Over 3 million insurance quotes
Enter your postal code

Fewer Canadians Expected To Cross-Border Shop This Holiday Season

Fewer Canadians Expected To Cross-Border Shop This Holiday SeasonAbout three in 10 Canadians are likely to take advantage of U.S. Thanksgiving sales, and for those who plan to take advantage InsuranceHotline.com has rounded up a few cross-border shopping and travel tips. Read more »

20 Tips For Snowbirds Escaping Winter

20 Tips For Snowbirds Escaping WinterEvery winter, hundreds of thousands of Canadian snowbirds head south to avoid the worst that winter has to offer. If you’re looking to escape old man winter for a month or two, or maybe more, here are some home, travel and driving tips to help make sure everything is in order. Read more »

Which Cars Are the Most and Least Reliable?

Which Cars Are the Most and Least Reliable?Buying a new car can be costly, and when forking over that type of cash, most drivers expect to be happy with their wheels for years to come. However, not all new cars are trouble-free. To get a view of the most and least reliable cars on the road, InsuranceHotline takes a look at Consumer Reports’ latest study about the most reliable and least reliable cars on the road. Read more »

Winter Car And Home Guide 2015

Winter Driving Safety TipsYou know it's coming. Snow, ice, and blizzards. InsuranceHotline.com has everything you need to know to get ready for the winter. From winter tires to driving safety tips to how to protect your home from winter damage, it's all right here. Read more »

Preparing a Well-Stocked Winter Car Kit

Winter Car KitWinter driving can be hazardous, and to be prepared for any eventuality on the road, a winter car kit is a must in every vehicle. Putting together a well-stocked winter car kit to keep you ready for roadside emergencies is quick, simple, and should be done at the first sign of snow. See what your kit should include. Read more »

8 Ways To Get Your Home Winter Ready

8 Ways To Get Your Home Winter ReadyThe winter season is drawing near which means subzero, arctic like temperatures, icy conditions and a whole lot of snow. Extreme weather and conditions are not uncommon in the winter which is why it's important that you protect your home from any potential damage the frigid temperatures and snow may bring. Read more »

Car Insurance Premiums Give You A Fright? 13 Tips To Lower Your Bill

Take a bite out of your insurance premiums with these 13 tips to help you lower your car insurance bill. Read more »

Ontario Winter Tire Discount On Car Insurance Now Mandatory

Ontario Winter Tire Discount On Car Insurance Now MandatoryReports suggest that currently only about half of Ontario auto insurers offer drivers a winter tire discount on their insurance, however this is going to change in the new year. Come January 1, 2016 all Ontario car insurance companies must offer the discount to drivers who change their tires seasonally. Read more »

Halloween Tricks, Pranks and Accidents: Are You Covered?

Thankfully, Halloween is usually more about the treat, but Halloween hijinks, tricks and even accidents can happen. How will your car insurance or home insurance protect you? Read more »

Car Insurance In Ontario: What’s Happening With Rates? [Updated]

A photo of drivers entering and leaving TorontoNews alert: Ontario car insurance rates have gone up contrary to the government’s two year plan to lower rates by 15 per cent by this coming August. See what's expected to happen to Ontario car insurance rates in the coming months. Read more »

Get Your Car Ready For The Winter

Get Your Car Ready For The WinterToo often the fall season feels like winter. But, we do live in Canada where the weather can be wacky, weird and at times, out of sync with our expectations which is why it’s never too early to make sure your car is ready for the winter roads ahead. Read more »

Long Weekend Safe Driving Tips

Long Weekend Safe Driving TipsThere are two things you can bank on this long weekend: traffic (and lots of it) and a heavy police presence on the roads looking for drivers who are impaired, distracted, behaving aggressively, or not wearing their seat belts. Don’t get caught…in traffic or by police this weekend with these 15 long weekend safe driving tips. Read more »

Gobble Up Savings On Your Car Insurance

Gobble Up Savings On Your Car InsuranceDon’t let auto insurance premiums eat away at your savings. Stuff your wallet with these money saving car insurance tips. Read more »

OPP Kicks Off Annual Fall Seat Belt Campaign. Are You Buckled Up? [Updated]

