What should I do if I get into a car accident while in Mexico?

A car accident may be devastating to your Mexico vacation. Whether you have a fender-bender or an overall collision, you'll be relieved that you obtained the best Mexican car insurance coverage before heading off. But how will you react if one happens? Unless you read our accident instructions, buying a policy does not guarantee that you will know what to do in the event of an accident.

One of the advantages of obtaining Mexican car insurance coverage from us is that we provide clear, easy-to-understand written instructions on what to do in the event of an accident. You'll receive these directions as well when you buy and print your policy. That way, not just will you be armed with excellent Mexico car insurance accident information, but you'll also know what to do in this situation based on Napoleonic Law.

The first thing to remember is that you must file your claim before departing Mexico. Before leaving Mexico, you must file your automobile claim by phone with an authorized claims service center or an insurance adjuster. If you return without reporting your claim, it is likely to be denied (for fraud-related reasons) and you will not receive the greatest level of Mexico car insurance coverage.

IT'S VERY IMPORTANT: All claims must be reported in Mexico to your policies Mexico car insurance adjustor or claims representative before you leave Mexico. Failing to do so subjects any claim to denial by your insurance company.

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