About us – OUL Direct

OULdirect.com is proud to provide cheap travel insurance online to residents of the UK.

OUL Direct travel insurance is only available to buy online. This enables us to keep our costs down and pass those savings on to you.  Although we don’t sell travel insurance policies over the phone, we are available if you need help and assistance, we will quickly respond to your queries by email from our office in Essex.

Simply complete our enquiry form and we aim to respond to your message within 24 hours (Monday to Thursday) and by midnight Monday for queries received Friday to Sunday (excluding bank holidays).

Our travel insurance is Underwritten by Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Ltd.  Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Limited is registered in Gibraltar Reg. No: 87598. Registered office: Level 3 Ocean Village Business Centre, 23 Ocean Village Promenade, Gibraltar.  

Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission and is subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority in respect of business underwritten in the UK (No: 231635). 

Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Limited is a member of the UK's Financial Services Compensation Scheme and Association of British Insurers. 

We also have a range of optional extras which are underwritten by different insurers, please see your policy wording for details.

OUL Direct is a trading name of Ancile Insurance Group Ltd.

Ancile Insurance Group Ltd, Registered Office: Kao Hockham Building, Edinburgh Way, Harlow, Essex CM20 2NQ, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our Financial Services Register number is 471641.

You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting the FCA’s website http://www.fsa.gov.uk/register/home.do or by contacting the FCA on 0800 111 6768.