What are my options if I'm renting a car and don't want to buy insurance from the rental company?

Money's tight and I'd rather not pay for insurance from the rental car company if I don't have to. What options do I have?

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Thanks for your question! Typically, your personal auto policy will extend to a rental car for you. Sometimes, depending on how old you are, you may need to purchase extra coverage. The rental company may require you to buy this extra coverage if you’re under 25.
To learn more about your options for insuring a rental car, check out this article: https://getjerry.com/advice/do-i-need-rental-car-insurance-or-is-my-personal-car-insurance-enough-by-brady-klopfer.
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Savannah Grabek
Answered on Mar 12, 2021
Savannah Grabek is an expert in Personal Lines insurance. She has 5 years experience in the insurance industry. Savannah began her carrier working with just property insurance and is now tenured in all personal line including home, auto, motorcycle, boat and umbrella. She previously worked for GEICO and has now been working with Jerry insurance for the past year. Savannah lives in New York with her son, fiancé, and puppy Bear. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her family and hiking with her dog.
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