Progressive vs. Travelers
Progressive, the fourth-largest insurance company in the US, ranks high in customer satisfaction, getting an A+ from the Better Business Bureau. Like Progressive, Travelers also gets high marks from the BBB — a solid A. Both providers offer discounts. Progressive has a unique program called Snapshot, which allows customers to pay based on how well and how much they drive instead of just traditional factors. And Travelers offers a five-step guide to help you find the exact coverage you need at the lowest rate you’re eligible for.
With both customer satisfaction and affordable insurance rates, who should you choose between Progressive and Travelers? Take a look at our side by side comparison below to get the details you need to make a decision.
|About the provider||Progressive is a household name and one of the largest car insurance companies in the US. Since its origins in 1937, customers have been flocking to Progressive for their insurance needs. It also offers discounts via Snapshot, a usage-based insurance program.||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.|
|Price||Policy costs depend your personal situation. Visit Progressive for a quote based on your specific needs.||Policy costs depend your personal situation. Visit Travelers for a quote based on your specific needs.|
|States served||All 50 states||All 50 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)
If you’re looking for vehicle discounts, Progressive is the clear winner. It also offers the most driver discounts, but if those discounts to apply to you, then there’s no real cost savings. Keep in mind your personal situation, and you’ll make the right choice.