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Anne Marie Thomas

Senior Manager of Partner Relationships and insurance expert with InsuranceHotline.com

As Senior Manager of Partner Relationships, Anne Marie Thomas has been working with insurance providers to ensure that Canadians are finding the lowest rates on InsuranceHotline.com. She is an insurance expert who has spent over 25 years in the insurance industry, working for Canada's largest insurance companies. She was also a licenced insurance broker.
What is Happening With Ontario Auto Insurance

What is Happening With Ontario Auto Insurance Rates?

Back in 2013, the province said they would lower auto insurance rates by 15 per cent. Since then rates have decreased overall, but the road to achieving a 15 per cent reduction in rates is long and the final destination is still off in the distance.
02/09/2017 08:17 EST
It's Time To Get Your Car

It's Time To Get Your Car Winter-Ready

December is here and no matter where you live in Canada, the days have gotten shorter and cooler, and you may have already experienced snowfall. While you can't always predict the weather, it's pretty much guaranteed that you'll have to face at least a few storms during the winter season. And whether you're a veteran in driving under extreme weather conditions or you're still getting used to the feel of a snow-covered road, it's important to prep yourself -- and your car -- for what's ahead.
12/07/2016 04:20 EST
Decoding 11 Driving Myths This

Decoding 11 Driving Myths This Fall

The leaves are beginning to fall, the nights are getting longer and the daytime temperatures are dropping. Yes, the autumn season is upon us. To ensure your vehicle is ready for the changing weather conditions ahead, we're uncovering the truth behind 11 popular driving myths so you can brush up on your knowledge of your car and the roads.
10/04/2016 09:46 EDT
What It Takes To Get And Keep An Ontario Driver's

What It Takes To Get And Keep An Ontario Driver's Licence

Getting your driver's licence is an exciting time in your life. It allows you the freedom of taking to the open road, either to visit friends, explore far away locales or simply get you back and forth to work in a timely manner. But, with Ontario's graduating licensing program this means these privileges come with limits.
09/01/2016 04:27 EDT
There Is A Reason Summer Drivers Get Into More

There Is A Reason Summer Drivers Get Into More Collisions

It's the most wonderful time of the year for motorists -- or so you would think. Despite not having to deal with snow or ice on our roads, there's actually a spike of driving tickets and a rise in collisions in July, August and September.
07/29/2016 01:28 EDT
How To Handle Spring Break Flight

How To Handle Spring Break Flight Cancellations

It's a worst-case vacation scenario -- you've been waiting for hours at your airline's gate with your tropical itinerary and (increasingly cranky) kids in tow, when they make the announcement: Your flight will not be taking off as planned. Flight cancellations are often panic-inducing, especially if there are connecting flights, ground transportation and hotel reservations on the clock -- and your dollar.
03/15/2016 01:48 EDT
10 Ways You Can Cut Your Car

10 Ways You Can Cut Your Car Costs

You've probably heard that buying a car is one of the worst investments you can make. Reports suggest Canadians spend more than $5,000 a year on maintenance and gas, not to mention tickets, driver's licence and plate renewals, parking and insurance. But does it really have to be this way?
01/27/2016 04:25 EST