July 31, 2018
Geico and Travelers 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 Travelers was founded in 1864. 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.||Travelers knows that you have a lot riding on those wheels; with package offerings and competitive insurance rates, they work to protect you wherever you go.|
|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.||Traveler's Basic Roadside Assistance provides towing service up to 15 miles, as well as emergency car services such as jump start, fuel delivery, flat tire change and lockout assistance. Traveler's Premier Roadside Assistance provides the same emergency car services, towing service up to 100 miles, and Trip Interruption coverage, which offers reimbursement of $200 a day (to a maximum of $600) for meals and lodging if your breakdown occurs 100 or more miles from home. Additionally, Premier Roadside Assistance provides Personal Property coverage with a $500 limit for any items damaged or stolen during the breakdown.|
|Additional Discounts||GEICO offers an additional discount for vehicles with daytime running lights. Moreover, the company offers the policy feature of accident forgiveness.||None Available|
|Recent Questions||What is your best advice to buy auto insurance for my 18-year-old who is buying a used car which will be paid off?|
The bad news is that car insurance for an 18-year-old on their own separate policy is incredibly expensive — over $3,400 more than the national average. The good news? Typically, we see that combining insurance by adding your kid to your policy is the best route.My son got a DUI, I will be selling the vehicle & removing him from my Geico policy. Do I need to report it to Geico?
If you choose to repair the damage to your son's car using your insurance, you will need to file a claim and tell your insurer what happened. The claim will impact your rates, but removing your son will not impact your rates as much as leaving him on there — because he has a DUI on his record, that would increase rates in addition to the accident. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.Can I get accident forgiveness after an accident?
I'm sorry but you will not be able to have an accident forgiven and removed from your record. Depending on the insurance company, they have specific rules about accident forgiveness — generally, you need to be accident-free for a few years before an accident is forgiven.Will a hit and run impact my car insurance premium in CA?
Yes, when your company has to pay out on a claim, it will impact your rates. If you filed a police report and have uninsured motorist property damage coverage, this coverage will pay for the damages and will be considered a not-at-fault accident.See More Questions
|Should I choose a company that is cheaper for my auto insurance or my home?|
There's a couple of things to think about. While price is important, I would make sure you have equal coverage for your home and your auto from both Travelers and State Farm.Are some insurance providers better suited to my needs than others to get the best rate?
Because most coverage options can be matched across insurance companies, I think what you are really looking for is the best customer service/claims support for the best cost. Right off the bat, I know Geico probably wouldn't be an option for you with a leased vehicle.What is an ADOT Code?
Your ADOT code should be listed on your ID card from Travelers. If you don't see it listed there, contact Travelers Customer service. The ADOT code identifies your insurance company to the state.My daughter got into an accident using my vehicle, will my insurance pay for the damages she caused?
Normally the liability coverage on your policy should pay for damage caused to another driver, even if your daughter wasn't currently listed on your policy. However, some insurance companies require anyone who lives in the household be listed on the policy - either included or excluded in order for them to properly determine the risk.See More Questions
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