British Gas

Better known as an energy provider founded in 1997, British Gas also offers home insurance.

British Gas' policies are sold, administered and underwritten by a panel of insurers (AXA. Covea, Lloyds Banking Group, LV and Zurich).

Their headquarters are in Windsor, Berkshire.

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Home insurance (building and contents)

Ranked 30th of 51 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 61.01%
Customer trust 58.99%
Complaints performance 63.55%
Transparency rating 65.36%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2021
62%

Home insurance (building and contents)

British Gas

Home Insurance

4 stars
Matching sets i 50
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £5,000
Escape of water excess i £350
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £200,000
Cover for keys if lost i £1,000
Money in the home i £750
Replace belongings new for old i
24hr helpline i

Buildings insurance

British Gas

Home Insurance

4 stars
Finding & repairing a leak cover limit i £5,000
Cover for keys if lost i £1,000
Matching sets i 50
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £200,000
Cover for keys if stolen i £1,000
Compulsory excess i £100
Escape of water excess i £350
24hr helpline i
Property owner liability i £2,000,000

Contents insurance

British Gas

Home Insurance

5 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 Part of sum insured
Replace belongings new for old i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £15,000
Money in the home cover limit i £750
Cover for keys if stolen i £1,000
24hr helpline i