Which insurance company is right for you? Compare savings, cost, and quotes from Travelers and American Family.
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. In 1864, a stonecutter, James G. Batterson, and several other townsman in Hartford Connecticut began organizing a company to introduce accident insurance to the U.S. James E. Bolter, a local banker, asked Batterson how much he’d charge to insure his four-block home. Batterson said it would cost “two cents.” Today, the two-cent “premium” is Traveler’s treasured souvenir. The following year, Travelers began selling life insurance and in 1897 they issued their first automobile insurance policy. In 1889, they offered liability insurance to employers (workers compensation). By 1901 Travelers Insurance offered health and liability insurance. In 1903, they opened an insurance school and the following year organized a corps of safety engineers. In 1919, Travelers offered aircraft liability insurance with a full aviation program. During World War II, Travelers underwrote the Manhattan Project, the building of the first atomic bomb. In 1956, they established a weather research center and two years later offered life insurance to women at lower rates than men.
Allied Mutual Automobile Association was formed by Harold Evans in 1929. After years of operating as a standalone brand, Allied Insurance became Nationwide in 1998. Policies, documents, bills and account statements for Allied customers are now featuring the Nationwide name and logo.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Travelers and American Family. On average, Travelers charges approximately $183.91 per month while American Family comes in at around $157.36 per month. For Travelers, the cheapest state average is Maine at $89.51 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $272.32 per month. For American Family, the cheapest state average is Ohio at $92.97 per month and the most expensive is Nevada at $347.67 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Travelers and American Family typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Travelers||American Family|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Travelers charges $164.77 per month and American Family charges $150.67 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 Travelers and American Family ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A|
|JD Power Ranking||About Average||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0||0.64|
What coverage is available through Travelers and American Family? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Condo, Health, Home, Renters, RV, and Umbrella insurance. Additional products from American Family insurance also includes Farm, Life, and Motorcycle insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Travelers and American Family Insurance page.
American Family offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Claims-free Pricing, Generational, and Good Student discounts. However, Travelers also offers a few discounts that American Family doesn’t, including Student Away at School, Safe Driver, and New Car discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like American Family and Travelers insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Affinity Program Discounts||Away at School Discount|
|Continuous Insurance Discount||Claims-free Pricing|
|Driver Training Discount||Generational Discount|
|Early Quote Discount||Good Student Discount|
|EFT, Paid in Full and Good Payer Discount||KnowYourDrive|
|Good Student Discount||Loyalty Discount|
|Home Ownership Discount||Multi-product Discount|
|Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Discount||Smart Home Discount|
|IntelliDrive Program Safe Driving Discount||Teen Safe Driver Discount|
|Multi-policy Discount||Young Volunteer Discount|
|New Car Discount|
|Safe Driver Discount|
|Student Away at School Discount|
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.
The American Family mobile app is available for iOS and Android. Called MyAmFam, the app allows users to manage their insurance policy: Make payments, view coverage and policy details, access digital ID cards, in-app payment reminders, find a repair shop, submit a claim, get roadside assistance and more.
|Travelers Mobile App|
|iOS||2.7||15K user reviews|
|Android||3.3||16K user reviews|
|American Family Mobile App|
|iOS||4.8||30K user reviews|
|Android||4.4||3.5K user reviews|
|Travelers Contact Info|
|Address||485 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10017|
|American Family Contact Info|
|Address||6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI 53783|
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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