How Do You Get a Quote for Umbrella Insurance?


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To receive a quote for umbrella insurance, choose an insurance company that offers automotive or homeowners insurance, contact the company, find out if it offers umbrella insurance and give the company the necessary information for a quote. Umbrella insurance is also known as extra liability insurance and helps protect individuals against damages from lawsuits and major insurance claims, notes GEICO.com.

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Umbrella insurance provides additional coverage for events that exceed the amount in automobile or homeowners insurance, preventing a person's assets from being needed to pay for a claim. Some events that may constitute the need for umbrella insurance include property damage and automobile injuries, according to GEICO.com.

To receive a quote for umbrella insurance through GEICO, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the GEICO website
  2. Type GEICO.com into a browser and press enter.

  3. Click on Get a Quote
  4. Place the cursor over the words Get a Quote at the top left of the screen. On the right side under Other, click on Umbrella.

  5. Select the state
  6. To expedite the quote process, select the state for coverage. The hours a representative is available to assist with a quote will appear on the screen.

  7. Prepare the necessary information
  8. Determine the desired level of coverage before calling. Review current policies, their coverage limits and all assets to help with a decision.

  9. Call the telephone number and receive a quote
  10. Call the number listed on the umbrella information page. Quotes are available at no cost. Representatives can answer questions and help determine the optimum coverage level.

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