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Why Find Your Car Insurance Rates Online?

Bovo Law March 15, 2010

So you’ve heard of people who buy their car insurance online. Are rates the same? Better? Are there other reasons to get your car insurance rates online? Compare the online experience with your last auto insurance shopping adventure.

The Convenience Is A Winner

For convenience, you can’t beat online shopping for a car insurance rate. You can do it any time of the day or night, over the Internet. There’s no need to get dressed up and go into an insurance sales office. You can keep your fuzzy bunny slippers and robe on – no one’s gonna see what you’re wearing as you sit down in front of your computer and shop for auto insurance.

Time’s NOT A Wastin’

If you’ve been into an insurance agents office, you know that the pace is usually pretty laid back, with just two speeds: slow and stop. They’re not in any hurry to get you in and out of there. They’ll be there all day anyhow, so let’s discuss this other alternate rider you can get on your policy, etc…. If you like that kind of socialization, please go the traditional route and visit an insurance office. Be sure you have plenty of time. For those of us who lead busier lives, shopping online for a car insurance rate fits our lifestyle. We can pick and choose which type of coverage we want – often just copying the coverage we want to replace – and not have an agent standing by trying to coax us to a more beneficial (to him) policy.

Changes? A Breeze!

If there are changes you want to make to your policy, if you got your car insurance rate online then it is simple to make modifications. No need to bother your agent to try out a different configuration. Check it online. How much will it save you if you take off the car rental rider? Or move your adult daughter to her own policy? Or add in your new teen driver? All these things and much more can be checked online, whenever you want, without needed to call an office.

Any Cautions?

If you don’t know what type of coverage you need, you might want to learn more. You can usually call an agent’s office – or stop by – and they’ll be happy to education you on the differences between liability, comprehensive, and collision. They can also help you know what amount of coverage would be right in your situation. If you already know that stuff, though, try getting your new car insurance rate online!

The foregoing article was written by the author based on experiences she has had. This article is not stated as a legal opinion or as fact but instead is stated as opinion of the author.