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Flying Furniture (a letter to Flo)

Remember that one time when Flo animated a customer's thank-you letter?

No? Well she did it again!

And this time, it involves a hotel, flying furniture and a car. (Everyone was OK—just not the car.)



POSTED APRIL 26, 2013 9:48 AM
RVers: Mother Nature can rain on your trip, but not ruin it

“A little rain never hurt anyone.”

Try telling that to a family whose RV roof was damaged during a nasty storm.

The right RV insurance coverage, though, can help turn things around quickly—and salvage your trip—by:

• Paying for your food, hotel and transportation costs (up to $750). 
• Covering the cost to return your RV home, if it’s unsafe to be driven or towed.
• Covering the damage to your RV and personal belongings. 

Before setting out on a spring camping trip, give us a call to review your policy and make sure you have the right amount of Comprehensive and Collision, and Emergency Expense coverage.

Then, the only thing the rain can ruin is your s’more-making.



POSTED APRIL 19, 2013 9:35 AM
Rate Suckers are real, and only Snapshot® can stop them

You might not know it (63% of those we surveyed didn’t), but you’re paying more for car insurance because of others’ bad driving habits.

They’re called Rate Suckers, and they’re everywhere:

Behind the wheel for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Out to play at the strangest hours.

Slamming. On. Their. Brakes. Constantly.

Only Snapshot saves you!  It sets you apart, so you can take back the savings you deserve.



POSTED APRIL 16, 2013 7:38 PM
Settle “best driver” debates with a new app

Snapshot App

Are you the best driver around?

Do you have more skills behind the wheel than your friends?

Want to prove you’re a better driver than your significant other?

Find out how your driving stacks up with Snapshot for iPhone®.

This new app is based on Snapshot®, a Progressive program that gives you a personalized car insurance rate based on how you drive.

With the app, you can experience Snapshot in a fun game format. Earn badges—there are 32!— share your score with friends and family, and settle those long-standing debates once and for all. 



POSTED APRIL 01, 2013 3:27 PM
Superstore Shuffle: New and better than ever!

Superstore Shuffle

Superstore Shuffle® puts you in the Progressive apron, and the faster you help customers, the higher you’ll go! 

And in the latest version of Superstore Shuffle, you can pick up a shift in a new location: a Progressive Service Center.

Guide as many customers as you can through the repair process—dropping off their car, picking up a rental, grabbing coffee and getting back on the road—and you just might find yourself at the top (a.k.a., the highest scorer of the day).

Then, challenge your friends to beat your score—or try to beat it yourself!

Play on Facebook or your iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ device or Kindle™.

iPhone and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Kindle is a trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.



POSTED FEBRUARY 04, 2013 12:00 PM
Thank you for the thank-you’s!

The claims experience really puts your car insurance to the test.

There’s a lot we do at Progressive to try to make things easy for you—from having one representative work with you until your claim is resolved, to offering to handle all your repairs for you and arrange for your rental car.

Getting a “thank-you” always reassures us that you’re getting the service you want and deserve.

So, thank YOU, John F., for sharing your story:



POSTED JANUARY 16, 2013 12:00 PM
We’re at your service for repairs, too

You trust your insurer to take care of a claim when you have one.

At Progressive, we take care of your claimand can manage your repairs, too.

Just drop off your damaged car at a Progressive Service Center; you can even pick up a rental at the same time—saving a trip.
Go back to your normal routine; we coordinate the entire repair process and call you when you can pick up your car.
• A trusted shop performs your repairs—which are guaranteed for as long as you own or lease your car, even if you move to another state.

“I love how easy it was to take them my car, sign a couple papers and be given the keys to the rental that was right there waiting for me,” says a Service Center customer in Phoenix.

“To not have to do anything myself is worth being with Progressive.”

Right now, there are 54 Service Centers countrywide. And more are opening in other cities—starting with one in Silver Spring, Md., in February.

