Car Insurance

Simply the best. Great value car insurance from Admiral.

Voted Best Car Insurance Provider 9 years in a row (Personal Finance Awards 2013 to 2022)

5 Star Car Insurance from Admiral

Admiral, Gold, and Platinum comprehensive cover has been awarded a five-star rating by Defaqto

What Admiral Car Insurance covers

Our comprehensive policies (except Essential) offer these great features and benefits as standard.

Windscreen Repair

We’ll repair and replace your windscreens without affecting your No Claims Bonus (excess applies)

Uninsured Driver Promise

We’ll repay your excess if you’re in an accident caused by an uninsured driver (and you have the vehicle’s details)

24 Hour Emergency Helpline

You can call our friendly call centres 24/7 if you have an accident

What level of cover do I need?

We offer three main levels of car insurance options that cover you for accident and damage costs.

Comprehensive car insurance

This is the highest level of insurance you can buy. It includes third party, fire & theft and covers the cost of repairing or replacing your car if it's involved in an accident or damaged maliciously. We’ll offer you a courtesy car too. Excluding Essential tier, it also comes with extra benefits like windscreen cover and extended cover for driving outside the UK.

Third party, fire and theft

As well as paying out to a third party if you're involved in an incident, this level of cover protects your car from damage caused by fire or theft. However, it doesn't cover the cost if your car's damaged in another way, such as a crash.

Third party only

This is the most basic level of cover required by law. If you're involved in an accident, we'll pay out the other driver involved but you won't be able to claim for damage to your car.

Compare our cover levels

To help you choose the right level of cover, look at how they compare below.

See how our three levels compare

Comprehensive

Third Party, Fire & Theft

Third Party Only

Windscreen Cover (repair & replace)

Optional Optional

Courtesy Car while yours is repaired at an Admiral-approved garage

European Cover for up to 90 days

Drive Other Cars subject to eligibility

Stereo Cover

24hr Emergency Cover

Replacement Lock Cover max £300

Personal Belongings Cover up to £150 or £500 for camper vans

£5,000 Personal Injury Cover

Child Car Seat Cover

New Car Replacement for cars less than a year old

If you’re not sure what some of our car insurance terms mean, check out our car insurance jargon buster.

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How we calculate your car insurance cost

We use multiple factors to calculate ]car insurance prices. We constantly check the prices we charge to offer you the best car insurance premium, but prices also fluctuate depending on the market. Here are a few factors:

  • Your information – Generally, the older you are and the longer you've been driving means you'll have cheaper premiums than a younger or newer driver.
  • Where you live – We check the number of claims in your area and whether they're due to things like theft, damage or volume of traffic.
  • The car you insure – We use our insurance groups and claims history of your car make and model. Find out more about car insurance groups and how they're calculated.
  • Your driving habits – The more you drive, the more likely you'll be involved in an accident. This is also why commuters are likely to have a higher premium.
  • Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) – By law, we add a 12% tax to your car insurance premium. Read more about why we do this here.

Check our average premium costs across these factors on our Car Insurance Price Index.

What you need to get a car insurance quote

To insure your car effortlessly, make sure you have the following:

About your car

  • Registration number
  • When you bought it
  • How much it’s worth
  • Any modifications

A bit about you

  • Your name
  • Age
  • Where you live
  • Your occupation
  • Driver’s licence and contact information for you and named drivers

What cover you need

  • How you use your car
  • Mileage
  • What level of cover you need (comprehensive, third-party or third-party fire and theft policy)


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