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Mark Dannehl"Am I covered for a rental car if I get into an accident and my car needs repairs?"

The question is most frequently asked after someone has been involved in an accident and is without transportation. With our busy lifestyles and reliance on our vehicles, this can be a major inconvenience. Imagine if you were in an accident that put your car out of commission. What would you do? Would you borrow a car? Rely on public transportation? Call a friend or family member for a ride? What if you didn't have any alternatives and your only option was to rent a car? Depending on the extent of the damage, you could be facing a month of scrambling for a ride or paying out-of-pocket for a rental vehicle.

If you own a mid-sized SUV or mini-van, it'll cost you about $50 per day to rent a similar vehicle while yours is in the shop. If your car takes two weeks to fix, it will cost you $700 just to rent a car. Fortunately, Member Benefits has an inexpensive answer: Rental Reimbursement Coverage. For just $30 a year—that's eight cents per day—you can add coverage that will pay the $50 per day vehicle rental fee if you get into an accident. We'll even set up the rental for you.

To learn more or to add Rental Reimbursement Coverage to your WEA P&C auto policy, call Member Benefits tool-free at 1-800-279-4010.

Mark Dannehl, Personal Insurance Consultant

Certain policy exclusions and limitations may apply. The terms and conditions of your coverage are exclusively controlled by your written policy. Please refer to your policy for details. Underwritten by WEA Property & Casualty Insurance Company.