Plymouth Rock and Bunker Hill Announce AARP Auto and Home Program

Boston, MA – (November 19, 2013) – Plymouth Rock Assurance and Bunker Hill Insurance Company leading automobile and home insurance carriers serving Massachusetts, today announced the AARP® Massachusetts Auto and Home Insurance Program from Plymouth Rock Assurance and Bunker Hill Insurance. Through this program, AARP members in Massachusetts will be eligible for a combination of savings and coverages uniquely tailored to their needs.

The program features auto insurance from Plymouth Rock Assurance and the opportunity to bundle home insurance from Bunker Hill Insurance for additional savings. This is the first time a program has been made available to AARP members in Massachusetts that offers both auto and home insurance. The program will be available beginning in December 2013.

 “Since 1982, Plymouth Rock has built a strong reputation in Massachusetts for providing its customers with more than they expect from an insurance company,” said Chris Olie, CEO of Plymouth Rock Assurance and Chairman of Bunker Hill Insurance. “It is especially gratifying that AARP, one of the most trusted and respected brands in the country, has selected us to offer this special program to its members in Massachusetts.”

“We know how important saving money is to our members and their families,” said Mitch Stevens, SVP Financial Products and Services, AARP Services, Inc. “This new program will help people do just that, and we’re pleased to work with Plymouth Rock and Bunker Hill to make this program available to our members in Massachusetts.”

The AARP Massachusetts Auto and Home Insurance Program from Plymouth Rock Assurance and Bunker Hill Insurance offers AARP members in Massachusetts special savings in addition to the everyday benefits that set Plymouth Rock and Bunker Hill apart from their competition. Those benefits include the ability for a customer to choose how to purchase his or her policy – whether it’s calling a sales center, going online, or by visiting a local independent agent.

AARP members in Massachusetts can take advantage of these unique features of the program:

  • Up to 6 percent savings on auto insurance from Plymouth Rock
  • Savings up to 19 percent on auto insurance and up to 26 percent on home insurance when they bundle their auto and home insurance from Plymouth Rock and Bunker Hill
  • Guaranteed lifetime coverage¹
  • Immediate enrollment into Plymouth Rock’s Rewards Plus program, which includes cell phone and laptop replacement coverage, as well as pet injury coverage


About Plymouth Rock Assurance

Headquartered in Boston, Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation is a leading automobile insurance carrier serving Massachusetts and Connecticut. Plymouth Rock’s industry-leading service innovations include the exclusive Plymouth Rock Savings Pass, which helps Massachusetts customers save hundreds of dollars on auto-related goods and services; Crashbusters® mobile expert appraisers, who travel directly to a customer’s vehicle to assess damage and often issue a check on the spot; Door to Door Valet Claim Service® which manages the entire auto repair process from start to finish; Get Home Safe®, which covers the cost of a one-time cab ride home up to $50 per policy year when a Massachusetts policyholder feels it would be unsafe to operate a motor vehicle; and its Pledge of Assurance®, an industry-leading written commitment to service excellence. Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation has an “A-/Excellent” rating from A.M. Best, the insurance industry’s premier independent rating service. It is part of the Plymouth Rock Group of Companies, which together write and manage over $1 billion in auto and home insurance in the Northeast. Each of the Plymouth Rock companies is financially responsible only for its own insurance products. Actual coverage is subject to the language of the policies as issued by each separate company. 

About Bunker Hill Insurance

 Headquartered in Boston, Bunker Hill Insurance Company provides home insurance to customers in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Bunker Hill Insurance was started in 1996 with one objective: to become the premier provider of home insurance products in New England. Today, the company protects over 50,000 families from damage due to fire, theft or accident. Bunker Hill Insurance Company has a "B++/Good" rating from A.M. Best, the insurance industry’s premier independent rating service. It is part of the Plymouth Rock Group of Companies, which together write and manage over $1 billion in auto and home insurance in the Northeast. Each of the Plymouth Rock companies is financially responsible only for its own insurance products. Actual coverage is subject to the language of the policies as issued by each separate company. 

About AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment and income security, retirement planning, affordable utilities and protection from financial abuse. We advocate for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world's largest circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin; www.aarp.org; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP en Español, a Spanish-language website addressing the interests and needs of Hispanics. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. The AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Learn more at www.aarp.org.

About AARP Services, Inc.

AARP Services, Inc., founded in 1999, is a wholly-owned taxable subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services manages the provider relationships for and performs quality control oversight of the wide range of products and services that carry the AARP name and are made available by independent providers as benefits to AARP’s millions of members. The provider offers currently span health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; credit cards, auto and home, mobile home and motorcycle insurance, life insurance and annuities; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging; special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services; legal services; and long term care insurance. AARP Services also engages in new product development activities for AARP and provides certain consulting services to outside companies.

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