Budget

Founded in 1992, Budget Insurance is a broker owned by BGL Group.

The BGL Group also owns the Compare The Market comparison site and Beagle Street (which specialises in providing life insurance products).

Budget focuses on providing car, van and home insurance.

Their offices are based in Peterborough.

Budget
Visit provider's website

We don't get paid for any links on our site.

Home insurance (building and contents)

Ranked 47th of 49 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 54%
Customer trust 41%
Complaints performance 67%
Transparency rating 33%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2019
49%
Gold ribbon: first place

Life insurance

Ranked 2nd of 24 providers reviewed.

Claims score 99.32%
Complaints performance 95%
Transparency rating 60%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2019
83%

Car insurance

Budget

Car Insurance

4 stars
Cover limit for lost keys i £0
Uninsured driver promise i
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Windscreen repair excess i £0
Windscreen replacement excess i £75
Cover limit for stolen keys i £500
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
24hr helpline available i 75
Repairs guarantee (years) i 3 years
Courtesy car provided if stolen / total loss i

Home insurance (building and contents)

Budget

Home Insurance

3 stars
Escape of water excess i £350
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £2,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i 20% of sum insured up to £15,000
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Money in the home i £500
Replace belongings new for old i

Budget

Home Insurance (with Specified Pedal Cycles)

3 stars
Escape of water excess i £350
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £2,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i 20% of sum insured up to £15,000
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Money in the home i £500
Replace belongings new for old i

Buildings insurance

Budget

Home Insurance (with Specified Pedal Cycles)

3 stars
Finding & repairing a leak cover limit i £5,000
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Compulsory excess i £50
Escape of water excess i £350
Alternative accommodation cover limit i 20% of sum insured up to £15,000
Cover for keys if stolen i £500
Property owner liability i £2,000,000
24hr helpline i

Budget

Home Insurance

3 stars
Finding & repairing a leak cover limit i £5,000
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Compulsory excess i £50
Escape of water excess i £350
Alternative accommodation cover limit i 20% of sum insured up to £15,000
Cover for keys if stolen i £500
Property owner liability i £2,000,000
24hr helpline i

Contents insurance

Budget

Home Insurance

3 stars
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £2,000
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Cover limit for cycles in the home i £0
Replace belongings new for old i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i 10% of sum insured up to £7,000
Money in the home cover limit i £500
Cover for keys if stolen i £500
24hr helpline i

Budget

Home Insurance (with Specified Pedal Cycles)

3 stars
Theft from outbuildings cover limit i £2,000
Matching sets i
Cover for keys if lost i £500
Cover limit for cycles in the home i Part of sum insured
Replace belongings new for old i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i 10% of sum insured up to £7,000
Money in the home cover limit i £500
Cover for keys if stolen i £500
24hr helpline i