Getting car insurance quotes online is a very quick and easy process. You can visit one of the many web sites offering to show you rates from several insurance companies. Another option is visit a specific insurance company online to see if it offers online quotes.
To get a car insurance quote online, you will need to fill out a form with some basic information. Not all insurance companies ask for your name and contact information as part of this process. If you are concerned about giving out personal information online or being contacted by the company whether you want to go ahead and apply for coverage or not, you do have the option of clicking away from those sites and looking elsewhere for a quote.
Each site asks for different information, but generally, you will only need to provide a few facts about yourself and your car before you can get an idea of what you can expect to pay for coverage. If you like the number the site generates for you, contact the insurance company to formally apply for coverage.
If the car insurance quote you are given is a bit too high for your budget but you like the company and the level of coverage you can get, you do have the option of looking at increasing your deductible to lower your premium. Just be sure that the level you choose is one that you will feel comfortable with.