Archive: April 2012

Memory of the Month: Hooping it up

By on April 27, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. GEICO dukes it out daily in the insurance marketplace, competing with a host of other companies for customers. And for several years on the straight now, we’ve been the industry’s fastest-growing company, so we must be doing something […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Chilling out on the cheap at the drive-in

By on April 24, 2012 at 11:01 AM

It feels like a scene out of an old movie. Families perched on the hood of the car, the smell of popcorn in the air and a double-feature on the big screen just after sunset. It’s a page out of history, all right, but you can still experience it today. A trip to the drive-in […]

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Spring means time for cleaning … your car

By on April 17, 2012 at 8:36 AM

I confess: sometimes, I use my car for storage. I would store five pairs of shoes, three sweaters, two coats, a few bottles of water and, yes, a box of Cheez-Its. Last week, I found my long-lost tote bag in the trunk of my car. That’s when I realized that it’s time to do some […]

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Use your Klout to help the Gecko

By on April 10, 2012 at 1:56 PM

If the Gecko ended up in a hotel room with a kangaroo and Richard Simmons, there must have been some other strange things that happened during his trip to Las Vegas, right? There’s a whole set of interesting photos to be found out there, and you might receive some in your mailbox if you’ve got […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


Savings never tasted so good

By on April 4, 2012 at 2:33 PM

“Is this your first car insurance taste test?” asks the host of what is indeed the world’s first car insurance taste test, the newest series of GEICO commercials. The spots pit the sweet taste of GEICO’s savings and service against the harsh tang of its competitors, the latter generating a variety of surprising reactions. The […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


An April Fools’ Day game

By on April 1, 2012 at 5:30 AM

It’s your turn to play an April Fools’ joke on us. Since it was so popular last year, we’re once again turning the GEICO blog into the popular old arcade game, Asteroids. Use your arrow keys and spacebar to fly around the blog and fire away. Ready to play? Just click the “Go” button below […]

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