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1st Central Car Insurance Reviews

Ratings based on 92 reviews Last review 2 weeks ago

1st Central car insurance reviews on Smart Money People come from drivers like you! You can read these honest 1st Central car insurnance reviews to help you decide which car insurance provider is right for you...and your car! For example, read through...

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1st Central car insurance reviews on Smart Money People come from drivers like you! You can read these honest 1st Central car insurnance reviews to help you decide which car insurance provider is right for you...and your car! For example, read through our review to find out how good the claims process. And remember, if you've used 1st Central before, you too can write a short 1st Central car insurance review here to help other drivers. Smart Money People is the UK's leading financial services review site. Together, we can help us to increase trust and transparency in financial services.

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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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5th August 2017

Horrible experience

Horrible experience I have with them I touched the other car and inform 1st central that is the biggest mistake of my life no body make claim against me but they put against me fault claim with out telling me I found yesterday after 2 years that 1st...

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Horrible experience I have with them I touched the other car and inform 1st central that is the biggest mistake of my life no body make claim against me but they put against me fault claim with out telling me I found yesterday after 2 years that 1st central declare I had an accident at my fault in 2015.An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury is called accident they not even know the meaning of accident

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18th July 2017

Cheaper than most

I took out my car insurance with 1st Central - as they were very good value for money, I had to make a claim, due to my windscreen being put through by some nice kids... This was managed efficiently and within...

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I took out my car insurance with 1st Central - as they were very good value for money, I had to make a claim, due to my windscreen being put through by some nice kids... This was managed efficiently and within timescale.
Only complaint is when it came to renewing my policy, they wanted over £300 more!... Needless to say I changed insurer again to get a better deal.
But based upon the customer service - I'd give 8/10

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15th July 2017

Perfect for young drivers!

Very simple process from start to finish, all online with a website that's very easy to navigate. It was reasonably priced in comparison to many many other insurance companies and everybody I dealt with was professional, polite and helpful. Everything...

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Very simple process from start to finish, all online with a website that's very easy to navigate. It was reasonably priced in comparison to many many other insurance companies and everybody I dealt with was professional, polite and helpful. Everything I could've asked for as a young driver.

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11th July 2017

Would not recommend

I rang them to change my address as I'm moving and was informed they won't continue to insure me due to my new address, which is a nice area by the way. They told me they are going to charge me £75 for the privilege, even though I'm not the one ...

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I rang them to change my address as I'm moving and was informed they won't continue to insure me due to my new address, which is a nice area by the way. They told me they are going to charge me £75 for the privilege, even though I'm not the one cancelling the policy, and this is after waiving the cancellation fee! Terrible customer service when I complained. Please avoid this company.

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9th July 2017

Dodgy company -wouldn't trust them again

I was tempted by the low cost of annual insurance but don't be fooled. Shockingly high charges for calling their helpline and even the smallest change to your policy will incur a charge. Their breakdown cover is a joke, and when I called was informed...

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I was tempted by the low cost of annual insurance but don't be fooled. Shockingly high charges for calling their helpline and even the smallest change to your policy will incur a charge. Their breakdown cover is a joke, and when I called was informed that even though i had paid for cover, I may still be charged for assistance. That didn't matter though as they never showed up.

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