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Old 05-05-2018, 12:10 PM
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Do you know that you can now get coverage that is equivalent to AAA for your airplane?
Free towing?? Bring you gas if you run out??......
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Old 05-05-2018, 02:51 PM
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I certainly wil do that when we resolve some last issues, the person that apparently made some mistakes was not available until Monday to get
her side of the story.

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So Don, you made some pretty strong claims about the insurance industry not being ethical. It seems you have a different opinion now, could you enlighten us as to why your position has changed? A post from Gallagher appears to indicate the reasons if we read between the lines but in fairness to insurance brokers it would be nice if you could set the record straight.
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Old 05-05-2018, 02:55 PM
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Change a flat would be helpful as well, and if you locked your keys inside also. Towing to a place that could fix it might also be a nice provision too.

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Old 05-05-2018, 05:43 PM
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I also want to give a big shout out to Leah and Gallagher. I have now had my
RV6A for 2+ years and they by far provided the most information and the best
service. I did shop around and got virtually the same quote from all the
brokers. Why I went with Gallagher was because of Leah's knowledge and
the care she took to make sure I had the right coverage. I will continue to
use Leah and Gallagher as my go to for as long as I continue to fly.

Thanks Leah and Gallagher!!
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Old 05-07-2018, 11:49 AM
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OK, this is confusing but first of all I wanted to make it clear that Gallagher and especially Shanna are not guilty of any wrongdoing, the confusion existed because of two different insurance companies using vastly different criteria. Company 1 loved old pilots (me) but would not even consider a student, too risky, or four pilots. Company nr 2 had a policy that a student pilot on there would make no difference, on the policy premium, but they hated old pilots, me at 80 years old added over $2000 to their premium over the company 1. Thru some miscommunication apparently on my part, I had understood that they would not reduce the premium if I were removed from the policy.
I think the moral of this story is that one MUST communicate clearly with the broker, and to choose a good one like Gallagher, and to realize that the companies have in fact vastly different criteria, almost senseless criteria, for quoting a price. Also, if you are old some companies do not like you at all, and some hate students! You cannot find one that likes students and old guys both!
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Old 05-07-2018, 12:32 PM
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Don, thank you for your followup. After buying insurance for an RV for nearly twenty years I strongly suspected your first posts calling into question the business ethics of the companies we use were not based on fact but due to miscommunication of some sort. Your followup stated this to be the case and I hope your earlier posts will not cast a negative light on honest brokers.

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Guess the lesson here (and one we see appearing on VAF from time to time) is to not slam a business unless we are positive all avenues have been used to settle a dispute or question. Maybe as a former business owner I am a bit too sensitive about this subject, but I have seen the damage that can be done to a small business when false information is stated. Social media just exacerbates this problem.
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