Learn more about Progressive’s Service Centers:



POSTED JANUARY 14, 2013 8:00 AM
Researching new cars? Here’s a must-read for you

10 hours. That’s how long (on average) people spend doing research before buying a new car, according to a study conducted by Harris Interactive.

Save some time by reading our quick-reference guide to:

How does my car affect my insurance rate?

While you probably won’t choose a car solely based on how much it costs to insure, knowing this might help you make the final call.

(Tip: Use our Cost to Insure calculator, available on our mobile site and app, to compare vehicles and see which is least expensive to insure.)

how your car affects your insurance rate

 



POSTED DECEMBER 04, 2012 7:00 AM
The Box: Off the shelf and into the spotlight

The Box.

While he hasn’t gone unnoticed in his TV appearances—customers have even asked for their own box!—he hasn’t exactly been in the spotlight. Until now.

Starting this week, he’s off the shelf and bringing everyone behind-the-scenes into the world of a Superstore superstar.

By the way, did The Box’s smooth voice sound familiar? It’s Chris Parnell.

And, did you happen to catch any hidden gems? Hint: The first one is hanging above The Box’s fireplace.



POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2012 3:05 PM
Storm preparation: 4 tips to stay safe and minimize damage

According to CNN.com this morning, about 50 million people, from Virginia to Massachusetts, are expected to feel the effects of Hurricane Sandy. These tips can help you stay safe and minimize damage during and after the storm:

Take shelter in a safe location.
This might require evacuating your home—despite the natural desire to stay behind and protect it. If so, monitor weather and traffic reports to identify your evacuation route, secure your property and head for higher ground. If you can, take all of your vehicles with you. If you can’t, store them indoors or on high ground as close as possible to a sturdy building.

Keep insurance documents with you.
Place your insurance documents, vehicle registration and title in a waterproof bag and keep them with you. Then, take photos of your vehicles; this can help if you have a claim.

Report vehicle damage immediately.
Don't try to start or move a flooded vehicle; you could cause more damage. If you’re a Progressive customer, you can call us to report a claim anytime at 1-800-776-4737. You can also log in to report a claim.

If it’s safe to drive, use caution.
Never drive over a downed electrical line, and avoid low-hanging and fallen power lines and debris. Never travel down a road submerged in water; underlying currents could carry your vehicle away. And if your vehicle stalls in water, immediately abandon it; floodwaters can rise several feet in a matter of minutes.

For more flood safety tips and hurricane safety tips, go to our Vehicle Resources section.



POSTED OCTOBER 29, 2012 10:35 AM

Driving Destinations - Progressive Insurance Blogs

Flying Furniture (a letter to Flo)

Remember that one time when Flo animated a customer's thank-you letter?

No? Well she did it again!

And this time, it involves a hotel, flying furniture and a car. (Everyone was OK—just not the car.)



POSTED APRIL 26, 2013 9:48 AM
RVers: Mother Nature can rain on your trip, but not ruin it

“A little rain never hurt anyone.”

Try telling that to a family whose RV roof was damaged during a nasty storm.

The right RV insurance coverage, though, can help turn things around quickly—and salvage your trip—by:

• Paying for your food, hotel and transportation costs (up to $750). 
• Covering the cost to return your RV home, if it’s unsafe to be driven or towed.
• Covering the damage to your RV and personal belongings. 

Before setting out on a spring camping trip, give us a call to review your policy and make sure you have the right amount of Comprehensive and Collision, and Emergency Expense coverage.

Then, the only thing the rain can ruin is your s’more-making.



POSTED APRIL 19, 2013 9:35 AM
Rate Suckers are real, and only Snapshot® can stop them

You might not know it (63% of those we surveyed didn’t), but you’re paying more for car insurance because of others’ bad driving habits.

They’re called Rate Suckers, and they’re everywhere:

Behind the wheel for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Out to play at the strangest hours.

