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Allstate Auto Insurance Reviews

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Poor Company

(1.0 out of 5 stars)
by MC Jun 29, 2020
...I had five months car insurance with Allstate. There was a problem with my credit card and they couldn't withdraw money for two months. They didn't notify me to solve the problem so I didn't know. After two months they sent a letter that I have to pay the whole year instead of month to month because they couldn't withdraw for the last two months. I didn't accept it because it wasn't my fault so I cancelled with the company. Never recommend it...
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(1.0 out of 5 stars)
by Allstate Mar 07, 2020
...These people are absolutely horrible to deal with. Not a single person actually cares and is willing to go above answering a phone call under the circumstances. I cancelled my policy with them and they still kept taking money out of my account for renewal. Like really? I did everything that they requested me to do and afterword they started telling me more and more about their “policy” now I’m not going to get a refund for another 15 days... I will NEVER EVER insure with them again...
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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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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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AVOID them

(1.0 out of 5 stars)
by Insured User Nov 20, 2019
...I had a vehicle collision and reported the accident to them later that day. I was told an adjuster would be in touch with me to settle further details. Over a week passed w/o any communication from their end, and I finally decided to follow up. I was told by a new agent that some claim statements had been lost and mine was likely one of them. Lost? Just like that, I suppose... I had to go through the reporting process again, and both times the agents were rude, far too casual, and unapologetic for any of their mistakes. When you try to explain your situation, they constantly interrupt you, making for a really obnoxious experience. I've been with them for just over 4 months, and already I've had 4 different account agents who have stepped in because their turn over is so high. I'm waiting until this claim is handled, and then I'm IMMEDIATELY switching to a different insurance company. Allstate does not inspire any trust whatsoever...
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