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The AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford offers car insurance for drivers in most states. Coverage comes with multiple perks, and special savings and benefits are available to safer, more experienced drivers. Applicants must be registered AARP members and at least 50 years old, but those who qualify can get a free, no-obligation quote in eight minutes or less.
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AARP Hartford is great car insurance. Consistently gives the best rates and discounts that fit our changing lifestyle and auto usage. Superb customer service. Bundled with home or renter insurance drops rates further.
I have been with Hartford for many years and have never had a problem with them. The car we had was a 1996 Toyota that we bought from our neighbor and she had a small wreck with it, it was not too small of a wreck. Front bumper started to fall off. Went looking for a car and we had our credit checked 17 times. Because of the number of times, our credit score went up a lot. Hartford did raise our premium quite a bit. No problem tho, we were not cancelled like we would have been with another company.
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Purchase through AARP senior discounts saved us a lot of money. In the past we’ve had Allstate, Prudential, Liberty Mutual and few others. However the Hartford claims department is outstanding. When you file a claim they provide all the necessary accommodations required to keep you active. I can’t say enough great things about the Hartford insurance company.
Had Hartford for 7 years and experienced good service on claims. 1 major at fault accident, 2 spammers claims and a deer involved accident. Premiums went up accordingly. Switched to Liberty Mutual and premiums went up w/o any claims after 3 years. Went back to Hartford after checking rates. Shopped around again for 2020 and found that Allstate Milewise plan will save me $600 a year. Also received home insurance quote that is $300 a year cheaper. It pays to shop yearly as we are retired. Hartford and had great service but Allstate is rated higher by Consumer Reports.
I've been with Hartford for years and never had a problem until now. It started when I questioned why my rates went up. It was because of under or no insurance people. So I'm paying for them. I increased my deductible at that point. So of course, I backed into a car Sept. 8th. That was over a month ago. They are finally in the process of taking care of my neighbors car. As soon as his car is repaired, I am leaving this company. Awful experience. Phone calls weren't returned as promised. They never did refund the difference of changing my deductible from $500 to $1,000. Offered me $34 to repair my car. I told them they could keep that check. Still waiting for the $53 change in policy check. How can AARP be recommending this company?
After years with them with 2 cars, I sold one car and the insurance went UP by $30. I think not - hello Geico. Not to mention these people don't what they are doing there. Bad company - how does AARP get behind them????
As AARP members we thought getting auto and homeowners insurance through The Hartford would be a good deal. Unfortunately it wasn't. My wife and I have spotless driving records, no tickets or accidents, and we drive older Subarus. I've owned houses for about 40 years and never submitted a claim, until recently. The Hartford seemed to go out of their way to deny the claim without even looking at the damage.
While we were dealing with the house issue I started looking around at auto quotes and was shocked. Other major companies had the same coverage with additional benefits for roughly 50% of what The Hartford was charging us. We switched immediately. After dealing unsuccessfully with them on the house issue for several months we gave up, cancelled the homeowner's insurance, and switched to another company - once again at lower rates and with a much lower deductible. The old guidance about shopping around still applies - shop around until you find the best deal.
Attempted to purchase new insurance. My policy was expiring in three weeks. I filled out all information on line. Something apparently was lost in the translation. Five days before my policy was to expire I called to find out that they had incorrectly filled out my paperwork with part of my PO address and the city and state of my residence. I never received policy in the mail. I was advised that there would be an increase in my policy to boot, since they input half of my PO Box address and half of my residence address. Needless to say, I cancelled the policy and went to Liberty Mutual who had a better rate and correctly filled out my paperwork.
When I applied for Hartford Auto Insurance, they appeared to give me a few discounts. They asked me to install the True Lane app. I tried more than 10 times to use it, but could not activate it because it is flawed. 90% of reviews of that app confirms that. The next thing they did three months after I tried to use the app in vain was just to charge me $50 because I failed to activate True Lane. I explained to them by phone and message that the app is not working. Then, after just two weeks of notice about the bill of $50, they added $5 installment fee to pay. I think that Hartford is not treating customers in a fair manner. They sometimes lure seniors with discounts about an app that hardly works and then hit them with fees. That was a real bad experience for me.
My wife backed into a pole and damage was minimal. Total repair was just less than 1000.00 dollars. I called Hartford and asked if this would affect my premium if I made a claim. I was told no cause it was such a small amount. Got a letter from Hartford a year later stating my insurance was going up by 500.00 dollars a year for 3 years. Goodbye Hartford! You won't get any more money from me. Totally lied to me. Never again. à
AARP/Hartford Auto Insurance author review by Matthew Brodsky
AARP, the nonprofit organization devoted to senior living, partners with The Hartford to offer auto insurance to its members. Many seniors’ reviews of this company point out the benefit of working with a company focused on their demographic. AM Best gives an A+ rating for financial security.
Coverage and plans: Common coverage options include comprehensive and collision, uninsured and underinsured motorist, property damage liability and bodily injury. Other options include classic car coverage and new car replacement. AARP’s auto insurance through The Hartford is available in all 50 states.
Cost: The average rate for a driver in Austin, Texas, is about $142 per month. The Hartford offers disappearing deductible options.
Discounts: AARP members receive special discounts for bundling, upfront payment, eco-friendly vehicles, defensive driving certification, safety features and good students.
Standout feature: The RecoverCare plan pays for certain basic living costs after a driver is in an accident.
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