Part of the NatWest Group, which also includes NatWest and Ulster Bank, the Royal Bank of Scotland's home insurance policies are underwritten by U K Insurance Ltd.
Royal Bank of Scotland offers the following levels of home insurance cover:
|Policy||Policy level||Buildings - Maximum sum insured||Contents - Maximum sum insured|
|Royal Bank of Scotland Home insurance||Standard||£1,000,000||£100,000|
|Royal Bank of Scotland Elite||Premium||Unlimited||£100,000 (cannot be decreased but can be increased on referral)|
|Table note: The policy scores and information in the panel and tables below are for the "Standard" level of policy|
- Read our reviews of all the insurers who took part in our home insurance analysis
What does Royal Bank of Scotland Home insurance cover?
The information below gives an at-glance view of the key areas that Royal Bank of Scotland's Home insurance covers as standard. Elements marked with a ✓ are covered as standard, those marked with a ✘ are not covered as standard. Elements marked with a £ can be added to a policy as optional extras for an additional cost.
✓ Burst Pipes
Covers the cost of repairing burst pipes in the property
✓ Key cover
Covers the cost of replacing keys and locks in the event that your house keys are lost or stolen
£ Accidental damage
Covers accidental damage to personal belongings, fixtures and fittings.
£ Home emergency
Covers callouts and temporary repairs resulting from a home emergency
£ Personal Possessions
Covers personal belongings against loss, accidental damage or theft when taken outside the home
£ Boiler cover
Covers the failure of a boiler or central heating system
£ Legal protection
Cover for legal costs resulting from claims such as property and employment disputes
Does Royal Bank of Scotland offer the best home insurance?
Here's how Royal Bank of Scotland scored in our latest home insurance survey:
To help you find the best home insurance policy, Which? goes the extra mile to sort the best from the worst.
How we analyse home insurance
We analyse and rate 47 key elements of standard buildings home insurance policies to come up with the buildings policy score and 66 key elements of standard contents home insurance policies to come up with the contents policy score. We assess how important each individual element is to consumers when choosing and using a home insurance policy, and weight it accordingly when calculating our policy scores.
Initially, we score all of the product elements out of five, reflecting how competitive each provider is in this area compared with other insurers. Weightings are then applied to the higher and lower element scores to enhance / reduce their impact in the overall product score.
Royal Bank of Scotland's Home insurance policy: is it good or bad?
We've rated hundreds of policy details and picked out the best and worst elements of this cover.
In detail: every part of Royal Bank of Scotland's Home insurance rated
Table last updated in March 2021. Next update in March 2022.
Does Royal Bank of Scotland offer different levels of cover?
Royal Bank of Scotland also offers Premier home insurance, which features a higher level of cover and is likely to cost a bit more. Log in to find out how we rated it.
Where can you buy Royal Bank of Scotland home insurance?
Royal Bank of Scotland home insurance can be purchased online and over the phone, and it offers a three-year fixed-price if bought over the phone or in a branch.
Royal Bank of Scotland's home insurance policy is not available on price comparison websites.
- Find out more: how to get cheap home insurance
What is Royal Bank of Scotland's home insurance claims number?
You can make a home insurance claim with Royal Bank of Scotland by calling 0345 246 0452.
- Find out more: is it worth claiming on your home insurance?
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