GEICO has undergone certain transformations to make the policies more easily accessible to its customers and that customers are updated in real time with the best possible convenience. Usually employing a traditional model of using agents to be contacted for policy matters, GEICO has now brought on online management of its insurance policy for its customers. Customers can make online payments for their auto and motorcycle insurance policy right through the GEICO website.
The payment options that are available to policy holders include automatic payments, web-pay, phone-pay, and traditional payment methods to use the post office to mail in a check or money order. Also customers can view and get more information about various other plans online.
GEICO or Government Employees Insurance Company has been offering insurance services since 1936 and initially targeted the government employees and military personnel. Later on it diversified and started catering to the general public and has expanded quite well. Established by Leo and Lillian Goodwin in 1936 it has grown over to being the third largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States and holds about 14 major offices around the country.
With a range of insurance coverage and payment option, GEICO has expanded well and has and boasts to have insured more than 18 million vehicles and has bypassed the 12 million policyholder mark in 2013. The company came under the wings of Berkshire Hathaway in 1996 headed by Warren Buffet and garners an AA+ rating.
Registration Process for the GEICO Online Account
To access the online portal for policy payments and other information you need to have an online GEICO account. The account can be created from the GEICO website quite easily. Before signing in to the account you need to ensure that you meet the following requirements:
A computer that has internet access.
A User account for GEICO online payment.
The following is the step-by-step guide:
Visit the GEICO website by following this link: http://www.geico.com
Choose the “Make Payment” option under the “Manage Your Policy” drop down menu.
You will be requested to enter your “User ID” and “Password”. If you do not have them then you can click on “Sign Up” for an account and follow the onscreen procedure to acquire your GEICO online account.
Once you are logged in, you will be routed to the Policyholder Service Center, choose the policy you want to pay.
The method of payment is up to you, you can either write an online check or use your debit or credit card.
Finish your payment and if you want you can set automatic payments for the future which will save you the hassle for next time.
Following are the help links if you wish to read up more:
Insurance Terms: http://www.geico.com/information/insurance-terms
- Payment Methods and Plan: http://www.geico.com/information/paymentoptions