Life insurance

Life insurance from £5 per month

£15 M&S vouchers after 3rd monthly payment

Our 5 Star rated Aviva Life Insurance is a simple, affordable way to help make sure your family’s life can go on, even after you’re not around. We provide:

  • Premiums starting from £5 a month.
  • It's simple - get a quick quote in 2 minutes.
  • Peace of mind - we paid out over 99% of claims last year.
  • Our claims teams focus on conversation not paperwork.
  • Our Defaqto 5 Star Rating shows you what independent experts think about our cover.

Things to think about

Terminal illness: Our cover includes Terminal Illness Benefit. The plan will pay out if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness within the plan term and are not expected to live for more than 12 months. If we pay out after a terminal illness claim, your plan will then end. This is different to our Critical Illness cover, which you can read more about.

Its important to know that there is no cash-in value. If you stop paying premiums or live to the end of your plan, your cover will end. In this case, you'll get nothing back.

Types of life cover

Cover that will help protect your family

Level insurance pays out a fixed amount, so this will help give your family a financial safety net. This cover could also be ideal for helping cover the amount borrowed with an interest-only mortgage.

Get a quote on protection for your family

Cover that will help pay off your mortgage

Decreasing insurance helps to protect your family financially if you have a repayment mortgage or loan. As what you owe reduces over time, so does the amount of cover. This helps keep costs lower.

Get a quote about protection for your repayment mortgage

Life and critical illness cover

Life and critical Illness cover pays out a lump sum if you either die, or are diagnosed with a critical illness that meets our policy definition and then survive for at least 14 days. We only cover the critical illnesses we describe in our policy and no others.

Get a quote about combined Life and critical illness cover

Why choose Aviva?

  • View all your Aviva policies in one place online with MyAviva
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It’s easy to apply for Life insurance online

Get a quote Or call us on 0800 068 5549

Whether you'd like information, a quote or a helping hand with your application, just give us a call.

Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm. Calls are free from a BT landline. Costs may vary from mobiles and other networks. Calls may be recorded and monitored for our joint protection.

Customer reviews

Overall rating

This product has been awarded an overall rating of 4.6 / 5 from 96 customer reviews

Rating breakdown

96 reviews

  • 5 stars awarded by 63 reviewers
  • 4 stars awarded by 29 reviewers
  • 3 stars awarded by 2 reviewers
  • 1 stars awarded by 2 reviewers

These reviews have been provided by customers who've bought a life insurance policy from us.

About ratings and reviews

We recognise that consumers are increasingly seeking feedback and reassurance from other customers when purchasing products and services online. This is why we invite our life insurance customers to leave a review after buying a policy from us. In addition to aiming to help you make better decisions about your insurance, we use these reviews to improve our products and services.

Customer reviews consist of an overall rating out of 5 and provide feedback on the experience of buying a policy from us. Customers also have the option to provide a rating out of 5 on value for money, ease of purchase, policy features and benefits and customer experience

We hope these reviews will help in your search for life insurance.

Our 3 most recent reviews

Read all 96 reviews

malteazer gave this product an overall rating of 5 / 5

ease of access

i found browsing through aviva website easy, getting my quote was a simple as ABC, their communication, well not used that part as yet, all in great service so far,

I would recommend Aviva to a friend

By:
Gender:
Female
Age:
45 to 54
Policy features and benefits
5 / 5
Value for money
5 / 5
Customer experience
5 / 5
Ease of purchase
5 / 5

Unique gave this product an overall rating of 5 / 5

Ease of purchase

My partner and I were able to purchase life insurance together with ease. Documentations were immediately available for print and it didn't take long for things to be sent via post either. We were able to get cover suitable for us as per cost. Been a good experience. Will definitely recommend Aviva. Looking down to do my dental insurance with Aviva too.

I would recommend Aviva to a friend

By:
Gender:
Female
Age:
25 to 34
Policy features and benefits
4 / 5
Value for money
5 / 5
Customer experience
5 / 5
Ease of purchase
5 / 5

Jonesy gave this product an overall rating of 5 / 5

Easy

Easy to apply, easy to pay, easy to do, no problems. Thank you

I would recommend Aviva to a friend

By:
Gender:
Female
Age:
45 to 54
Policy features and benefits
4 / 5
Value for money
5 / 5
Customer experience
5 / 5
Ease of purchase
5 / 5

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