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Why should I get tablet insurance?

Whether it’s entertaining the kids on a long journey, reading a book, watching a movie on a flight or even drawing a picture, we’d be lost without our tablets. So in case you do lose yours – or it suffers some damage – make sure you’ve got more protection than a case with Post Office Tablet Insurance.

Tablets are popular with everyone of all ages. Whether your tablet gets passed around the family or everyone has their own, it’s a good idea to make sure everything is covered. With our family bundles you can get everyone’s tech on the same policy and gain peace of mind knowing they’re protected.

Why choose Post Office Tablet Insurance?

You don’t need to go without for long

We can help make sure you have a fixed tablet or a replacement as quickly as possible, so you can rest assured you’ll be back with your tech in no time

Protection for digital things as well as physical

We offer protection for money stolen virtually from a digital wallet, as well as protection for all your tech

If something happens abroad, you’re covered

Tablets are perfect holiday companions whether you want to read, watch TV or work. So it stands to reason that your insurance should come away with you too

Be in control of your insurance

Tech gets upgraded, things need to be replaced, and life circumstances can change. That’s why we’ve got a pay-as-you-go policy designed with you in mind

Online portal and in-house claims team

Our call handlers know every detail of our product perfectly and can help you with any query or claim you might have

Get up to 10 gadgets insured on one policy 

If other members of your family have cameras or other gadgets they’d like to protect, our Family Bundle can help you save money*

Protect your tablet in 4 simple steps

  1. Add your gadgets

    Let us know which devices you want to cover by providing their device, brand, make and model

  2. Choose your cover

     Select from economy, standard and premier cover based on how much excess you want to pay

  3. Select a payment plan

    Pay monthly or pay annually to get 12 months for the price of 10^

  4. Provide your details

    Simply give us your details, set up a payment method and you're done

^ Price quoted includes the discount of 12 months for the price of 10 

Man sitting with legs crossed looking at his tablet in one hand and a cup of drink in another hand

Do I need tablet insurance?

Good quality tablets don’t come cheap. If you were to have to replace yours, it could be an uncomfortable amount of money.

Having insurance can help keep these costs down as well as give you options if yours breaks down or gets lost, stolen or damaged. Since tablets often travel with us, your cover can go as far as you do.

Cover when it counts

We’ve thought hard about everything that can go wrong with a tablet or gadget and found a way to cover it

  • Accidental damage

  • Mechanical breakdown 

  • Cracked screen 

  • Unauthorised usage – up to £2,500 

  • Worldwide cover

  • Theft cover 

  • Liquid damage 

  • Loss cover 

  • Accessory cover – up to £150 

  • E-Wallet cover – up to £500 

Pay annually and get 2 months on us

The annual price we quote includes a 2-month discount. You’ll get 12 months of cover for the price of 10.

What’s the excess?

The more you need to insure, the higher the costs can climb. So we’ve worked hard to keep the excess to pay on claims as low as possible. The amount varies depending on the cover level you choose and how long after taking out the policy you claim.


Time since policy started


1-30 days


31-60 days


61-90 days


91-120 days


121-150 days


Over 150 days


1-30 days

1-30 days


31-60 days

31-60 days


61-90 days

61-90 days


91-120 days

91-120 days


121-150 days

121-150 days


Over 150 days

Over 150 days


Multi-device cover

The chances are that if you have a tablet, you’ll have other tech too. Whether that’s just a smartphone or you’ve got phones, laptops, FitBits, smart watches and more, our policies mean you can cover as many as 10 items on a single policy

Ready to get a quote?

Let’s find the protection that’s right for your tablet. Get a quote for Post Office Tablet Insurance

Common tablet insurance questions

  • Tablet insurance is cover that protects you in the event of damage, loss or theft. It’s part of our gadget insurance, and just one of the many pieces of technology you can get covered on a policy.

  • Insurance is important for things you want to protect. So, if your tablet is something you use regularly and cost you a significant amount of money, it’s probably worth insuring.

  • Post Office Gadget Insurance covers a range of technology, including mobile Phones, Tablets, Laptops and PCs (including custom-built), Digital Cameras, PC Monitors, MP3 Players, Games Consoles, Video Cameras, Camera Lenses, Bluetooth Headsets, Satellite Navigation Devices, PDAs, E-Readers, Head/Earphones, Smart Watches, Fitness Trackers & VR Headsets.

  • Your home contents insurance might have exclusions for gadgets or the situations in which you can make a claim. There may be a single article limit (the maximum value an item can have for it to be insured) and certain pieces of technology you own can exceed that value.

    You might have opted for away from home cover on your home contents insurance, which means that specific items on your policy are covered when you take them abroad.

    Gadget insurance covers devices up to a pre-defined value worldwide. Your cover level will dictate what you are covered for, and it’s important to compare different types of policy to come decide what type of insurance would best suit your needs.

  • Not just water; all manner of liquids. But yes, our gadget insurance covers liquid damage as standard. 

  • Read more gadget insurance FAQs

Need some help?

Gadget insurance help and support

Find answers to common questions about gadget insurance, as well as details on how to contact us about your gadget insurance policy: 

Visit our gadget insurance support page

About our gadget insurance

Post Office® Gadget Insurance is arranged and administered by Taurus Insurance Services Limited and underwritten by ERGO TIS on behalf of Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited
Post Office Limited is an appointed representative of Post Office Management Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN 630318. Post Office Limited and Post Office Management Services Limited are registered in England and Wales. Registered numbers 2154540 and 08459718 respectively. Registered office: 100 Wood Street, London EC2V 7ER. Post Office Money and the Post Office Money logo are registered trademarks of Post Office Limited.

Taurus Insurance Services Limited is an insurance intermediary authorised and regulated in Gibraltar by the Financial Services Commission under Permission Number 5566 and authorised to passport general insurance intermediary services into the UK and registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK under registration number 444830. Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 13436330 and whose registered office address is 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC3M 5BN.Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 955859. You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting;

ERGO TIS is registered in the UK, company number 11091555. Registered office: 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, EC3M 5BN. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, register number 805870.