Allstate vs. MetLife

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Allstate or MetLife:
Which Company is Best for You?

Allstate and MetLife are two of the biggest names in insurance, with an advertising reach to match. Chances are you've seen more than one commercial from either in the past month. Allstate was founded in 1931, while MetLife was founded in 1959. Both are widely-trusted companies, but which has the discounts, services, and customer ratings that matter most to you? See how they stack up below.

Discount ComparisonAllstateMetLife
Good Student
Multiple Policies
Multiple Vehicles
Anti-Theft Device(s)
Anti-Lock Brake System
Air Bags
Good Driver
Defensive Driver
Student Away at School
Driver Training
Green Vehicles
Affinity Membership Alum
Advanced Purchase
Pay in Full
Home Owner
eSign or ePay
Telematics
New Vehicle
Annual Mileage
Military
Ratings ComparisonAllstateMetLife
Financial Strength ExcellentExcellent
JD Power Rankings AverageBelow average
User Satisfaction 4.3/54.3/5
Other ProductsAllstateMetLife
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Condo Insurance
Life Insurance
Homeowners Insurance
Travel Trailer Insurance
Renters Insurance
RV Insurance
Motorcycle Insurance
Mobile Home Insurance
Other FeaturesAllstateMetLife
AboutInsurance doesn’t have to be a compromise. With Allstate you can get the protection you need and the new low rates you want. See how much you can save today.Protect yourself and your family with custom-fit car insurance from MetLife Auto & Home®. Be covered in case of an accident or theft and save big by combining auto and home insurance. Get a quote.
Roadside AssistanceAllstate offers three types of roadside service to customers with and without an Allstate insurance plan. Annual roadside membership plans and pay-per-use plans are available, and if you have Allstate insurance, you can add roadside coverage to your policy. The pay-per-use coverage allows you to pay only for service when you need it (typically with a charge of $119 per tow and $84 for other services like tire changes, jump starts, fuel delivery and locksmith services).MetLife offers optional Towing & Labor Coverage to reimburse drivers for towing and other roadside-assistance expenses.
Additional DiscountsAllstate offers additional discounts for utility vehicles, farm vehicles, seniors, and the newly retired.MetLife offers additional savings through a Deductible Savings Benefit (available in select states), which enables you to earn $50 every year in which a driver doesn't make a claim, up to a maximum of $250 that can be put toward the deductible in the event of a covered loss.
Recent QuestionsCan you make your child a permissive user in order to get a discount?
You are not required to make your son a permissive user, so that seems off. You may want to get in touch with Allstate's customer service or your agent.
Do I have to list my spouse as a driver?
You do have to list your spouse on the policy but many companies will allow you to exclude your spouse as a driver. Keep in mind that unless your spouse has a poor driving history, bad credit, or an expensive car, it's usually a sensible decision to add them since most insurance companies offer a discount on a joint policy.
Car insurance for elderly car owner who doesn't drive
There's a couple of ways to go about handling this. First, you need to be careful about your mother's registration.
Can a claim be denied if I have scheduled personal property coverage for a home where I'm no longer living?
The issue might be that the policy covering your wife's ring was intended to provide coverage for your primary residence. Most standard homeowners policies require that you actually live full-time in the house for which the policy applies.
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