Car insurance is an essential part of driving, but premiums can cost thousands annually, which makes for a headache — especially when combined with payments on your car. Thankfully, if you’re an active-duty US service member or a veteran, you might be able to save a significant amount of money on your auto insurance rates with a military car insurance discount.
“Current and former military [personnel] should shop for insurance just like everyone else,” says Dan Karr, CEO and founder of ValChoice, an independent platform for insurance analytics and ratings. “This means claims handling should be included as an important factor. The difference for former and current military [personnel] is they may have additional options available that may not be available to the general public.”
Many of the largest insurers in the country offer military discounts to service members and veterans. These discounts, which take different forms, are offered by