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3 Ways to Reduce Your Auto Insurance Premiums

With the cost of living on the rise, finding ways to save money without sacrificing essential protections is more important than ever. When it comes to your auto insurance, there are several strategies you can use to lower your premiums while maintaining comprehensive coverage. Here are three effective ways to reduce your auto insurance costs.

1. Update Your Estimated Annual Mileage

One of the simplest ways to lower your auto insurance premium is by updating your estimated annual mileage. Insurance companies often base their rates on the assumption that higher mileage increases the likelihood of an accident. If your driving habits have changed—perhaps you're working from home more often or using public transportation—you might be eligible for a lower premium. Contact your insurance provider to report your updated mileage, and you could see significant savings on your policy.

2. Increase Your Deductibles

Another effective way to reduce your premiums without compromising your coverage is by increasing your deductibles. The deductible is the amount you pay out of pocket before your insurance kicks in. By choosing a higher deductible, you can lower your monthly or annual premium. It's important to ensure that the deductible you choose is still affordable in the event of a claim. Evaluate your financial situation to determine the highest deductible you can comfortably manage, and discuss this option with your insurance provider to see how much you could save.

3. Bundle Home or Other Coverage

Bundling your auto insurance with other types of coverage, such as home or renters insurance, or umbrella coverage, can also lead to substantial savings. Many insurance companies offer discounts for customers who purchase multiple policies from them. This not only simplifies your insurance management by having all your policies with one provider but also can result in a significant reduction in your overall insurance costs. Contact your insurance provider to inquire about bundling options and the potential discounts available to you.


Reducing your auto insurance premiums doesn't have to mean compromising on coverage. By updating your estimated annual mileage, increasing your deductibles, and bundling your policies, you can enjoy lower premiums while maintaining the protection you need.


If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, contact Phillips & Associates at (818) 348-9515 for a free consultation today. You will immediately be put in touch with John Phillips or Patrick DiFilippo, who can help determine whether you have a case and advise you on the best course of action moving forward.


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