ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ — CarInsurance.com, a pioneer in selling auto insurance over the Internet and directly to consumers through its Online Insurance Marketplace(TM), has added more carriers to its current 28 state agency product offering. CarInsurance.com offers car insurance and car insurance resources in all 50 states with added agency relationships in 28. This week CarInsurance.com announced its recent carrier expansions into the existing 28 states.
In November and December 2007, they expanded and now offer Encompass Insurance – Allstate and Progressive Drive in Arizona; Progressive Drive in Georgia; Progressive Drive in Michigan; Progressive Drive in Ohio; Progressive Drive and Unitrin Direct in Pennsylvania; Unitrin Direct and Esurance in Kentucky; Direct General in Texas; Progressive Drive in Illinois; Progressive Drive in Indiana; and Progressive Drive and Unitrin Direct in South Carolina.
Throughout 2007, CarInsurance.com expanded its agency into 11 new states including Minnesota, New York, Virginia, Michigan, Arkansas, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Pennsylvania. More consumers shop for auto insurance online before purchasing and most consumers are looking for a site that allows them to immediately purchase policies online. “We have worked hard in 2007 and will continue to expand in 2008. Our added states and carriers will help consumers find more online options and compare rates,” said Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer David Fitzgerald. “Along with our goal to give more options to more consumers, we want to make sure consumers understand that they can compare rates on our site and that we make it easy to purchase immediately on our site.”
At http://www.carinsurance.com consumers can do everything online that they can do by phone when comparing and purchasing insurance. In addition, the website has over 15,600 resource pages to help consumers learn and understand car insurance. CarInsurance.com will continue to move into more states and add more insurance carriers in its existing states throughout 2008. CarInsurance.com currently offers automobile insurance through its online agency in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.
CarInsurance.com, Inc., based in Altamonte Springs, Florida, enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance rates directly from multiple insurance companies including Direct General Insurance Company, Encompass Insurance – Allstate, Esurance, Progressive Drive (Drive Insurance in California), Safeco Insurance, The Hartford, Travelers, and Unitrin Direct. Not only do consumers have an easy interface to review the rates of multiple insurance companies, but when ready to purchase, consumers have the option of completing the transaction online or by talking directly to a licensed agent.
CONTACT: Erick Pace of CarInsurance.com, Inc., PressServices@carinsurance.com