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Safer Holiday Driving Tips

Just think of the gatherings you’re about to attend in the immediate future: Thanksgiving dinner, office holiday parties, family get–togethers, New Year’s Eve parties, New Year’s Day open houses. Consider all the people you’ll take to and from the airport, the shopping and volunteering you’ll do and the time on the road all that activity means.

Between errands and events, most Americans drive many more miles during the holidays than we do any other time of year. Research by the American Automobile Association shows that 27 percent of the vacations we will take from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day will be road trips. . . read more

Elections for District Director

Elections for district director for districts 8, 12, 14 and 18 will be held in April of 2015. Any member seeking a district director position must submit to the office of the president of Germania Farm Mutual Insurance Association their intent to be placed in nomination for district director by December 6, 2014. The member must meet the eligibility requirements and be nominated and selected at the district meeting in San Antonio on January 20, 2015. For more information, click on "Corporate Governance" in the right column; or call 800–392–2202 and ask for the executive department.

Germania Sponsors The Texas Bucket List Program

TBList There’s a unique and exciting TV program in town, and it’s called “The Texas Bucket List.” You may have heard about it, or even seen The Texas Bucket List vehicle in your part of the state.

For the next 12 months, Host Shane McAuliffe will showcase everything you need to see, do and experience in the Lone Star state. By watching his show you get a real flavor of what Texas has to offer and maybe get an idea or two of what you want to accomplish on your bucket list.

“The Texas Bucket List” airs for 26 weeks starting September 13, in various markets across the state. Germania is a proud sponsor of the Texas Bucket List along with Nissan, Slovacek’s Sausage and The Spirit of Texas bank. To learn more check out www.thetexasbucketlist.com. Here is a link to the TV listings and dates of show times.

Catastrophe Response Unit Prepared for Catastrophic Situations

Learn about the Catastrophe Response Unit and how Germania's claims professionals respond during a catastrophic event. The mobile unit is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and in the event of a storm situation a team is deployed to assist those in need.

ADVISORY ALERT:
Unauthorized Use of Germania’s Name
Misleads Insureds About Past Due Payments

(Brenham, Texas – August 11, 2014) Telephone scams take advantage of not only you, but also the companies they are misrepresenting. And, recently a new scam that includes unauthorized use of the Germania Insurance name is affecting Germania policyholders.

Like most scams, this new telephone scam is designed to convince you to give out your credit card or bank information. Don’t give it out. Just hang up. . . . read more

What to do after a Storm/Disaster

storm damage Almost everyone experiences a brief period of amazement, awe and paralyzing shock right after a storm or other property–related disaster. Aside from the first assessment of life and limb – for yourself and others – it’s hard to know what to do first to get on the road to recovery. . . read more

Germania Launches Mobile Website

Germania is pleased to announce the launch of a new mobile friendly version of GermaniaConnect for Policyholders.

If you are a registered user of GermaniaConnect for Policyholders, you can now easily view and navigate from any Android™, Apple®, or Windows® smartphone to:

  • View Your Policies
  • Pay Online
  • QuickPay
  • EFT
  • Billing Information
  • Report a Claim
  • Claim Status
  • Auto ID Cards

To use the new mobile optimized site, simply browse to www.GermaniaInsurance.com on your smartphone and log in to the policyholder site.

If you haven’t registered for GermaniaConnect, it’s quick and easy.

Home Inventory Checklist

As hurricane season quickly approaches, it’s time to ask yourself if you and your family are prepared. If you’re not ready, you still have time to make a plan.

Should a hurricane cause damage to your property and its contents, will you be able to identify everything you own and list its value? Knowing this information, and having it documented, could speed the claims process and could get you back on your feet faster.

Germania’s Home Inventory Checklist brochure is the easiest way to inventory and track the value of your possessions. Download a copy today and take the time to document your belongings before hurricane season begins.

The checklist is a simple tool you may never need, and an invaluable one when a catastrophe does strike.

Be prepared. It could happen to you.

Payment Online Changes – Effective May 18th

Online Payment Enhanced If you’ve been making your payments online, next time you log on to GermaniaInsurance.com you may see a change. We’ve enhanced the payment online feature so that when using a credit card you will need to enter the three digit CVN security code in order to be processed. It’s still the same safe and secure site it’s always been, but now it’s even better.

With Quick Pay it’s always fast, easy and secure to use, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.