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Old 06-07-2009, 11:46 AM   #1
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10 minute insurance-under $500.00

Hey all I wanted to let everyone know the experience I had. I went online looking for insurance on my bus, went to progressive just to see what they had. What a surprise all said and done it took me 10 minutes, and 430 bucks to insure my AMtram pusher for a year. I live in New Jersey which is notoriously tough to do anything in. Went to the DMV, I reged it as a private vehicle, total cost 116- no fuss no muss. No installing anything- ran it through inspection passed, so I'm good to go.

When I went to progressives site I chose RV and then under manufacturer, other, filled out the rest of the form. Put in the card paid, ad got proof in 10 mns. Now I the wife and I both have class A CDL's that helped with our rates- couldn't beat the ease of the transaction. Didnt have to subit pictures, or talk to anyone, all done online.
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Old 06-07-2009, 01:05 PM   #2
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Re: 10 minute insurance-under $500.00

Interesting because I called Progressive for a quote and they wanted $1500/6 months for my conversion. They couldn't see past the fact that it was a bus at one point in its life.
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Old 08-25-2009, 05:51 PM   #3
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Re: 10 minute insurance-under $500.00

GMAC is the only one who would insure us knowing its a bus .

I don't know what kind of trouble one might get into if you had a wreck if they then find ut its a conversion , especially if it was serious injuries .

I think having class c license is good, I had them 25 years ago to work at Atlanta Airport carrying passengers to parking .
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Old 08-25-2009, 09:53 PM   #4
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Re: 10 minute insurance-under $500.00

Progressive has been going through their ranks and purging all the school bus conversions. Likelyhood is this user will eventually get the same letter others have got... I'm guessing GMAC is raking in some bucks on all these Progressive customers that have been given the boot...
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Old 09-10-2009, 11:06 AM   #5
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Re: 10 minute insurance-under $500.00

Same here...10 minutes. My first quote was $288/year. I bumbed up the coverage from 100k to 250k and 4 payments to $402/year. I'll let you know if progresive dumps me.
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Old 09-11-2009, 12:31 AM   #6
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Re: 10 minute insurance-under $500.00

I got the same treatment for "The Insurance King" that DuckfOOt joined up with a no-hassle signup, instant no questions coverage, instant cards etc etc etc... But then on the same hand I got the same nice treament when they so politely cancelled me no more than 10 days after - said I had 30 days to find a replacement. No matter what anyone chooses I am beyond happy with GMAC...
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Old 09-11-2009, 02:49 AM   #7
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did they refund your money?
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Old 09-11-2009, 07:44 AM   #8
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did they refund your money?
They allowed payments so we got a partial refund as we hadn't paid for the whole policy at that time...
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How was the process with GMAC? Mind if i ask what they are wanting for 12 months of coverage....
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How was the process with GMAC? Mind if i ask what they are wanting for 12 months of coverage....
Actually very easy. They do not probe into what has or hasn't been done to your bus. If it is a bus, conversion, toy hauler or whatever you call it they will insure it. You cannot get full coverage on a conversion bus tho if anyone wanted it. I signed up online & was approved right away & the policy takes affect as soon as the funds clear. They did make a mistake on my policy number & had to reissue the number but even that was no hassle as they took care of everything. We pay about $250 for 6 months...

We originally wanted to use USAA for insurance & was told they would cover it. When we bought the bus USAA transferred us to Progressive & told us they now insure conversions, not USAA. The problem with Progressive is they are telling folks they insure conversions & at the same time telling other folks they no longer insure conversions... I really can't say I would trust their word anymore, either you want the business or you don't!
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