Which insurance provider is right for you? Compare rates, products, and quotes from Hanover and Sentry.
From 2003-2007, the Wall Street Journal ranked The Hanover Insurance Companies #1 in the property and casualty industry for increasing shareholder value over a 5-year-period. In 2009, The Hanover acquired commercial business from OneBeacon Insurance Group, which enabled rapid Western U.S. expansion. In the same year, A.M. Best upgraded its company rating to “A” (excellent). From 2010 to 2011, it continued to acquire more businesses both in the U.S. and abroad, which included Lloyd’s of London Chaucer Holdings. In 2013, The Hanover exceeded $5 billion worth of written premiums and wrote business in 179 countries. In 2015, Standard & Poor’s upgraded the company’s financial rating to “A” and The Hanover was recognized by Forbes as one of America’s best employers and one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies.
Sentry insurance specializes in business insurance and its subsidiary, Dairyland, sells high-risk car insurance, which includes SR-22 and FR-44 filings.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Hanover and Sentry. On average, Hanover charges approximately $462.42 per month while Sentry comes in at around $246.26 per month. For Hanover, the cheapest state average is Massachusetts at $198.05 per month and the most expensive is New Jersey at $589.44 per month. For Sentry, the cheapest state average is Washington at $237.67 per month and the most expensive is Pennsylvania at $309.69 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Hanover and Sentry typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Hanover||Sentry|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Hanover charges $367.02 per month and Sentry charges $225.20 per month for customers who own their home.
Which car insurance company is better? We've made it easy to compare companies side by side. See how Hanover and Sentry ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A||A+|
|JD Power Ranking||Above Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||1.28|
What coverage is available through Hanover and Sentry? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, and Home insurance. Additional products from Hanover insurance also includes RV and Umbrella insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Hanover and Sentry Insurance page.
Sentry offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Homeowners, Multi-vehicle, and Payment Frequency discounts. Whereas, Hanover also offers a few discounts that Sentry doesn’t, including Student Away at School, Pay-in-Full, and One Bill discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like Sentry and Hanover insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Accident Prevention Course Discount||Driving Course Discounts|
|Affinity Groups||Homeowners Discount|
|Anti-theft Device Discount||Multi-vehicle Discount|
|Good Student Discount||Payment Frequency Discounts|
|Hanover Platinum Experience||Transfer Discount|
|Multi-Car Discount||Vehicle Safety Feature Discounts|
|No-Fee Electric Funds Transfers|
|Student Away at School Discount|
The Hanover Mobile app is available for iOS and Android. With this app, you’ll be able to see vital policy information and billing information. You can also file a home or auto claim without making a phone call.
The Sentry Mobile parking app is available for iOS and Android. The app interacts with your parking meter in real-time and lets you buy time on an MPS parking meter. You can also access a map of nearby meters and parking space availability.
|Hanover Mobile App|
|iOS||3.5||17 user reviews|
|Android||2.6||21 user reviews|
|Sentry Mobile App|
|iOS||2.7||5 user reviews|
|Android||3.1||8 user reviews|
|Hanover Contact Info|
|Address||440 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01653|
|Sentry Contact Info|
|Address||1800 North Point Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481|
|Phone||1 (800) 473-6879|
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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