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Frequently Asked Questions

At ExtrasJar, we understand that we take traditional insurance off the beaten track. Check out our frequently asked questions to find an answer to what you might be wondering.

Why ExtrasJar?

ExtrasJar provides revolutionary protection and complete peace of mind for the entire family – even your four-legged and furry family members. With health insurance, health extras, pet insurance and pet extras, we give you more flexibility and freedom to choose products that best suit you and your family.

An ExtrasJar account allows you to save and pay for general healthcare treatments (extras) by making one-off and/or periodic deposits. Your deposits will be used to purchase units in the ExtrasJar registered Managed Investment Scheme (Australian Registered Scheme Number (ARSN): 660 982 507). You can use your units in the fund to pay for healthcare extras with your ExtrasJar digital MasterCard using your available balance.

An ExtrasJar account allows you to save and pay for general healthcare treatments (extras) by making one-off and/or periodic deposits. Your deposits will be used to purchase units in the ExtrasJar registered Managed Investment Scheme (Australian Registered Scheme Number (ARSN): 660 982 507). You can use your units in the fund to pay for healthcare extras with your ExtrasJar digital MasterCard using your available balance.

Most managed investment schemes feature long delays when it comes to accessing your funds. Many also disallow the use of funds directly at the point of sale. With ExtrasJar, we transform that reality, allowing you access to your funds at any point.

Opening an ExtrasJar account

To apply for an ExtrasJar account, you must: Be an Australian resident (for tax purposes) Have an Australian residential address

Yes. You can open an account and then nominate family members that can access your ExtrasJar account and funds. They will be able to put them towards their own general healthcare treatments.

We are required by law to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who applies for an ExtrasJar account. This process is automated, though you may be required to provide additional information in certain circumstances. Your ExtrasJar account will only be established after you’ve successfully completed the application process to our satisfaction. We take your privacy seriously. View our privacy policy to learn more about how we use your information.

Deposits and withdrawals

Login to your ExtrasJar account and select the “Add Investment” button. From here, you can make a one-off investment or set up periodic investments. Deposits can be made using by direct debit from a nominated Australian Deposit-Taking Institution (ADI) account.