Embarking on a road trip through Alberta, Canada, promises an unforgettable adventure. From towering mountains to sprawling prairies and breathtaking national parks, this province has it all. Buckle up and get ready to explore five must-visit road trip destinations that showcase the natural wonders and rich heritage of Alberta.
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5 Must-Visit Road Trip Destinations in Alberta
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Do Old Cars Cost Less To Insure?
When it comes to car insurance, many drivers wonder if owning an older car means lower insurance rates. While it's true that some aspects of insuring an older vehicle can be less expensive, it's not always the case. This article will help clarify the difference between older cars and classic cars and some of the other factors that go into your car insurance premium.
Topics: Auto Insurance Car Insurance Car Insurance Edmonton classic car
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5 Things You Need for the Best Car Insurance Quote
Getting car insurance can be a bit of a chore, but it doesn’t have to be! By using a brokerage like Armour Insurance, we can shop Canada’s top insurance markets to find you the best possible price for your coverage. Before we get you set up with a quote, we’ll need a little information from you first.
Topics: Car Insurance Quote Car Insurance Core Values
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DCPD For Alberta Car Insurance: What is it and how does it work?
DCPD is an insurance acronym that stands for Direct Compensation for Property Damage. DCPD was introduced in Alberta on January 1, 2022, as a part of the Alberta governments auto insurance reform measures. DCPD is used in several Canadian provinces including, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland. The results of DCPD have been faster claims response, consistent treatment during claims, and drastically lower litigation costs.
Topics: Auto Insurance Car Insurance Car Insurance Edmonton DCPD
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Collision Coverage For Car Insurance: Deductibles, Hit and Runs, and When to Make a Claim
Learn the differences between liability, comprehensive, and collision insurance coverage, and why collision insurance may be necessary. Collision coverage is the only type of coverage that financially protects the insured's vehicle in an accident, regardless of who's at fault. Learn when collision coverage is required, such as when financing a vehicle. See the different deductibles available to you and the point at which you should make a claim on your insurance.
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Auto Liability Insurance: What Is It And How Much Do I Need?
As a driver, it's important to have insurance to protect yourself and others in case of an accident. In Alberta, the legal minimum car insurance is third party liability coverage. In this article, we'll cover what auto liability insurance is, what it covers, whether it's enough, and how much liability insurance you need.
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Alberta Auto Insurance Grid Rates Explained
If you’ve ever gotten a quote on auto insurance in Alberta, you may have heard the agent or the broker talk about insurance grid rates. If you’re not an insurance professional, the term “grid rate” probably doesn’t mean that much to you. Today we want to provide a short guide to understanding what “grid rates” are, what they do, and what it means for you.
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Comprehensive Car Insurance: Protecting Your Vehicle and Your Wallet
When it comes to protecting your car, comprehensive car insurance is an essential coverage to consider. It provides coverage for your vehicle in case of theft, fire, vandalism, or other types of damage that are not caused by a collision with another car.
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Alberta Government Freezes Insurance Rates and Opens Up Payment Plans
The Alberta government announced on January 25, 2023 that they would be freezing auto insurance rates and making it easier for residents to pay monthly for their insurance. We wanted to clarify what this all means for Albertans, how your it impacts your insurance premiums this year, and what it will mean going forward.
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8 Sounds Your Vehicle Makes and What They Could Mean
If your car is making any sound other than the typical operating noises, you probably have some issues with your vehicle. In order to help your avoid expensive auto repairs it's good to proactively listen to what your car is telling you. Keeping an ear out for unusual sounds in your car can help you identify potential problems early and prevent costly repairs. Here are some common car sounds and what they may indicate: