Two brands that differentiate themselves through
innovation and security

The partnership between La Centrale and CashSentinel is meant to offer a digital and innovative solution for the purchase and sale of pre-owned vehicles.

With La Centrale, you have access to the largest platform of pre-owned vehicle in France. A set of services is offered to you throughout your transactions. Amongst them, CashSentinel allows you to autonomously create and manage digital contracts, which protect not only the payment, but also the contractual commitments. We also offer a range of handpicked options, usually reserved for professionals, that everyone can now activate in a few clicks.

La Centrale belongs to CarBoat Media, which also owns the website "Annonces du Bateau". CarBoat Media is the French leader in car, motorcycle and boat content in the field of classifieds and editorials ads. The partnership with CarBoat Media was launched in 2019.

The partnership between La Centrale and CashSentinel is meant to offer a digital and innovative 360 ° solution for the purchase and sale of pre-owned vehicles.

With La Centrale, you have access to the largest platform of pre-owned vehicle in France. A set of services is offered to you throughout your transactions. Amongst them, CashSentinel allows you to autonomously create and manage digital contracts, which protect not only the payment, but also the contractual commitments. We also offer a range of handpicked options, usually reserved for professionals, that everyone can now activate in a few clicks.

La Centrale belongs to CarBoat Media, which also owns the website "Annonces du Bateau". CarBoat Media is the French leader in car, motorcycle and boat content in the field of classifieds and editorials ads. The partnership with CarBoat Media was launched in 2019.

La Centrale: the specialist of the automobile advertisement

La Centrale: the specialist of the automobile advertisement

La Centrale is today a multi-media brand: 1st pre-owned car website created in 1999, national weekly newspaper from 1969 to 2009, known historically under the name "La Centrale ® des Particuliers". More than 320,000 second hand listings are referenced and verified for cars, commercial vehicles, two wheels, and recreational vehicles.

La Centrale also offers you a wide choice of additional services such as:

  • La Centrale's car rating makes it possible to estimate the price of your car on the pre-owned car market.
  • Regularly checked vehicle data sheets for optimum data reliability.
  • A financing service to simulate your financing.
  • A price-comparison for your car insurance.
  • The CashSentinel service to secure your transactions.

La Centrale's success is based on its creativity and ability to support ongoing technological developments.

La Centrale is today a multi-media brand: 1st pre-owned car website created in 1999, national weekly newspaper from 1969 to 2009, known historically under the name "La Centrale ® des Particuliers". More than 320,000 second hand listings are referenced and verified for cars, commercial vehicles, two wheels, and recreational vehicles.

La Centrale also offers you a wide choice of additional services such as:

  • La Centrale's car rating makes it possible to estimate the price of your car on the pre-owned car market.
  • Regularly checked vehicle data sheets for optimum data reliability.
  • A financing service to simulate your financing.
  • A price-comparison for your car insurance.
  • The CashSentinel service to secure your transactions.

La Centrale's success is based on its creativity and ability to support ongoing technological developments.

Annonces du bateau

Annonces du bateau

The website Annonces du Bateau, also owned by Carboat Media, recommends CashSentinel to secure your boat transactions.

Created in 1979, and completely digitized in 2013, Annonces du Bateau is the leading site for boating ads for individuals and professionals.

The website Annonces du Bateau, also owned by Carboat Media, recommends CashSentinel to secure your boat transactions.

Created in 1979, and completely digitized in 2013, Annonces du Bateau is the leading site for boating ads for individuals and professionals.

Payment Security

Payment Security

The security concept of CashSentinel has been developed in Switzerland since 2012. Today, the service is widely used in France and other European countries, to secure hundreds of transactions totaling millions of euros each month.

In collaboration with its partner Societe Generale and under the supervision of the SFPMEI (financial company specialised in the bank-to-bank money transfer), CashSentinel checks the parties to the contract, payment flows and information related to the vehicle - thus bringing you the serenity of a successful transaction.