Buckle up. Starting September 23 and going on throughout the fall, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be cracking down on drivers, and passengers, who are not properly secured in the vehicle. As the U.S.-based National Highway Traffic Safety Administration puts it, “Click it Or Ticket.” Read more »

11 Car Insurance Myths Debunked [Updated]

Car Insurance Myths DebunkedCar insurance myths can cost us money, or influence decisions we make if believed. Learn the truth behind these common car insurance myths. Read more »

Myths and Facts about Car Insurance [Updated]

Do red cars cost more to insure?The problem with insurance myths is that they lead us astray. They lead us to make decisions we might otherwise not make, or perhaps worse, end up costing us money. Read more »

Ouch, That’s Going To Hurt – 4 Surprises That Will Cost You

No matter who or how old you are, having a stash of cash squirrelled away will help when things go sideways; and sometimes they do go sideways. Read more »

The Top 5 Home Insurance Myths [Updated]

Myths regarding insurance are pervasive, and home insurance is no different. InsuranceHotline.com dispels the top 5 myths that have sprouted up around home insurance, making it easier for insurance buyers to shop and purchase coverage with confidence. Read more »

Speed Limits Reduced to 30 km/h In Neighbourhoods Across Toronto

Speed Limits Reduced to 30 km/h In Neighbourhoods Across TorontoThe first of 12 affected wards in downtown Toronto and East York saw residential speed limits reduced from 40 km/h to 30 km/h this week. Will the speed limit in your neighbourhood be going down soon too? Read more »

Celebrate The New Season By Saving On Your Car Insurance

A change in season is the ideal time to spot check your car insurance rates. See if you can rake up some extra money by saving on your car insurance premiums. Be-leaf it! Read more »

Renting A Cottage This Fall? Renting Out Your Own? Here’s what You Need to Know

Before renting a cottage, make sure you're protected. Tips to make sure both the owner and renter get the best out of a cottage rental. Read more »

Usage-Based Insurance: As Easy As Plugging In a USB Key

This video shows how easy it is to install a UBI (Usage Based Insurance) device in your vehicle. It’s just as simple as plugging in a USB key or charging your phone. Read more »

10 Common Insurance Myths Debunked [Updated]

Exposing common insurance mythsThere are quite a few common myths associated with auto and home insurance that could be costing you money. Let’s debunk them and hopefully save you money along the way. Read more »

School Zone Safety: Keeping An Eye Out For The Kids

School zones are busy spots; there’s a lot going on and there’s a lot to look out for as a driver. Read more »

Steer Clear Of Tickets: New Ontario Rules Of The Road [Updated]

Steer Clear Of Tickets: New Ontario Rules Of The RoadOntario drivers! Did you know there are new rules of the road as of September 1, 2015 that you'll need to know about to steer clear of tickets, fines, demerit points, and even licence suspensions? See what's new on the roads in Ontario. Read more »

A Complete Guide To Car Insurance Savings – How You Can Save Money

A Complete Guide To Car Insurance SavingsAuto insurance rates are anything but insignificant for the vast majority of drivers, but there are ways to spend less on the coverage you need. See our 10 insider tips to saving money on your auto insurance. Read more »

Dogs and Your Home Insurance

In the time it takes you to read this article three Canadians will be bitten by dogs. Millions of dollars are paid out in dog bite and attack related insurance claims every year. Find out how to ensure you and your dog are protected. Read more »

Travelling In The Heart Of Hurricane Season

Travelling in hurricane seasonTravellers beware: hurricane season is upon us. While hurricane season typically runs from mid-May through to November, the heart of the season is in August, September and October. Learn what you need to know if travelling during hurricane season. Read more »

VIDEO: Ask The Expert – Five Life Insurance Questions Answered

We sit down with our in-house insurance expert Anne Marie Thomas to discuss five of the most common questions people have about life insurance: what it is, when you need it, why it’s not just for couples or parents, how much… Read more »

How Are Insurance Premiums Affected When Your Children Go Away to School? [Updated]

September is coming and soon thousands of college and university students will be leaving the nest and heading off to school. If your child has been added to your auto insurance policy, you should call your auto insurer; you could save money as a result. Read more »