Which insurance provider is right for you? Compare coverage, cost, and quotes from Auto-Owners and Travelers.
Vern V. Moulton and four of his associates founded Auto-Owners Insurance Company in a single room in the Commercial Block Building in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The company moved to Lansing, Michigan where it still is today. In its first year, Auto-Owners Insurance had only one book of policyholders and $174.25 in total assets. In 1935, Auto-Owners extended beyond Michigan and began writing policies in Indiana. In 1951, the company opens the doors to its new four-story home in downtown Lansing and 400 associates moved in. In 1966 the company established Auto-Owners Life Insurance Company. In 1976, the company moved into its current home in Lansing. Auto-Owners Insurance celebrated its 100th anniversary. In 2017, Auto-Owners begins its affiliation with the Concord General Mutual Insurance group. Today, Auto-Owners Insurance writes policies in 26 states and has more than 4,700 employees. The company has been a member of the Fortune 500 since 2002. In 2018, Auto-Owners Insurance was listed at number 375.
For more than 160 years Travelers Insurance has been protecting homes, cars, valuables, and businesses. Today they have the reputation of being one of the best property and casualty companies in the industry and are the only one in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company has 30,000 employees and 13,500 independent agents and brokers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Brazil.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Auto-Owners Insurance Co and Travelers. On average, Auto-Owners Insurance Co charges approximately $136.63 per month while Travelers comes in at around $179.38 per month. For Auto-Owners Insurance Co, the cheapest state average is Ohio at $87.22 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $217.30 per month. For Travelers, the cheapest state average is Idaho at $85.47 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $249.64 per month.
|State||Auto-Owners Insurance Co||Travelers|
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Auto-Owners Insurance Co and Travelers typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Auto-Owners Insurance Co||Travelers|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Auto-Owners Insurance Co charges $141.42 per month and Travelers charges $161.87 per month for customers who own their home.
|Own/Rent||Auto-Owners Insurance Co||Travelers|
Which car insurance company is better? We've made it easy to compare companies side by side. See how Auto-Owners and Travelers ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A++|
|JD Power Ranking||Better Than Most||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0.77||0|
What coverage is available through Auto-Owners and Travelers? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Condo, Health, Home, Renters, RV, Umbrella insurance. Additional products from Auto-Owners insurance also includes Farm, Life, Motorcycle, and Pet insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Auto-Owners Insurance Co and Travelers Insurance page.
Auto-Owners offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Favorable Loss History, Good Student, and Green discounts. Travelers also offer a few discounts that Auto-Owners doesn’t including Safe Driver, New Car, and MultiCar discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like Travelers and Auto-Owners insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Advance Quote Discount||Affinity Program Discounts|
|Favorable Loss History||Continuous Insurance Discount|
|Good Student Discount||Driver Training Discount|
|Green Discount||Early Quote Discount|
|Life Multi-policy Discount||EFT, Paid in Full and Good Payer Discount|
|Multi-car Discount||Good Student Discount|
|Multi-policy Discount||Home Ownership Discount|
|Paid-in-full Discount||Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Discount|
|Payment History||IntelliDrive Program Safe Driving Discount|
|Safety Features Discounts||Multi-policy Discount|
|Student Away at School Discount||MultiCar Discount|
|Teen Driver Monitoring Discount||New Car Discount|
|Safe Driver Discount|
|Student Away at School Discount|
The Auto-Owners Insurance mobile app is available for iOS and Android. This insurance concierge gives you access to your policy 24/7. You can pay your bills, set up and manage automatic payments and check on the status of a claim.
The Travelers Mobile app is available for iOS and Android. This award-winning mobile app can help manage insurance and banking accounts, request roadside service, file and track claims and pay bills.
|Auto-Owners Mobile App|
|iOS||3.3||34 user reviews|
|Android||4.3||53 user reviews|
|Travelers Mobile App|
|iOS||2.7||15K user reviews|
|Android||3.3||16K user reviews|
|Auto-Owners Contact Info|
|Address||6101 Anacapri Blvd., Lansing, MI, 48917|
|Travelers Contact Info|
|Address||485 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10017|
The statistics listed on this page are from our own in house reporting. We track and record quotes that carriers have provided based on various criteria. The rates and averages shown on this page should only be used as an estimate.
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