Safe Travel Tips to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

You might be familiar with the opening sequence of the movie National Lampoons Vacation. Clark Griswold and his family pile into the “family truckster,” while the song “holiday road” plays in the background. If your family, like many, will be hitting the road to see relatives and friends this holiday season, you’ll want to ensure your trip is a little

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Give thanks, stay safe

 Simple safety measures make for a happily memorable Thanksgiving On Thanksgiving Day, millions of Americans fall into one of two categories: the travelers and the hosts. As to which represents the smaller piece of the furcula (better known as the wishbone; #TurkeyTrivia), that depends heavily on whom you ask. Some would rather spend hours crawling a highway than days cleaning

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Road work zone hazards

  7 tips to help you navigate safely The I-91 construction project is in full swing in downtown Springfield, and road work throughout the rest of the region is picking up now that the weather is warming. With a little patience and advance planning; however, you should be able to reach your destination safely and on time. Some of these

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A mixed blessing: your teen got a driver’s license!

  It’s an exciting time when your teenager gets their license. The big question on every parent’s mind, though, is: what does this do to my auto insurance premium? Statistics show that young operators are at much higher risk to get into fender benders than experienced operators. This results in the cost of your collision coverage going up. So, what

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Do I Need to Buy Insurance for my Rental Car?

Whether you’re on a business trip, vacationing or your car is in the shop, there are many reasons why you may find yourself behind the wheel of a rental. But before you drive away, you should give your insurance agent a call to discuss if you are covered under your current automotive policy. Typically, your personal automotive insurance should extend

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Bridging the GAP- Don’t Let Depreciation Put You at Risk!

  We’ve all heard it before: a brand-new car loses 30% of its value when it’s driven off the lot. That means if your car is totaled or stolen, your insurance company will only pay out what your car is worth at the time of the claim. The purpose of Guaranteed Asset Protection—better known as GAP insurance—is to cover the

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Headed north for trailer registration? You may be sorry!

Even for a Massachusetts native, there are plenty of reasons to visit New England’s northernmost state. Go for the legendary lobstah. Check out the vast beaches or historic hiking trails. Shop the famed outlets, and score your favorite fashions for less. But if you’re looking to score a bargain on your trailer’s registration, you’re wiser to stay close to home.

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Travel Tips

Taking a trip soon and wondering what is aceptable to pack and what isn’t?  The Transportation Security Adminstration (TSA) provides answers all of your questions on what is permitted and prohibited.  They also offer tips to make your screening experience hassle free.  Just follow their guidelines and have a safe trip!

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Travel Insurance

When you’re planning for a vacation, we’re sure that you rarely consider the fact that something might happen to interrupt your trip or that might even prevent you from taking the trip. The truth is that any number of things can happen to spoil a vacation. Among them are cancellation; delayed departure; loss, theft, or damage to personal property; loss

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