Slamming. On. Their. Brakes. Constantly.

Only Snapshot saves you!  It sets you apart, so you can take back the savings you deserve.



POSTED APRIL 16, 2013 7:38 PM
Settle “best driver” debates with a new app

Snapshot App

Are you the best driver around?

Do you have more skills behind the wheel than your friends?

Want to prove you’re a better driver than your significant other?

Find out how your driving stacks up with Snapshot for iPhone®.

This new app is based on Snapshot®, a Progressive program that gives you a personalized car insurance rate based on how you drive.

With the app, you can experience Snapshot in a fun game format. Earn badges—there are 32!— share your score with friends and family, and settle those long-standing debates once and for all. 



POSTED APRIL 01, 2013 3:27 PM
Superstore Shuffle: New and better than ever!

Superstore Shuffle

Superstore Shuffle® puts you in the Progressive apron, and the faster you help customers, the higher you’ll go! 

And in the latest version of Superstore Shuffle, you can pick up a shift in a new location: a Progressive Service Center.

Guide as many customers as you can through the repair process—dropping off their car, picking up a rental, grabbing coffee and getting back on the road—and you just might find yourself at the top (a.k.a., the highest scorer of the day).

Then, challenge your friends to beat your score—or try to beat it yourself!

Play on Facebook or your iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ device or Kindle™.

iPhone and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Kindle is a trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.



POSTED FEBRUARY 04, 2013 12:00 PM
Thank you for the thank-you’s!

The claims experience really puts your car insurance to the test.

There’s a lot we do at Progressive to try to make things easy for you—from having one representative work with you until your claim is resolved, to offering to handle all your repairs for you and arrange for your rental car.

Getting a “thank-you” always reassures us that you’re getting the service you want and deserve.

So, thank YOU, John F., for sharing your story:



POSTED JANUARY 16, 2013 12:00 PM
We’re at your service for repairs, too

You trust your insurer to take care of a claim when you have one.

At Progressive, we take care of your claimand can manage your repairs, too.

Just drop off your damaged car at a Progressive Service Center; you can even pick up a rental at the same time—saving a trip.
Go back to your normal routine; we coordinate the entire repair process and call you when you can pick up your car.
• A trusted shop performs your repairs—which are guaranteed for as long as you own or lease your car, even if you move to another state.

“I love how easy it was to take them my car, sign a couple papers and be given the keys to the rental that was right there waiting for me,” says a Service Center customer in Phoenix.

“To not have to do anything myself is worth being with Progressive.”

Right now, there are 54 Service Centers countrywide. And more are opening in other cities—starting with one in Silver Spring, Md., in February.

Learn more about Progressive’s Service Centers:



POSTED JANUARY 14, 2013 8:00 AM
Researching new cars? Here’s a must-read for you

10 hours. That’s how long (on average) people spend doing research before buying a new car, according to a study conducted by Harris Interactive.

Save some time by reading our quick-reference guide to:

How does my car affect my insurance rate?

While you probably won’t choose a car solely based on how much it costs to insure, knowing this might help you make the final call.

(Tip: Use our Cost to Insure calculator, available on our mobile site and app, to compare vehicles and see which is least expensive to insure.)

how your car affects your insurance rate

 



POSTED DECEMBER 04, 2012 7:00 AM
The Box: Off the shelf and into the spotlight

The Box.

While he hasn’t gone unnoticed in his TV appearances—customers have even asked for their own box!—he hasn’t exactly been in the spotlight. Until now.

Starting this week, he’s off the shelf and bringing everyone behind-the-scenes into the world of a Superstore superstar.

By the way, did The Box’s smooth voice sound familiar? It’s Chris Parnell.

And, did you happen to catch any hidden gems? Hint: The first one is hanging above The Box’s fireplace.



POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2012 3:05 PM
Storm preparation: 4 tips to stay safe and minimize damage

According to CNN.com this morning, about 50 million people, from Virginia to Massachusetts, are expected to feel the effects of Hurricane Sandy. These tips can help you stay safe and minimize damage during and after the storm:

Take shelter in a safe location.
This might require evacuating your home—despite the natural desire to stay behind and protect it. If so, monitor weather and traffic reports to identify your evacuation route, secure your property and head for higher ground. If you can, take all of your vehicles with you. If you can’t, store them indoors or on high ground as close as possible to a sturdy building.

Keep insurance documents with you.
Place your insurance documents, vehicle registration and title in a waterproof bag and keep them with you. Then, take photos of your vehicles; this can help if you have a claim.

Report vehicle damage immediately.
Don't try to start or move a flooded vehicle; you could cause more damage. If you’re a Progressive customer, you can call us to report a claim anytime at 1-800-776-4737. You can also log in to report a claim.

If it’s safe to drive, use caution.
Never drive over a downed electrical line, and avoid low-hanging and fallen power lines and debris. Never travel down a road submerged in water; underlying currents could carry your vehicle away. And if your vehicle stalls in water, immediately abandon it; floodwaters can rise several feet in a matter of minutes.

For more flood safety tips and hurricane safety tips, go to our Vehicle Resources section.



POSTED OCTOBER 29, 2012 10:35 AM

Understanding Insurance - Progressive Insurance Blogs

Flying Furniture (a letter to Flo)

Remember that one time when Flo animated a customer's thank-you letter?

No? Well she did it again!

And this time, it involves a hotel, flying furniture and a car. (Everyone was OK—just not the car.)



POSTED APRIL 26, 2013 9:48 AM
RVers: Mother Nature can rain on your trip, but not ruin it

“A little rain never hurt anyone.”

Try telling that to a family whose RV roof was damaged during a nasty storm.

The right RV insurance coverage, though, can help turn things around quickly—and salvage your trip—by:

• Paying for your food, hotel and transportation costs (up to $750). 
• Covering the cost to return your RV home, if it’s unsafe to be driven or towed.
• Covering the damage to your RV and personal belongings. 

Before setting out on a spring camping trip, give us a call to review your policy and make sure you have the right amount of Comprehensive and Collision, and Emergency Expense coverage.

Then, the only thing the rain can ruin is your s’more-making.



POSTED APRIL 19, 2013 9:35 AM
Rate Suckers are real, and only Snapshot® can stop them

You might not know it (63% of those we surveyed didn’t), but you’re paying more for car insurance because of others’ bad driving habits.

They’re called Rate Suckers, and they’re everywhere:

Behind the wheel for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Out to play at the strangest hours.

Slamming. On. Their. Brakes. Constantly.

Only Snapshot saves you!  It sets you apart, so you can take back the savings you deserve.



POSTED APRIL 16, 2013 7:38 PM
Settle “best driver” debates with a new app

Snapshot App

Are you the best driver around?

Do you have more skills behind the wheel than your friends?

Want to prove you’re a better driver than your significant other?

Find out how your driving stacks up with Snapshot for iPhone®.

This new app is based on Snapshot®, a Progressive program that gives you a personalized car insurance rate based on how you drive.

With the app, you can experience Snapshot in a fun game format. Earn badges—there are 32!— share your score with friends and family, and settle those long-standing debates once and for all. 



POSTED APRIL 01, 2013 3:27 PM
Superstore Shuffle: New and better than ever!

Superstore Shuffle

Superstore Shuffle® puts you in the Progressive apron, and the faster you help customers, the higher you’ll go! 

And in the latest version of Superstore Shuffle, you can pick up a shift in a new location: a Progressive Service Center.

Guide as many customers as you can through the repair process—dropping off their car, picking up a rental, grabbing coffee and getting back on the road—and you just might find yourself at the top (a.k.a., the highest scorer of the day).

Then, challenge your friends to beat your score—or try to beat it yourself!

