Docstoc

How To Reduce An Insurance Premium

Document Sample
How To Reduce An Insurance Premium Powered By Docstoc
					How To Reduce An Insurance Premium



In the present world, having an insurance policy for your home, car or even health is an important
factor to consider. It is however unfortunate that many people are paying huge premiums to the
insurance companies for whatever policies they get while there are numerous ways through which
one can pay less while still getting quality insurance cover. The automobile insurance policies are the
most commonly sought after and it is important to know how you can slash a huge chunk of the
premium payable to the insurers if you want to save more.



Ways to reduce an insurance premium



One of the best strategies that you should explore when seeking to reduce the amount of insurance
payable to the insurance companies is by shopping around. With various reliable insurance quotes
available, you can use them to shop around for the best offers available but always make sure that
you do not fall for cheap prices at the expense of quality and reliable insurance covers. This is
important especially when planning to renew your cover. Do not do it automatically as chances of
getting lower premiums are always high.



Try and pay a full annual payment as monthly payments could end up costing you more. The full
payment might seem light a daunting task to undertake but at the long run will save you more
money than you expect.



Go for a smaller and less expensive car. Normally, the cost and the value of your car will affect the
amount of premium that you will have to pay to the insurance companies. You could therefore pay
lower premiums if you opted for less powerful and smaller cars as these tend to attract lower
covers.



Limit the number of users to be listed on the policy. This helps to reduce the amount of policy
drastically. The more the drivers on the policy, the higher the premium you will need to pay for your
automobile.



Another important factor to consider when planning to buy an insurance cover for your car is to
have the required safety features in place. Vehicles that are equipped with anti-lock brakes, airbags,
daytime running light and active resistant system normally qualify for discounts from the insurance
companies. You should also consider fitting your car with an anti-theft device or GPS tracking device.
This way, you will qualify for lower premiums as compared to a car that is not fitted with these
features.



You should also make sure that you are properly trained as a driver. This coupled with a careful
driving helps a lot in ensuring that you are not charged higher premiums by the insurance
companies. As a low risk driver and car owner, insurance companies will definitely be willing to work
with you and thus give you better discounts for your policy.




These tips coupled with a few others can work well in ensuring that your premiums are reduced
drastically and that you are able to receive a discount from the insurer of choice. It is however
important to consider whether your preferred insurer offers such discounts if you are to enjoy them.
Do not shy away from asking and requesting for the same.

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:89
posted:8/26/2012
language:English
pages:2