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Nationwide travel insurance review

Find out how Nationwide is rated for customer service, and how its travel insurance policies are rated in terms of cover.

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Nationwide travel insurance review Nationwide's travel insurance policy: is it good or bad? How we calculate customer and policy scores

Nationwide travel insurance review

Nationwide Building Society offers customers an annual travel insurance policy as part of its FlexPlus account.

FlexPlus Worldwide Family Travel Insurance policies are underwritten by U K Insurance Limited.

What you need to know about First Direct travel insurance

  • Part of Nationwide's FlexPlus Account.
  • Medical expenses limit of £10,000,000.
  • Cancellation or curtailment cover limit of £5,000.

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Nationwide's travel insurance policy: is it good or bad?

We've scrutinised around 200 travel insurance policies, combining our analysis with feedback from 4,528 members of the general public.

Each policy is rated to produce a Which? policy score as well as a customer score.

Table last updated in May 2018. Next update in November 2018.

Policy element Details Rating Area covered
Medical expenses cover limit (£) Logged out detail Logged out detail Annual
Cancellation/curtailment limit (£) Logged out detail Logged out detail Annual
Travel delay - 12 hours limit (£) Logged out detail Logged out detail Annual
Travel delay - maximum limit (£) Logged out detail Logged out detail Annual
Baggage & belongings limit (£) Logged out detail Logged out detail Annual
Money including cash limit (£) Logged out detail Logged out detail Annual
Cash limit (£) Logged out detail Logged out detail Annual

 

How we calculate customer and policy scores

We calculated the customer scores using a combination of overall customer satisfaction and the likelihood of recommending the provider to a friend.

We calculated the policy scores by rating the most important elements of the policy, including medical expenses cover limit, cancellation/curtailment limit, travel delay limit, baggage and belongings limit and money limit.

The total score combines both the customer score and policy score.

To qualify as a Which? Recommended Provider, an insurer must:

  • Be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
  • Be available to the general public.
  • Have received 30 or more responses in our customer survey.
  • Have received an average or above average policy score (see table for current average score) and a customer score of 70% or above.