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About B Portwood & Co Ltd

For over 50 years, travel insurance has been offered by B Portwood & Co Ltd.

In 1963 (over 50 years ago), Mr Bernard Portwood founded the company, which operated in High West Street, Gateshead. (A street that was demolished to make way for an inner-city trunk road)

Since that time, the firm has endeavoured to always act on behalf of their customers, provide them with the most suitable products to meet their needs and help them should they need to make a claim.

Over the years, insurance has changed with many new types of products being developed to meet the changing demands and technical innovations. As Insurance brokers, the firm has moved with the times and has been trading on the internet for over 15 years.

We are members of the British Insurance Brokers Association and previous members of the Institute of Insurance Brokers (the two organizations have now merged).

Over the 50 years in business we have been regulalated under the Insurance Brokers Regulation Council (IBRC), the General Insurance Standards Council (GISC) and, until April 2013, the Financial Services Authority.

We now have two offices:

44 Medomsley Road, Consett, CO Durham. DH8 5HA (registered office). Tel 01207 509446 – main office for travel insurance

145 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham. DL14 7EN Tel (01388 607105)

Immediate Online Quotes and Purchase Online

Quote for Travel Insurance For those requiring an immediate purchase of travel insurance. Includes a wide range of policies, can cover long stays and the elderly e.g. , over 75 or over 80. Most existing medical conditions can be covered.
Quote for Travel Insurance Quotes through our own aggregator system - various schemes are available, but we have access to several others that we can only offer if you contact us.
 Additional Details

As brokers B Portwood & Co Ltd have access to many different schemes, not only the ones above and can meet bespoke requirements of virtually any traveller - if you call us.

We previously offered a travel insurance policy (Redwood Travel Insurance) underwritten by Mapfre. The scheme was withdrawn as we were unable to offer competitive travel insurance premiums for the over 75 when Mapfre withdrew from that market. Since then we have sourced other suitable suppliers - a quick quote for approximate rates is available on our own website, however additional products are available that we have to process ourselves rather than the consumer.

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B Portwood & Co Ltd are registered in England (785468) and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the arrangement and administration of non-investment insurance products. This can be checked on the FCA website or by calling 0800 111 6768. B. Portwood & Co Ltd are also a licenced credit broker.

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