GEICO on the ground and ready to assist with Hurricane Irma

LAKELAND, Fla., Sept. 12, 2017 – GEICO's Catastrophe Response (CAT) teams, including auto damage adjusters, supervisors, managers, and IT personnel, have arrived in Florida and are ready to assist policyholders in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee adjusters are also ready to assist in those areas. GEICO urges policyholders to report any losses as early as possible on GEICO Mobile, GEICO's Claims Center or by calling (800) 841-3000. Commercial vehicle policyholders can file a claim by calling (866) 509-9444.

GEICO is staffing drive-in claims centers throughout Florida. At the same time, several hundred associates around the country are taking loss reports and answering incoming calls. As roads open and areas become more accessible, GEICO adjusters are expected to see several thousand vehicles through the week.

Additional information is available at GEICO's online Catastrophe Center with links to other important hurricane information and weather sites, and immediate claims handling capabilities.

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 15 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 24 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, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.