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★☆☆☆☆

“not very good”

Written on: 03/11/2017 by Rainap46 (1 review written)

I would not recommend this insurance to any one my driving score never goes up, every road is dangerous they think 7.30 at night is late to be out driving I am 19 not 5.i think it is just there way of making sure your insurance dosent go down well I wont be staying with them when it is up for renewel… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Overseas call centre doubles call time after accident”

Written on: 17/10/2017 by stewartspark (1 review written)

Had an accident last week and called Diretc Line to let them know only to find an overseas call centre taking my call, as a result the call (at the EDGE OF A MOTORWAY) took twice as long to complete I complained that Direct Line (who used to advertise local call centres) have sent jobs overseas to people who do not understand U.K. regional accents. They called to 'deal with my complaint' and the complaint handler was from India and I had to explain that the original call handler did not know… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Cancelled Insurance”

Written on: 16/10/2017 by Abbey96 (1 review written)

My direct debit comes out on time every month. I've recently received a letter saying they've cancelled my policy as no payment has been made. I've called and spent over an hour on the phone to them as well as providing proof via email. They have still refused to put my insurance back on, but want £318 off of me and for me to renew insurance with them! Utterly disgraceful service… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“very impressed”

Written on: 25/09/2017 by KC4AC (1 review written)

Very impressed with Direct Line's handling of my recent claim for repairs. My car collected and returned and courtesy car provided, helpful on the phone, quick and painless. Well done… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Shocking service ”

Written on: 18/09/2017 by ncSalazar423 (1 review written)

I took my car insurance out with direct line but unintentionally I mixed 2 letters up on the car reg and because when I rang them & told them to change the car reg I didn't tell them also to change the model of the car as I presumed once they inserted the new car reg my car details would have been updated automatically, how wrong was I, so now after numerous phone calls & web chats I am being penalised with an additional payment fee. So it turns out I have saved nothing on my car insurance this… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Great customer service, and v good value”

Written on: 15/08/2017 by sailorsam2017 (1 review written)

v impressed at quick response to query and sorting out a very competitive quote - 1/3 of the price of the RAC… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Disgusting”

Written on: 22/07/2017 by Bolloxi (1 review written)

Disgusting company my son just been pulled over by police no incurance with no letter or email to say a cancalation just paid two weeks ago left stranded in Blackpool with my 7 month log granddaughter in car car inpouded 300 fine 6 points I don't think so your disgusting as an icurance company you need closing down your TV add is a crock wait till morning your geting it and get this car out I'm fuming you left my son and grandaughter like this I'm reporting you… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Avoid like the plague!”

Written on: 18/07/2017 by Braedenb500 (1 review written)

If you have a non-fault accident, they will automatically put you on a credit hire for a replacement car without your knowledge. This bumps up the cost for the third party insurer who will refuse to pay out. YOU WILL THEN BE LIABLE FOR EXCESSIVE CAR HIRE CHARGES AND LEGAL COSTS! Bumped up my premium on renewal too!… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Direct line-NEVER BUY CAR INSURANCE WITH THEM”

Written on: 29/06/2017 by NATALIAL (0 reviews written)

Would never ever recommend this car insurance.Been with them for 6 years-paying a lot comparing to other companies and made one claim for accident that wasnt my fault and they dont care about it at all.its been a year nearly and they didnt do anything with it untill i wanted to cancel I realized that its not solved yet.Total rip off without any proper customer service… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“didn't done NOTHING”

Written on: 27/06/2017 by 400Jarvis (1 review written)

it's 6th week since driver insured with direct line droved into my car scratching 2 panels and direct line didn't done NOTHING to contact me about resolving clame… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Terrible Service, Clueless Claims Staff”

Written on: 06/04/2017 by jackbm50 (1 review written)

Absolutely terrible service on my Home contents claim. They seem to want to make the claims process as difficult as possible. It appears that photos of a clearly beyond repair laptop, the original receipt and the box are not sufficient evidence to prove a claim. Now having to involve the FOS to resolve as the CEO's complaint handling office are just as bad as the claims department!… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Poor Customer Service”

