WASHINGTON, D.C., May 22, 2012 – GEICO has released a multitude of new features for its popular GEICO App. Based on customer feedback, the new features add more convenience and offer an enhanced mobile experience for GEICO policyholders, customers shopping for insurance and smartphone users searching for useful car tips and information.
“The GEICO App continues to evolve to meet the current needs of our customers,” said Steve Smith, GEICO’s assistant vice president of information technology. “We’ve focused on expanding the self-service features of the app, which will offer added convenience and a better customer experience for the user.”
One of the most popular highlights among policyholders is a new Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) scanning feature that allows your smartphone to scan a vehicle’s window sticker to get a quote. The app also has a new password feature that provides quick and easy access to policy information.
The GEICO Apps self-service features have also been expanded. Customers can now use their mobile device to reschedule a claims appointment, view vehicle coverages and discounts, access their payment schedule and print and email insurance ID cards.
This updated version of the GEICO App can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes Store. Also available through iTunes, the GEICO App for iPad includes new features for viewing policy and billing documents. For other platforms, GEICO offers an app specifically designed for Android and Windows Phone 7 devices.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.