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1. Posted by Leeroy_sw (Budding Member 8 posts) 9y

Hi.

Me and a friend (from the uk) are travelling the states for 3 months and are going to be buying a car as soon as we get out there. Can anyone give me any help/advice/links to getting insured on a car out there.

Thanks very much.

2. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3562 posts) 9y

Lee,
I checked for another UK couple and it is pretty straightforward. I would use a auto dealer rather than a private party. The dealer can and will take care of the smog certificate, registration, license plates and recommend an insurance company that deals with short term polices. Progressive Ins. seems to be a popular choice from the dealers I talked to.

PM me if you have additional questions.

3. Posted by LyndseyB (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y

Thanks for your help! I'm the friend who is travelling with Lee.

It's all pretty daunting now, only 9 weeks until we leave!

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