Can you buy international car insurance?

I'm going overseas for a year. I'll be taking my car and will need insurance. Is there any kind of international insurance I can buy to ensure that my car is covered?

Answer
“Congrats on the upcoming trip!
Many insurance companies offer international car insurance. Most international insurance policies cover liability car insurance, comprehensive, and collision.
Before shopping for international insurance, you’ll want to find out what type of insurance is required in the country you’ll be in and what companies offer coverage there. If you want help learning which companies offer international insurance, try texting one of our Jerry agents. They can filter through companies so you don’t have to, saving you time during your search.
You can also check with the US Embassy to see if they have recommended companies for the country you’re relocating to.
You’ll also want to be sure you have all the necessary documents before moving. Some countries may require you to have an International Driving Permit in addition to your US license.
Drive safely, and bon voyage!”
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Emily Maracle
Answered on Sep 10, 2021
Emily Maracle is a car insurance specialist living in New York. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has a degree in English Literature and a background in customer service. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and living sustainably. In the future, she can't wait to upgrade to a hybrid or electric car.
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