct use of your mobile phone app. Please ensure you have read and understand all of these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions must be read in conjunction with your policy book.


You must download the DriveSave app onto your mobile phone and begin recording your trips on that phone within 7 days of incepting your policy.


  1. You must record all of your trips on your app.
  2. You must record a minimum of 400km over any 90 day assessment period.
  3. You must record at least 90 trips over any 90 day assessment period
  4. You must record a trip on your app at least once every 21 days.
  5. The App must only be used by you, when you are driving your own car and is not to be used by anyone else.
  6. Terms and Conditions of your DriveSave policy apply.
  7. The app is not currently available on Windows or Blackberry handsets.

Warning: In the event that the terms and conditions for mobile phone app use are not adhered to, or if AXA considers your driving behaviour to be unsatisfactory, AXA has the right to cancel your policy or remove your DriveSave discounts which will result in an increase in your premium.