Admiral

Admiral is a UK based insurance company, set up in 1993 to specialise in Car Insurance. However, they also offer insurance policies for other vehicles, home, travel and pet, as well as financial services such as personal loans and car finance.

It is owned by the Admiral Group, a large UK insurance company based in Cardiff, Wales. The Admiral Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is one of the constituents of the FTSE 100.

The Admiral Group's other brands include Elephant, Bell and Diamond. It also owns the comparison site Confused.com.

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Gold ribbon: first place

Car insurance

Ranked 23rd of 53 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 54%
Customer trust 45%
Complaints performance 74%
Transparency rating 61%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2019
59%
Gold ribbon: first place

Home insurance (building and contents)

Ranked 14th of 49 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 55%
Customer trust 50%
Complaints performance 74%
Transparency rating 61%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2019
60%
Gold ribbon: first place

Pet insurance

Ranked 9th of 26 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 59%
Customer trust 60%
Complaints performance 69%
Transparency rating 53%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2019
60%
Gold ribbon: first place

Travel insurance

Ranked 2nd of 65 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 64%
Customer trust 62%
Complaints performance 74%
Transparency rating 49%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2019
62%

Car insurance

Admiral

LittleBox (with breakdown cover)

3 stars
Cover limit for lost keys i £300
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £25
Windscreen replacement excess i £115
Cover limit for stolen keys i £300
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i 115
Repairs guarantee (years) i Lifetime
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Admiral

Car Insurance

3 stars
Cover limit for lost keys i £300
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £25
Windscreen replacement excess i £115
Cover limit for stolen keys i £300
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i 115
Repairs guarantee (years) i Lifetime
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Admiral

Car Insurance (Comparison Site)

3 stars
Cover limit for lost keys i £300
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £25
Windscreen replacement excess i £115
Cover limit for stolen keys i £300
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i 115
Repairs guarantee (years) i Lifetime
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Admiral

Car Insurance (with breakdown cover)

3 stars
Cover limit for lost keys i £300
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £25
Windscreen replacement excess i £115
Cover limit for stolen keys i £300
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i 115
Repairs guarantee (years) i Lifetime
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Admiral

LittleBox

2 stars
Cover limit for lost keys i £300
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £25
Windscreen replacement excess i £115
Cover limit for stolen keys i £300
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i 115
Repairs guarantee (years) i Lifetime
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Admiral

LittleBox (Comparison Site)

2 stars
Cover limit for lost keys i £300
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £25
Windscreen replacement excess i £115
Cover limit for stolen keys i £300
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i 115
Repairs guarantee (years) i Lifetime
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Home insurance (building and contents)

Admiral

Platinum Home Insurance

4 stars
Escape of water excess i £350
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £5,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £100,000
Cover for keys if lost i £1,000
Money in the home i £1,000
Replace belongings new for old i

Admiral

Gold Home Insurance

3 stars
Escape of water excess i £350
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £1,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £75,000
Cover for keys if lost i £750
Money in the home i £500
Replace belongings new for old i

Admiral

Standard Home Insurance

2 stars
Escape of water excess i £350
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £0
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £30,000
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Money in the home i £250
Replace belongings new for old i

Buildings insurance

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Platinum Home Insurance

4 stars
Finding & repairing a leak cover limit i £10,000
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £1,000
Compulsory excess i £50
Escape of water excess i £350
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £100,000
Cover for keys if stolen i £1,000
Property owner liability i £2,000,000
24hr helpline i

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Gold Home Insurance

3 stars
Finding & repairing a leak cover limit i £2,500
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £750
Compulsory excess i £75
Escape of water excess i £350
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £75,000
Cover for keys if stolen i £750
Property owner liability i £2,000,000
24hr helpline i

Admiral

Standard Home Insurance

2 stars
Finding & repairing a leak cover limit i £0
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Compulsory excess i £100
Escape of water excess i £350
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £30,000
Cover for keys if stolen i £500
Property owner liability i £1,000,000
24hr helpline i

Contents insurance

Admiral

Standard Home Insurance

4 stars
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £5,000
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £1,000
Cover limit for cycles in the home i £350
Replace belongings new for old i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £25,000
Money in the home cover limit i £1,000
Cover for keys if stolen i £1,000
24hr helpline i