CashSentinel is registered as a payment service provider by the ACPR (Prudential Control and Resolution Authority of the Banque de France, www.regafi.fr).

The security concept of CashSentinel has been developed in Switzerland since 2012. Today, the service is widely used in France and other European countries, to secure hundreds of transactions totaling millions of euros each month.

In collaboration with its partner Societe Generale and under the supervision of the SFPMEI (financial company specialised in the bank-to-bank money transfer), CashSentinel checks the parties to the contract, payment flows and information related to the vehicle - thus bringing you the serenity of a successful transaction.

CashSentinel is registered as a payment service provider by the ACPR (Prudential Control and Resolution Authority of the Banque de France, www.regafi.fr).

Contract Protection

Contract Protection

The parties to a CashSentinel contract automatically benefit from a legal protection provided by Allianz Protection Juridique for a period of three months. Thus, in case of a dispute after the transaction, the parties (buyer and seller) are accompanied in order to find an amicable agreement.

The coverage supports an independent expertise, and the intervention costs of a lawyer *.
* See detailed terms and conditions in your customer area.

The parties to a CashSentinel contract automatically benefit from a legal protection provided by Allianz Protection Juridique for a period of three months. Thus, in case of a dispute after the transaction, the parties (buyer and seller) are accompanied in order to find an amicable agreement.

The coverage supports an independent expertise, and the intervention costs of a lawyer *.
* See detailed terms and conditions in your customer area.

Mechanical Warranty

Mechanical Warranty

We want to bring you the uppermost serenity for your transaction : when buying your vehicle through CashSentinel, Allianz offers you the opportunity to take out an mechanical warranty. During the all time of your warranty, you also benefit from an assistance in case of failure.

Your price is calculated directly according to the information entered in your CashSentinel contract; you validate the option by a single click. Your Allianz mechanical warranty takes effect 30 days after the date of purchase of your vehicle *.

Different levels of coverage (Silver, Gold, Platinum) as well as duration (from 6 to 24 months) are offered according to the characteristics and the age of your vehicle.

Indicative cost: from 126 EUR
*See the detailed terms and conditions as well as the eligibility of the vehicle at the time you create your CashSentinel contract.

We want to bring you the uppermost serenity for your transaction : when buying your vehicle through CashSentinel, Allianz offers you the opportunity to take out an mechanical warranty. During the all time of your warranty, you also benefit from an assistance in case of failure.

Your price is calculated directly according to the information entered in your CashSentinel contract; you validate the option by a single click. Your Allianz mechanical warranty takes effect 30 days after the date of purchase of your vehicle *.

Different levels of coverage (Silver, Gold, Platinum) as well as duration (from 6 to 24 months) are offered according to the characteristics and the age of your vehicle.

Indicative cost: from 126 EUR
*See the detailed terms and conditions as well as the eligibility of the vehicle at the time you create your CashSentinel contract.

Verification and Transport

Verification and Transport

Buy a vehicle remotely, without leaving your living room and without unpleasant surprises? CashSentinel gives you access to a network of automotive valuers who are licensed to verify your car, and you have also access to a professional conveying company that can make your vehicle repatriated to your home by a professional driver.

The selected services are added directly to your CashSentinel contract, which centralises the information and secures the different steps and payments of your transaction.

These services are offered by third parties selected by CashSentinel; they are subject to additional charges.

Indicative cost of a verification: single price of 199 EUR
Indicative cost of transport: from 99 EUR

Buy a vehicle remotely, without leaving your living room and without unpleasant surprises? CashSentinel gives you access to a network of automotive valuers who are licensed to verify your car, and you have also access to a professional conveying company that can make your vehicle repatriated to your home by a professional driver.

The selected services are added directly to your CashSentinel contract, which centralises the information and secures the different steps and payments of your transaction.

These services are offered by third parties selected by CashSentinel; they are subject to additional charges.

Indicative cost of a verification: single price of 199 EUR
Indicative cost of transport: from 99 EUR

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