How many days do I have to add a new car to my insurance?

I'm buying a second car next Tuesday: a lifelong goal! I think I'm getting a Tesla. How long do I have to add the new car to my current policy?

Congrats on meeting your goal!
The good news is you generally have a grace period when adding a car to your existing car insurance, but the amount of time you get will vary from provider to provider.
It’s a good idea to add the car as quickly as possible to avoid any penalties from your insurance provider. That said, most providers allow you a 14-30 day grace period when adding a vehicle.
Adding your car to your existing policy instead of getting a separate policy will save you money in the long run because it will be considered a multi-car policy. Providers often reward users with discounts if they insure multiple vehicles on the same policy.
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melanie reiff
Answered on Oct 27, 2021

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