Although having a valid car insurance policy is required by law, there are no rules to say that you must stay with the same insurance provider forever. If you are looking to switch over to MAPFRE Insurance, the process is simple! And while you make that switch, It’s vital to organize the transition properly so your vehicle remains covered throughout the process.
How to Switch Your Insurance to MAPFRE
At MAPFRE, we offer car insurance tailored to your needs. Once you have decided to switch your car insurance policy over to MAPFRE, the first thing you should do is look at the cancellation requirements of your existing policy.
Some insurers require you to pay administration or cancellation fees when you cancel your policy before the end of its full term. You also need to understand the way in which your current insurer calculates refunds since some companies ask you to make payment for the month that has already started while others refund customers on a day-to-day basis.
Before you cancel your existing policy you will also need to speak with a licensed agent who represents MAPFRE to ensure that we will be able to offer you the level of coverage that you are looking for. Every insurer has rules, which need to be followed regarding the level of risk taken when covering a driver. This means that certain people may be unable to take out coverage with specific insurers. Your Independent Agent will be able to explain this to you and let you know If we are able to cover you. If so, you can go ahead and arrange for your MAPFRE insurance to start straight away and then contact your existing company to cancel your policy as of the date your coverage with MAPFRE begins. This will ensure you remain covered at all times while finalizing the switch.
How to Make Changes to Existing Car Insurance
Sometimes, you need to make changes to an existing policy without changing the insurer. (One of those changes may be the name of the driver on the policy). When you are insured with MAPFRE,. all you need to do is call your independent insurance agent to tell them about any changes that you require.
How to Add or Remove a Driver to Existing Car Insurance Policy
If somebody regularly drives your car, like a teenager, other family member, roommate or even a friend, it’s important to add them to your car insurance policy. To do this with MAPFRE, you can call your independent agent to make the change. Your agent will typically need the driver’s name, date of birth, address and license information. Your agent can also remove someone from your policy.
How to Add or Remove a Car to Existing to Car Insurance Policy
If you already have your auto insurance policy with MAPFRE and you want to add another vehicle, you need to contact your independent agent. Your agent will ask you to provide the vehicle’s make and model, the vehicle identification number (VIN), the license plate number, and possibly the mileage. If you need to remove one of your vehicles from your policy, your agent can assist you with that as well.
Now that you know how to make changes to your policy, when you are ready to make the switch to MAPFRE, contact a local independent agent in your state or get a fast, free quote in Massachusetts today to get outstanding coverage at a great price.
Please Note: This content is not intended to describe any specific coverage offered by MAPFRE Insurance. No coverage is provided, bound or guaranteed by this article. Available coverages, credits and discounts vary from state to state and are subject to eligibility criteria and policy terms/conditions, which will control in the event of conflict between this article and your insurance policy. For information about your policy, please review your individual policy contract and speak with your insurance representative.
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