Established in 1864, John Lewis is perhaps most renowned for its department stores which are located throughout the United Kingdom. However, the company also offer other services, one of which is car insurance.
It is very easy to get a quote for your John Lewis Car Insurance policy online if you are older than 17 years of age and younger than 99. You can do this via the company website by answering a few simple questions. You can also call the Car Insurance team at any point to get more information. Your questions can also be answered via their live pop up web chat.
John Lewis Car Insurance offer various levels of cover ranging from the most basic (third party) to third party, fire and theft and, finally, to comprehensive cover. Particular perks of the John Lewis policy include cover for driving abroad in Europe as standard (for up to 90 days). You are also covered for putting the wrong type of fuel in your car and, if a driver who is not insured hits you, your no claims discount will not be affected.
In addition, you can add optional extras to your policy. One such extra is breakdown cover. This is available in three levels: roadside, home and European. These are based on distance from your home. You can, therefore, choose which option is the most relevant for you. Other extras include legal advice which is accessible 24/7, being able to protect your no claims discount and, in the event you make a claim, being able to claim back your excess.
If you need to make a claim, you can do so by telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Current customers can benefit from their John Lewis online account to find a quote previously made, to view their documents and to make some changes.
The website has a range of very practical and useful guides. Amongst other topics covered, these explain the basics of what you need to think about before purchasing car insurance and how to lower the cost of your premium. The frequently asked questions section is also particularly instructive.
More general information is available throughout the week and at weekends by telephone.
In July 2018, John Lewis Car Insurance was listed as a recommended provider by Which?. Defaqto have also given the car insurance a five-star rating.