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AXA’s SmartFamily the Better Accident Coverage Package

 

The set for the event launch for AXA Family Advantage

The set for the event launch for AXA Smart Family

Early in September I was invited to attend the launch of  AXA’s Smart Family.  Held at Joyden Hall at Bugis +   the new concept in Accident insurance certainly wowed me over.  Let me tell you more about it!!

What type of insurance is it ? 

This personal accident plan for the family is like no other. It offers 8 services, designed to help minimise disruption to daily life during various stages of recovery.

Information board about AXA SmartFamily

Information board about AXA SmartFamily

 

As I walked into the hall there was an information board which gave a graphical explanation of the type of coverage that one gets on top of financial coverage once the individual/ family takes up the AXA Smart Family insurance.  The extra services provided start when you are discharged from the hospital and certainly come in very handy for  busy families who do not have extra help.

The host for the afternoon- Adrian Pang

The host for the afternoon- Adrian Pang

The event was kicked off by the host Adrian Pang  from FLY Entertainment who set the mood for the afternoon’s program.

 Presentation by AXA's Chief Technical Officer - Mr Johann Simon

Presentation by AXA’s Chief Technical Officer – Mr Johann Simon

Mr Johann Simon gave a presentation about the technicalities of the policy as can be seen in the above photo.

You can choose from 3 different range of sums insured ( $250,000, $500,000 and $1 Million) to suit your needs.

Customers can self-monitor and tract the cost of benefits($) they would like to claim for, as long as it is within the total coverage they purchased.

Explaining the benefits of the AXA SmartFamily Package

Explaining the benefits of the AXA SmartFamily Package

Mr Simon also gave a run down of the 8 services which are provided in the event that the insured needs assistance.

If you are injured and face difficulties during your recovery period AXA  will provide these services.

  1. Child Guardian
    – Arrange and pay to fetch your children to and from school.
  2. Home Nursing
    – Arrange and pay for a nurse to attend to your follow up treatments or therapy at home
  3. Consultation with a Therapist
    – 
    They will make appointments and payments for your therapy or rehabilitation services.
  4. Doctor’s Home Visits
    – Arrange and pay for a doctor’s visit for your follow up treatments
  5. Home Modification
    Arrange and pay for modifications to your home to accommodate your disability.
  6. Transportation for Medical Appointments
    – Arrange and pay for transportation ( I.e. Taxi Service) to the hospital/ clinics for follow up treatment.
  7. Housekeeping & Meal Services
    – 
    Arrange and pay for professional house cleaning and meal services.
  8. Consultation with a Psychologist
    – Make appointments and payment on your behalf for psychologist consultations.

I find these amazing as many other insurance companies out there do not provide such added services for their clients.

The face off challenge between Beatrice Chia and Sulami Yusoff

The face off challenge between Beatrice Chia and Suhami Yusof

To make it easier for the customer to understand about the 8 added benefits of the AXA  SmartFamily Plan there was a friendly Face OFF between Beatrice Chia  and Suhami Yusof,  also from FLY Entertainment . Both teams  had to answer a series of questions in a first to the buzzer race.

Categories which the contestants had to choose

Categories which the contestants had to choose

Held in a “Pyramid Game” style challenge the two teams were given 8 different categories where questions would be asked.  The first person who pressed the buzzer and gave the correct answer was awarded the points for the question.

The actors waiting for the stage cues

The actors waiting for the stage cues

Actors performing different skids portraying the various services

Actors performing different skids portraying the various services

To make the show more interesting there were 4  FLY Entertainment actors who had to improvise and act out short skids based on the category that was chosen by the team.

Their skits were really hilarious and entertaining and it really gave me a better idea about how AXA SmartFamily would work for me.

Singing Daddy's Home

Singing Daddy’s Home

At the end of the event we were treated to the singing of the song Daddy’s Home by a group of children and FLY Entertainment  singer Jill Marie-Thomas. The MC Adrian Pang also joined in the singing and took the song to higher heights.

A Recap of  AXA SmartFamily in Graphics

From AXA's Website

From AXA’s Website

 

Unsure about this product?  Listen to what these parents have to say about the AXA SmartFamily.

Disclaimer: This is an advertorial in collaboration with AXA Singapore. All opinions are 100% mine.

Explore the World with Junior Explorer

Monkey boy and Doggie boy posing for the camera

Monkey boy and Doggie boy posing for the camera

The boys have always been interested in Science since they were little. They are fascinated by the different animals and insects that they have seen and love to read up on different science facts in the books that we borrow from the library.

This month they were privileged to be able to trial run Junior Explorer’s Subscription program- a Science based activity program which has both online and offline components to complete based on the given theme of the month.

There are several options for subscriptions.
1 month – $24.99,
3 months – $66.99
6 months – $127.49
12 months – $239.99
It is recommended for you to take a 12 month subscription as it will certainly be most effective with  regular exposure to the program.

