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Complaint Review: Geico Auto Insurance
Geico Auto InsuranceInternet United States of America
Geico Auto Insurance Geico, Bait and Switch, rate hike after one week Internet
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According to online documents, they canceled my policy and reistated it at the higher rate. Through e-mail
correspondence, after many canned responses, they are claiming that a citation I had in 2010, THREE YEARS ago,
was not factored into the original rate. A $300 increase for a single three year old citation that was mysteriously not accounted for? I'm not even sure the citation is legitimate, as I don't recall it. I'll be ordering my driving record to find out for sure.
So, basically they will quote and even sell you a lower rate than what you are currently paying, wait until you have already canceled your old policy, and then raise your rate higher than what it was to begin with. I had had the policy that I left for several years and was receiving discounts based on that. If I were to go back to Progressive, I wouldn't be able to receive the same rate, because I would no longer have the loyalty discount. Oy vay!
Regardless, I'm sure I can find a lower rate than what Geico wants me to pay somewhere else, so I will be saving
hundreds of dollars by switching AWAY from Geico. It's just a humongous waste of my time to have to do so. I wonder how many other people they have done this to who haven't bothered to take the time to shop around again, and instead just swallowed the inflated rate?
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/11/2013 12:10 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Geico-Auto-Insurance/internet/Geico-Auto-Insurance-Geico-Bait-and-Switch-rate-hike-after-one-week-Internet-1026985. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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