Admiral

Gold Home Insurance

3 stars
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £1,000
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £750
Cover limit for cycles in the home i £350
Replace belongings new for old i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £15,000
Money in the home cover limit i £500
Cover for keys if stolen i £750
24hr helpline i

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Platinum Home Insurance

2 stars
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £0
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Cover limit for cycles in the home i £350
Replace belongings new for old i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £10,000
Money in the home cover limit i £250
Cover for keys if stolen i £500
24hr helpline i

Pet insurance

Cat insurance

Admiral

Value

4 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £2,000
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,000
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,500
CT scans i £1,000
MRI scans i £1,000
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £2,000
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £350
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Cancellation fee i £30
Amendment fee i £10
Does the policy offer cover if the pet dies because of an illness or accident, or if it’s lost or stolen? i £750

Admiral

Standard

4 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £2,500
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,000
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,000
CT scans i £1,000
MRI scans i £1,000
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £2,500
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £400
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Cancellation fee i £30
Amendment fee i £10
Does the policy offer cover if the pet dies because of an illness or accident, or if it’s lost or stolen? i £1,000

Admiral

Premier

3 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £5,000
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,500
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,500
CT scans i £1,250
MRI scans i £1,250
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £5,000
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £500
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Cancellation fee i £30
Amendment fee i £10
Does the policy offer cover if the pet dies because of an illness or accident, or if it’s lost or stolen? i £1,000

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Accident Only

2 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £3,500
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £0
Cruciate ligament damage i £500
CT scans i £875
MRI scans i £875
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £0
Euthanasia cover limit i £3,500
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £300
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Cancellation fee i £30
Amendment fee i £10
Does the policy offer cover if the pet dies because of an illness or accident, or if it’s lost or stolen? i £550

Admiral

Classic

1 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £2,500
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,000
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,000
CT scans i £1,000
MRI scans i £1,000
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £2,500
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £350
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Cancellation fee i £30
Amendment fee i £10
Does the policy offer cover if the pet dies because of an illness or accident, or if it’s lost or stolen? i £750

Admiral

Premier Plus

1 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £10,000
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,500
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,500
CT scans i £1,500
MRI scans i £1,500
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £250
Euthanasia cover limit i £10,000
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £1,000
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Cancellation fee i £30
Amendment fee i £10
Does the policy offer cover if the pet dies because of an illness or accident, or if it’s lost or stolen? i £1,500

Dog insurance

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Standard

3 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £2,500
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,000
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,000
CT scans i £1,000
MRI scans i £1,000
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £2,500
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £400
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Amendment fee i £10

Admiral

Classic

3 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £2,500
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,000
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,000
CT scans i £1,000
MRI scans i £1,000
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £2,500
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £350
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Amendment fee i £10

Admiral

Premier

3 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £5,000
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,500
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,500
CT scans i £1,250
MRI scans i £1,250
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £5,000
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £500
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Amendment fee i £10

Admiral

Premier Plus

3 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £10,000
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,500
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,500
CT scans i £1,500
MRI scans i £1,500
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £10,000
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £1,000
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Amendment fee i £10

Admiral

Value

2 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £2,000
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £2,000
Cruciate ligament damage i £2,000
CT scans i £1,000
MRI scans i £1,000
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £100
Euthanasia cover limit i £2,000
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £350
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Amendment fee i £10

Admiral

Accident Only

1 stars
If renewed, are existing conditions covered? i
Vet fees cover limit per condition i £3,500
Dental cover (if due to an accident) i £0
Cruciate ligament damage i £500
CT scans i £875
MRI scans i £875
Prescription diet (treatment of bladder stones only) i £0
Euthanasia cover limit i £3,500
Cremation i £0
Complementary treatment i £300
Age when compulsory excess rises i 6 years
Amendment fee i £10

Travel insurance

Annual multi-trip insurance

Admiral

Gold (Comparison Site)

4 stars
Medical excess i £100
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £2,500
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £1,500
Max trip duration i 31 days
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £15,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £2,500
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £2,500
Lost or stolen cash i £400
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £400
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Mental health cover i

Admiral

Platinum (Comparison Site)

4 stars
Medical excess i £75
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £5,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £2,500
Max trip duration i 31 days
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £20,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £5,000
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £5,000
Lost or stolen cash i £500
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £500
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Mental health cover i

Admiral

Gold

4 stars
Medical excess i £75
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £2,500
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £1,500
Max trip duration i 31 days
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £15,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £2,500
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £2,500
Lost or stolen cash i £400
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £400
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Mental health cover i

Admiral

Platinum

4 stars
Medical excess i £50
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £5,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £2,500
Max trip duration i 31 days
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £20,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £5,000
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £5,000
Lost or stolen cash i £500
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £500
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Mental health cover i

Admiral

Standard

3 stars
Medical excess i £100
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £1,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £1,000
Max trip duration i 31 days
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £10,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £1,000
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £1,000
Lost or stolen cash i £300
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £300
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Mental health cover i

Admiral

Standard (Comparison Site)

2 stars
Medical excess i £150
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £1,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £1,000
Max trip duration i 31 days
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £10,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £1,000
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £1,000
Lost or stolen cash i £300
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £300
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Mental health cover i

Single trip insurance

Admiral

Gold

4 stars
Medical excess i £75
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £2,500
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £1,500
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £15,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £2,500
Missed departure cover limit i £2,500
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £2,500
Lost or stolen cash i £400
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £400

Admiral

Platinum

4 stars
Medical excess i £50
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £5,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £2,500
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £20,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £5,000
Missed departure cover limit i £5,000
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £5,000
Lost or stolen cash i £500
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £500

Admiral

Standard

3 stars
Medical excess i £100
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £1,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £1,000
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £10,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £1,000
Missed departure cover limit i £1,000
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £1,000
Lost or stolen cash i £300
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £300

Travel insurance add-on: cruise cover

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Standard

4 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £750
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £500
Cabin confinement cover limit i £500
Missed port departure excess i £100
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £500
Unused excursions cover limit i £250

Admiral

Gold

4 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £750
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £500
Cabin confinement cover limit i £500
Missed port departure excess i £75
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £500
Unused excursions cover limit i £250

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Platinum

4 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £750
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £500
Cabin confinement cover limit i £500
Missed port departure excess i £50
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £500
Unused excursions cover limit i £250

Admiral

Gold (Comparison Site)

4 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £750
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £500
Cabin confinement cover limit i £500
Missed port departure excess i £100
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £500
Unused excursions cover limit i £250

Admiral

Platinum (Comparison Site)

4 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £750
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £500
Cabin confinement cover limit i £500
Missed port departure excess i £75
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £500
Unused excursions cover limit i £250

Admiral

Standard (Comparison Site)

3 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £750
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £500
Cabin confinement cover limit i £500
Missed port departure excess i £150
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £500
Unused excursions cover limit i £250

Travel insurance add-on: winter sports

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Standard

2 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £500
Single owned item cover limit i £250
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £250
Ski equipment owned excess i £100
Ski equipment hired i £500
Single item limit for hired equipment i £250
Avalanche closure cover limit i £200
Piste closure cover limit i £200
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £500

Admiral

Gold

2 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £750
Single owned item cover limit i £250
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £250
Ski equipment owned excess i £75
Ski equipment hired i £750
Single item limit for hired equipment i £250
Avalanche closure cover limit i £200
Piste closure cover limit i £200
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £500

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Platinum

2 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £1,000
Single owned item cover limit i £250
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £250
Ski equipment owned excess i £50
Ski equipment hired i £1,000
Single item limit for hired equipment i £250
Avalanche closure cover limit i £200
Piste closure cover limit i £200
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £500

Admiral

Gold (Comparison Site)

2 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £750
Single owned item cover limit i £250
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £250
Ski equipment owned excess i £100
Ski equipment hired i £750
Single item limit for hired equipment i £250
Avalanche closure cover limit i £200
Piste closure cover limit i £200
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £500

Admiral

Platinum (Comparison Site)

2 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £1,000
Single owned item cover limit i £250
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £250
Ski equipment owned excess i £75
Ski equipment hired i £1,000
Single item limit for hired equipment i £250
Avalanche closure cover limit i £200
Piste closure cover limit i £200
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £500

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Standard (Comparison Site)

1 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £500
Single owned item cover limit i £250
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £250
Ski equipment owned excess i £150
Ski equipment hired i £500
Single item limit for hired equipment i £250
Avalanche closure cover limit i £200
Piste closure cover limit i £200
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £500