1st Central Reviews

Ratings based on 104 reviews Last review 3 days ago
3.10 / 5Good overall rating

1st Central insurance reviews can help you to find out more about this UK insurance provider which launched in 2008 based in Haywards Heath. Smart Money People is the place for 1st Central reviews. Read and write reviews, and together we can help to...

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1st Central insurance reviews can help you to find out more about this UK insurance provider which launched in 2008 based in Haywards Heath. Smart Money People is the place for 1st Central reviews. Read and write reviews, and together we can help to increase trust and transparency in financial services.

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17th February 2018

Not great for renewing

I have been with 1at central for two years. They provided me with a good service throughout. However, prior to my third renewal date, I received a quote which was 3x the amount that other insurance companies were charging. So much for loyalty. Based...

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I have been with 1at central for two years. They provided me with a good service throughout. However, prior to my third renewal date, I received a quote which was 3x the amount that other insurance companies were charging. So much for loyalty. Based on this final sham, I would not recommend 1st central.

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2nd February 2018

Worst I have dealt with cheap but nasty

Just changed my address on line with them, charged me £36. Expected my premium to go down but off course not stayed the same even though moving to a better area. Done the same and changed my address for my other car with a different company my premium ...

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Just changed my address on line with them, charged me £36. Expected my premium to go down but off course not stayed the same even though moving to a better area. Done the same and changed my address for my other car with a different company my premium reduced by half. Called them for an explanation, said there must be lots of car crime in the new address. Don't even try to cancel it, it will cost you a fortune £300 - £400 if not more.
Not happy at all with this.

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3rd January 2018

No problems

My other car insurance company was just asking to much money, went onto a compare site and this company was the cheapest, i did everything over the Internet and all the forms where straight forward. Been with them for 5 months now and only had to ring...

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My other car insurance company was just asking to much money, went onto a compare site and this company was the cheapest, i did everything over the Internet and all the forms where straight forward. Been with them for 5 months now and only had to ring once, my call got answered straight away and so was my problem. A* to the customers service team

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30th October 2017

£150 for a change of address

It cost me 35% of my original policy cost to change an address. On top of that my policy went up even though I was moving to somewhere that a) was being kept on a private driveway b) was in a private residential estate (apparently my car is...

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It cost me 35% of my original policy cost to change an address. On top of that my policy went up even though I was moving to somewhere that a) was being kept on a private driveway b) was in a private residential estate (apparently my car is therefore more at risk of being stolen. I also had to spend 35 minutes on the phone trying to sort some issues out. You get what you pay for, pay a little more to a company that don't make their money from charging you £150 for 1 minutes worth of work.

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19th October 2017

DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY - SERIOUSLY

Overall rating -5 Stars, recommendation? NO WAY, not even to my worse enemy ...

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Overall rating -5 Stars, recommendation? NO WAY, not even to my worse enemy

Since cancelling my policy, 1st Central renewed without permission. Then I had to complain to the Insurance Ombudsman in order to get 1stCentral to admit their mistake. while this was going on I had debt collectors calling, emailing, SMS'ing, Voicemails, you name it. Once they admitted fault, you would think that its right? WELL NO! 2+ years after I still have CRS debt collectors badgering me and 1stCentral still trying to get money out of me.

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1st October 2017

1st central

would not recommend bought fully comp car insurance but this did not cover driving other vehicles( whitch is handy if ever needed) most fully comp policey's have this as standard found out after takeing out the policy. since i have seen reviews...

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would not recommend bought fully comp car insurance but this did not cover driving other vehicles( whitch is handy if ever needed) most fully comp policey's have this as standard found out after takeing out the policy. since i have seen reviews warning people of this.due to this would not recommend them.

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30th September 2017

Young first time driver, cheap insurance

Me and my partner were both 19 when we passed our driving test and purchased a car together, we did a quote and cheapest was 1st central, they always tried to keep us every year and were really helpful but unfortunately they couldn't match our next quote

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Me and my partner were both 19 when we passed our driving test and purchased a car together, we did a quote and cheapest was 1st central, they always tried to keep us every year and were really helpful but unfortunately they couldn't match our next quote

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25th August 2017

Absolute sham!

The very worst company i have ever dealt with period. Went with 1st central as it was the cheapest quote, stupid mistake. Never ever do business with this company. After hours and hours on the phone trying to sort out a supposed error on the...

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The very worst company i have ever dealt with period. Went with 1st central as it was the cheapest quote, stupid mistake. Never ever do business with this company. After hours and hours on the phone trying to sort out a supposed error on the application form. I ended up being charged £50 for changing my WIFES title from Mr to Mrs! Not my mistake. After several trips to the bank to get an approved letter that my wife has been in the uk since she said she had been they decided that another £50 was needed to amend the insurance documents?????? And then decide that because she had been here since 2009 which was stated in the original application that she needed to pay another £185 on top for a £700 policy, for what.... being a dirty immigrant, bunch of rascist scammers. Decided i had had enough and cancelled the policy only to be told i owed another £75, not the quoted £50 on the website for cancelling the policy. Do yourself a massive favour and stay far far away from this utter disgrace of a company! How the hell are they still trading???????

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9th August 2017

Fantastic Service

I left my radio on without the engine running and could not start my...

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I left my radio on without the engine running and could not start my car.
I rang 1st central to ask for road side assistance and within minutes they made arrangements for someone to come over and help. They even called to follow up on my progress and that was very thoughtful. I highly recommend their products.

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