Endsleigh Car insurance review

Find out what's included in car insurance from Endsleigh, which specialises in cover for students. See pros and cons of the policy and compare quotes.

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Affordable insurance for new and young drivers.
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Endsleigh offers a selection of car insurance policies to fit your needs, with three different levels of cover. The policies are available to everyone, but the company specialises in cover for students and young drivers. Read our guide to find out if Endsleigh Car insurance has the ideal policy for you.

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Name Product Courtesy car cover New car replacement EU Cover Personal accident cover Multi-car discount Link
Endsleigh Comprehensive
You or your partner are covered up to £2,000 per person.
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Finder's summary: Endsleigh offers a comprehensive car insurance policy, and can be especially competitive for students and young drivers. However, the company charges admin fees to make changes to the policy, which not all companies do.

Who it might be good for: Students and young drivers looking for an all round policy.
Endsleigh Third Party Fire and Theft
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Finder's summary: Whether you’re a new driver or well-experienced behind the wheel, having the right insurance policy is the best way to avoid splashing the cash if you end up in an accident. The Post Office offer tailored car insurance for drivers both under and over 50. Within these policies, you can choose from three different levels of cover.

Who it might be good for: Someone looking for a car insurance policy that covers all the essentials needed.
Endsleigh Third Party
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Finder's summary: This is the most basic form of cover and the minimum amount of insurance required by UK law. This policy covers damage to third parties and their property, but not any damages to your own vehicle.

Who it might be good for: Someone looking to be covered by the minimum cover required by law.
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Who are Endsleigh Insurance?

Endsleigh car insurance is provided by Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited and Endsleigh Insurance (Brokers) Limited. For full details on who underwrites your policy, make sure you read your Policy Schedule.

What are Endsleigh’s cover options?

Endsleigh offers a selection of car insurance policies. They are listed below with a selection of their features:

Single car insurance

Features of this policy include:

  • You can tailor your policy to fit your needs, including legal and breakdown cover.
  • 20% off MOT costs and 10% off servicing.
  • Replacement car included as standard with comprehensive policies.
  • UK based call centres.
  • 24 hour windscreen and glass cover with comprehensive policies.
Student car insurance

Features of this policy include:

  • Recommended by NUS
  • Legal cover from £4.99
  • Courtesy car as standard on comprehensive policies
  • Great value insurance for recent graduates and students at university
  • Discounts available for certain universities
Young driver insurance

Features of this policy include:

  • Up to 90 days cover in Europe included
  • Learner drivers can immediately start to earn a No Claims Discount
  • You can tailor your policy with extras to suit your needs
  • Affordable insurance for learners and newly qualified drivers
Company car insurance

Features of this policy include:

  • Cover for leased cars used for business use.
  • Minimum of 12 month policy.
  • Optional extras to tailor your policy to your needs.

What’s covered under my policy?

Like most other car insurance providers, Endsleigh offers three levels of insurance cover. Check them out below:

  • Third party cover. This is the most basic form of cover and the minimum amount of insurance required by UK law. This policy covers damage to third parties and their property, but not any damages to your own vehicle.
  • Third party, fire and theft cover. This is a slightly more extensive cover. This policy covers any damage to third parties, as well as any damage done to your own car by fire or theft. However, it does not cover any damage done to your car if you are in an accident.
  • Comprehensive cover. This is the highest form of cover offered by Endsleigh. With this policy, you are covered for any damage done to a third party and their property. It also covers any damage done to your vehicle by fire, theft or an accident.

Take a look at some of the benefits of each cover level below. Please note that a full list of cover inclusions and exclusions will be included in your policy documents.

Product NameEndsleigh Third Party Fire and TheftEndsleigh Comprehensive
Damage to your car
Damaged windscreen and window glass
Fire and theft
Medical expenses
Personal belongings
Liabilities to third parties
No claims discount
Permanently fitted audio equipment

What is my excess?

An excess is the amount of money that you are expected to pay when you make a claim.

The cost of your excess may depend on variable factors such as your age, your car and your driving experience.

For full details on your excess, make sure you read your Policy Schedule.

What is the claims process for Endsleigh car insurance?

If you find yourself needing to make a claim, you can call the Endsleigh claims hotline.

If you have a comprehensive policy, you can call on 0333 234 1662.

If you have a third party, fire and theft, or third party only policy, you can call on 0333 234 1663.

Both claims hotlines are in operation 24/7.

Endsleigh car insurance customer reviews

On customer review platform Trustpilot, Endsleigh as a company has 4.2 out of 5 stars and a rating of “Great”, based on more than 2,800 reviews.

On similar platform, Reviews.io, the company has 3.01 out of 5 stars, based on more than 200 reviews. 48% of customers say they would recommend the service.

Customers love the ease of purchase and efficient service, but some complain of price hikes and admin charges (updated December 2020).

Pros and cons of Endsleigh

Pros

  • You can receive 20% off MOT costs and 10% off servicing with comprehensive and third party policies
  • Replacement car included as standard on comprehensive policies
  • Affordable insurance for new and young drivers

Cons

  • You will be subject to admin fees for the setting up and cancelling of your policy, as well as any changes you make
  • Policy information is not easily accessible

Verdict

Endsleigh offers a comprehensive car insurance policy, and can be especially competitive for students and young drivers.

However, the company charges admin fees to make changes to the policy, which not all companies do.


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Our customer satisfaction scores (“Customers say”) are based on a survey of 1,513 customers carried out in December 2020.
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