WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2012 – All hands on deck. GEICO has made it a lot easier for boat enthusiasts to shop for insurance with its new mobile boat application. Boaters enjoying the water can now get a quote and purchase a policy from their smartphones at any time of the day and night.
“Advances in mobile technology have created opportunities for companies to stay engaged with their customers,” said Marie Motowylak, GEICO director for Internet sales. “The GEICO mobile boat app is part of a natural evolution to enhance our customer interactions in a manner that meets their ongoing needs.”
The GEICO mobile boat app can run on any smartphone device with all of the functionality of a web application, and has been optimized for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone 7 platforms. GEICO was the first to offer online buying power to iPhone and Android smartphone users.
For more information about boat and watercraft insurance, please visit http://www.geico.com/information/aboutinsurance/boat/.
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.