Which insurance provider is right for you? Compare savings, cost, and quotes from Travelers and SafeAuto.
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.
SafeAuto is an independently owned property and casualty car insurance carrier based in Columbus, Ohio. Since 1993, SafeAuto has been specializing in providing affordable, state-minimum auto insurance and full comprehensive and collision policies. SafeAuto provides a Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR) in the form of an SR22, SR22A or FR44 for customers who need to provide a CFR to a court or state government agency. The company also offers motorcycle, renters, homeowners, business, health, supplemental, dental, accident, life, mechanical repair insurance and more (see full list below). SafeAuto is a leader in direct-to-consumer, minimum-limit coverage across 17 states: Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. The company has service call centers that are open at all hours, every day, including holidays. Customers can also access their insurance information easily using the SafeAuto Insurance Mobile App.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Travelers and Safe Auto. On average, Travelers charges approximately $178.76 per month while Safe Auto comes in at around $272.61 per month. For Travelers, the cheapest state average is Idaho at $84.69 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $248.49 per month. For Safe Auto, the cheapest state average is Tennessee at $156.23 per month and the most expensive is Louisiana at $406.34 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Travelers and Safe Auto typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Travelers||Safe Auto|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Travelers charges $161.48 per month and Safe Auto charges $270.71 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 SafeAuto ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A-|
|JD Power Ranking||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0||1.74|
What coverage is available through Travelers and Safeauto? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Health, Home, and Renters insurance. Additional products from Travelers insurance also includes Condo, 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 Travelers and Safe Auto Insurance page.
SafeAuto offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Good Student, Homeowner, and Multi-vehicle discounts. However, Travelers also offers a few discounts that Safeauto doesn’t, including Student Away at School, Safe Driver, and New Car discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like Safeauto 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||Driver Improvement Course Discounts|
|Continuous Insurance Discount||Good Student Discount|
|Driver Training Discount||Homeowner Discount|
|Early Quote Discount||Multi-vehicle Discount|
|EFT, Paid in Full and Good Payer Discount||New Business Transfer|
|Good Student Discount|
|Home Ownership Discount|
|Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Discount|
|IntelliDrive Program Safe Driving 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 SafeAuto app is available for iOS and Android. This insurance concierge allows you to see your insurance information and pay premiums.
|Travelers Mobile App|
|iOS||2.7||15K user reviews|
|Android||3.3||16K user reviews|
|SafeAuto Mobile App|
|iOS||4.8||26.6K user reviews|
|Android||1.8||45 user reviews|
|Travelers Contact Info|
|Address||485 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10017|
|Safeauto Contact Info|
|Address||4 Easton Oval, Columbus, Ohio 43219|
|Phone||1 (614) 456-2940|
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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