GEICO now offering discounts to Atlantic Coast Conference alumni, students, faculty and staff

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 26, 2013 – With college basketball excitement in full swing, GEICO is adding to the March madness by announcing that it has joined forces with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) to offer a discount on auto insurance to alumni, students, faculty and staff of current ACC member schools*.

“GEICO is thrilled to partner with the Atlantic Coast Conference to offer students, alumni, employees and staff our great products and service at an even lower rate with this new discount,” said Deedre Daniel, GEICO’s director of federal and partnership marketing. “GEICO is a huge supporter of college sports, so we jumped at the chance to team up with a conference like the ACC that has such a storied history.”

GEICO partners with more than 500 groups and associations to offer discounts and savings to their members. For a full list of eligible organizations, go to GEICO’s website.

* Eligible ACC member schools include: Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Florida State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, University of Miami, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Wake Forest University. The ACC discount is not available in all states.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for 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.

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