Discount auto insurance is relative to how much you are willing to spend for a particular amount of coverage. What most people don’t get is that by buying the cheapest insurance policy you may be doing an injustice to yourself.
People should look more at the coverage’s that are available and what is charged for those coverage’s. The easiest way to do this is to talk with an agent. They will be able to give you different price break downs at different levels of coverage.
Please be aware that there are two types of agents. There are captive agents that only can provide insurance for there company. A good example of a captive agent is a State Farm agent. The other type of agent is an independent agent. They can provide insurance policies for multiple companies but usually not the same companies that have captive agents.
Once you decide to speak with an agent always ask what auto insurance discounts are available to you. If you weren’t aware most agents work on a commission basis, so they might not always add on all the discounts that are available if you don’t ask. Once they add the discounts for you be sure to ask if there are any additional discount you could get.
Another way to get discount auto insurance is to boost you collision deductible. Most people have a $500 deductible but by moving to a $750 or $1000 deductible you can easily save $100. I wouldn’t recommend increasing your comprehensive coverage deductible because it usually is less expensive to begin with.
You should always comparison shop between companies to receive the best rate for coverage from multiple companies. Each company has there own rating scale which could make the prices from one company significantly different from another.
On TV you are bombarded with insurance commercials stating they will save you hundreds of dollars. This makes it confusing to try to figure which insurance organization has the best insurance rates. All the insurance corporations have good rates for the market they are trying to insure. It’s your responsibility to try figure out if you fall into there preferred market so you get the best price.
It has become very simple to go online to compare insurance prices. You need to be careful though because some of the insurance corporations are having your state minimum coverage limits set as the defaults in there quote forms online. Make sure that before you purchase the policy you can speak with representative from the company providing the rates to discuss your options. Then you can use some of the tips from this article.
Author: Joseph WeluszThis author has published 6 articles so far.