You cannot get Erie Insurance in Florida. Erie Insurance (based in Erie, Pennsylvania) only sells policies in 11 states and the District of Columbia. North Carolina and Tennessee are the southernmost states in which Erie operates.
If you spend only part of the year in Florida and your car is registered in an area covered by Erie, you could get Erie auto insurance to protect you wherever you drive. As long as the policy meets Florida’s minimum insurance requirements, it will cover you there, too.
Gap insurance in Florida works the same way as gap insurance in the rest of the U.S. It pays the balance remaining on a car loan or lease contract after a liability, comprehensive, or collision policy pays out the actual cash value of a totaled vehicle. The state of Florida doesn’t require any driver to carry gap insurance. However, certain lenders in Florida may require customers to carry … read full answergap insurance – short for guaranteed asset (or auto) protection insurance – if they get a car loan or lease.
Dozens of companies, including banks and dealerships, offer gap insurance in Florida. While you should take your time deciding which one is right for you, you can also have confidence in the fact that gap insurance works the same way in Florida as in the rest of the country.
It’s worth noting that gap coverage is usually cheaper to purchase from an insurance company than a dealership. For more information, check out WalletHub’s complete guide to gap insurance.
Yes, Geico insurance rates are competitive, since the company is one of the five cheapest insurers nationally, according to WalletHub’s cheap car insurance analysis. Geico car insurance costs an average of $506 annually, or $42 per month.
Geico’s car insurance rates are based on your driving record and experience, along with … read full answerfactors like the type of car you drive, your ZIP code, your insurance history, and more. Your coverage and deductible choices also impact your final quote, as do your eligibility for discounts.
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The best way to find cheap car insurance in Florida with a low down payment is to compare quotes and payment plans from different car insurance companies. Progressive, GEICO and Liberty Mutual are the three cheapest car insurance companies in Florida, according to WalletHub’s 2019 study. They’re a good place to start.… read full answer
Florida is one of 7 states that allow drivers to purchase auto insurance with little-to-no money down, other than the first month’s premium. You must pay some amount upfront to activate your insurance. Companies that advertise “no down payment” simply mean that your initial cost is payment of your first installment, without anything extra added on. However, not all drivers can buy car insurance with no down payment, because it depends on the amount of risk the company is taking to insure you. People with poor credit, a poor driving history, or an expensive new car may face a larger down payment.
When buying an auto insurance policy in Florida, you typically have the option to pay your 6- or 12-month premium in one lump sum or in periodic installments. Installments can be monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly. You will save money overall, usually 5%-10% annually, if you can afford to pay your entire premium at once. However, if that’s not possible, find an insurance company that offers a payment plan that suits your budget.
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