Progressive Snapshot Review “Save up to 30 percent,” exclaimed the advertisements featuring the annoying-but-memorable Flo from Progressive, who pitches the company’s Snapshot Discount.
Progressive Snapshot is a usage-based insurance program that uses telematics tracking to potentially save you 30 percent on your insurance premium.
Snapshot is Progressive’s usage-based insurance program, and it was one of the earlier entries into the now-popular trend; although other companies have offered it longer, Progressive’s heavy marketing of the program helped bring it to public awareness. Progressive also owns the patents to technology used for usage-based programs, which they license to other companies.
Progressive Snapshot is the latest program to be unleashed from the insurance juggernaut’s formidable discount arsenal. Of course, this is much more than a typical discount, it’s a physical device you install in your car that may lead to discounts.
Since I published my review about the Progressive Snapshot nearly four years ago, it has helped more than 340,000 people learn about my experience with the Snapshot. Here are my updated thoughts on the Progressive Snapshot and other UBI devices.
Snapshot means BIG discounts for good drivers. Snapshot is a program that personalizes your rate based on your ACTUAL driving. It's technically called usage-based insurance.
Progressive Insurance is airing an extensive ad campaign promoting its Snapshot device, promoting it as a way to cut your auto insurance bills. It sounds good, but it might not work out for everyone.
About a year ago, our own Kevin Gordon posed a question about the Progressive Snapshot – basically, asking whether it was worthwhile to allow “spying for savings.” In the six years that Autosavant has been online, this is the most-viewed and most-commented post ever. In fact, if you Google “progressive snapshot” (without quotes) this article is on the first page of the results.
Progressive Review. Unique discounts but fewer choices for coverage. Our Favorite . Get quotes ... Snapshot is a program offered by Progressive that bases your rate on the distance and manner of your actual driving using either a telematics device installed in your vehicle or through the Snapshot mobile app. Snapshot monitors the time spent ...