Are car insurance companies open on Saturdays?

Car insurance companies are not open on Saturdays with the exception of filing a claim, receiving online quotes, and roadside assistance.

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Written By: Laura BerryReviewed By: Joel OhmanUPDATED: Apr 1, 2022Fact Checked

Here's what you need to know...

  • Most insurance companies do not have open office hours on Saturdays
  • If you need to make a claim or get a quote, you can usually call or go online to discern which companies will allow this on the weekend
  • When you get insurance quotes, be sure to compare multiple companies to find the best prices and coverage options

Insurance companies have staff available for their clients’ emergencies all the time. Most are available by phone, and some now allow you to contact them online or with an app on your smartphone.

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Contacting Your Car Insurance on the Weekend

Some insurance companies do not have their offices open on Saturdays (see the table below for exceptions), except for:

  • Claims processing and reporting
  • Online quotations
  • Roadside assistance

When seeking quotations for renewals, check with the insurance company to ascertain their availability during off-hours for consultation, policy changes, and incidents.

Some agents will meet with you during unscheduled office hours to discuss your insurance needs. When comparing quotes on car insurance, consider several quotes:

Ask your agent and insurance company about accessibility for questions on Saturdays as well as in the event of a claim.

Remember to read your quotations carefully, compare them, and ask questions. Price is important, but it is also important to acquire the service and coverage you need.

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A former insurance producer, Laura understands that education is key when it comes to buying insurance. She has happily dedicated many hours to helping her clients understand how the insurance marketplace works so they can find the best car, home, and life insurance products for their needs.

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Written by Laura Berry
Former Insurance Agent Laura Berry

Joel Ohman is the CEO of a private equity backed digital media company. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, author, angel investor, and serial entrepreneur who loves creating new things, whether books or businesses. He has also previously served as the founder and resident CFP® of a national insurance agency, Real Time Health Quotes. He has an MBA from the University of South Florida. Jo...

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