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Insurance discount for COVID-19?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by GoodManFrank, Apr 8, 2020.

  1. GoodManFrank

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    Many of my friends receive a 1-2 month discount on their auto insurance due to the coronavirus lock down. I'm wondering does Tesla insurance offer similar things? :)
     
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    Have you asked them?
     
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    Even if your insurance company is not offering a discount or payment waiver, it would make sense to change the primary use of your vehicles to "pleasure" and significantly reduce your expected annual mileage (assuming you are now working from home/not commuting). Doing so should reduce your premiums for the time being.
     
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    That's what I did. It saved me over $300. I'm insured with Tesla.
     
  5. GoodManFrank

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    Wow cool. I didn't know we can even change the policy in the middle of the 6 month period.
     
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    #6 dskillz, Apr 8, 2020
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    Insured with Geico. Their CEO sent an email yesterday to all their customers the they are giving a 15% credit to all auto and motorcycle policies that are renewing between April 8 2020 and October 7 2020. The email stated this 15% credit would also be applied to anyone getting a new auto policy with them during those dates.
     
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    USAA:

    Every member with an auto insurance policy in effect as of March 31, 2020, will receive a 20% credit on two months of premiums in the coming weeks
     
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    I heard on the news that Allstate is also offering a discount (15%? 20%?) and American Family (the new corporate parent of Ameriprise) is offering $50 per insured vehicle.
     
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    Damn, being “essential” sucks.
     
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    Many of the credits these companies are doing are going to all of their customers.
     
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    No love yet from State Farm. If never, may be time to go shopping.
     
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    No word from AAA.......not surprising!
     
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    I pay about $850/yr with SF to insure my Tesla. If they offer a 15% discount for 2
    months like these other companies, that’s $21.25. I’m so not shopping my insurance over that. :)
     
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    So completely irrelevant companies are sending out 15-page essays about what they're doing, but Progressive is doing this and I don't hear a peep.
     
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    Yeah I ended up googling it because I hadn’t heard anything from Progressive.
     
  17. Dolemite

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    It's OK - at least we know that Safelite president and CEO Tom Feeney is greeting customers with a smile and a thumbs-up:

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    You're right..... but the fact that they would tight fistedly (not sure a word) hold onto to every penny.
     
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    Wife had called MAPFRE/Commerce about a billing issue. They said we may qualify for a discount due to COVID and to reach out to our agent. We called our agent they said they had no idea, corporate usually informs them of any discounts. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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    At least your agent responded. Been 3 days trying to get ours - just get recording that they "are busy helping other customers and will return your call as soon as possible". Which is kind of funny - them being busy - even at 11 PM. (small town)

    Guess I could just go to his house and knock on his door.
     

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