It happens more often than you might think;
You have an auto insurer that’s been very good for you for years. Suddenly, you discover that their rates are higher than they should be, you can’t access specific discounts, or their services just aren’t as good as they once were. Either way, you know it’s time to move on. But how exactly do you accomplish that? Understanding the process is very important because that’s the only way you can switch insurers properly. We’ll be guiding you through steps that will help you achieve your aim with relative ease!
Welcome! I’m Fincrew brand ambassador Stella. In this episode in the Insurance360 Video Series, I’ll share the necessary info you need to help you make a smooth transition from your current insurer to the best auto insurance provider for you! Be the first to see more helpful videos like this! All you have to do is hit that Subscribe icon and enable notification settings so you can view our great videos upon release! If you’ve done that already, here’s our 5-step approach to getting you the best vehicle insurance providers and policy out there!
Step 1–Explore And Weigh New Options First
Take your time to research the many coverage options out there. The last thing you want to do is rush out of one lousy coverage policy straight into an even worse one. Find the right coverage policy that improves all the things you’re dissatisfied with within your current coverage.
Step 2–Pick The Right Time
With insurance, timing is crucial. Because you can’t go out with your vehicle without having insurance coverage, you can’t just ditch your current policy before activating the new one. Also, the duration of insurance policies varies, depending on which state you took out the insurance. This is a critical component to consider, especially if you’re relocating during this period. So be sure to time the process of taking on that new insurance provider as entirely as you can.
Step 3–Reach Out To Your Present Provider
Under certain circumstances, your current provider might be willing to make certain concessions to ensure you stay on with them. Before finalizing your move, you could contact your current insurer and highlight your pain points. If they are willing to compromise, great! If not, be sure to inquire if there are any penalties for opting out of your coverage before it ends.
Step 4–Research Your New Choice Extensively
After looking through your options and settling for a new automobile insurance provider, don’t sign on a new policy straight away. Be sure to take the time to research the new provider for possible red flags. You could check for reviews on the company from reputable sources, listen to previous and current insured members’ opinions, among other things.
Step 5–Ensure Your Current Insurance Is Canceled And Take the Final Leap
Don’t make any assumptions here, as running two full insurance policies concurrently can have serious legal implications. Ensure you get in touch with your present auto insurance provider and ensure they’ve duly canceled your package before signing the final contract with your new insurer.
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