Sat Nav Insurance

"Turn left in 300 yards" it says, the bossy little so and so. We may curse their sorry souls as they order us around town, but we'd literally be lost without them.

Here for those Oh No! Moments

  • Malfunctions drive us round the bend

    When they go wrong, so do we. It rarely ends well. Ticket home from Timbuktoo, anyone?
  • They're attractive to thieves

    Although not as regularly stolen as when they first became popular, sat navs are still an easy target for the sticky fingered
  • They're expensive to replace

    Top of the range Garmins and Tom Toms cost a tidy sum. Yet monthly insurance premiums can cost just a few pounds.
  • You can cover them overseas

    Travelling overseas by car or motorbike? Crikey. Can you really afford to be without cover?

Why use Protect Your Gadget?

Nowadays having a sat nav is so commonplace, they've changed the driving test to include taking instructions from a sat nav. Far safer than unfolding a giant map on your steering wheel, we'll give you that. The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have said over half of all car drivers now use a sat nav, and with around 30 million cars on the road, that adds up to a lot of expensive electronic equipment helping to get us to get from A to B.

A sat nav is portable (we're stating the obvious here we know), so you're more likely take it away with you, both in the UK or abroad, than some of your other gadgets. Generally this increases the risk of loss, theft and damage, hence it does make good sense to get it insured. For many people the sat nav is one of those devices that's worth adding to a multi-gadget policy because they don't consider it is worth covering individually.

You may be covered on your car insurance for theft of your sat nav, but what if you leave it in your hire car when you take it back to the airport? It happens to the best of us. A sat nav insurance policy will cover the cost of replacing your device in these situations, as well as if you lose it, damage it accidentally, or it suffers mechanical breakdown or liquid damage.

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  • Instant Cover
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  • Unlimited Claims
    Accident prone? No problem, a number of policies allow an unlimited number of claims
  • Pay monthly at no extra cost
    Woohoo! There are no extra charges for paying your premium monthly rather than annually

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Common Questions

  • 1.Why should I use Protect Your Gadget to find satellite navigation insurance?
    Protect Your Gadget is the only direct online comparison service operating within the field of satellite navigation and gadget insurance in the UK. We search the satnav insurance market to find you the deal that best suits you and your budget. With access to many providers, who are competing against each other in an emerging market, Protect Your Gadget not only helps you compare the best rates around in one easy hit, but also guides you through the cover purchase process too.
  • 2.Will I be covered for liquid damage?
    This depends on the specific policy you purchase, so always check the policy summary before you buy. We do our very best to make it easy for you to see exactly what is included, and any exclusions, at the point of quote and within out policy summary pages.
  • 3.Am I covered if something happens to my satnav whilst I am overseas?
    Yes, your satellite navigation will be covered worldwide but your insurer may stipulate that replacements can only be sent to UK addresses.
  • 4.My satnav is still under warranty. Why do I need separate cover?
    While you may get 12 months of cover under a manufacturer's warranty – which covers you for mechanical breakdowns - you won't be covered during those 12 months for accidental damage, liquid damage or theft. Even extended warranties generally don't cover these events.

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Protect Your Gadget is the only direct online comparison service operating within the field of satellite navigation and gadget insurance in the UK. We search the satnav insurance market to find you the deal that best suits you and your budget. With access to many providers, who are competing against each other in an emerging market, Protect Your Gadget not only helps you compare the best rates around in one easy hit, but also guides you through the cover purchase process too.

This depends on the specific policy you purchase, so always check the policy summary before you buy. We do our very best to make it easy for you to see exactly what is included, and any exclusions, at the point of quote and within out policy summary pages.

Yes, your satellite navigation will be covered worldwide but your insurer may stipulate that replacements can only be sent to UK addresses.

While you may get 12 months of cover under a manufacturer's warranty - which covers you for mechanical breakdowns - you won't be covered during those 12 months for accidental damage, liquid damage or theft. Even extended warranties generally don't cover these events.

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