You can get a Progressive good student discount if you have at least a B average or a 3.0 GPA. Student drivers can save an average of 10% as long as they are 16-22 years old and enrolled full-time in high school, college or home schooling.
Young drivers are usually quite expensive to insure since they lack driving experience. However, Progressive offers a good student discount because having good grades shows the insurer that you are responsible off the road, meaning you’re more likely to be responsible in the driver’s seat as well.
Progressive good student discounts vary by state, but it’s always worth the effort of checking if they are available in your location.
To cancel a Progressive insurance policy, call 1-866-416-2003 to speak with a representative and arrange for the cancellation to take effect immediately or at a future date. You can’t cancel Progressive insurance online, but you can cancel over the phone at any time.
How to Cancel Progressive Insurance
Call 1-866-416-2003 to inform Progressive about your desire to cancel.… read full answer
Provide the date you want the cancellation to go into effect.
Purchase a replacement insurance policy that takes effect prior to cancellation, to avoid a lapse in coverage.
Pay any necessary cancellation fees.
Confirm that you receive a refund for unused premiums.
Progressive says you will be refunded the money you paid in advance for coverage you won’t use. Unfortunately, they don’t give details about how they pro-rate refunds or whether they charge any cancellation fees.
Progressive Insurance Cancellation Fees
Customers report a range of experiences with Progressive’s cancellation fees. Some were charged 10% of their outstanding premium, while others paid a flat rate of $50 to $65. Many say they paid no fees at all.
The amount you have to pay to cancel Progressive insurance coverage depends on a few factors, like state laws where you live, how far into the policy term you are, and how often you pay your premium. Check your Progressive policy or speak with customer service to confirm what fees (if any) you’ll have to pay before you cancel.
How to Decide When to Cancel a Progressive Insurance Policy
It’s a good idea to shop around for car insurance and compare quotes from different companies. But make sure you don’t lose more in fees by switching policies mid-term than you gain in lower premiums.
It’s usually easiest to wait until the end of your policy period to switch insurers—just make sure you have a new policy in place before you cancel with Progressive. Driving without insurance can have serious consequences, and a lapse in coverage of any length can make future rates more expensive.
Yes, Progressive does offer free towing for customers who have the company’s roadside assistance coverage. Progressive roadside assistance is provided by Agero, generally costs $16 per year and includes towing services up to 15 miles or the nearest repair shop. Progressive customers can request roadside assistance online, or they can call 1-800-776-2778.… read full answer
What Progressive Roadside Assistance Covers
Towing services up to 15 miles or the nearest repair shop
Winching service (within 100 feet of a road or highway)
Battery charge for electric cars
Up to one hour of onsite labor
While Progressive’s roadside assistance covers towing and other services, it doesn’t cover the cost of repair parts, replacement keys, or major fixes due to things like engine failure or structural damage.
Progressive Free Towing Limit vs. Popular Competitors
College students can get car insurance discounts for having good grades or for going to college far away from the car they drive. College students can also qualify for general car insurance discounts, such as driver's education and good driver discounts. Since most college students are young drivers, car insurance companies consider them … read full answerhigh-risk and usually charge them higher premiums, making discounts all the more important.
To qualify for a good student discount, drivers usually need to be under 25 years old and unmarried, with a B average or better. Additionally, distant student discounts are designed for students who do not have a car with them at college and who attend school more than 100 miles away from home. You can see which major car insurance companies have these student discounts below.
Car Insurance Discounts for College Students by Company
Most college students can save money on car insurance by staying on a family policy. However, if your permanent residence is different from your parents’ and you drive full-time, you will likely need your own policy. It also might be cheaper to buy your own policy if you go to school in an area with lower car insurance rates or if one of your family members has a poor driving record that increases premium costs.
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