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Endsleigh car insurance

Student specialist insurer Endsleigh offers car insurance among its range of cover for anything and everything students might need to insure.

How good is Endsleigh car insurance?

Defaqto: 3/5 stars

Endsleigh’s general car insurance policies are given three stars by Defaqto. Endsleigh’s black box policies, however, receive five stars.

Note: Not all Defaqto products with the same star ratings have the same covers and terms.

Trustpilot rating: 4.3/5 stars

Trustpilot has given Endsleigh a rating of 4.3 out of five based on 2,594 reviews. However, this rating is for all Endsleigh’s products, not just car insurance.

About Endsleigh car insurance

Not surprisingly for a company whose main market is students, as well as standard car insurance Endsleigh offers black box insurance, student car insurance and young driver car insurance.

Insurance for learner drivers is provided through a partnership with Marmalade, another youth-focused company.

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Student union

Endsleigh was established in 1965 by the National Union of Students to provide affordable insurance for students. 

Over the years it has expanded its offer and now is one of the leading insurers in the education sector.

Endsleigh is part of the A-Plan group of companies, with the NUS still taking an interest in the brand.

Endsleigh car insurance policies

Endsleigh standard car insurance cover

Endsleigh additional car insurance cover options

What is Endsleigh car insurance best for?

Endsleigh is likely to be best value for those at the start of their driving careers, so:

  • student drivers

  • learner drivers

  • those looking for black box insurance

  • young professionals

Union ties

It is also worth checking whether your union does any deals with Endsleigh.

Endsleigh is the preferred insurance supplier to a range of educational organisations, including: 

  • National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers 

  • Association of University Teachers 

  • Association of Optometrists

Complaints data

The Financial Ombudsman Service received fewer than 10 car insurance complaints about Endsleigh (that could have been a single complaint). To put that in context, 67 firms had 10 or more complaints each and those totalled 4,550 complaints. Nearly 200 firms had fewer than 10 each, sharing just 479 complaints between them.

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