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  • 16.6% of our customers achieve £100.00 or above cash back (July 2014 - April 2015). You must complete a full online application. T&Cs apply. Policy must be kept for 24 months. 5% of total commission we receive from the insurer will be paid to you after 12 and again after 24 months as long as you return the provided claim form on time.

What is Critical Illness Cover?

Critical Illness Insurance protects you if you were ever to suffer from one of the many illnesses covered in your policy. Many people take out critical illness cover in conjunction with their life insurance policy, but you can also purchase it as a standalone product.

  • CIC will pay out if you are diagnosed with one of the conditions covered by your policy.
  • CIC pays out a lump sum to provide help when if you unable to work due to illness.
  • It could also be used to fund treatment or renovations at home.

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Why choose Protected?

With our service you will benefit from money saving offers such as cashback, our price guarantee and more.

  • Up to 50 critical illness conditions covered depending on the insurer you choose
  • Compare 10 of the top life and critical illness cover providers
  • Up to £100 cashback when you apply online 1
  • 100% free service provided by us
  • With years of experience we have arranged over £1.8 Billion of life insurance for our customers
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Our highly trained life insurance and critical illness cover experts are ready to answer any questions you may have.

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If you're confused about life insurance, critical illness or serious illness cover and need a little more help, read through our online guides so that you can make the best decision for you and your family.

You can also complete your application online to receive cashback on your policy. One of our experts will go over the details with you to make sure you're happy.

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Why choose Protected

All the policies we offer come with the following features as standard, so you can be sure you are getting the maximum amount of cover possible for your monthly premium.

  • Guaranteed premiums - once your policy has started your price will never change providing you maintain your monthly premiums.
  • Free terminal illness cover - your policy will pay out early if you are given 12 or less months to live.4
  • Free to write into Trust - choose who your money goes to and help reduce the possibility of inheritance tax.
  • Guaranteed insurability option - change your cover without the need for further medical questions if you get married, move house or have a baby. Age restrictions may apply.
  • Personal account manager - once your application is complete you will be assigned your very own account manager who will be there to help with any questions you may have.