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 car insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of car insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 16 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 27 million vehicles (car & cycle).

GEICO policyholders can make policy changes, report claims, print insurance ID cards, and purchase additional products by logging into their car insurance policy. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through GEICO Mobile, 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 car insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

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