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COVID-19 money

(2.0 out of 5 stars)
by Sumaiya May 23, 2020
...I have zero tickets, no accident in the last 10 years. Nothing has changed since last year, yet my premium went up by $9 despite the additional discount from driving. They gave me a poor explanation. I haven’t seen such an increase in 7 years which makes me wonder if I am paying $100 more in 2020 for the $30 one time COVID-19 payment I received. Maybe they took the extra $60 to cover up payment for others with much higher premiums since the 25% of a month’s premium was decided by the ministry.COVID-19 money was taken from us, Allstate never takes a loss...
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Great Experience

(4.5 out of 5 stars)
by Amber Mar 05, 2020
...I have been with Allstate Etobicoke for almost a year. They gave me a great price and are always pleased when I've had to contact them. I have referred my mom here as well and she is extremely happy with the price and friendly knowledgeable service she received from Brampton Location. I recommend this insurance company to everyone looking for insurance...
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Bad experience

(1.0 out of 5 stars)
by Charlotte Feb 19, 2020
...I've been with this company for more than 5 years with no claims neither problems, in the last year they called me to renew the contract I said yes, of course, I want to renew then they told me the price will increase from 67$ to 117$ I had no choice because I was so busy and had no time to call other companies, when the year finished I called them to negotiate them they told me the price will increase also from 117$ to129,76$, they shocked me and they were speaking in a bad way bad attitude, the lady was screaming and told me if you don’t like the price go find another company! I found another company for 69$ including everything they offered me. Bad customer service, bad experience, they don’t respect their clients. I will not come back again and will advise all my friends to not go with this company...
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Great experience

(4.5 out of 5 stars)
by Kirat Feb 12, 2020
...I had a great experience dealing with this company. My friend referred me a few weeks back. Fully satisfied with the customer service. The agent assisted me and got the best and cheap quotation as well as the approval within two days...
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Do not go with them!

(1.0 out of 5 stars)
by Trisha Dec 17, 2019
...I have been with Allstate Insurance for almost 2 years. I moved addresses, with a difference of about 45 minutes. Allstate then informed me that my premium would be over $800 dollars over the next 2 months. It was previously $199 a month. I then advised them that I would be cancelling my insurance. They told me I would have to come into their office to terminate my insurance. Their business hours were the same hours that I worked. I then took time off of work and drove 30 minutes to the closest Allstate office. I got there and it was closed. I called the office and they informed me that they were by appointment only. The agent that I spoke to then told me that I could terminate my insurance simply by emailing them a termination letter with my signature. At this point, I had already spoken with half a dozen agents, none of which had told me I could terminate via email. I then asked if there would be a termination fee. The agent I spoke to informed me that I would actually be reimbursed $249. I terminated with Allstate and signed with another company. It had been about 6 weeks and I will have not received my reimbursement cheque. I had been corresponding with an agent via email about my reimbursement over these 6 weeks and she ensured me that it would arrive shortly. Finally, I had enough and I called Allstate. The next agent then told me I owed Allstate $173 and that I would not be receiving my reimbursement cheque. I have had nothing but problems with this company. The majority of the agents that I spoke to were rude and did not seem to want to help. I was offered little to no explanation as to why the refund was cancelled and that I now owed them money. Do not go with Allstate Insurance! They do not take care of their customers and personally, they left me much worse off than I would have been had I gone with another company...
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Crazy increase!

(1.5 out of 5 stars)
by A man without accident Dec 17, 2019
...I had auto insurance with Allstate for 2 years, but for this year the amount that they offered me increased, can you guess how much? More than 55%!? And I asked why? They said because accidents in the city increased! I said why should I pay more I had no accident, they said this is our policy! Finally, I changed my insurance company, now I'm more satisfied, and I left them alone with their policy...
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(1.0 out of 5 stars)
by tammy Nov 30, 2019
...10-year customers. Constant increases over the years. Explanations that they don't set rates, the industry does. We were lazy for years in looking elsewhere but this year our car and home rates were insane. Able to save $1200/year elsewhere! I called our local office to cancel. I went to that office the same day, signed forms. Put a stop payment through our bank on the day our premiums go out...just in case... (because it's an insurance company, right?)... they decided to wait a day and took out our premiums. So brutal. We called the bank just now. They said that the will reverse it, as we put a stop payment. Bank agent says sometimes, the insurance companies will change payee information when they're blocked in order to circumvent stop payment orders! Beware, folks. Wow...
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