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Life Insurance

Looking for a quote for life insurance? Protect your family's future and provide for them when you no longer can.

What is Life Insurance?

Life insurance pays out a tax-free cash lump sum to your loved ones should you pass away. It provides peace of mind that your loved ones will be financially safe should the worst happen.

Critical illness cover can be included which pays out a lump sum should you suffer a serious illness/condition such as cancer, stroke or heart attack.

Life insurance is normally used to provide cover for a mortgage, the costs of raising children, household bills and living expenses.

Many life insurance policies will pay out early if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness

What are the different type of policies?

Level term insurance – the policy will run for a fixed term (e.g. 10 or 25 years) and the policy will only pay out if the insured party dies during the term of the policy. The amount of cover remains the same throughout the term of the policy. 

Decreasing term insurance – the policy will run for a fixed term and pay out if the insured party dies during the term of the policy. The amount of cover decreases throughout the term of the policy. This time of policy is typically used to cover a repayment mortgage. 

Whole of life insurance – this policy is guaranteed to pay out when you die as long as you have maintained your premium payments.

How much does it cost?

The cost of your life insurance policy will depend on:

  • Your age; the older you are the more likely you are to die during the term.
  • Whether you smoke; smokers are a higher risk than non-smokers.
  • The amount of cover; the more life insurance cover needed the higher the premiums will be.
  • The term of the policy; the longer the policy will run the greater the risk.
  • Your health and lifestyle; the insurer will ask questions about your height and weight, medical history, your direct family’s medical history and your lifestyle such as how much you drink or smoke.

How long should I have a policy for?

If the policy is to cover your mortgage you should consider how long it is until your mortgage will be repaid. 

If the policy is to provide cover for your children you should consider at what age they will be financially dependent and what costs do you want to provide protection for; e.g. university tuition fees. 

Our Life and Health offering is provided by Assured Futures who are part of the A-Plan Group.

Talk to the experts and let us find the right policy for you

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Gary Williams


"Just could not have been more helpful! A pleasure to speak to a ‘real person’ who knew what they were talking about!"

Pam Durbin


"Excellent service from Watkin Davies as per usual. I love the way they do all the hard work researching best quotes and provide you with your options. All the staff are very friendly and professional, I have to highlight Ceri who always does a fantastic job for me and my family."

Mal Elwood


"Very efficient, always friendly and helpful. I have used Watkin Davies for years, and they have always been competitive. I received great support recently when I had to make a claim, so I'd highly recommend them."

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"I'm a returning customer to InstructorcoverPlus and what a wonderful experience. Emma is new to her role but she was very helpful and polite throughout. She got the quote done very quickly and managed to beat all my other quotations. I therefore didn't have to waste any more time. Further she offered me three instalments at 0% which is helpful in this current economic climate. The paperwork was sent straight away. Highly recommended."

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About Watkin Davies

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd. is an independent Insurance Broker, our head office is in Cardiff, in the village of Whitchurch close to the M4 motorway. The business was established by Roger Watkins in 1978 and is the trusted insurance advisor to many individuals and businesses throughout the UK. We are proud of our independent status and pride ourselves on our customer service.


  • We are proud of our claims service, our aim is to provide our customers with a first class service and ensure settlement is met within our customers expectations.
  • We have a highly skilled team, working hard to understand our customers requirements and needs & pride ourselves on customer service.
  • We have access to a comprehensive panel of insurers that allow us to provide cover you need at a competitive premium.
  • The business was established by Roger Watkins in 1978 and is the trusted insurance advisor to many individuals and businesses throughout the UK.

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd (Part of the Aplan Group) Including trading names of CAR, InstructorcoverPlus, Quentin L Jones & PropertycoverPlus, Registered in England and Wales (No 02102120). Registered office 2 Des Roches Square, Witan Way, Witney. OX28 4LE.
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