Written on: 09/03/2017 by MayraNunez414 (1 review written)

After an accident with my car , I soon found out that Direct Line are not a good company to deal with. Poor repairs to our car from their recommended repairer and they would not return my excess, even though the accident was proved to be not my fault. Direct Line became very rude on the occasions I had to call them about this matter. I opted to change Insurance Company because of this even though I had been with Direct Line for over 10years . I will NEVER use Direct Line again !!!… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“No customer service”

Written on: 18/01/2017 by Rene427 (1 review written)

Had an accident 7 months ago. Lorry struck our car and drove on without stopping. Wrote down license plate and police identified driver very quickly and produced a report. Now 7 months on still waiting for my access to be refunded. Their "customer services" making excuses such as the "report got lost" it takes many weeks for the police to generate the report (police told me after 6 weeks it was available) etc etc. They only seem to do something when chased or at least tehy promise they'll do… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“AVOID DIRECT LINE CAR INSURANCE!!”

Written on: 23/12/2016 by john-paulpetertoledo (1 review written)

Direct line (car insurance) are full of argumentative staff that do not wish to help you in the slitest I know from my own experience with them having motor insurance for the last year with them! Firstly they got information written down incorrectly on my motor insurance incorrectly rather than amending it they said to leave if it will be fine after seeking advice off trade and standards I quoted direct line my reference number with them that they need to Amend the errors of my motor insurance… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“vastly over priced ”

Written on: 22/12/2016 by SofiaMcWilliams146 (1 review written)

Been with direct line for over 9 years with no accidents or claims and full ncd but shopped around in 2016 and I saved myself £300… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Vastly overpriced, slow to respond”

Written on: 07/11/2016 by Day203 (1 review written)

Been with Direct Line for over 8 years, should have looked around for competitive quotes. They were competitive to start, but began hiking up the price after four years. Looked around this year, found other companies offered the same insurance for less than half the sum. Had an accident this year, the other driver admitted fault immediately, gave me his full details and those of his insurer. Direct Line said they could give no road-side assistance, nor a courtesy car to get around while mine… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“15 years loyalty”

Written on: 14/10/2016 by 147Clark (1 review written)

Been with direct line 15 years 25000 later can honestly say hand on my heart they really don't give a damn about their customers only interested in money, I have found them dishonest greedy uncaring rude totally uninterested in protecting their customers only extracting as much money as possible. They are not going to last long in the industry if they carry on the way they are. My advice do not use them, you will regret it… Read Full Review

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John-Paulpetertoledo's Comment

Written on: 23/12/2016

Completely agree had a similar experience with them said I was going elsewhere did not give a damn

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Nyreb's Comment

Written on: 30/03/2017

Just been on to renew after being with them for 7 years, quote was over 40% up on last year and Direct Line not willing to compromise. more or less said that it doesn't matter if I left them....So I will

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★★★★★

“Excellent customer service, very happy”

Written on: 11/10/2016

My car recently suffered from an 'act of god' incident. From the off Direct Line were helpful and pro active, arranging a local garage to collect my car from home while I was at work and arranged a hire car so I wouldn't need to commute on the train, saving a small fortune. The whole repair process took 3 weeks, longer than anticipated, and I was reimbursed some of my excess because of this. Overall an excellent company, and the first time in over a decade I've ever renewed my car insurance… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Direct Line Car Insurance. Appalling from start to finish”

Written on: 01/09/2016 by wyWeaver33 (1 review written)

My family were recently involved in a serious road traffic accident, non fault on our part. We have been insuring our car(s) for many many years with Direct Line and this is the first time we have needed them for such a serious total loss RTA. From start to finish the service has been poor. In experienced claims advisors not asking for the right information, taking forever to do anything and holding the whole system up by inefficient checks and procedures. Our car was on a personal lease plan… Read Full Review

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“Appalling company”

Written on: 04/08/2016 by Gallegossa26 (1 review written)

shockingly bad service from Direct Line after an accident . Took over a year and I had to do all the chasing to try and resolve issues . Eventually cancelled insurance , will not use again and definitely not recommended… Read Full Review

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