Esurance vs. Travelers
Trying to decide between Esurance and Travelers? It’s time to compare them and pick the right one for you.
Esurance is a relatively new company, founded in 1999. It quickly gained traction after its inception, however, thanks to its internet-friendly insurance sales. Travelers has existed in some capacity since 1853, and it’s currently one of the 10 largest insurance companies in the United States.
|About the provider||Travelers has over 30,000 employees operating in five different countries to assure customers that they will be taken care of. It has been a Fortune 500 company since 1995 and its goal is to provide insurance rates at competitive prices.||Esurance, the online insurance company, is making its name known in the car insurance world, offering affordable coverage for just about any of your vehicles. It takes pride in a hassle-free experience, and customers respect its low rates and excellent customer service.|
|Price||Policy costs depend your personal situation. Visit travelers for a quote based on your specific needs.||Policy costs depend your personal situation. Visit Esurance for a quote based on your specific needs.|
|States served||All 50 states||43 states|
|J.D. Power ratings**||3/5 on overall claims satisfaction||3/5 on overall claims satisfaction|
|Driver discounts||View driver discounts||View driver discounts|
|Vehicle discounts||View vehicle discounts||View vehicle discounts|
* Based on Better Business Bureau’s company rating
** Based on the 2016 U.S Auto Claims Satisfaction Study
Hybrid/electric vehicle – Up to 10%
New car – Up to 10% (car less than 3 years old)
|New vehicle discount|
Before settling on Esurance, check to see if it operates in your state. Currently, the company covers 40 states (Travelers covers all 50 states). Both companies earn high user-satisfaction marks from the Better Business Bureau. At the same time, the insurers also pick up middling scores from J.D. Power in claims satisfaction. Esurance and Travelers both offer a variety of discounts: good-student, defensive-driver, good-driver and more.
Compare your car insurance options to find the best insurance company for you.