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How to save money on an Intoxalock ignition interlock device

If you’re in the market for an ignition interlock device, you’re probably scouring the internet trying to figure out how much it will cost. And you might see brands touting their reputation for offering “the cheapest" car breathalyzers.

However, as you shop around, you will find that most devices are comparable in cost. We understand that cost is an important factor, but shoppers often forget to consider other factors that can make having an IID a more seamless experience. You’ll want to choose a reputable provider known for an easy-to-use device and 24/7 customer support available.

Budgeting for Your Device

We understand that paying for an ignition interlock was not how you planned your budget, but there are ways you can save money to make your lease payments more feasible. The average cost of a device is less than $3 per day, which is about the equivalent of buying a cup of coffee every day, or over a week comparable to eating a fast food meal three to four times.

You can also save money by cooking dinner at home, and taking your lunch to work instead of eating out, or forego purchasing a morning coffee. Look at your expenses to see what you can adjust to help pay for the device.

Examining Price

At Intoxalock, we offer competitive pricing in all states. To avoid hidden fees, we provide all-inclusive pricing that outlines exactly what you’ll pay each month. Our pricing also has a Device Protection Plan available that covers the cost of replacing your device in these scenarios:

  • Accidental damage
  • Car accidents
  • Natural disasters 
  • Theft

This plan provides peace of mind that you won’t have to pay to replace the device — about $1,500 — in situations you can’t control.

The Value of Reliability

Intoxalock ignition interlocks are state-approved devices that have a long-standing reputation of accuracy, ease of use and affordability. There’s a reason we are an industry leader: our devices have extremely reliable technology and fair pricing, and they are backed by a network of fully trained installation centers that will install your device and teach you how to use it.

Financial Assistance

Residents in some states may qualify for financial assistance with the cost of their ignition interlock device. Factors that help determine qualification include:

  • Household income
  • Eligibility for the federal food stamp program
  • Employment status
  • Court discretion

Understanding Your Fees

When you install an ignition interlock, you do not purchase the device outright. Because you need it only for a temporary amount of time, you will lease the device. In addition to your lease fees, you may also need to pay:

  • Processing fees
  • Labor fees
  • Administrative fees
  • Mouthpiece fees
  • Shipping and handling

Your Intoxalock customer service expert will help break down the costs associated with your device. Items that influence the cost of your device include:

  • State of residence
  • Which device you are required to install
  • The length of your lease

Understanding all the costs associated with your device will help you budget better for the duration of your lease. For help determining which discounts you may qualify for, please call an Intoxalock state specialist at (888) 283-5899. Our specialists will help you get the best deal on the top-rated ignition interlock device.

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