Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-17-2011, 11:29 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
 
2012 25' FB Flying Cloud
Paso Robles , California
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 13
Newbie in CA

My wife and I just purchased a new (2011) Flying Cloud Bambi 19' today and we are thrilled! We pick it up in 3 days and can't wait to "break it in".

Couple of questions if you don't mind:

I've been looking for insurance and ran into some roadblocks....any advice on good sources?

Any suggestions on associations (Good Sam, WBCCI, etc)?


Looking forward to being online with this forum as it has helped considerably during the "buying an Airstream" phase. Can't wait for the "using an Airstream" phase.
__________________

__________________
cdanj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2011, 01:08 AM   #2
Rivet Master
 
ROBERTSUNRUS's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Salem , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 7,269
Images: 18
Blog Entries: 51
Hi, welcome to the forum. Since in California, your tow vehicle carries the liablity on your trailer, we had our home and vehicle insurance company cover it all. We found insurance companies that had better coverage, but at more than four times the price.
__________________

__________________
Bob

2005 Safari 25-B
"Le Petit Chateau Argent"
[ Small Silver Castle ]
2000 Navigator / 2014 F-150 Eco-Boost / Equal-i-zer / P-3
YAMAHA 2400 / AIR #12144
ROBERTSUNRUS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2011, 07:16 AM   #3
Moderator
 
moosetags's Avatar

 
2015 25' FB Flying Cloud
2012 23' FB Flying Cloud
2005 25' Safari
Santa Rosa Beach , Florida
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 10,763
Images: 5
Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

First off, welcome the Forums. We're glad to have you with us.

As to your questions, we had originally insured Lucy with a specialty company. We later found that it was considerably less expensive for the same coverage through Allstate. We have our vehicle insurance with them.

We are members of Good Sam and WBCCI. These Forums are the best source of Airstream information that there is.

Congratulations on your new baby. We need to see pictures of her.

Have many great Airstream adventures and safe travels.
__________________
SuEllyn & Brian McCabe
WBCCI #3628 -- AIR #14872 -- TAC #FL-7
2015 FC 25' FB (Lucy) with HAHA
2005 Suburban 2500 Quadrasteer (Olivia) & 2018 Silverado 2500 (Lillian)
moosetags is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2011, 08:59 AM   #4
3 Rivet Member
 
gtc6452's Avatar
 
2015 27' Flying Cloud
2011 30' International
mooresburg , Tennessee
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 206
Images: 6
progressive did a great job for me. all on line. fast and easy.
__________________
gtc6452 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2011, 10:13 AM   #5
2 Rivet Member
 
2008 27' International CCD FB
Visalia , California
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 59
Progressive Insurance is a good company for the AirStream. I have my boat and AS with them, they had the best coverage and price that I could find in our area in California.
__________________
ThreeFingers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2011, 07:40 PM   #6
1 Rivet Member
 
2012 25' FB Flying Cloud
Paso Robles , California
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 13
Thanks all for the info! We pick our baby up in a couple of days....long wait. I have been to the WBCCI and the Good Sam sites and they look like a wealth of information. We are so looking forward to becoming part of the Airstream Nation. I'll attach a picture as soon as we pick her up. We feel like a couple of proud parents..and just a apprehensive about doing things right.
__________________
cdanj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2011, 08:43 PM   #7
4 Rivet Member
 
steverino's Avatar
 
2010 27' FB Flying Cloud
Ivins , Utah
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 276
Images: 3
Congratulations! We're one year into Airstream ownership and loving it! in fact we just got back from a short weekend trip to a spot on the Monterey Bay. Being in central California, you've got a lot of great spots nearby that work for quick getaways - Morro Bay, Pismo, and more.


I ended up adding the trailer onto our AAA insurance policy, but Progressive is competitive as well.

Enjoy your new adventures!

Steve
steverino is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2011, 12:03 PM   #8
1 Rivet Member
 
2012 28' International
Perris , California
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 15
Images: 3
We have ours insured through Geico.
__________________
ArchieGates is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2011, 09:49 AM   #9
1 Rivet Member
 
2012 25' FB Flying Cloud
Paso Robles , California
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 13
Thanks all for your info.....I went with my current carrier. I am a veterinarian and I have a package coverage thru my association. They added the trailer at similar rates and coverage as compared to Progressive, Geico, and Explorer. The other companies would have required me to add my truck which would have broken up my package coverage...then everything would have been more expensive.

Anyway, thanks to all of you for your information and encouragement. We pick up our AS this morning.
__________________

__________________
cdanj is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Another newbie has just arrived... Hobie1 Member Introductions 9 08-01-2011 03:45 PM
Help for newbie! sarasafari General Interior Topics 4 07-16-2011 10:46 AM
Newbie in utah Jewelstech Member Introductions 0 06-13-2011 05:03 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.