Where can I get cheap liability insurance for a rental car if I'm a non-US citizen?

I'm going on a trip in the US and I want to rent a car. However, the price of insurance through the rental car company is expensive. Can I get cheap liability insurance through a US insurer if I'm a non-US citizen?

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“If you’re a foreigner, you’ll have a hard time buying liability coverage from a US insurer because you don’t have a US address. You’ll also need an International Driving Permit (IDP) to drive and rent a vehicle.
If you’ve bought any travel insurance, it may already include some car insurance coverage, so be sure to check the details of your agreement.
If you don’t have any other form of auto coverage, then unfortunately your best option as a non-US citizen is to go with the insurance offered by the rental car company.”
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Answered on May 04, 2021
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