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Admiral home insurance

Compare quotes for Admiral home insurance today.

Compare quotes for Admiral home insurance today.

Why get home insurance from Admiral?

Admiral offers a range of insurance products and services, including home, car, van and pet insurance, to over nine million customers.

Founded in Wales and with its headquarters located there, the insurance company began by selling car insurance in 1993 and launched home insurance in 2012.

How to contact Admiral

You can get in touch with customer service by calling 0333 220 2003. Lines are open 8am-7pm, Monday-Friday; 9am-3pm, Saturday: 9.30am-4pm, Sunday.

You can also speak to a virtual assistant.

What types of home insurance can I get with Admiral?

Admiral offers buildings insurance and contents insurance (or a combination of both) at three different cover levels – Admiral, Admiral Gold and Admiral Platinum.

Buildings insurance covers the structure of your home, such as the roof, walls or floors, plus any permanent fixtures, while contents insurance can financially protect the possessions in your home.

  Admiral Admiral Gold Admiral Platinum
Unlimited buildings cover
Contents cover £75,000 £100,000 £150,000
Alternative accommodation (contents) £10,000 £15,000 £25,000
Alternative accommodation (buildings) £30,000 £75,000 £100,000
24-hour helpline
Home emergency cover Optional Optional
Boiler emergency cover -
Trace and access - £5,000 £10,000
Family legal protection Optional Optional
Contents accidental damage cover Optional Optional
Bicycle cover (up to £350)
Buildings accidental damage cover Optional Optional

Some of the optional home insurance extras available at an additional cost include:

Family legal protection

Family legal protection can cover legal fees up to £100,000 for a range of issues, such as property and employment disputes, as well as personal injury claims. It also provides online legal templates and a legal helpline that’s available for advice on any personal legal matter. Also included is a personal cyber and identity theft helpline, which gives unlimited access to experienced fraud and cyber specialists.

Home emergency cover

Home emergency cover can pay out for the cost of urgent repairs in your home because of a boiler/heating system breakdown, blocked drains, electrical faults and household security issues. 

Accidental damage

Accidental damage can cover the cost of repairing or replacing items accidentally damaged at home.

Personal possessions

Personal possessions can protect your valuables when you’re out and about.

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What Defaqto star ratings do Admiral insurance policies get?

Admiral has several five-star rated policies.

  • Admiral Gold buildings insurance – five-star Defaqto rating.
  • Admiral Platinum buildings and contents insurance – five-star Defaqto rating.
  • Admiral Gold contents insurance and Admiral buildings insurance – three-star Defaqto rating.
  • Admiral contents insurance – two-star Defaqto rating.

How well is Admiral reviewed on Trustpilot?

In February 2024, Admiral was rated 4.5 (Excellent), based on 57,719 reviews.

See Admiral’s current Trustpilot rating.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel a policy with Admiral?

You can cancel your home insurance policy immediately or from a future date. If you cancel within 14 days of receiving your welcome letter or email, you’ll get a full refund, minus admin charges, provided you haven’t made a claim. If you cancel after 14 days, you’ll need to pay for the time you’ve been covered as well as an admin fee.

To cancel your policy, you can:

  • Go through ‘My Account’ on the website
  • Call the Customer Loyalty team on 0333 220 2003
  • Write to Customer Loyalty, Admiral, Ty Admiral, David Street, Cardiff CF10 2AA.

Who underwrites policies from Admiral?

Admiral Insurance (Gibraltar) Limited underwrites the company’s home insurance policies.

Does Admiral offer specialist home insurance?

No, Admiral doesn’t offer specialist home insurance.

Does Admiral offer landlord insurance?

Yes, Admiral offers landlord insurance with a choice of cover levels. The Platinum option has a five-star Defaqto rating.