 

Once you have secured your subscription you will get   Explorer Kits sent to your house and enjoy exploring various topics in Science from the comfort of your home.

The Mission kit with the starter packet and Mission pack

The Mission kit with the starter packet and Mission pack

Targeted at ages 6-11 years old this package composes of the following items. The Welcome package and Arctic Mission Kit which we received consists of the following item.

  • A Welcome Letter
  • A Junior Explorer water bottle
  • Stickers to decorate the  cardboard Kit box with.
  • Peel of tattoos
  • Postcards to send out
  • Mission cards
  • Activity Guide
  • Wrist bands and Pins
  • Access codes to the online missions
  • World Map
  • Mini creatures that were featured from the Arctic Mission

The boys couldn’t wait to get started so we settled down to have a look through and read up on the facts before we started the online part of the mission.

Fact sheet and cards

Fact sheet and cards

There was quite a bit of information  which the boys  had to digest before they started on their Arctic Mission.   We read through the mission card together and looked  the fact sheet we were given.

Trading cards that came with the kit

Trading cards that came with the kit

There were 6 trading cards that came with the Arctic Mission package.

Each animal, like the  Beluga Whale in the picture above, had key facts listed on the card and additional cool facts below.  The boys had the chance to have a close up with the Beluga Whale and Polar Bear as there were two tiny figurines in the set.  ( They were really tiny and we had to use a magnifying glass to look at the figurines to be able to study it better. That’s the ACTUAL size above in comparison to a trading card.)

The welcome screen for Junior Explorers website

The welcome screen for Junior Explorers website

When  the boys had completed reading through the fact sheets it was time to start  the online part of the mission.

We logged into the system and embarked on the ARCTIC Mission together.

Choosing an Avatar for the mission

Choosing an Avatar for the mission

First up they had to choose the avatar which they wanted  to represented them. Doggie boy  chose the avatar you  are seeing on the right of the picture above.

An introduction to the mission by the Chief Biologist

An introduction to the mission by the Chief Biologist

An introduction by Chief Biologist and they were off on their mission.

Facts about the Arctic Region

Facts about the Arctic Region

After going through the the factual slideshow the boys were all ready to try out the interactive part of the mission.

The Games!!

I didn’t get around to taking any screenshots of the games they tried as they were too engrossed in them to pause for me to capture a screenshot.

The printable certificate which you can print out when the mission is completed

The printable certificate which you can print out when the mission is completed

Before I knew it they had completed the mission and were completed and they were able to key in their name for a Certificate of Achievement.

Besides the Arctic Mission the boys took the opportunity to take a look at the Biome Introductory package

In the Biome introductory package the boys were introduced to the various eco systems in the world.

The World Map

The World Map

First off in the Biome  mission they were introduced to the world map and were able to look at the different fact sheets that were associated with the animals in the different regions. There was a variety of animals living in the ocean, forests, mountains grasslands, desserts and polar regions.

When you click on a picture of the animal a trading card fact sheet will pop out on the screen.

The Trading cards being featured on the screen when their respective animals are clicked on

The Trading cards being featured on the screen when their respective animals are clicked on

The boys got to view the six trading fact cards and much more when they were going through the factual part of the online segment of the unit.

It got a bit overwhelming for them as they felt they were suffering from information overload after clicking on more then 20 different animals in the last 10 minutes.

If you are not for screens popping up in front of you all the information in this section can be  found in the Field Guide which was in the kit.

The online game section in the Biome

The online game section in the Biome

This time I managed to capture a screenshot 🙂

The boys cleared these games quite easily as they were much simpler as compared to the ones in the Arctic mission.

In all it took us slightly more then an hour to complete both missions.

My thoughts on the product

Having tried several different monthly home kit I was curious to see how this particular one fared in comparison to the others we have tested.

I marvel at the informative part of the package which has chock full of facts on the different creatures in each package.  Each section is repeatable and one can go back anytime to redo parts of the mission of try the various games again.

What the boys thought about the product

They were amaze by the tons of information available at their fingertips in regards to the various ecosystems and their inhabitants. It was great to learn new facts which they will be able to share with each other or their friends on a later date.

They would love to have more games to try out within each mission and am looking forward to more varied games in the upcoming  mission packages.

Suggestions

 

I personally felt that the mission could be tailored to suit kids of different ability levels so they would be able to benefit more from the package.

It would be great to have possibility of setting the topics based on different difficulty levels so that more advance and older kids will be able to learn Science at their optimal speed.

If you have young kids and are keen for them to learn more about science do check out the Junior Explorer website to know more about what they offer.

 

Disclaimer: This is and Advertorial in collaboration with  Junior Explorers. All opinions are 100% my own.