Yes, Esurance has a multi-car discount. To qualify for the Esurance multi-car discount, a customer must insure two or more vehicles on the same Esurance auto insurance policy. The discount automatically applies to a qualifying Esurance policy, but it does not compound, meaning you won’t get a bigger discount for insuring more vehicles.
In addition to Esurance’s multi-car discount, the company offers other ways for customers to save money on their premiums, such as the renters plus discount and the DriveSense discount. For more information, check out the complete list of Esurance discounts. And if you’re unsure whether a discount that you qualify for is being applied to your policy, you can contact Esurance by calling 1 (800) 378-7262.
You can lower your Esurance car insurance costs by taking advantage of Esurance discounts, opting for a higher deductible, and reducing your coverage, among other things. Esurance considers a variety of factors when calculating your premium, though some – like your age and location – are out of your control. Fortunately, you can take steps to influence other factors in order to lower your rate.… read full answer
How to Lower the Cost of Car Insurance from Esurance
Use Esurance’s auto insurance discounts
Esurance offers a wide variety of discounts that can help you lower your overall car insurance bill. For example, drivers can get a discount equal to 30% of their renters insurance premium if they purchase renters insurance in addition to their auto policy.
Raise your car insurance deductible
Opting for a higher deductible on any of your insurance policies from Esurance can lower your premium. But if you decide to go this route, it’s important that you choose a deductible amount that you can still afford if you suddenly need to file a claim. Otherwise, you might not be able to use the coverage that you have.
Less coverage usually means lower premiums, but it could also lead to higher costs in the long run, so it’s important to approach coverage decisions with caution.
Improve your driving record
Practicing save driving habits and avoiding moving violations can help you qualify for lower Esurance insurance rates long-term. You may also be able to attend traffic school in order to remove a violation or points from your record, depending on your state. Esurance even offers a discount to drivers who take an approved defensive driving course.
Build and improve your credit
Because your credit history is correlated with your likelihood of filing an insurance claim, Esurance uses your credit data to calculate your premium in states where it is legal. As a result, having good credit makes you less of an insurance risk, which will reduce your rates over time.
Whether you can shorten your commute to work, use more public transportation, or even ride a bicycle more, driving fewer miles each year could lower your Esurance premium.
Drive an insurance-friendly car
Expensive cars, sports cars, and cars with high rates of theft are considered to be riskier to insure than cheaper, more practical vehicles. Before you buy a new car, get a new quote from Esurance to see how it will affect your rate. If the cost is out of your budget, then you should probably choose a different car.
Sign up for DriveSense
DriveSense, the Esurance telematics program rewards you for good driving with a discounted premium. Specifically, DriveSense tracks miles driven, speed, the time of day that you drive, and braking. By using DriveSense, drivers can save 5% initially on their rate.
Finally, if you’re still struggling to afford your Esurance policy, you should consider switching insurers. Even if you’re not actively looking for a new policy, it’s generally a good idea to compare quotes from three different companies every 6-12 months. To learn more, check out WalletHub’s guide to switching car insurance companies.
You can get a LoJack insurance discount in most states by telling your insurer that you have LoJack and asking for an anti-theft device discount. LoJack discounts usually range from 5% to 25% off your comprehensive coverage, varying by state and company.
LoJack is a technology that emits a certain radio frequency when activated by law enforcement, which helps police recover your car if it’s stolen. As a result, having LoJack can qualify you for an anti-theft discount because your insurer is less likely to have to pay for a stolen car.… read full answer
While these companies advertise anti-theft discounts on their websites, they do not specify a particular type of anti-theft device needed to qualify. However, LoJack is likely to count. For example, New Jersey requires all insurers to provide discounts to drivers whose cars have certain anti-theft devices, and the state specifically includes vehicle recovery systems that communicate with the police on the list of eligible devices.
In the past, Progressive has offered specific LoJack discounts and even rebate programs, which refund the customer for a portion of the cost of installing LoJack. So if you’re thinking about getting LoJack and have Progressive, it’s worth keeping an eye out for special incentives.
Regardless of the insurance savings, LoJack can be a smart purchase, especially if you live in a high-risk area or your car is particularly attractive to thieves.
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