Marks and Spencer (M&S) Wedding Insurance
Looking for wedding insurance? Marks and Spencer wedding insurance has been discontinued by M&S Bank, but there are many other providers to choose from. Our comparison table enables you to choose a level of cover that fits your wedding perfectly.
If you have an existing Marks and Spencer (M&S) policy you should have received a letter from the high street giant to explain how the situation affects you. M&S made no formal announcement regarding the cessation of the product, so no other details have been made available to us.
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If you were thinking about buying your wedding insurance from M&S, there are plenty of other providers, many of which are listed on our wedding insurance comparison table above.
In 2010, Marks and Spencer wedding insurance started disappearing off the radar. Firstly, their Google entries for search terms such as "wedding insurance" lost their descriptions/snippits (suggesting they had been redirected elsewhere). Then any reference to wedding insurance was removed from the M&S Bank (formerly M&S Money) website.
We would assume that current policies will still be honoured but it would definitely be worth ringing them if you're a policyholder to confirm this. According to a thread on the MoneySavingExpert forum, M&S are writing to customers but no further detail is given.
If we find out any more we'll be sure to update this page and if you happen to know any more or if you're an M&S wedding insurance customer, please do let us know.
M&S Bank launched in Autumn 2012, adding to the services provided by its former brand - M&S Money. M&S Money provided a range of financial services for 25 years, including personal finance, pet insurance and travel insurance. In 2012 the M&S Premium Current Account was launched, followed by the M&S Current Account with no monthly fee in 2014.
As weddings become more expensive and elaborate, wedding insurance is becoming more popular. It offers financial protection, should something go wrong in the run up to, or on, your wedding day.
It's important to look carefully at your wedding budget to make sure the insurance you are purchasing adequately covers you. Most policies offer similar cover, but you will find that if you need and 'extras' such as marquee cover, you need to purchase this as an add-on. Our article 'What does wedding insurance cover?' gives a more detailed explanation of the type of scenarios usually covered.
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