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Direct Line Reviews

Ratings based on 328 reviews Last review 1 month ago
4.05 / 5Great overall rating

Direct Line reviews written by our Smart Money People can help you to find out more about this insurance company, which is part of the Direct Line Group (one of the largest providers of insurance in the UK). Smart Money People is the UK's independent...

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Direct Line reviews written by our Smart Money People can help you to find out more about this insurance company, which is part of the Direct Line Group (one of the largest providers of insurance in the UK). Smart Money People is the UK's independent financial services review site. Read and write Direct Line insurance reviews, and together we can help to increase trust and transparency in financial services.

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23rd September 2018

Watch out!

A couple of years ago we were checking through our joint account statement to see if me could make any economies, and noticed that my partner's car insurance with Direct Line was ludicrously high, over £600 per year. Mine with a different company was ...

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A couple of years ago we were checking through our joint account statement to see if me could make any economies, and noticed that my partner's car insurance with Direct Line was ludicrously high, over £600 per year. Mine with a different company was around £200, but my partner had just automatically renewed each year without checking the amount. He changed to another company that cost less than half for the same level of cover. I know insurance costs go up, but that's taking the mickey!

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23rd September 2018

Fantastic cover and customer service at a great price

As a family we have used Direct Line for numerous insurance products over the years. We have also found their customer service unbeatablea and that’s exactly why we choose to stick with them! Their website is really easy to use and their staff are v...

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As a family we have used Direct Line for numerous insurance products over the years. We have also found their customer service unbeatablea and that’s exactly why we choose to stick with them! Their website is really easy to use and their staff are very friendly and helpful. Plus the price is always right. What more could you want from an insurance provider?

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22nd September 2018

Simple and efficient

I didn't find direct line on any of the comparison sites which made me think they are confident in their product. I decided to give them a call and they came out cheaper than most of the ones listed on the comparison sites. I chose DL as they are an...

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I didn't find direct line on any of the comparison sites which made me think they are confident in their product. I decided to give them a call and they came out cheaper than most of the ones listed on the comparison sites. I chose DL as they are an established, well known brand and I although I have yet to need them I am confident that if I do they will be available for me

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17th September 2018

Fast help in an animal emergency

All my pets are insured by Direct Line and when Charlie cat was hit by a car earlier this year I knew they would take care of the vet bill. He needed several overnight stays and surgery and I was very relieved that I had their insurance and it was so...

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All my pets are insured by Direct Line and when Charlie cat was hit by a car earlier this year I knew they would take care of the vet bill. He needed several overnight stays and surgery and I was very relieved that I had their insurance and it was so easy to make a claim. He’s back to his old self now.

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9th September 2018

Amazing service

During and extremely sad and grief stricken time when losing my beloved pet, direct line could not have dealt with the situation on a kinder, more compassionate way. They made every claim easy and straight forward and I genuinely felt the people I was...

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During and extremely sad and grief stricken time when losing my beloved pet, direct line could not have dealt with the situation on a kinder, more compassionate way. They made every claim easy and straight forward and I genuinely felt the people I was talking to cared. Forever grateful.

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5th September 2018

Neither I nor my agent kept informed!

I bought Landlord insurance and paid the extra for Legal Expenses. My tenant defaulted on his rent payment, so I activated the legal department and informed them from an early stage that there may be problems. As the property is fully managed, I...

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I bought Landlord insurance and paid the extra for Legal Expenses. My tenant defaulted on his rent payment, so I activated the legal department and informed them from an early stage that there may be problems. As the property is fully managed, I nominated my "agent" to deal with matters on my behalf. Direct Line Legal are a firm called "DWF" based at Bristol; they have repeatedly failed to keep me or my agents informed of what is happening. Because my tenant is in the property but not paying me any money, this is resulting in considerable financial hardship not to mention worry and anxiety for myself! AVOID this firm if you feel you should be kept informed at the very least; and want everything to proceed at acceptable speed. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR LANDLORDS!

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