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#451 of 467 Re: Do I need it? [kdconod]
Dec 08, 2011 (9:25 am)
No. The only purpose for gap insurance is to make up the difference between what you owe and the value of the car, and this comes into play only if you put a small down payment and drive away from the dealer upside down...
If your amount that you owe is about equal to the car's value, than gap would be a waste of time.
#452 of 467 Where does one buy gap insurance?
Dec 22, 2011 (6:15 am)
Where would one buy gap insurance? I'm trying to find a reputable widely known and used gap insurance vendor. Geico doesn't offer gap insurance which is my insurance company.
#453 of 467 Re: Where does one buy gap insurance? [imaginary]
Dec 22, 2011 (8:22 am)
for a car you own or are shopping for? Dealers typically offer it. Just make sure you negotiate down the price because it is also typically expensive.
#454 of 467 Some auto insurers
Dec 22, 2011 (8:38 am)
do offer it, altho your doesn't, but almost all dealers do offer it...I assume the price is negotiable, it never hurts to try...
#455 of 467 Where does one buy gap insurance?
Dec 23, 2011 (11:22 pm)
Does anyone know of anyone else who offers gap insurance besides dealers?
#456 of 467 Credit Unions also offer GAP insurance
Jan 09, 2012 (9:52 pm)
My CU ( DCU) offered gap insurance for 1 time payment of $250 to $300. But I ended up taking GAP from the dealer as he did a price match to this price - $250. The initial quote he gave me was $750.
#459 of 467 Re: Where does one buy gap insurance? [imaginary]
Sep 07, 2012 (7:50 pm)
Progressive does. Saved me a lot of hassle when my first car was destroyed. I thought all insurances offered gap.