Archive: February 2012

GEICO App gets an update

By on February 24, 2012 at 7:15 AM

We get a lot of comments from customers, from professing their love for the Gecko to suggestions about our products. We’re always listening. While there’s not much I can do about giving you the Gecko’s hand (paw? foot?) in marriage, our mobile team listened to your feedback about the GEICO App that launched late last […]

Posted in: On the Web, Sales and Service


GEICO teams up with National Geographic to save you money

By on February 21, 2012 at 10:11 AM

National Geographic has been telling the earth’s story in thoughtful articles and dazzling photographs for nearly 125 years. GEICO supports National Geographic’s efforts to raise awareness about our planet and the creatures that inhabit it – especially adorable geckos. You can help contribute to this effort and save money, too, by taking advantage of a […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


Protect yourself from fender-bender fraud

By on February 17, 2012 at 9:16 AM

You’ve seen them on TV: car accident “victims” with fake neck braces trying to win a settlement they don’t deserve. But this is more than TV fiction – fender-bender fraud happens in real life, too. If you get into an accident — big or small — there are things you can do to minimize the […]

Posted in: Claims


Weaves, waffles and panthers in new ‘Easier Way to Save’ commercials

By on February 8, 2012 at 3:01 PM

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done to save money? That’s the question GEICO asks with its “Easier Way to Save” television campaign that has featured guinea pigs rowing a tiny boat and a day care run entirely by robots. Now, the zaniness is back with a new round of commercials that depicts even more […]

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Try our new ‘Coverage Coach’ – an interactive car insurance playbook

By on February 3, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin aren’t the only coaches hoping to lead their teams to victory this weekend. Our team has created Coach Gecko and an easy-to-use tool to help determine your car insurance needs. We know car insurance isn’t the simplest topic, and choosing appropriate coverage limits is an important decision you want to […]

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Happy Groundhog Day!

By on February 2, 2012 at 6:30 AM

I grew up in Western Pennsylvania, where Groundhog Day always gets plenty of attention. After all, Punxsutawney Phil is known worldwide, especially after the 1993 movie starring Bill Murray. Sure, it may be more about tradition than actually finding out if spring is around the corner – or if we’re stuck with six more weeks […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends