Age Co

Age Co is the commercial arm of Age UK - the charity which provides a number of support services to help the elderly. 

Age Co's financial products include insurance covers underwritten by the Belgian insurer Ageas. We use Ageas' complaints score for Age Co as they handle their complaints. Because of Age Co's focus on helping older people, you must be over 50 to apply for them.

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Gold ribbon: first place

Car insurance

Ranked 3rd of 51 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 68%
Customer trust 65%
Complaints performance 68%
Transparency rating 60%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2019
65%
Gold ribbon: first place

Home insurance

Ranked 11th of 47 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 59%
Customer trust 55%
Complaints performance 66%
Transparency rating 59%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2019
60%
Gold ribbon: first place

Travel insurance

Ranked 20th of 59 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 58%
Customer trust 63%
Complaints performance 66%
Transparency rating 31%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2019
54%

Car insurance

Age Co

Car Insurance

4 stars
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £500
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £0
Windscreen replacement excess i £50
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i £500
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i
Repairs guarantee (years) i 3 years
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Funeral plans

Age Co

Ivy (Burial)

4 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i £1,220
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i RPI
Quality of coffin i Wood effect
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Age Co

Holly (Burial)

4 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i £1,220
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i RPI
Quality of coffin i Quality wood effect
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Age Co

Rowan (Burial)

4 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i £1,220
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i RPI
Quality of coffin i Quality wood veneer
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Age Co

Ivy (Cremation)

4 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i Guaranteed
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i Guaranteed
Quality of coffin i Wood effect
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Age Co

Holly (Cremation)

4 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i Guaranteed
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i Guaranteed
Quality of coffin i Quality wood effect
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Age Co

Rowan (Cremation)

4 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i Guaranteed
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i Guaranteed
Quality of coffin i Quality wood veneer
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Age Co

Basic (Burial)

2 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i £1,220
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i RPI
Quality of coffin i Basic
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Age Co

Basic (Cremation)

2 stars
Disbursement (3rd party costs) allowance i Guaranteed
FPA-registered provider? i
Transfer radius i 50
What index is the disbursement linked to? i Guaranteed
Quality of coffin i Basic
Cooling off period (days) i 30
Is a hearse included? i

Home insurance

Age Co

Home Insurance

5 stars
Escape of water excess i £245
Matching sets i 50%
Theft from outbuildings i Sum insured
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation i 20% of sum insured
Cover for keys/locks if lost i Sum insured
Money in the home i £500
New for old i

Buildings insurance

Age Co

Home Insurance

5 stars
Trace & access i Sum insured
Matching sets i 50%
Cover for keys/locks if lost i Sum insured
Compulsory excess i £95
Escape of water excess i £245
Alternative accommodation cover limit i 20% of sum insured
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i Sum insured
Property owner liability i £2,000,000
24hr helpline i

Contents insurance

Age Co

Home Insurance

5 stars
Theft from outbuildings i Sum insured
Matching sets i 50%
Cover for keys/locks if lost i Sum insured
Cycles included whilst in the home i Part of sum insured
New for old i
Alternative accomodation i 20% of sum insured
Money in the home i £500
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i Sum insured
24hr helpline i

Travel insurance

Winter sports add-on

Age Co

Travel insurance

2 stars
Ski equipment owned i £600
Single item limit for owned equipment i £600
Hiring replacement winter sports equipment i £300
Ski equipment owned excess i £50
Ski equipment hired i £150
Single item limit for hired equipment i £150
Avalanche closure i £300
Piste closure i £300
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £300