Military FAQ


Military Car Insurance

How does car insurance for military members work?

When it comes to auto insurance for military members, active duty men and women are eligible to receive special discounts and rates. While the basics of car insurance coverage remain the same, military service members are allowed to maintain their vehicle registry and car insurance coverage through their home state regardless of whether they are stationed elsewhere or deployed.

What types of coverage does military car insurance include?

Military members can sometimes have some unique circumstances that need to be considered when deciding which coverages to include on their policies. GEICO offers extensive coverage options that can be combined depending on your needs

Available types of car insurance coverage generally include:

Does GEICO offer car insurance for veterans?

Yes, GEICO offers automobile insurance for veterans.


Coverage While Deployed

Can I continue my GEICO insurance policy while deployed overseas?

You can continue your GEICO insurance when you get ordered overseas. Please check our web-page on coverage while overseas for more details.

How do I make policy changes on my son/daughter's vehicle when I have power of attorney?

If you have a power of attorney, you may make changes for your son or daughter while they are deployed. Call us at 1-800-MILITARY (645-4827) or contact a local GEICO agent.


Discounts

What is the military discount for car insurance?

GEICO offers a 15% discount for all current and former military members, including the National Guard.

How do I get my military discount for car insurance?

To take advantage of GEICO's military discount call (800) MILITARY (645-4827). GEICO also offers a number of other potential discounts in all 50 states—call us to see which discounts you may be eligible for.

Am I eligible for a discount because I'm in the National Guard?

Yes. You may be eligible for a military and/or emergency deployment discount. Visit our web page on military discounts, call us at 1-800-MILITARY (645-4827), or contact a local GEICO agent.

Am I eligible for a military discount when going from active duty to retired, the National Guard, and/or becoming a reserves member?

Yes. You may be eligible for a military and/or emergency deployment discount. Visit our web page on military discounts, call us at 1-800-MILITARY (645-4827), or contact a local GEICO agent.


Payment Options

How do I make a payment via the internet?

Log in to our Policyholder Service Center and make your payment online.

Does GEICO have an electronic payment plan, so my policy won't lapse while I'm deployed?

Yes, it's called Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).


Storage Plans

I am being deployed. What do I need to do to put my vehicle in storage while deployed?

Call 1-800-MILITARY (645-4827) or your local GEICO agent with the location where your automobile will be stored.

Does GEICO have a storage plan for when I deploy?

Visit our web-page on storage plans or call us at 1-800-MILITARY (645-4827).


Dedicated Policyholder Services

I'm in the military. Is there a dedicated phone number I can use to get answers to my questions?

Yes. You can call 1-800-MILITARY (645-4827), or find a local GEICO agent on-line, or look in the phone book.


GEICO Offices

Is there a local agent in my area?

Visit our page on local GEICO offices or GEICO overseas locations, or look in the yellow pages, for an office near you.