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Does USAA Cover Rental Cars?

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Do you get confused at the rental car counter about how much insurance coverage you need? You're not alone. If you own USAA auto insurance for your primary vehicle or if you pay for your rental car with a USAA credit card, the good news is that you're generally covered for rental cars.

But there are caveats. Here's what you need to know.

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How to Find Cheap Parking in Chicago

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The Windy City is known for its pristine streets, incredible attractions, raucous sports fans—and downtown traffic. Driving in Chicago isn't for the faint of heart, as streets are not only packed with vehicle traffic, but they teem with jaywalking pedestrians and cyclists.

Finding cheap parking downtown can be difficult. One way to get around expensive parking is to do your research ahead of time to find cheaper parking spots. Some parking garages offer special rates on event days or you can reserve garage parking in advance from one of many services.

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Does Progressive Car Insurance Cover Rental Cars?

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When you step up to the rental car counter, do you know how much insurance coverage you need? If you own Progressive auto insurance for your primary vehicle, the good news is that you're also covered for rental cars. The caveat is that this coverage extends to the same limits of your personal auto insurance policy.

Your Progressive car insurance covers rental cars to the same limit. That means if you drive a brand new Audi and rent a compact car, you're good to go. But what if you own a 2004 Kia Rio with 170,000 miles and want to rent a full-size sedan loaded with the latest features? That's where you might be under-insured.

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Does AAA Cover Rental Cars?

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The American Automobile Association, better known as Triple A or AAA, was founded in 1902. It has grown to be a vast network of motor clubs with over 58 million members in the United States and Canada.

AAA membership is not the same as AAA auto insurance, although AAA does offer insurance that members can purchase separately. AAA is best known as an emergency service provider of roadside assistance. AAA members also get access to member discounts and have the ability to buy insurance and vacation packages through the organization's travel services.

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Does Geico Car Insurance Cover Rental Cars?

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Do you get confused at the rental car counter about how much insurance coverage you need? You're not alone. If you own Geico auto insurance for your primary vehicle, the good news is that you're covered for rental cars. The big caveat is that you're covered only to the limits of your personal vehicle's auto policy.

Your Geico car insurance will extend to your rental vehicle to the same coverage limit as your primary vehicle. That means if you drive a brand new luxury sedan and rent a compact car, you're good to go. But what if you drive a 15-year-old banger and want to rent a full-size vehicle with a ton of bells and whistles? That's where it gets tricky.

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