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Direct Car Insurance

By Graham McKenzie

While insurance is a complex industry and many people are used to operating through middlemen who handle all the confusing details, there is another option available. By utilizing a direct car insurance method, you contact the insurance company you’re interested in without any go-betweens and buy your policy yourself with no outside assistance beyond the actual insurance company representatives. There are benefits to both ways of getting insurance, but too many people take the easy way out and just go with a middleman without analyzing what they have to gain and lose compared to a direct insurance method.

The similar thing happens with the car insurance policy also. There are a plenty of indirect sources. So it will be easy for the people to get the quotes and information on car insurance policies from such multiple sources. Also, they offer ?n? number of services to be the best, from the rest.

This approach doesn?t have costs of its own, however. It?s important to keep in mind that independent agents and other middlemen aren?t seeking to provide you insurance services out of the goodness of their heart-they?re looking to make a profit from their work. While on the face of it, you may be offered various services at what look to be good rates, it?s important to realize that you are likely paying above the actual cost of the insurance. The independent agents have to include their profits in the quote; the larger the independent insurance company is, the larger their hidden costs are.

The biggest benefit of going to a direct car insurance company is that you are working directly with the car insurance provider. These providers are typically large companies with significant in house services: emergency response vehicle, relationships with car servicing companies, legal advisors, and other similar services. These direct car insurance providers therefore need to outsource fewer services to other car insurance agencies. When they do, there are clearly defined processes, reducing the reasons for delay in providing services. As a result, emergency cars are provided faster and claims are settled quicker.

You?ll also save on costs if you buy a policy from a direct car insurance agency. It?s very possible get affordable car insurance with good services. Also, keep in mind that it?s not the number of services offered but the availability of those services when you need them that?s most important.

It?s also possible that you can negotiate cheaper premiums in return for flexible, periodic payments when you work with a direct car insurance agency. It?s even possible that you can get additional, free coverage above the standard offerings, which could come up handy and save you money in the future. For example, the direct car insurance provider could offer you free extended geographic coverage, or extended legal liability for your family members. Some direct car insurance agencies also offer a better premium if you insure more than one car with them. In addition to the cost savings you?d see, you have the added convenience of one insurance agency to work with for any car insurance issue.

As said above, there are a lot many indirect car insurance agencies. But only fewer direct car insurance agencies are there. Even if it takes more time to find out such direct agencies, they are always better. So always choose the beneficial one. Going in for direct car insurance agencies saves money and provides much more facilities and services.

Graham McKenzie is the content syndication coordinator for, a leading South African car and vechile portal, which helps people save on their car and vechile.

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McKenzie, Graham "Direct Car Insurance." Direct Car Insurance. 4 Jul. 2010. 4 Aug 2014 <>.

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McKenzie, G (2010, July 4). Direct Car Insurance. Retrieved August 4, 2014, from

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