Travelers

The Car Insurance Guide

Overall Personalized Rating: 4.6/5 (Excellent)

Overall Personalized Rating: 4.6/5 (Excellent)

Summary

Travelers insurance is one of the oldest and most respected insurance companies in America. Having been around for over 160 years they are stable and offer a wide variety of insurance products for their customers. Their red umbrella is an iconic brand.

Key Benefits

  • Financially strong
  • Great reputation
  • Provides great bundle
  • Travelers aims for a premium customer who would like to bundle auto and home

Ratings Summary

Ratings Highlights

Overall Rating
Our insurance agent respondents surveyed loved Travelers for experienced drivers with clean driving records that would choose service and product selection over rock-bottom pricing. Travelers rank at the top when it comes to bundling multiple insurance products and for servicing claims exceptionally well.
Pricing
Our auto Insurance agent respondents think Travelers is not a price leader. Travelers focuses more on service and product offerings over providing the cheapest rate possible.
Handling Claims
Our auto Insurance agent respondents think Travelers is the best insurance company to work with if you ever had to make a claim. Although you never want to file a claim, Travelers is an excellent choice if you ever do.
Uninsured Drivers
Travelers is a great company that provides excellent service, but you may have some challenges getting a price competitive quote from them if you are uninsured. That shouldn't stop you from trying, because they are a great company to work with if you do.
Young Drivers
Travelers is a great company that provides excellent service, but you may have some challenges getting a price competitive quote from them if you are a young driver. That shouldn't stop you from trying, because they are a great company to work with if you do.
Bundling Auto with Other Insurance Types
Our survey respondents rank Travelers at the top for providing bundled insurance products, like Auto and Home. With a good selection of products and favorable pricing, Travelers is a great choice to one stop shop for your insurance needs.
Drivers with Tickets/Accidents
Travelers is a great company that provides excellent service, but you will likely have some challenges getting a price competitive quote from them if you have some accidents or tickets. That shouldn't stop you from trying, because they are a great company to work with if you do.
Premium Driver
Travelers may be the company for you if you have a clean driving record and desire great service. Our insurance agent respondents gave Travelers a high rating for good drivers that wanted quality service and very good product options.

Company Background

Travelers is the combination of two companies, one was founded in 1853 in Minnesota as the St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance and the other founded in 1864 in Hartford as Travelers. Over the years it has acquired many other insurance companies and today has over 30,000 employees, and 13,500 agents. Travelers operates in all 50 US states and many foreign countries as well.

The Car Insurance Guide's Reviews Methodology

The Car Insurance Guide uses a proprietary algorithm to evaluate the car insurance options presented. Factors reviewed and rated include pricing, handling of claims, age of driver, bundling, and driver type. These factors are evaluated and scored to provide an overall score for the carrier as well as being individually assessed to provide a detailed review of the fit of the carrier to the driver. The data comes from research The Car Insurance Guide conducts as an invite-only annual survey and from interviews with car insurance agents. Insights from experts, those whose job it is to understand and recommend the best insurance companies for their clients, is invaluable. Use of The Car Insurance Guide's 2021 reviews by third parties without the express written consent of The Car Insurance Guide is strictly prohibited.