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Stephen Zeller

As the General Manager of General Insurance, Stephen Zeller is Compare the Market’s resident expert in everything car insurance. With more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Stephen knows that having a good grasp of your insurance can bring many benefits and is passionate about helping Australians understand their car insurance to get the best deal for them.

Stories by Stephen Zeller

No travel insurance

12 May 2022 14:32

Half of Aussies admit to travelling without travel insurance

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Half of Australians who’ve travelled either domestically or overseas have done so without travel insurance – with some coming to regret that decision.

Unaffordable insurance

11 May 2022 10:53

Insurance still unaffordable for some after recent severe weather

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

According to Compare the Market’s latest quarterly Bill Shock Tracker survey, 18% of respondents said they could not afford insurance.

Qld wild weather

6 May 2022 16:22

Queenslanders urged to protect their homes ahead of more wild weather

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Queensland is set for more torrential rain, with forecasts of nearly 10 months of rain over just a couple of days in certain parts of the ‘Sunshine’ State.

EasterPets

13 Apr 2022 12:26

Pet safety warning: don’t let Easter turn into a dog’s breakfast

Written by Phillip Portman, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Families looking forward to an egg hunt this Easter are being urged to be extra careful with chocolate goodies around their pets.

Pet-friendly

25 Mar 2022 14:29

Pets a key lifestyle factor when choosing to buy a house

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Wannabe property-buyers aren’t just looking for themselves, but their pets as well, according to a new survey by Compare the Market.

Renters flood damage

21 Mar 2022 10:55

Why renters are more vulnerable to damage during floods

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Renters who had not insured their valuables could be particularly vulnerable to losses and damage caused by the flooding disaster, experts say.

Flooded cars

8 Mar 2022 15:57

What to do if your car has been flooded

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Following the devastating recent floods, Compare the Market is reminding car owners what they can do if they have suffered flood damage.

7 Mar 2022 10:38

Flood affected could face delays amid labour and supply shortages

Written by Sarah Orr, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Insurance experts say compounding factors including supply shortages could make a difficult situation worse for people impacted by the disaster.

21 Sep 2021 10:21

What’s the future of hydrogen cars in Australia?

Written by James McCay, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Hyundai has announced it plans to popularise hydrogen as a source of energy by 2040. Given the hurdles electric cars continue to face, will hydrogen cars bomb?

17 Sep 2021 11:00

Will driverless vehicles make us more dangerous on the road?

Written by James McCay, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Will Autonomous Vehicles make other drivers more aggressive on the road? We chat to the experts to learn what a transition to a driverless future could look like.

9 Sep 2021 09:18

How you park your car can impact your insurance premiums

Written by James McCay, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Where you park your car can have an impact of the cost of car insurance. This not only involves garages and driveways but which suburb you're in. Join us as we take a look at the data.

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