American Express Car Buying Program [BEST]
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling mobile marketplace, has partnered with Safeco Insurance to power its newly established auto-buying program. Safeco chose to partner with TrueCar to simplify the process for individuals who visit the Safeco Savings Center site, including its existing and future policyholders, to save them both time and money.
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"This partnership gives us and our dealer partners a great opportunity to deliver a better car-buying experience to Safeco policyholders and site visitors," said Jim Nguyen, TrueCar's Co-Founder and EVP of Partner Development. "We're thrilled to be a valuable part of the Safeco Savings Center. Through our affinity auto-buying programs, our partners have allowed users to save over $3 billion off MSRP while obtaining hassle-free buying experiences."
The auto-buying program will be offered through the Safeco Savings Center, a digital destination on Safeco.com that all visitors can use to access compelling discounts and benefits. The program will also provide users access to vehicle pricing information for new and used cars, as well as guaranteed savings off manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for the purchase of a new car.
Users of TrueCar's affinity partner sites have purchased over 1 million vehicles through more than 500 auto-buying programs powered by TrueCar. TrueCar is the leading platform in the affinity auto-buying space and currently reaches 75 percent of U.S. households through these partnerships.
TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling mobile marketplace, gives consumers transparent insight into what others paid and access to guaranteed savings off MSRP from TrueCar Certified Dealers. TrueCar's network of more than 10,000 trusted Certified Dealers is committed to providing upfront pricing information and a hassle-free buying experience. TrueCar powers car-buying programs for some of the largest U.S. membership and service organizations, including AARP, American Express, AAA and USAA. Not all program features are available in all states. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in San Francisco and Austin, Texas. For more information, go to www.truecar.com. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
On the other hand, your card may come with a program especially for car-buying. Cardholders of The Platinum Card from American Express (another high credit limit card), or any other type of Amex members, can try using the American Express Auto Purchasing Program, which connects you to dealers who accept American Express and let you charge $2,000 or more toward a car purchase on your Amex card.
Last year, TrueCar launched, TrueCar Military, a dedicated vehicle purchase program that provides exclusive Military incentives and exclusive benefits, on top of TrueCar's existing benefits, to those who have served our country's armed forces and their families. TrueCar has dedicated more than fourteen years to servicing the men and women of the military through affinity car buying partnerships with leading military service organizations.
About TrueCarTrueCar is a leading automotive digital marketplace that enables car buyers to connect to our nationwide network of Certified Dealers. We are building the industry's most personalized and efficient car buying experience as we seek to bring more of the purchasing process online. Consumers who visit our marketplace will find a suite of vehicle discovery tools, price ratings, and market context on new and used cars -- all with a clear view of what's a great deal. When they are ready, TrueCar will enable them to connect with a local Certified Dealer who shares in our belief that truth, transparency, and fairness are the foundation of a great car buying experience. As part of our marketplace, TrueCar powers car-buying programs for over 250 leading brands, including AARP, Sam's Club, and American Express. Nearly half of all new-car buyers engage with TrueCar powered sites, where they buy smarter and drive happier. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in Austin, Texas, and Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit www.truecar.com, and follow us on Facebook or Twitter. TrueCar media line: +1-844-469-8442 (US toll-free) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About TrueCarTrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience. TrueCar operates its own branded site and its nationwide network of more than 16,500 Certified Dealers, and also powers car-buying programs for some of the largest U.S. membership and service organizations, including USAA, AARP, American Express, AAA and Sam's Club. Nearly half of all new car buyers engage with the TrueCar network during their purchasing process. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with an office in Austin, Texas.
If you are a member of an organization that offers an auto buying program like Costco, Consumer Reports, USAA, or American Express, use it!These affinity groups work with a network of dealers who provide incentives and offer exceptional guaranteed pricing and service if the car is purchased through that group. These pre-negotiated discount programs have been arranged to help group members save hundreds, and even thousands, of dollars off the purchase price: check to see if you belong to any!
For the extended warranty and purchase protection benefit of The Business Platinum Card from American Express, eligibility and benefit level varies by card. Terms, conditions and limitations apply. Visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by AMEX Assurance Company. For the return protection benefit of The Business Platinum Card from American Express, eligibility and benefit level varies by card. Terms, conditions and limitations apply. Visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details.
For the extended warranty and purchase protection benefit of The Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express, eligibility and benefit level varies by card. Terms, conditions and limitations apply. Visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by AMEX Assurance Company.
Between 1/1/20 and 12/31/20, the average savings off MSRP experienced by consumers who connected with a TrueCar Certified Dealer through a TrueCar-powered auto buying program and who were identified as buying a new vehicle from that Certified Dealer was $3,552. Your actual savings may vary based on multiple factors, including the vehicle you select, region, dealer, and applicable vehicle-specific manufacturer incentives, which are subject to change. MSRP is determined by the manufacturer and may not reflect the price at which vehicles are generally sold in the dealer's trade area, as many vehicles are sold below MSRP. Each dealer sets its own pricing.
In addition to the Amex car-buying program, cardmembers can earn 5X points on flights and prepaid hotels on Amextravel.com; 1.5X points on eligible purchases at U.S. suppliers of construction materials and hardware, U.S. retailers of electronic goods, U.S. providers of shipping, software and cloud systems, and eligible purchases of $5,000 or more (up to $2 million per year, then 1X); and 1X points per $1 spent on all other eligible purchases.
To select the best credit cards for buying a car, we looked for rewards cards that can generally accommodate large purchases or that have vehicle-buying programs. This list is not exhaustive and does not cover all possible cards.
About TrueCar TrueCar is a leading automotive digital marketplace that lets auto buyers and sellers connect to our nationwide network of Certified Dealers. With access to an expansive inventory provided by our Certified Dealers, we are building the industry's most personalized and efficient auto shopping experience as we seek to bring more of the process online. Consumers who visit our marketplace will find a suite of vehicle discovery tools, price ratings and market context on new, used and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. When they are ready, shoppers in TrueCar's marketplace can connect with a Certified Dealer in our network, who shares our belief that truth, transparency and fairness are the foundation of a great auto shopping experience. As part of our marketplace, TrueCar powers auto-buying programs for over 250 leading brands, including AARP, Sam's Club, Navy Federal Credit Union and American Express.
Your plan purchase will typically show on your American Express account within 48 hours though it may take up to 5 business days to reflect on your account. For more details visit americanexpress.com/planit, opens in a new window.
It is beneficial to speak to the dealership about special first-time car buyer programs. You should also prequalify with at least three lenders. When choosing a first-time car buyer program, you should consider the requirements of the program, such as the need for a co-signer or proof of college graduation. You should also be aware of the tips for buying your first car, such as being honest about your needs and knowing your credit score.
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