How Do I Get Progressive to Lower My Rate?

Progressive is an auto insurance company that saves customers money, even when that means showing the rates of its competitors for easy comparison. Progressive offers opportunities for discounts, and customers can give the insurance company a call to learn more ways to save.

Progressive began in 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio when two guys wanted to provide insurance that anyone and everyone could afford. Today, Progressive offers more than 30 other insurance products in addition to auto. There are ways of saving money on necessary insurance. Needless to say, insurance is a convenience, and it needs to work well without shortcuts that end up costing some consumers in the long run. Learn how to save more on your rate if you're currently a customer, and how to get the best rate for the insurance you want if you're not a customer yet.

For Current Customers

Current customers of Progressive may already qualify for a bundling discount if you have more than one insurance. Maybe bundling home or business can help you save? A progressive customer service representative can go over some choices with you based on questions.

Progressive also offers a Snapshot discount. You receive a small device to install near the base of your car's steering wheel. This gadget tracks your driving and provides usage-based insurance. You even receive a discount for enrolling. There's even an option to use the Snapshot app in lieu of the device. Note that you may need to enroll in this program for at least 6 months before you see any change in your rate.

Progressive also offers loyalty-based discounts for multiple cars on the same policy. There are also discounts for paperless statements, paying in full, and or using autopay. The company also offers discounts for drivers under 18 years old who maintain a "B" average or better.

There's a discount if you're a homeowner, even if your home isn't insured with Progressive. Additionally, there's a discount for families with full-time students who live more than 100 miles from home, are under 22 years old and don't have a car while at school.

Progressive also states that customers who have never had an accident in the past 5 years average paying up to 31% less than customers who have had accidents or violations.

To help customers save even more, Progressive has a help page dedicated to cheap and affordable car insurance. The page details some advice on savings because Progressive still operates by the founders' intent to provide affordable insurance for everyone. One piece of advice mentions using the comparison rate tool or reviewing your policy thoroughly to remove items you may no longer need. Raising your deductible and removing inactive drivers and cars all help lower your rate. Please call Progressive Customer Service for more details.

For Future Customers

As stated above, Progressive offers many discounts for customers. The best part is not only are they open to new customers, but people who have yet to switch can use Progressive's Name Your Price Tool. It's a simple tool where you enter what you'd like to pay and the tool shows you some recommended coverages. Progressive also advises potential customers to use the comparison rate tool, which shows possible rates with other companies.

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