Computer Insurance

 

Just £4.49 p/m for most customers*

You can keep your desktop computer protected against breakdowns and more with a Protect Your Bubble insurance policy.

  • Theft, damage & more
  • Same-day cover
  • Unlimited repairs
  • Multi-gadget discounts

*Price without loss cover for a desktop computer worth £601 – £700.
Excesses, exclusions and limitations apply.

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"I have had the best experience with Protect Your Bubble! ...They were easy to deal with, the staff are great and I had a shiny new phone."
Rachel H.

What's covered?

Excesses, exclusions and limitations apply – scroll down for more details

Cracked screen

It's cracked? It's covered.

Broken buttons

You press it and... nothing.

Theft

If it gets snatched, you're covered. 

Liquid damage

Your tea tumble on your monitor? 

Mechanical breakdowns

Blank screen, port issue, or anything in-between.

 

Before you buy

Key cover

Details about our Personal Computer Insurance

Theft

The bad news? Electronics are a prime target for thieves. The good news? We cover you against theft as standard.

Notes

We expect you to take reasonable precautions to keep your computer safe from theft.

Accidental damage

We repair more than 1,700 gadgets per month on average. If it gets accidentally damaged, you're covered.

Notes

We don't cover cosmetic damage that doesn't affect the functionality of your computer, like surface scratches and dents.

Liquid damage

Liquid can be deadly for a desktop computer. If it gets accidentally doused in a drink or spilled on, you're covered.

Notes

We expect you to take reasonable precautions to keep your computer safe from damage.

Mechanical breakdowns

Blank screen? Broken button? If your computer breaks down, you're covered.

Notes

We cover mechanical breakdowns after the manufacturer's warranty has run out.

Computer excesses

What you'll need to pay for every approved claim

 Damage and
Breakdown claims
Theft claimsLoss claims (if selected)
Excess amount£50£50N/A

 

For policies purchased prior to 23/11/2016, please refer to your Terms & Conditions document for the excesses that apply to your policy. Excess payments cannot be made via American Express or PayPal. Loss cover is not available for laptops, MacBooks, TVs, PCs or PC monitors.

"I have had the best experience with Protect Your Bubble! ...They were easy to deal with, the staff are great and I had a shiny new phone."
Rachel H.
"The process to submit a claim has been quick and easy and they have been helpful throughout."
Chris
"When I needed to make a claim they were very friendly and made the process as straight-forward as possible. I received my new handset very quickly."
Alison S.

Compare & choose from our gadget cover options

features

Gadget Insurance

£7.99 p/m*

Household Gadget Insurance

From £12.99 p/m

Business Gadget Insurance

£7.99 p/m*

Frequently asked questions

Q
Are cosmetic damages covered?
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A

We only cover damage if it stops the normal functioning of your gadget. Cracked screens are covered, but if your gadget has only suffered a scratch or dent, and still works as expected, then we will not repair or replace it.

Q
What is MyBubble?
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A

MyBubble is our online account management portal for policyholders. With MyBubble, you can: View your policy terms and conditions and Schedule of Insurance Change your personal details – your email, postal address and phone number Make a claim To get started, simply register your account with the exact details you used to originally buy your policy. To access MyBubble on return visits, simply use the “My Account” link in the top right-hand corner of our homepage to log in.

Q
Am I covered if I bought my device from an auction site?
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A

No – we only cover gadgets that are either purchased as new, or that are purchased as refurbished directly from a manufacturer or network provider.

Please see our terms and conditions  for more information. 

Q
Am I covered for incidents that occurred before my policy started?
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A

No, any incident prior to the start date of your insurance will not be covered. 

Q
Is there an excess fee?
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A

Yes – there is an excess fee for all successful claims which must be paid before your claim can be approved. For example, if you are approved for a replacement iPhone after making a claim for damage, you will need to pay the £50 excess before we ship your replacement to you.

Please remember that you must have purchased loss cover for your gadget in order to claim for loss. Excess payments cannot be made via American Express or PayPal.

Gadget type Damage and
Breakdown claims
Theft claims Loss claims (if selected)
iPhones & mobiles £50 £75 £75
iPads £50 £75 £75
Laptops £75 £75 N/A
Macbooks £100 £100 N/A
TVs, Desktop PCs &
PC Monitors
£50 £50 N/A
All other gadgets £50 £50 £50
Q
Is there an age limit for the gadgets I want to insure?
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A

Yes – if you’re starting a new gadget policy or adding a gadget to an existing policy, your item/items need to be fewer than 12 months old.

Q
What happens if I give false information?
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A

We rely on the information you provide to us either online, over the phone or in writing to make decisions about your insurance and any claim. If you do not answer accurately and completely any questions we ask, we might invalidate your insurance and/or we might reject your claim.

How to claim

In just 5 steps

  1. Tell us about any claim as soon as possible and within 28 days of discovery of the loss, theft, breakdown or damage.
  2. If you need to claim for the loss or theft of your gadget, there are additional steps you will need to take. Click here to review them.
  3. Make your claim within 28 days of discovering the incident.
  4. A claims rep will walk you through the process and tell you what information and documents you will need to provide, like your proof of ownership or police reference number.
  5. Pay your excess and sit tight while we either repair your gadget or send you a replacement. Your excess will need to be paid before we can settle your claim.

 

More about Computer Insurance

Protect your computer

Deciding to buy a desktop computer is a big – not to mention expensive – decision.

Protecting your investment is likely a good idea: you wouldn't want to be stuck paying again to repair or replace your computer.

Luckily, Computer Insurance from Protect Your Bubble keeps your computer covered in case of accidental damage, like an unfortunate tea spill or accidental knock off a table.

It also protects your PC against mechanical breakdowns after the manufacturer's warranty has expired.

You can conveniently claim online – and live, UK-based customer support is just a phone call away if you need it.

Plus, if you protect another gadget along with your computer, like your mobile or tablet, you'll get 10% off your policy price. Protect two more gadgets, and you'll get 15% off.

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