The General Automobile Insurance Services, Inc. (The General®) is a licensed insurance agency that is a subsidiary of PGC Holdings Corp. (PGC) which is an affiliate of American Family Insurance. Through its insurance company subsidiaries and their predecessors, PGC has been writing automobile insurance in many states throughout the country for over 50 years.
The General offers nearly 50 specific auto insurance discounts to their customers so be sure you’re taking advantage of all the savings you’re eligible for by contacting your current General agent or unlocking them on Insurify! The most common discounts offered include:
|Discount Type||Discount %|
|Defensive Driver Discount||up to 10%|
|Good Driver Discount||Varies|
|Multiple Vehicle Discount||Varies|
|Home Owner Discount||Varies|
|Current insurance discount||Varies|
|Prior carrier discount||Varies|
|Anti-lock Brake Discount||Varies|
|Anti-Theft Device Discount||Varies|
|Electronic Stability Control||Varies|
|Good Credit Discount||Varies|
|Good Student Discount||Varies|
|Passive Restraint Discount||Varies|
|Continuous Coverage Discount||Varies|
|Driving training discount||Varies|
|Starting your auto quote online discount||Varies|
|No lapse in coverage discount||Varies|
|Paid in full discount||Varies|
|Motor club discount||Varies|
|Preferred payment discount||Varies|
The General has been offering its customers exceptional service for over 50 years. They offer over the phone claim services 24/7 and customer support via phone, email, or online live chat. Customers can manage their policy and make payments online or through their mobile app. The General is committed to providing affordable coverage to high risk drivers who have been denied coverage in the past. The General offers low down payments and convenient monthly payments to every policyholder.
|Road Side Assistance||Typically adds coverage for towing, tire changes, lockout services, and more|
|Credit Card Payment|
|Electronic Check||Ran out of checks? Electronic checks work just as well, this usually sometimes includes ther Electronic Funds Transfer options (EFT).|
|Automatic Online Payments||Forgetful? This option automatically charges your credit or debit card that you provided so that you never have to worry.|
|Debit Card Payments|
|Multi-payment Installment Plans||Want to budget your payments over time? This option allows you to pay your premiums in scheduled installments rather than all at once.|
|Mail Payment||The option to mail in a personal check or money order. Don't forget the postage, sometimes the classics never die!|
|Mobile App Payments||Welcome to the 21st century, some companies allow you to pay your bill through their phone app, just make sure you own a smart phone!|
|Online Payment||Hate those annoying IVR menus? Pay your bill online.|
|Person 2 Person Payment|
|Phone Payment -IVR||Ran out of postage? Want to keep things fast but simple? You can pay your bill over the phone.|
|Prepayment||Don't want to worry about making monthly payments? Why not just pay your premiums in advanced, who knows, you might get a thank you discount from your provider.|
|Cash Payment||Cash Payment|
|Pay Through Your Agent||Pay Through Your Agent|
The General offers affordable, convenient pay car insurance to drivers who are considered "high risk" in the insurance industry. High risk drivers usually include those with poor driving records, those without prior coverage, or those with a foreign/international license.
Across most of the U.S., The General can offer you standard coverage options including:
Through American Family Life Insurance, The General offers term life insurance policies as well.
Term life insurance is an affordable way to financially protect your family with a death benefit should you die within your policy term (usually 10, 20, or 30 years). This benefit could fund everyday expenses like child care, mortgage payments, and tuition.