How to Buy Mexican Auto Insurance Online

May 20, 2010 by
Categories: Auto Insurance, Mexpro.com, RV Insurance

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So you're planning your road trip to Mexico. You got your RV packed, kids are ready and you are going over the documents you need to enter the great country of Mexico. The last thing on your list is you need to buy Mexican auto insurance. Don't wait until you get to the border to cross this one off the list. It's safer and more convenient to simply buy Mexican auto insurance online. Here's how.

  1. Get online. If you have a home computer, or one at work, simply log on and type in Mexican auto insurance online. This query will pull up several choices of companies that offer online Mexican insurance policies.

  2. Do some research. When you buy Mexican auto insurance online, you have the benefit of being able to compare various companies' track records and prices. You want to choose a company that has been in business for years, is certified in both Mexico and the United States, and has an excellent or good A.M. Best Company rating for the Mexican insurance companies it writes policies. All of this information should be available from the company's website, but if not, don't feel bad asking a sales agent these questions. You want to be sure you are dealing with a reputable company. Your insurance policy needs to protect you and your property while you are in Mexico, so don't rush this step. Take the time to make sure you get all the information you need.

  3. Negotiate your policy. Decide on what options you want your policy to cover. Some things to consider are whether or not your policy will allow you to have your car repaired in the U.S. in the case of an accident, and what kind of liability coverage you can get. In Mexico, when an accident occurs both parties may be put in jail until blame can be assigned. The guilty party will have to cover the personal and vehicle damages of the victim. Having sufficient liability insurance can be the best protection you can have in an accident.

  4. Decide if you want additional traveler's medical insurance. Most Mexico insurance companies will offer additional traveler's medical insurance with your Mexican auto insurance policy for an additional charge. This can be beneficial to you if you get sick in Mexico, since your regular health insurance, most likely, will not be valid in Mexico.

  5. Print out your policy on your home printer. One of the best parts of buying Mexican auto insurance online is that as soon as you pay for your policy securely online, you will be able to print out your policy and get on the road. This is a great time saving benefit. In addition, your policy will immediately be made available to officials in Mexico, so you don't have to worry about encountering problems at the border or in the interior of Mexico.

Now that you have obtained your Mexican auto insurance policy online, it's time to get in the car and go. As they say in Mexico, ¡Feliz Viaje!