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Geico towing insurance and roadside assistance

No matter how well you plan, a flat tire or a dead battery is bound to happen eventually. One way to get back on the road more quickly with fewer headaches is by adding towing insurance to your policy.

With Geico’s Emergency Roadside Service, you can get towing help and more 24/7 online or through a convenient app.

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How to get towing insurance

Adding Geico’s Emergency Roadside Service coverage to your policy is the easiest way to get towing assistance. At at $14 a year for each car, it’s a small price to pay for peace of mind.

If you’re already a policyholder, log in to your account from the Emergency Roadside Service page and follow the steps to add this coverage to your existing plan.

If you’re not a Geico customer, you’ll need to first sign up or transfer your policy to become one. Simply indicate that you’d like Emergency Roadside Service when putting together your policy.

What does Emergency Roadside Service cover?

With Geico’s roadside assistance, you get 24/7 help for:

  • Jump-starts for dead car batteries.
  • Labor to change flat tires.
  • Towing that’s not related to an accident.
  • Lockout services of up to $100.

How does Geico’s Emergency Roadside Service work?

Get roadside assistance from Geico for as little as $14 annually for each car to protect you against life’s bumps along the road.

Say you’re stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire. You’d simply access Geico’s Emergency Roadside Service through Geico’s mobile app in three steps.

  1. Tell Geico what’s wrong. Select your need from a list of roadside emergencies and click Save and continue.
  2. Confirm your information. Your car’s make, model and color will pop up on the next screen. If the info is correct, click Save and continue.
  3. Confirm your location. Geico’s app uses your phone’s GPS to find your location. If your location on the map is correct, click Submit. After you confirm, you’re provided an incident number and an ETA for your assistance. And you can even refresh the screen to get real-time updates.

Get back on the road more quickly by adding Emergency Roadside Service to your Geico policy. You can access 24/7 assistance with flat tires, jump-starts, lockouts and more — all for about $14 a year.

Does Geico’s Emergency Roadside Service cover reimbursements?

Yes. If you’ve recently accessed the services of Geico’s ERS and paid out of your own pocket, you can submit the original copy of your road service bill along with your policy number to Geico for reimbursement. From there, Geico will send you a check that reflects your policy’s coverage limits.

Send your reimbursement requests for towing services to towingrefund@geico.com, or fax them to Geico’s offices at 866-954-3761.

You can also send in your request by mail to:

GEICO
Emergency Road Service
PO Box 8075
Macon, GA, 31208-8075

Do I need Emergency Roadside Service on my policy for towing to be covered by Geico?

Yes. To avoid paying out of pocket for any towing necessary to get your car back up and running, you’ll need to add ERS to your existing Geico policy — which could cost as little as $14 a year for each car on your policy.

Bottom line

For a small additional cost, Geico’s Emergency Roadside Service offers low-cost peace of mind, covering jump-starts and towing that can get you back on the road faster without taking a toll on your wallet.

If you’re not already a Geico customer, compare the affordable rates and comprehensive options available through this big-name provider to create a policy that’s best for your needs.

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