GEICO vs. The General
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GEICO or The General: Which Company is Best for You?
Geico and The General are two of the biggest names in insurance, with an advertising reach to match. Chances are you've seen more than one commercial from either in the past month. Geico was founded in 1936, while The General was founded in 1963. Both are widely-trusted companies, but which has the discounts, services, and customer ratings that matter most to you? See how they stack up below.
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|About||GEICO uses a direct-to-consumer sales model rather than relying on independent agents to provide exceptional service and superior coverage to their valued customers.||The General offers great rates on auto insurance to all types of drivers. Whether you have a great driving record, had a gap in coverage, or been in an accident, we have a rate for you!|
|Roadside Assistance||You can use a mobile app to request service from GEICO's Emergency Roadside Service, which will assist you if you need a tow, are locked out of your car, run out of gas, have a dead battery or flat tire.||The General provides optional Towing and Labor coverage in select states to pay for the cost of towing your car if it becomes disabled. Comprehensive and collision coverage is a prerequisite for purchase. The General also offers a Roadside Assistance plan that is administered by Nation Safe Drivers (NSD). This optional program provides 24-hour assistance for towing and other emergency services.|
|Additional Discounts||GEICO offers an additional discount for vehicles with daytime running lights as well as discounts for federal employees. Moreover, the company offers the policy feature of accident forgiveness.||None Available|
Will I get dropped by my insurance company for two totaled cars?
Thank you for reaching out to The Zebra! I'm sorry to hear about your recent accidents. Making claims can be complicated, so I understand your concern.Will comprehensive insurance cover damages caused by road debris?
Sorry to hear about your accident. If you have comprehensive coverage, it should cover any damages caused by debris.Does State Farm match auto insurance quotes with other companies?
In truth, no. Car insurance companies determine their rates based on their previous years' filings (loss to revenue ratio) in addition to other factors.Do I claim my stolen vehicle with Lyft or GEICO?
One of the companies should be covering you via your comprehensive coverage. Check out our page on Lyft's insurance requirements for more information.See More Questions
Why did The General cancel my car insurance?
Insurance companies in many states have up to 60 days from the start date to cancel a policy without providing a reason for doing so. In most cases, this has to do with some sort of potential fraud or an inaccuracy on your application.See More Questions
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