Admiral car insurance

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Last reviewed 18 August 2022

Why choose Admiral car insurance?

  • Strong record with nearly 30 years of experience
  • All policies (excluding third-party-only) include a courtesy car while yours is being repaired
  • Spread the cost with monthly payments on some policies

Admiral has a reputation for value and straight-talking customer service. Their employees have sold more than 22 million policies since beginning business, so they’ve built up a fair amount of market nous.

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Who is Admiral?

Admiral is a Cardiff-based, FTSE 100 financial services company offering car insurance to a broad range of customers, from young and new drivers to much older and more experienced motorists.

Set up back in 1993, Admiral has been voted Best Car Insurance Provider for nine years running by The Personal Finance Awards. Admiral aims to make car insurance rewardingly simple.

Admiral also offers multi-car insurance. Policies can include family members living at different locations, helping you and your family leverage your collective buying power to get a discount for everyone.

You can also download the Admiral Insurance app to help you manage your cover via your smartphone. There’s also plenty of social media presence, including some useful guides to keeping safe on the road and protecting your premium.

Admiral has consistently picked up awards for a positive workplace culture, embracing diversity issues like BAME, LGBT+ rights, wellbeing and ageism.

In 2022 the company was named fourth on the UK's best workplaces list by Great Places to Work UK. It's been named on the list for 22 consecutive years.

The publicly-owned Welsh company floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2004. It now employs more than 10,000 people. Admiral’s brands include Elephant and Veygo.

Admiral car insurance policy details

Admiral offers a selection of car insurance policies and types. Not all policies and types are available through our site, so the exact levels of cover and benefits may vary. Before buying car insurance, we recommend you check the cover and benefits included.

Admiral offers six levels of car insurance:

Third party only: Admiral will pay everything you are legally required to pay if someone is injured in an accident involving your car. You will also be covered for damage to someone else's property

Third party fire and theft: All of the above, plus damage caused as a result of fire or theft.

Essential: All the benefits of third party only but also offers cover if your car is damaged as the result of an accident, fire or theft. In addition to locks cover and a courtesy car, personal injury cover is included for up to £5,000 in the event of death, loss of limbs or permanent blindness

Admiral: All the benefits of third party fire and theft plus cover for damage to your car if it's involved in an accident. If your car is less than 12 months old, it will also be replaced with a new one, if it's written off or stolen. Personal injury is included up to £5,000, personal belonging to £200 as well as cover for your windscreen

Gold: Includes all of the benefits of Admiral but personal belongings cover is £300 and you can claim £150 towards travel expenses after an accident. Motor legal protection is included as well

Platinum: All of the above plus Roadside Assistance Breakdown cover

Contact Admiral

You can contact Admiral customers services by phone on 0333 220 2000

Lines are open:

  • Mon to Fri: 8am-7pm
  • Sat: 9am-5pm
  • Sun: 9.30am-4pm.
  • You can also write to them at: Tŷ Admiral, David Street, Cardiff CF10 2EH.

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