Play on Facebook or your iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ device or Kindle™.

iPhone and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Kindle is a trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.



POSTED FEBRUARY 04, 2013 12:00 PM
Thank you for the thank-you’s!

The claims experience really puts your car insurance to the test.

There’s a lot we do at Progressive to try to make things easy for you—from having one representative work with you until your claim is resolved, to offering to handle all your repairs for you and arrange for your rental car.

Getting a “thank-you” always reassures us that you’re getting the service you want and deserve.

So, thank YOU, John F., for sharing your story:



POSTED JANUARY 16, 2013 12:00 PM
We’re at your service for repairs, too

You trust your insurer to take care of a claim when you have one.

At Progressive, we take care of your claimand can manage your repairs, too.

Just drop off your damaged car at a Progressive Service Center; you can even pick up a rental at the same time—saving a trip.
Go back to your normal routine; we coordinate the entire repair process and call you when you can pick up your car.
• A trusted shop performs your repairs—which are guaranteed for as long as you own or lease your car, even if you move to another state.

“I love how easy it was to take them my car, sign a couple papers and be given the keys to the rental that was right there waiting for me,” says a Service Center customer in Phoenix.

“To not have to do anything myself is worth being with Progressive.”

Right now, there are 54 Service Centers countrywide. And more are opening in other cities—starting with one in Silver Spring, Md., in February.

Learn more about Progressive’s Service Centers:



POSTED JANUARY 14, 2013 8:00 AM
Researching new cars? Here’s a must-read for you

10 hours. That’s how long (on average) people spend doing research before buying a new car, according to a study conducted by Harris Interactive.

Save some time by reading our quick-reference guide to:

How does my car affect my insurance rate?

While you probably won’t choose a car solely based on how much it costs to insure, knowing this might help you make the final call.

(Tip: Use our Cost to Insure calculator, available on our mobile site and app, to compare vehicles and see which is least expensive to insure.)

how your car affects your insurance rate

 



POSTED DECEMBER 04, 2012 7:00 AM
The Box: Off the shelf and into the spotlight

The Box.

While he hasn’t gone unnoticed in his TV appearances—customers have even asked for their own box!—he hasn’t exactly been in the spotlight. Until now.

Starting this week, he’s off the shelf and bringing everyone behind-the-scenes into the world of a Superstore superstar.

By the way, did The Box’s smooth voice sound familiar? It’s Chris Parnell.

And, did you happen to catch any hidden gems? Hint: The first one is hanging above The Box’s fireplace.



POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2012 3:05 PM
Storm preparation: 4 tips to stay safe and minimize damage

According to CNN.com this morning, about 50 million people, from Virginia to Massachusetts, are expected to feel the effects of Hurricane Sandy. These tips can help you stay safe and minimize damage during and after the storm:

Take shelter in a safe location.
This might require evacuating your home—despite the natural desire to stay behind and protect it. If so, monitor weather and traffic reports to identify your evacuation route, secure your property and head for higher ground. If you can, take all of your vehicles with you. If you can’t, store them indoors or on high ground as close as possible to a sturdy building.

Keep insurance documents with you.
Place your insurance documents, vehicle registration and title in a waterproof bag and keep them with you. Then, take photos of your vehicles; this can help if you have a claim.

Report vehicle damage immediately.
Don't try to start or move a flooded vehicle; you could cause more damage. If you’re a Progressive customer, you can call us to report a claim anytime at 1-800-776-4737. You can also log in to report a claim.

If it’s safe to drive, use caution.
Never drive over a downed electrical line, and avoid low-hanging and fallen power lines and debris. Never travel down a road submerged in water; underlying currents could carry your vehicle away. And if your vehicle stalls in water, immediately abandon it; floodwaters can rise several feet in a matter of minutes.

For more flood safety tips and hurricane safety tips, go to our Vehicle Resources section.



POSTED OCTOBER 29, 2012 10:35 AM

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